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Ohavi Zedek Chavurah

Contact- [email protected] or (802) 385-1039

Mission Statement- Encouraging non-denominational, unaffiliated Jewish social experiences designed to create welcoming experiences for those curious about but not necessarily experienced with Jewish ritual.

Organization Description- The Chavurah program organizes social experiences with varying focuses to expose people to unique Jewish perspective, teachings and creative ritual that encourage personal reflection, community building and religious renewal.

A great place to explore, reinvigorate your experiences of Judaism and meet new people. Our chavurah themes are: Green Chavurah (Outdoors), Renewal Chavurah( spiritual based celebrations), New family Chavurah (families with new babies), Arts and Culture Chavurah

The present schedule can be accessed through the Ohavi Zedek website or by emailing [email protected]

Administrator- Melanie Kessler [email protected]

No membership required!


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PJ OurWay

PJ OurWay

What is PJ Our Way?



PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 8½-11 – books that they choose themselves!
Monthly Choice

Every month, from the 1st – 10th, kids visit this website to choose a book from a selection of four high-quality titles that have been reviewed by a panel of PJ educators, parents, and kids. That's 12 free books a year! To make the choice easier, every title offered comes with a synopsis and author bios, ratings and reviews, and video trailers. Kids can also take polls and quizzes, participate in monthly interviews and challenges, and comment on blog posts.
Parent Input

On the Parent Blog, parents are invited to read about each book and find suggestions for family conversations. These blog posts give parents tools to help children make book choices that are appropriate for them.
A Safe Website

The PJ Our Way website is a safe place where kids can choose books, write reviews, and share ideas with others from around the country. All content on the website is moderated by PJ educators.
Design Team

Every fall, members of PJ Our Way may apply to be part of our national Design Team. Design Team members have early access to PJ Our Way books and create videos and reviews for the website. To become more involved with writing reviews and blogs, connect with us at [email protected]
Book Selection
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