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		                                    BJ's Annual Chanukah Brass Balagan Bash!		                                </span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Join us for our Chanukah party on Sunday Dec. 18!  Great music from Brass Balagan band and so much fun for all ages!</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">We are happy to announce the formation of our Care Committee which aims to provide spiritual, social, emotional, and material support to members of our synagogue and community through the use of  volunteers and local resources.</span>
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Welcome to Beth Jacob Synagogue

An independent congregation in Vermont's capital city.

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Beth Jacob Synagogue is an inclusive, community-led congregation fulfilling the spiritual, educational and social needs of its members by nurturing a range of religious practices and traditions, Jewish values, and Tikkun Olam.

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FridayFri, 9 DecDecember, 2022

Mah Jongg Group (in person)

Friday, Dec 9th 1:30p to 3:00pMah Jongg is back! Join in on the fun with this beloved tile-based game.

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SaturdaySat, 10 DecDecember, 2022

A Year with Moses: Weekly Torah study (zoom)

Shabbat, Dec 10th 3:00p to 4:00pAll are welcome to join Aodhan Tomecko on Zoom for a weekly discussion to reflect on the week's Torah portion together.

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SundaySun, 11 DecDecember, 2022

Leyenkrayz- Yiddish reading circle (zoom)

Sunday, Dec 11th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin us as we continue following the adventures and misadventures of Labzik, the Bolshevik hintele. Grammar will be covered within the context of the story. New session meets for six weeks from Sundays 7-8 PM ET from 11/13 - 12/18

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MondayMon, 12 DecDecember, 2022

Mahloket Matters: How to constructively disagree with people using Jewish sources (in person)

Monday, Dec 12th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin Rabbi Tobie Weisman and Rabbi Shana Margolin for a 5 week workshop.

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SundaySun, 18 DecDecember, 2022

BJ'S Annual Chanukah Brass Balagan Bash! (in person, outside if weather allows)

Sunday, Dec 18th 1:00p to 3:00pAll are welcome to join us for a Chanukah party filled with music, dancing, crafts, food and more! Fun for all ages! The event is free but food donations for the food pantry are appreciated.

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FridayFri, 9 DecDecember, 2022

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person)

Friday, Dec 9th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Eve Jacobs-Carnahan.

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FridayFri, 16 DecDecember, 2022

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person)

Friday, Dec 16th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Jessica Ettinger.

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FridayFri, 6 JanJanuary, 2023

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person)

Friday, Jan 6th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Phyllis Rubenstein.

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FridayFri, 13 JanJanuary, 2023

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person and zoom)

Friday, Jan 13th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. led by Rabbi Shana Margolin.

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Fri, December 9 2022 15 Kislev 5783