September/October 2021 Edition
From the Rabbi
“Teach us to number our days that we may attain a heart of wisdom.”
From the Cantor
Special musical and prayer experiences in September and October.
From the President
Watch for evolving synagogue protocols in response to the spread of the Delta variant.
From the Coordinator
Join us in welcoming Joanna, who is excited to be working with OZ. She loves a challenge for a good cause! 
Profile: Lisa Glass-Kornstein
New Jersey’s loss is Vermont’s gain with the arrival of Lisa and her family.
From the Treasurer
PPP loan and Imagine 2015 fundraising combine to help synagogue bottom line.
Hebrew School News
Check out the new structure of Hebrew School, K through 7th grade.
Preschool News
Our staff welcomes new families and children as the fall term begins.
High Holidays 5782

Rosh Hashanah is September 6 - 8

Yom Kippur is September 15 - 16
The OZ Community will march in the Pride Center VT Pride Parade
on Sunday, September 5
at 12:15 pm.
Community Members are welcome to march together to support our LGBTQ+ community.

We again will have a table at the festival area and we hope to have our largest group marching ever - please join our community members! Family members, kids and friends welcome!

Parade line-up & staging will start at 11:30 am at the Hood Plant parking lot (on King St. between Church St. and S. Winooski). We leave the staging area at 12:30 pm. Masks will be required for everyone over age two.
In August the Lost Mural Project board had the pleasure of hosting Audra Plepytė, Lithuania’s Ambassador to the U.S., at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, to view the Lost Mural and learn about the conservation work which has been underway this spring and summer. The Ambassador stated: “to come to Burlington and to see this wonder, this shining mural now, it’s very emotional, and it’s very important.” 
Imagine 2025
The Development Committee has launched the Imagine 2025 Fundraising Campaign.

Please join us to volunteer to