Dear Friends--

Chanukah, like most things, will feel different this year. Our staff and clergy have been busy putting together many offerings for you to engage with and we hope you'll join us.
A sweet way to begin Chanukah!
We're partnering with Tasty Cookie Bakery, a local, Jewish & woman owned business to bring you a bakery pop-up event on the first night of Chanukah! Order online by December 7 and pick up in person outside OZ on December 10 between 4-5:30pm. Order form is available here. Order now to get jelly doughnuts, rugelach, macaroons and more! Thanks to Tasty Cookie Bakery, 10% of the sales will be donated to OZ.

With each order, you'll also receive a small gift from OZ of Chanukah candles and a dreidel!
Let us make you dinner!
Families, we know you're busy driving kids to school, activities and managing it all, let us take some stress off your shoulders and cook for you!

Sign up to reserve your Family Chanukah to go meal direct from our OZ kitchen and pick up Friday, December 11 between 4-5pm or Sunday, December 13 at 5:30 (following the drive-in candle lighting event).

Sign up before December 3rd to make sure we have the correct ingredients and quantities! Reserve your family's meal today!
Kabbalat Shabbat with Yoel Sykes and Temple Sinai
Join Ohavi Zedek and Temple Sinai for a special musical Chanukah Kabbalat Shabbat with Yoel Sykes on Friday, December 11. Ohavi Zedek will have ma'ariv at 6:00pm and join Temple Sinai at 6:30pm. Link to follow.
OZ Young Family Chanukah Celebration
Join OZ for a Chanukah Havdalah event! Saturday, December 12, 5:00-6:30pm. Click to join in!

We'll have a trivia contes´╗┐t, candle lighting, story, music and more. Great for children and families and all are welcome to join us!
VT Community Chanukah Celebration
Join us for the 4th annual VT Jewish Community Chanukah Celebration! This event benefits the Capstone Community Action's Fuel Your Neighbors Program and will be on Saturday, December 12 at 7pm. Come for a musical havdalah, menorah lighting, live entertainment and raffle prizes!

Registration is required, click here to register.

This event is sponsored by Beth Jacob Synagogue, Congregation Beth El, Hadassah - Sarah Frank Chapter, Jewish Communities of Greater Stowe, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, Ruach HaMaqom, Temple Sinai and UVM Hillel!
Nefesh Mountain Chanukah Concert
Join us for a special live-streamed Chanukah Concert with Nefesh Mountain on Saturday, December 12 at 8:00pm. Link to join and information to follow!
Drive-in Menorah Lighting
Enjoy the lights of the chanukiah from your car at this drive-in event on December 13 at 4:45pm. This event is limited to 20 cars so please sign up here.

Due to pandemic restrictions, all attendees must remain in their car for the duration of the event. We will have amplified sound at the event.
Shir LaLa Chanukah Concert and Family Candle Lighting!
Join PJ Library, OZ and, congregations throughout Vermont on Tuesday, December 15, 5:30pm, for a Zoom family event including a concert by Shir LaLa, stories, art and candle lighting! Perfect for families with children 0-6.

Registration is required, register here.
A National USCJ Virtual Chanukah Celebration!
Join OZ and congregations across the country as we bring light into the darkness. Organized by Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto, CA, this event features singer and songwriter, Neshama Carlebach and journalist AJ Jacobs. December 17, 8:30pm. Zoom link to follow.