Congregation Ohav Shalom is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism. We are known for being a warm, embracing, and friendly synagogue family.

Ohav Shalom is a traditional synagogue, deeply rooted in the laws and practices of the past, while not afraid to see change as an authentic part of our tradition. As an egalitarian congregation, we invite men and women to participate equally in all aspects of congregational worship.


Upcoming Events

Welcome Shabbat at Ohav with a beautiful Kabbalat Shabbat service.

Please note: our weekly Friday night services are moving back to the synagogue building beginning this Friday, July 29th. (more…) ...
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Summer Fun Ohav Shalom!

Ohav Shalom knows how important it is to just plain old have fun. Here are several opportunities to do exactly that, whether here in the building or traveling out to adventurous places. Let's get together and enjoy one another's company! Take a look at the fun filled opportunities below as there is something for everyone! GRAMMY Award winning pianist André Watts at SPAC August 17: SPAC: Philadelphia Orchestra: $45 AN EVENING WITH YANNICK & ANDRÉ WATTS CONDUCTOR Yannick Nézet-Séguin; SOLOIST André Watts, piano GRIEG Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 Concert begins at 8; Tickets are INSIDE seats (section 9). Look for Ohav at 6:30 on the lawn for a BYOF dinner; we will provide beverages and parve dessert! Email Nancy or call at 489-4706 x10 to order tickets TODAY! Family BBQ - Sunday, Sept. 18th Just for the FUN of it! Bring the whole family. Kosher BBQ * Games * Entertainment * Good times! $5pp; $18 for family (parents and up to 4 children under 13); children 2 and under free; day of event: $7pp; $25 for family. Full details here! For more info OR to RSVP, email ...
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Mincha Maariv Schedule

Late Afternoon Schedule Please join us for a wonderful learning, worship and social experience each Shabbat afternoon; our Shabbat afternoon and end-of-Shabbat services. Late Shabbat afternoon services will meet in the Chapel . All are welcome to join us each week for seudah shleesheet (3rd meal for Shabbat) which takes place between the afternoon and evening services. In September we will meet for worship at the following times in the afternoons: August 27--7:00 September 3--LABOR DAY WEEKEND. NO MINYAN September 10--6:45 September 17--6:30 September 24--6:15 ...
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