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Israel Programming

At this challenging time, Oheb Shalom is committed to producing and promoting thoughtful and thought-provoking programming that confronts and dissects the issues confronting Israel today.

Mon, June 17
Oheb Reads Book Club
Noa Tishby’s Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth was published in 2021, but has become essential reading this year. Join Rabbi Treu for a book-club-style discussion that can help us deepen our knowledge about Israel’s history and give context to the war now under way.
All ages, via Zoom:  4-5:30 pm, link sent upon registration
All agesin person: 7-9 pm @ Oheb Shalom


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Take a look at what we've done so far) below:

Oct 8, 2023 - Greater MetroWest Community Gathering in Solidarity with Israel at Temple B'nai Jeshurun, Short Hills
Oct 9 - Brief online gathering held to create a "landing spot" for anyone who wishes to pray and feel one another’s presence
Oct 10 - Home page carousel slide added, directs to Greater MetroWest Federation resource page
Oct 15 - Israel Solidarity March and Rally, 85 Mt Pleasant Ave, Livingston
Oct 23 - In weekly email, Rabbi Treu and Cantor Kissner invite congregants to sign up to read Torah for someone in Israel.
Oct 28 - Havdalah of Healing and Hope, Spiotta Park, South Orange
Nov 14 - March Against Antisemitism in Washington, DC
Dec 3 - Listening Circle at Oheb Shalom
Dec 4 - Understanding Antisemtism on Campus virtual event, with David White of ADL
Dec 19 - Signs go up in front of building (see above)
Jan 21, 2024 - Jews and Arabs Choosing a Shared Future (SOMA Action event)
Jan 28 - Social Media and the State of Our People at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
Feb 17 - Two Truths in One Heart, Two Peoples in One Land: Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Noor A'wad of Roots in Conversation. (Watch it here)
April 2, 9, and 16 - Poetry for Our Days: Israeli Poets Respond to 10/7 with Rachel Korazim
April 7 - Jewish Federation CommUNITY Mitzvah Day
May 19 Yom Ha'atzma'ut Israel Block Party (Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest event)

Fri, June 14 2024 8 Sivan 5784