Or Chayim is a start-up congregation of monthly traditional Jewish Shabbat dinners, prayer services and community for LGBTQ Jews and allies. Located in New York City’s Upper West Side.
WHAT THEY DO
-Spiritually uplifting, traditional, Orthodox-style minyan services, with minimalist mechitza.
-Hot kiddush including chulent, kugel, israeli salad and cookies. B.Y.O.K.B.
-Three-course kosher Shabbat & holidays dinner
Who’s Who Queer Jew (Jerusalem Post / November 1, 2015)
New DIY minyan draws LGBT Orthodox Jews (Ha’aretz / December 22, 2014)
Celebrate Hanukkah With Or Chayim and A Wider Bridge (A Wider Bridge / December 14, 2014)