Cantor Paul Leading Jerusalem of Gold Ohev Shalom Israel Trip 2020

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County is excited to announce their “Jerusalem of Gold” Israel trip that will take place from May 17, 2020 until May 28, 2020. This exciting tip is led by Cantor Paul Frimark and his wife Arelene Frimark. The trip’s itineray includes an off the beaten track excursion of the Ramon Crater, a trip to the Negev Desert, Shabbat in Jerusalem, the Caves of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, and a trip to Tel Aviv. Israeli breakfast will be served daily and multiple dinners & lunches will be included with the various tour stops.

The trip will be led by a professional English-speaking tour guide. Hotel costs are included per adult double occupancy rates of $4950 per person (please add a 3% supplement if paying by credit card). A $750 deposit is requested to reserve your spot with all checks payable to Journeys Unlimited. Cost of round-trip airfare from country of origin to Israel as well as beverages of any kind are not included. Final payments are due on February 16, 2020.

For more information about this trip, please email Cantor Paul Frimark at [email protected]

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Ohev Shalom of Bucks County Israel Trip 2020

Ohev Shalom Denim & Diamonds Fashion Show and Dinner

The Sisterhood at Ohev Shalom cordially invites you to Denim & Diamonds Fashion Show and Dinner. The fashion show and dinner take place on November 4th at the Spring Mill Manor in Ivyland, PA. It features shopping and raffle baskets with items donated by local businesses. Shopping starts at 5:15 PM, and dinner is served at 7:15 PM. Come and enjoy an exciting evening of shopping followed by a sit-down dinner when you can chat with your friends and talk about the one of a kind items you purchased.

 

General tickets are $47 / person, Patron $54 / person (one chance for Patron door prize), and Benefactor $72 / person (one chance for Benefactor door prize). Please send a check payable to Ohev Shalom Sisterhood care of the Ohev Shalom Sisterhood at 944 Second Street Pike; Richboro, PA 18954. Please register by October 18. 2019.

 

More information and a mailable reservation form can be found at

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Denim & Diamonds Fashion Show and Dinner at Spring Mill Manor, November 4 2019

 

Ohev Shalom Friday Night Live Shabbat Service Celebrating Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

Inclusion B’Kavod at Ohev Shalom of Bucks County invites you to celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month by joining us at the Friday Night Live service on Friday February 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The Friday Night Live Shabbat service will be held at Ohev Shalom of Bucks County followed by a traditional catered Shabbat dinner. Shabbat dinner is $36 per family (2 adults with up to 3 children under 12 years of age), $18 per person (13 years old and up), or $12 per child (12 and under).

 

For more information, please contact [email protected] with questions or call 215-322-9595. Dinner reservations can be made online at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efx0yqec00d55d41&llr=6k59eecab

 

According to Jewish Learning Ventures, Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month (JDAIM) is a unified national initiative during the month of February to raise disability awareness and support efforts to foster inclusion in Jewish communities worldwide. Throughout the month of February, Jewish communities across the country including the Greater Philadelphia area learn about and celebrate those who overcome obstacles throughout their lives every day.

 

Through Inclusion B’Kavod and inclusion programs such as [email protected], members of Ohev Shalom proudly celebrate celebrates the uniqueness of each individual and welcomes diversity within our sacred community. Ohev Shalom proudly invite all members of the community to celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month during our Friday Night Live service on Friday February 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

 

Inclusion B’Kavod at Ohev Shalom of Bucks County invites you to celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month by joining us at the Friday Night Live service on Friday February 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The Friday Night Live Shabbat service will be held at Ohev Shalom of Bucks County followed by a traditional catered Shabbat dinner. Shabbat dinner is $36 per family (2 adults with up to 3 children under 12 years of age), $18 per person (13 years old and up), or $12 per child (12 and under).

Planning Bnai Mitzvah? Join Ohev Shalom for Mitzvahs Galore Party Showcase

Please join Ohev Shalom of Bucks County at our Mitzvahs Galore on January 13, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The Mitzvah Galore is a party showcase featuring a kid’s fashion show with Ohev Shalom’s tots, tweens, and teens. Are you planning a Bar or Bat Mitzvah? The Mitzvah Galore will feature DJs, bands, decorators, party planners, invitation calligraphers, and many more. You will be able to see and sample all of the party vendors in attendance.

 

If you are a vendor and are interested in participating, please email [email protected] or call 215-322-9585.

