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Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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Congregation Sha'are Shalom 
19357 Evergreen Mills Road
Leesburg, VA 20175

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Jen Charlap 
Congregation Sha'are Shalom 

Chai Building Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, December 9 at 5:30pm


Join us for an evening to celebrate our community's milestone anniversary! This family -friendly event on the third night of Chanukah will include Havdalah and a menorah lighting, a festive holiday meal, and activities for all ages. Stroll down memory lane as we remember special moments from eighteen wonderful years in the building.

Activities for the evening will include a dreidel tournament, cupcake decorating, a trivia game and more!


Late registration is open from now until Monday, December 4!

Late Registration Pricing

Members and RUJEC families - $54 per adult, $18 per child, maximum $154 per family

Non-members/Non-RUJEC - $64 per adult, $28 per child, maximum $166 per family

We never want cost to be a barrier to participate in synagogue life. Please contact Rabbi Tow if you'd like assistance.


Please consider becoming a sponsor to help us maintain our building and enhance Jewish life in Loudoun County. We invite you to be a sponsor at the following levels. All donations will be acknowledged in the newsletter.

Level 1


up to $180

Level 2


$181 - $360

Level 3


$361 - $1000

Level 4


$1001 - $2500

Level 5


$2501 - $5000


Payment Information

CSS accepts payments by credit card, check, Paypal, and Venmo. If paying by check, PayPal, or Venmo, please note "Chai Building Anniversary Celebration" and any other detail in the memo. 

Checks may be mailed to CSS, P.O. Box 4518, Leesburg, VA 20177. To pay by Paypal, go to Venmo payments can be made to @congregation-shaare-shalom.

Please contact Laurie Mangold, Executive Director, at or 571-329-8505 with any payment questions or to pay by phone with your credit card.

Click here to volunteer for setting up or cleaning up, greeting guests, helping with food service or assisting with activities.