Rabbi Alvin Wainhaus became Congregation Or Shalom's first Rabbi in 1981 and has led this very close community with a…More wide range of educational and music programs ever since. Congregation Or Shalom takes part in the annual Thanksgiving Interfaith service along with six other local congregations. Or Shalom offers a Sisterhood group for women, a Men's Club, Sunday School, Hebrew School and Kinder Kreations program.
Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven 150 Derby Ave, Orange, CT06477 Temple Emanuel is a "'Warm and caring community" of about 170 families. Led by Rabbi Michael Farbman…More since July 2009, the congregation is dedicated to giving to those in need in the community. Each year, Temple Emanuel participates in the Thanksgiving Interfaith service along with six other Orange congregations. It holds Shabbat services and other religious observances, such as holidays, baby namings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations and weddings. There is a religious school for children in kindergarten through B'nai Mitzvah, Saturday morning Torah study and Hebrew language classes.