Congregation Ohr Torah

An Engaging Modern Orthodox Community
in West Orange, New Jersey

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Welcome to Congregation Ohr Torah Congregation Ohr Torah is a vibrant and diverse Orthodox synagogue located in the northwest section of West Orange, New Jersey. Established in 1992, it continues to develop as its membership increases with the continuing influx of Jewish families to this suburban township that supports local kosher restaurants, day schools, eruvim, mikvaot, and Judaica shops. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of Ohr Torah ensures congregants of all ages feel at home. Congregation Ohr Torah invites you to come for a Shabbat and experience our warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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Get your kids moving for an hour of fun and exercise with the Traveling Tumblers on Sunday, April 29 from 11:15-12:15. A healthy snack will be served after the event. Open to children 2-6 for $10 a person. Space for the event is limited, so please sign up today!  Click here to sign up.

Rabbi Spivak's Passover Guide for 5778/2018 is now available. This includes updated information about foods including a short list of food items newly kosher for Pesach this year. The guide also contains zmanim for this year. Click here to download the guide.


The Ohr Torah Shiva House Guide as prepared by the OT Shiva Committee and approved by Rabbi Spivak is now available.  It briefly outlines the function of a Shiva visit, and what you should do and not do when visiting a Shiva home.  While it is our hope that it rarely be needed, it should serve as your guideline should you be required to pay a Shiva visit.

Click here for a copy of the guide.