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Yom Shabbat, 1 Heshvan 5775
  • In our small sanctuary Shabbat Services
  • Passover 2013 Passover Songs
  • celebrating shabbat Shabbat Challah
  • Our Temple
  • Shabbat Services
  • Passover Songs
  • Shabbat Challah
  • Our Temple

Congregation Ohr Shalom is a Reform Jewish Community nestled at the base of the Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction, Colorado.  We are a small congregation made up of supportive, caring and diverse congregants (spanning locals and transplants, young and retired, many, many interests and professions, as well as a wide range of Jewish backgrounds).

Our synagogue is a place for prayer, Jewish celebrations, spirituality, community involvement, education, healing and social action. Join us as we explore the richness of our faith and traditions both indoors and outside.

Next Ohr Shalom Event

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Upcoming Events

OCT
25

Oct 25, 2014
Torah Study

OCT
30

Oct 30, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ethics Class

OCT
31

Oct 31, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Shabbat Services with Student Rabbi Laura Rumpf

NOV
6

4:00pm Nov 06, 2014 - 5:30pm Nov 06, 2014
Ethics Class

NOV
8

Nov 08, 2014
Torah Study

NOV
13

4:00pm Nov 13, 2014 - 5:30pm Nov 13, 2014
Ethics Class

Ohr Shalom ( "Light of Peace" ) is a Jewish Congregation that is responsive to its members and to the community.  While diverse, we adhere to the religious principles of modern Reform Judaism.  We recognize the Torah as our lifelong process of traditions.  We are a Bet Tefilah - House of Worship Bet Ha-Midrash - House of Study Bet Ha-Knesset - House of Assembly We exist to provide our members a path to follow on their journey: to lifelong Jewish education, to the worship of God through prayer and observance, to the pursuit of justice, peace, and deeds of lovingkindness, and  to meeting our responsibilities to our community, to our nation, and to our world.  
From the celebration of new life to the saying of Kaddish, Ohr Shalom is your spiritual family for honoring life cycle events as well as the Jewish holy days.  Our members, lay leaders and student rabbi assist in the preparation and celebration of Bar and Bat Mitzvah, Confirmations, brit and baby namings, and sitting shiva. During the year, you will enjoy participating in our ritual services, including Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hanukkah, Purim, Passover and other events which honor and celebrate the history of our people.