OJC Services

OJC is an egalitarian congregation with a warm, welcoming spirit. Our Rabbis and Cantor inspire us with meaningful learning and lively prayer in the context of services. OJC is also proud to maintain our two daily Minyanim for those in our community who wish to pray or are looking for comfort in times of loss. We encourage everyone to participate in services and find meaning in reaching out to G-d.

Visiting relatives or here on business, from out of town? We welcome everyone to our Daily Minyan and weekly Shabbat services.

Please join us at our daily and Shabbat services and be “counted” in our minyanim!


Services this week starting Friday, October 25, 2013

Friday Morning

Friday, October 25 7:00 AM

Kaballat Shabbat

Friday, October 25 6:00 PM EDT


Saturday, October 26 morning 9:00 AM  Parshat Chayei Sara
Saturday, October 26 afternoon 5:45 PM – Mincha/Ma’ariv and Havdalah

Daily Minyan – Morning

Sunday 9:00 AM
Monday 6:50 AM
Tuesday & Wednesday  7:00 AM
Thursday 6:50 AM
Friday  7:00 AM

Daily Minyan – Evening

Sunday through Thursday 8:00 PM


OJC also has many different types of services for children and families.

Kol Haneshema – Voice of Soul

We are currently planning the schedule dates for next year beginning in the fall.  Keep checking back to this site for updated information.  The Kol HaNeshama Minyan service is lay led and encourages joint davening and participation. We meet once a month downstairs in the multi-purpose room creating an intimate and informal environment, as an alternative to Oceanside Jewish Center’s regular traditional Shabbat Service that is held upstairs in our Main Sanctuary. At each service our voices sound a little stronger as we feel more comfortable with the chanting of the prayers and the melodies.

For more information and schedule of services check out Kol HaNeShama.

TOT Shabbat

Join us for stories, songs and a Torah parade on the first shabbat of every month. That’s right! TOT-SHABBAT! For children up through Pre-K and their parents.

Services start at 11am and are on the following Saturdays (TBD)

Junior Congregation

Shabbat is a vital part of our tradition and we view Junior Congregation as an integral part of our curriculum. These services prepare the students for congregational worship, which is basic to Jewish tradition. Students are given the opportunity to practice prayer skills that are learned within the classroom .

Services are from 10:30 – 12:00pm and are on the following Saturdays: (TBD)

Minyan Mischpacha

This is a service especially developed for families with children in the Religious School. It will include some teaching along with praying to make sure everyone learns some of the key prayers for Shabbat service to help them feel more comfortable in any service.

Services are from 10:30am – 12:00pm on the following dates (TBD)

Friday Night Celebrations – RSVP required

These are special events for families with children in the Religious School. RSVP is required if you would like to attend and it costs $36 per family (not child). Services start at 6pm followed by dinner and a short program.


Please read Ten Reasons I Attend Minyan Almost Every Morning…