Our Values

At Or Zarua, Rabbi Shelly Barnathan takes much time to learn the background, interests, and spiritual goals of each member. Caring, safe relationships are at the heart of our community.  

Or Zarua is a collaborative, co-constructed community.   Our community  reflects the Mitzvah of  offering from the authenticity of our hearts,  sharing our talents, skills, and passions.  As we shine our own light, we lift the light in others. 

The Or Zarua community has been created to provide for authentic, personal Jewish growth, allowing each of us to find our Emet/truth, and to become our fullest selves.  

At Or Zarua, we work with our interfaith partners to create a world of equity, equality and justice. 

The Or Zarua community elevates the values of: