“Through innovative light-making workshops that foster conversation and community, participants make beautiful illuminated paper lamps, reflecting our makers’ intentions to put light into the world. Our goal: 6 Million living lights sharing light with the world.

Why and How We Do It

“Oh, my!” a participant exclaimed, as tears streamed down her cheeks. She had just wrapped a piece of paper around a lighted cylinder and noted its miraculous transformation. “I too want to be transformed by the light within me,” she said softly.

Light, Lamp-making & Lamps

Lighting the Jewish Journey

Honoring Our Light

OrLanu’s Story

A Welcoming Workshop Process

Between OrLanu and our sister non-profit, The Illumignossi Project, we’ve had several hundred lamp-making participants, ages 3 to 104, a number who have had significant disabilities.  And they’ve had 100% success…

Our Founders

Board of Directors