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Join us 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 better.

Shabbat Services

Friday, April 17, 6 p.m.
A special musical service for our Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat with special guest JCOGS member and clarinetist David Goodman.

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 better.

 

 

Yom HaShoah/Holocaust
Remembrance Day Concert at JCOGS
Acclaimed Vermont Pianist Paul Orgel
Sunday, April 19, 3 p.m.

Paul Orgel's "Music from the Holocaust" thematic program will feature the first time he will play the Holocaust-related piece Sonata No. 6 by Viktor Ullman. Continuing on the theme, Orgel will also perform works by Schubert, Beethoven, Dvorak and Chopin.

Sponsored by JCOGS in conjunction with the Greater Stowe Interfaith Coalition.

 

Shabbaton: Scholar in Residence
Prof. Alvin H. Rosenfeld
to Speak at JCOGS April 24-25

"Reviewing the Past and Preparing for the Future: Contemporary Perspectives on
the Holocaust and the New Antisemitism
"

This is a community-wide event.
All are welcome to attend!

Alvin H. Rosenfeld is Director of the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, Irving M. Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies and English at Indiana University.

Friday, April 24, 6 p.m.
Services, Dinner ($25 per person), and Lecture
"Remembering and Forgetting the Holocaust"

Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.
Services, Kiddush, and Discussion (no charge)
"Resurgent Antisemitism: What It Is and What We Can Do
"

We would be honored to have you help sponsor this meaningful event. Sponsorships are welcome in any amount, while special incentives are available.

Click here for details on sponsorships, to make reservations for dinner on Friday, or let us know you'd like to attend.

Or call 802-253-1800. Please RSVP by April 17 for dinner.

Click here to read more about Prof. Rosenfeld and his visit to JCOGS.

 

The Legacy of Marcel Marceau
Sunday, May 3, 3 p.m.

Rob Mermin, founder of Circus Smirkus and Vermont's most famous clown, will speak about his mentor and teacher, Marcel Marceau, who saved the lives of hundreds of Jewish children during WWII.


 

Shavuot on the Mountain
A Campout and Hike on
Mt. Mansfield for an Earth-based Holiday
May 24-25

Reveling in the Nature of Revelation and the
Revelation of Nature! Nature is for many of us an opening
to sense the awe and majesty of creation.

As we celebrate the awakening of the plant world, and revelation within, join us at Mt . Mansfield during Memorial Day weekend with story telling, music, learning, hiking and community in celebration of the Jewish spring-pilgrimage festival of Shavuot.

Camp out at Smuggler's Notch State Park. With morning light, we will hike to the Mountain Chapel on Mt. Mansfield for a songful celebration led by Rabbi David Fainsilber, followed by a potluck lunch, surrounded by Vermont's beauty. The Mountain Chapel also accessible from the Toll Road. May 24, we will celebrate at the Mountain Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Come to the whole celebration or just the part that most appeals to you.

For a schedule of events visit www.livingtreealliance.com. For questions and registration email Stacey at jcomecovillage@gmail.com. This is a family-friendly event. There is a fee of $10 per person, $30 per family, and a fee for using the Toll Road. Financial assistance available.

Brought to you by JCOGS & Living Tree Alliance with support from Jewish Communities of Vermont.

Please bring vegetarian food to share. Registration is required for this event, and for use of the Toll Road.

View the schedule and additional details
in the PDF flyer here

 

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