JCOGS - Jewish Community of Greater Stowe

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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, August 28, 6 p.m.: Kabbalat Shabbat service

Saturday, August 29, 10 a.m.: Mahzor study. Unearthing religious meaning from our High Holy Days prayerbook. For newcomers and those experience with Jewish study.

Monday, August 31, 5 p.m.: Regular 15-minute Mincha Afternoon Service 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, September 4, 6 p.m.:Kabbalat Shabbat service

Saturday, September 5, 10:30 a.m.: Join us for a Shacharit morning service as we celebrate the Bat Mitzvah of Bella Braverman. Bella will read from the Torah and lead us in prayers alongside Rabbi David. She will also speak her Torah portion, Ki Tavo, where the Israelites came into the Land of Israel in light of her own trip to Israel this summer. Tithing and first fruit offerings are themes of her Torah portion. Thus, expect insights into the importance of gratitude and generosity to those most in need in society.


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

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JCOGS Annual Summer Barbecue
Sunday, August 30, 5:30 p. m.

With special guest: Vermont Rock & Roll band SHELLHOUSE!

Our end-of-summer social in the tent includes a casual picnic-style dinner catered by JCOGS members.

Bring a frisbee or ball, and come have some fun with other families! And, be there for the grand drawing of the "Dugouts and Dough" JCOGS raffle!

Only $15 per adult and FREE for ages 12 and under.

Make your reservation today.


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Apple Tasting and Storytelling
Sunday, September 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

In preparation for Rosh Hashanah, join us for storytelling with master storytellers Yitzhak Buxbaum and Carole Foreman. Taste just-picked organic apples other fruit dipped in locally produced honey and fruit jam and explore the magical nursery. Elmore Roots Nursery, 631 Symonds Mill Rd, Wolcott
(Call for directions. Don't Google Map it!) 802-888-3305, elmoreroots.com


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