ISRAEL AT 70: A CELEBRATION IN SONG
Thursday, April 26, 7:30 pm
Join us for our 2018 spring concert, celebrating Israel's 70th birthday. The program features timeless favorites, songs of the Jewish immigrant groups that give Israeli music its special character, settings of texts by Israel’s legendary poets and selections of the contemporary music that's been thrilling Eurovision audiences and concertgoers worldwide. Or Olam’s beloved Cantor Shiree Kidron will share the stage with acclaimed Israeli vocalists Omer Shaish and Adi Kozlovsky. Concert will be followed by a reception featuring the flavors of Israel. $20 for Or Olam Members. Non-members $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
- To be known as the premier synagogue for those seeking a warm, friendly, unpretentious, yet intellectually and spiritually challenging expression of Judaism.
- To provide many opportunities for prayer, study of Torah, and acts of communal caring.
- To continue to broaden our congregation’s long standing historical diversity in the background, demography, sexual orientation, and levels of knowledge of our congregants, and through that diversity expand our openness, kindness, generosity of spirit, good-heartedness, and our hunger to learn and grow.
- To provide high quality programing and worship opportunity to benefit to the greater Manhattan community.
- To provide for all those who join our community new insights and a stronger connection to God, Torah, the people of Israel, and the State of Israel.
- To have strong relationships with other Jewish and interfaith organizations that share our values, through which we will both learn and teach, and give and receive assistance.
We are proud supporters of The Jewish Theological Seminary. We are also members of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and have an active Women's League Chapter of the National Women's League for Conservative Judaism.