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Shaarie Torah welcomes you to explore our community. We offer traditional Conservative services, where you will feel right at home. Our Holiday and Shabbat programming has something for every member of the family and for every age.
On Shabbat, a traditional Conservative Shabbat morning service is held in the Main Sanctuary at 9:15 a.m., led by Rabbi Joshua Rose. In addition, each month we feature a Community and Family Shabbat morning service from the fall to the spring, where friends and families come together for casual and inspirational prayer. This joyous event is led by Education Director Dorice Horenstein.
There are many opportunities for spiritual reflection and engagement throughout the year. Every summer, Shaarie Torah gathers together to celebrate Shabbat in the Park. During the High Holy Days, the community starts the year off with services in the Main Sanctuary and Community / Family Services in the Social Hall.
Whether it is decorating the Sukkah or baking cookies for Purim, we are a busy and active Jewish community. We invite you to check-out our Calendar and Facebook pages to learn more. If you have any questions, or would like to meet with Rabbi Rose before attending a service, please call the synagogue office at (503) 226-6131
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Join us for our monthly Shabbat services, programs and events:
Shabbat Morning Services
Every Saturday, 9:15 a.m.
Regular Shabbat services and kiddush
1st Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m.
Alternative service of prayer, discussion, Torah and community.
Shirat Yeladim (3-5 years old)
1st Saturday of the month, 10:45 a.m.
Morning service geared towards 3-5 year olds and their parents with story, music and mitzvot.
Kabbalat Shabbat and Dinner
2nd Friday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Gather as a community for a delicious dinner and service.
Torah Yoga for Preschoolers
2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m.
Yoga instructor Rachel Stern engages preschoolers and their caregivers.
A Little Shabbat (2 years old and up)
3rd Friday of the month, 5:00 p.m.
Greet Shabbat with our young community – story, songs, food and friends.
Teen Torah Talk
3rd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m.
Teens join Education Director, Dorice, for Hot Chocolate, Homemade cookies, and a simple chat about Torah and teen life.
Kol Echad: A Musical Shabbat
4th Friday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Shabbat with music and joy with Rabbi Rose and other special musical guests. Come add your voice to the chorus of voices at Shaarie Torah as we welcome Shabbat together. Spirited singing, prayers in Hebrew and English, raucous noise and peaceful silence – everything you need to open the gates of Shabbat. Wonderful Oneg to follow.