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Upcoming Events


Musical, dynamic and participatory, these services will revive your neshama yeteira, that extra soul that we receive every Shabbat.

Friday, July 31, 6 p.m.: Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Monday, August 3, 5 p.m.: Regular 15-minute Mincha Afternoon Service
Join us each Monday for a minyan to allow for the saying of the memorial kaddish prayer. Please RSVP to Rabbi David at dfainsilber@jcogs.org or Lynne Gedanken at lgedanken@gmail.com to ensure that we have a minyan.

Friday, August 7, 6 p.m.: Kabbalat Shabbat service
Join us for a special Kabbalat Shabbat service "Deepening Prayer", where we will explore some of the historical background and linguistic meaning of our liturgy, as well as a focus on the meaning of prayer itself.

Saturday, August 8, 10 a.m.: Torah study

Friday, August 14, 6 p.m.: Summer Celebration Shabbat and Oneg
If you are celebrating a special milestone event this summer – a wedding anniversary, birthday, B'Nei Mitzvah, etc. and would like to participate in our annual Summer celebration – please contact Rita Schneps at 802-888-5848 or ritaschneps@yahoo.com. The special service will be followed by an enhanced potluck kiddush.


Join our religious leader, Rabbi David Fainsilber, in the sweet, restoring presence of Shabbat. Musical, dynamic and participatory, these services will revive your neshama yeteira, that extra soul that we receive every Shabbat. If you are planning on coming, invite a friend! The more neshama, the bette


Five consecutive Fridays, 4:45-5:45 p.m.
Next class: August 1

Have you always wanted to read from the Torah? Or do you want to brush up on the skills of Torah reading you have already started to put into practice? Join us for an accessible, easy and fun Torah chanting class. Then stay for the Friday evening services.

For more details or to express interest, contact Rabbi David at dfainsilber@jcogs.org or 802-253-1800.


Tikkun Olam
Gleaning For Our Neighbors!
Sunday, August 2, 10 a.m. to noon
At Pete's Greens in Craftsbury

We have real opportunities to alleviate hunger in our community by gleaning vegetables. The JCOGS community will be gleaning vegetables as a group with the Vermont Foodbank for the Lamoille Community Food Share and the Vermont Foodbank.

Last week 19 JCOGS volunteeres picked a truckload of mustard greens! Can we do even better on August 2? Please contact Lynne at lgedanken@gmail.com for directions (see link below*), more information, or just to let us know that you'll be coming.

Please bring a hat, gardening gloves and water.

If there is rain that is light or intermittent, the gleaning will go forward as planned. If harder rain or thunderstorms, we will try to reschedule the event. If in doubt, contact Lynne.

Contact Lynne for further information.

*Click here for two sets of directions from Stowe


JCOGS is located at 1189 Cape Cod Rd. in Stowe. From the center of Stowe Village, Cape Cod Road is 1.7 miles up the Mountain Rd. (Rte. 108) on the right. JCOGS is the first building on the right, across from the Stoweflake Resort. Map

Jewish Community of Greater Stowe
1189 Cape Cod Road, P O Box 253, Stowe VT 05672
802-253-1800   info@jcogs.org
Website: Dan Lax