EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT: All OT Religious School classes and related activities for Sunday, December 7, are CANCELLED due to the likelihood of dangerous travel conditions beginning at midday dismissal time.
9:00am Sunday morning minyan and our adult Talmud class will meet as scheduled as both are held during the early part of the morning.
3:00pm HAZAK to DCJCC to see Woody Guthrie - The show is still scheduled to take place. If you decide not to attend you will receive a credit for a future show.
8:00pm Minyan - Cancelled.
Your safety is our most important concern.
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Entrance to all parts of Olam Tikvah's building, including the sanctuary, is fully accessible. A ramp at the northeast side of the sanctuary provides convenient access to both the central seating area and to the bimah. The social hall may be reached by both an elevator and an outdoor ramp. Large print siddurim are available in the sanctuary.
Our FM wireless listening system provides clear sound in both the main seating of the sanctuary and the surrounding pods. It is compatible with cochlear implants and hearing aids. Receivers, neck loops, and headphones can be found near the bookshelf at the sanctuary entrance. The listening system may also be used in the social hall.
Please let the office staff know if there is any way that we can make you more comfortable at Olam Tikvah.
Interested in traveling to Poland and Central Europe or to Israel? Check out the various Hazak trips that are scheduled in the fall of 2013 and throughout 2014.
YOU Are an Important Part of OT’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!
Here are 5 ways to participate, starting NOW!
See our Anniversary page for more information and details.
OT in Israel 2014
The 10-day trip will leave from Olam Tikvah on Sunday, June 29. For more information, see our Israel page.
BaShanah Haba'ah b'Yerushalayim - Next Year in Jerusalem. For information, contact Rabbi Kalender.
Sunday, December 8, 3:00pm
Please join your fellow Hazakniks at Theatre J to enjoy the Helen-Hayes award winning production of Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie. RSVP to email@example.com by November 27. More information.
Helping Your Teen Navigate their New Independence
Sunday, December 8, 6:00-7:30pm
Olam Tikvah Religious School and JSSA present an informational interactive workshop for parents. Topics include how parents can:
Presenters: Ivy Weitzner, LCSW and Naama Malkesman, LCSW, JSSA Synagogue Liaison program.
Fun & Fitness Walk-Hike
Burke Lake Park
Sunday, December 8, 1:00-3:00pm
This is the first of three events in the 2nd Annual OT Olympics, sponsored by Men's Club in collaboration with ABBA to support youth education programming for OT families. Read more.
OT families and members of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy an afternoon outdoors at Burke Lake Park. Register ASAP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make checks payable to Olam Tikvah Men's Club for $18 per adult (age 13+), $36 max per family, or to sponsor a participant.
Meet the Israeli Maccabim Delegation
We have the honor of hosting a delegation from the Beit Shemesh area who’ve been engaged in discussions of Jewish pluralism. Their two years of study in Israel now culminate with an intensive introduction to Jewish pluralism in the United States. The 18 Israelis—men and women, secular and traditional— will be hosted by OT families December 11-15, and you will have two main opportunities to engage with them.
Community Beit Midrash discussion:
Jewish Identity in the 21st
Join the Maccabim delegates, the OT rabbis, and fellow OT member. RSVP to email@example.com by Tuesday, December 10. Participants are invited to stay for lunch with the group.
Community Shabbat Dinner
Come in from the cold and engage in warm conversation with members of the Maccabim Delegation over Shabbat dinner. Cost: $15/adult, $7/child age 4-12, free/child age 3 or under. RSVP by December 2 to Leona Shoon, firstname.lastname@example.org. See the form in the December Contemporary or let Leona know by e-mail the number of adults and children. Vegetarian option available.
Hearing Men's Voices & Breakfast
Sunday, December 15, 9:45am
Machar & Kadima @ Rebounderz
Sunday, December 15, 12:30-4:15pm
Kreeger Museum Tour
Friday, January 3, 10:30am
Sisterhood is putting together a tour geared for children. Adults may either elect to participate in a separate adult tour or explore the museum on their own. Read more. RSVP by Friday, December 13, by emailing email@example.com.
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