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upcoming services

Family & Friends Friday - from Beth Jacob Synagogue -  ONLINE ONLY Friday, January 28, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This Shabbat service, we will be joined by some of our dear friends at Beth Jacob Synagogue around the theme of shalom.  Click here to register for the zoom link.

 

Banner Image for Hanukkah Musical Shabbat to honor those on the front lines of the pandemic  IN PERSON + ONLINE

Musical Shabbat
IN PERSON + ONLINE
Friday, February 4, 2022
6:00-7:00 PM

Join  us in the Sanctuary for an uplifting musical service to welcome in Shabbat in community.  Click here to register for the Zoom link.

Shmitta Musical Shabbat
and discussion
IN PERSON + ONLINE
Friday. February 11, 2022
6:00-7:00 PM

Join  us in the Sanctuary for an uplifting musical service to welcome in Shabbat in community and to Join the discussion on Torah texts about Shmitta and the relevance to our lives.  Click here to register for the Zoom link.

Educational & SOCIAL events

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration - ONLINE ONLY Thursday, January 27, 2022 |7:30PM - 9:30 PM

This year’s featured speaker will be Michael Gruenbaum, survivor of Terezin and author of Somewhere There is Still a Sun. The guest moderator will be Josh Kraft, President of Kraft Family Philanthropies. Register for the Zoom link HERE

 

Security Training - IN PERSON
Sunday, January 30, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join the Stowe Police Department for hands on security training of situational awareness and emergency protocols, as well as drills to learn how to prevent harm.  Come have your questions answered and be empowered to help.

Fire and Ice sculpture building Festival IN PERSON ONLY
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM JCOGS

In honor of Moses' birthday on 7 Adar, we’re building  a community ice sculpture of the burning bush. We need LOTS of empty drink cartons! We’d appreciate your CLEANED juice/broth/milk/wine cartons (any size) which can be dropped off empty at JCOGS. For more info click here.

WHAT WE'RE UP TO

News

Housing Task Force

During the High Holy Days, Rabbi David announced a new initiative at JCOGS: a year-long focus on one social action issue: food or housing insecurity. Click here to continue reading.

Tikkun Olam

Afghan Refugees Need Temporary Housing

Afghan refugees are arriving in Vermont now.  Temporary housing (2-4 weeks) is needed now and the list of other needs is long.  Click here to see how you can help.

Education

Drink cartons needed to make ice blocks

We’re building a community ice sculpture at JCOGS! We need LOTS of clean empty drink cartons. Click here for details.

                        

The 2021-2022 membership year has begun. 
Members: Renew JCOGS membership here. Renew Canadian Friends of JCOGS membership here
New to JCOGS? Click here for the new membership form

Fri, January 28 2022 26 Sh'vat 5782