Congregation Shomrei Ohr - Chabad COVID-19 Synagogue Guidelines:
Social Distancing & Masks Wearing Observed | Small Group Only | Limited Seating
Upon arriving, everyone will be required to sanitize their hands.
Every attendee will be required to wear a face mask at all times. N95 masks are preferred and will be available at the door.
Chairs will be arranged 6 feet a part from each other for proper social distancing.
Our building HVAC system has been upgraded to increase inflow of outside air by installing a new exhaust fan and static pressure controller to recycle indoor air and constantly bring in new fresh air into the building, as well as the installation of a MERV-13 air filter and UV-C lamps to help mitigate risk from viruses.
Only the cantor will hold the Torah. No touching or kissing of the Torah by attendees. Torah reading and Aliyot, will take place with required social distancing.
There will be no dining together.
If you have a temperature or any symptoms of a cold or flu including just a sore throat, please stay home.
Extreme caution (going beyond your comfort zone) in order to protect others is the order of the day.
If you have any health issues that put you at great risk, please stay home.
Dear community members,
Please understand that the only way we can celebrate and pray together during COVID-19 is by each individuals full cooperation with the COVID-19 policies and requirements. We would like to thank you for your understanding and cooperation, enabling us to enjoy synagogue together and to guarantee the health and safety of our friends and their families.
Rabbi Yosef & Esty Greenberg
Rabbi Levi & Mushky Glitsenstein
Celebrating Shabbat with our community is truly a meaningful and inspiring experience. Our Shabbat programs and services offer you and your family the opportunity to join others in a warm and informal atmosphere. This is a great time to mingle, to learn, and to share. Eat traditional Shabbat foods, learn popular Jewish songs, and discuss Jewish philosophy, and culture.
Shabbat Early Bird Class
On Shabbat Morning, we offer an early bird class with coffee and cake at 10:00am, with assistant Rabbi Levi Glitsenstein, discussing the main themes of the weekly Torah portion with ancient and modern interpretations. Following the class, morning services begin at 10:30am.
Lively Sermon by Rabbi Greenberg
Following the Torah Reading, at about 12:00pm, Rabbi Greenberg presents a lively, thought provoking discussion on the relevance of Jewish culture and philosophy to today’s issues, with anecdotes from the weekly Torah Portion and the wisdom of our sages.
Shabbat Community Luncheon Reception
Celebrate the spirit of Shabbat as we all mingle during Shabbat Community Luncheon at the center. Each Shabbat following services at about 1:00pm, the Center provides a tantalizing luncheon reception buffet for the entire community.
Eat traditional Shabbat foods, learn popular Jewish songs, and listen to local and national guest speakers and community members who present on various topics of interest.
CKids - Chabad Kids Club
The Shabbat Experience for the Whole Family
The place for fun, creative Judaism! With CKids, your children will learn about their Jewish heritage in a fun and interactive way while meeting other Jewish kids like themselves.
Engaging lessons from the parsha and holidays that relate to kids' own lives, exciting stories that will keep kids on the edges of their seats, fun songs and games that bring the lessons to life and much more. No background knowledge necessary. Ages 3-12. Register today and get started on an unforgettable