 

More information can be found at http://www.ohev.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/A-KIDS27-FASHION-SHOW-AND-PARTY-EXPO-Flyer-PDF-version.pdf

 

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County is located at 944 Second Street Pike (next to the McDonald’s) in Richboro PA. Ohev Shalom celebrates the uniqueness of each individual and welcomes diversity within our sacred community.

Ohev Shalom Mitzvahs Showcase

Planning Bnai Mitzvah? Join Ohev Shalom for Mitzvahs Galore Party Showcase

Sisterhood at Ohev Shalom Hosting 3rd Annual Trivia Night

Three times is a charm! The Sisterhood of Ohev Shalom is excited to announce the return of its popular Trivia Night to be held on Saturday November 10, 2018. Come by yourself or come with your friends and test your knowledge. What was the first Department Store to hold a Thanksgiving Day Parade? What famous musician was shot by Mark David Chapman in the year 1980? How many Jewish people eat Chinese food on Christmas Eve? What famous Beatle’s song topped the charts in 1967? Register for Trivia Night to find out!

 

Tickets cost $20 / person. Doors open at 7 PM, and trivia beings promptly at 7:30 PM. You can come by yourself, or you can bring your friends with a maximum team size of 12 people at a table. Snacks and desserts will be provided, and there will be cash prizes! As a friendly reminder, this event is BYOKB (Bring Your Own Kosher Bottles).

 

Please write a check ($20 / person) payable to Ohev Shalom Sisterhood and mail it to

 

Ohev Shalom Sisterhood

c/o Barbara Ponczek

2015 Beyer Ave, 1st Floor

Philadelphia PA 19115

 

Be sure to list the people who will be sitting with you. Trivia Night 2018 will be a fun event. If you have any questions, please email Dani Becker at [email protected]

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

FASHION, FOOD AND FUN IN MONTGOMERYVILLE

JOIN BETH OR SISTERHOOD FOR ITS TRUNK SHOW AND SALE

Shop for that special bride, grad, or mom on Thursday, May 10, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Pinecrest Country Club in Montgomeryville, PA. Select seasonal fashions, handbags, jewelry and more from the region’s finest vendors at Beth Or Sisterhood’s Trunk Show and Sale. Make it a ladies’ night out and enjoy delicious food, cocktails, raffles and door prizes for $50 per person.

Please RSVP by May 1 by sending a check to Congregation Beth Or Sisterhood, 239 East Welsh Road, Maple Glen, PA 19002, Attention: Ellen Mirbach or through the Beth Or RSVP portal, www.bethor.org. For additional information, call the synagogue at 215-646-5806

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County Hosting Open House: All Are Welcome

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County is hosting an Open House on Sunday May 6th from 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM. All guests are welcome to visit the Synagogue in Richboro and learn what we have to offer to prospective members. Guests can tour the buildings and Hebrew School classroom. At 10 AM, and can meet our clergy during the Clergy Meet and Greet. Dr. Rabbi Elliot Perlman, Cantor Annelise Ocanto-Romo, and Cantor Emeritus Paul Frimark will tell you all about Ohev Shalom’s innovative programs in Jewish life and education. This is a great time for prospective members to learn about the benefits of being a member of the Synagogue and how its programs help people lead more enriched Jewish lives as members of the Ohev community. Please join us and enjoy coffee and snacks with members of Ohev’s leadership while getting to know the Ohev Community.

 

For Jewish families with young children, Ohev Shalom is excited to mention that family membership is complimentary until the oldest child is in the Third Grade!

 

More information about Ohev Shalom of Bucks County can be found by visiting http://www.ohev.org, by calling 215-322-9595, or by sending an email to [email protected]. Ohev Shalom celebrates the uniqueness of each individual and welcomes diversity within our sacred community. All are welcome, as Ohev is an all-inclusive community, and we welcome interfaith couples and families into our community.

Lag BaOmer Orange Infused Buns

In Israel, the arrival of Spring brings with it the smoky smell of Lag BaOmer bonfires. The outdoorsy Jewish holiday falls on May 3 this year, and where there will be fire, there will be creative outdoor cooking. In honor of Israel’s Jaffa oranges, here is a recipe for a truly sabra Lag BaOmer treat. This year you may try buns cooked in orange peels in the embers. If you do not have time to prepare the dough in advance, use refrigerated dough from the supermarket or brownie, cake, or muffin mix. If lighting a bonfire near where you live is completely out of the question, the outdoor grill or fire pit will do.

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