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Welcome to Beth Jacob Synagogue

An independent congregation in Vermont's capital city.

Learn

Deepen knowledge of Jewish heritage, culture and language in adult, youth and family programs.

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Gather for social activities and participate in community service and social action.

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Pray

Come to Shabbat and holiday services that offer opportunities for worship in a variety of styles.

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Community

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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What's Happening

Stay connected with the Jewish community of central Vermont.

Meeting with the Central Vermont Refugee Action Network

Wednesday, Aug 21st 7:00p to 9:00pThe Beth Jacob Social Action committee and the Central Vt Refugee Action Network come together to discuss working towards bringing a Central American Refugee family to Montpelier or near-by. All are welcome to come and learn how to support this work.

August Jewish Film Series: Screening of 'Shalom Italia'

Thursday, Aug 22nd 6:30p to 8:00pPlease join us for the second screening of our August Jewish Films Series at Beth Jacob Synagogue. Today we will be screening Shalom Italia. This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov).

'Tales of Bialystok: A Jewish Journey from Czarist Russia to America' Presentation.

Sunday, Aug 25th 6:00p to 7:30pJoin the author's granddaughter, Rhoda Carroll, and Stephen McArthur from Rootstock Publishing to talk about Tales of Bialystok, hear some fascinating stories of how it came to be and listen to some short readings. We will also enjoy a vegetarian potluck so feel free to bring a veggie/dairy only dish to share if you are able.

Shabbat 3 Blessings and a Potluck and Hebrew School Open House

Friday, Sep 6th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin us for this special Hebrew School Open House and friendly shabbat meal hosted by new Hebrew School principals Kara and Eli Rosenberg.

Doggy Shabbat at Hubbard Park

Friday, Sep 13th 5:30p to 7:00pYou and your dog are invited to a veggie Shabbat potluck dinner at Hubbard Park (Old Shelter) hosted by Sarah Birgé! After sharing in a Shabbat meal at the Old Shelter, we will take the dogs on a walk around Hubbard park. If you don't have a dog, no worries- you can still have plenty of fun enjoying dinner, the park and other people's four legged friends!

Beth Jacob Author Series presents Rick Winston, "The Red Scare in the Green Mountains: Vermont in the McCarthy Era"

Sunday, Sep 15th 6:00p to 8:00pJoin presenter and author, Rick Winston for a vegetarian potluck and find out what happened in Vermont when the anti-Communist fear known as the "Red Scare" swept the country.

Book Group

Thursday, Oct 10th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin the Beth Jacob Book Club to discuss this month's book and enjoy a light potluck dinner. Please bring a vegetarian/dairy only dish to share with others if you are able.

Brunch and a Movie: The Sturgeon Queens

Sunday, Nov 3rd 12:30p to 2:00pJoin us for an appetizing brunch of lox, bagels, herring and white fish and a screening of 'The Sturgeon Queens' to benefit Hadassah.

Book Group

Thursday, Dec 12th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin the Beth Jacob Book Club to discuss this month's book and enjoy a light potluck dinner. Please bring a vegetarian/dairy only dish to share with others if you are able.

Book Group

Thursday, Feb 13th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin the Beth Jacob Book Club to discuss this month's book and enjoy a light potluck dinner. Please bring a vegetarian/dairy only dish to share with others if you are able.

 
 
Alex Brush B'Mitzvah

Shabbat, Aug 31st 9:45a to 12:00pPlease join us for a Shabbat Morning Service in which Alex Brush will be called to the torah as a B'Mitzvah. Rabbi Shana Margolin will lead the service.

Shabbat 3 Blessings and a Potluck and Hebrew School Open House

Friday, Sep 6th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin us for this special Hebrew School Open House and friendly shabbat meal hosted by new Hebrew School principals Kara and Eli Rosenberg.

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Sep 8th 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Doggy Shabbat at Hubbard Park

Friday, Sep 13th 5:30p to 7:00pYou and your dog are invited to a veggie Shabbat potluck dinner at Hubbard Park (Old Shelter) hosted by Sarah Birgé! After sharing in a Shabbat meal at the Old Shelter, we will take the dogs on a walk around Hubbard park. If you don't have a dog, no worries- you can still have plenty of fun enjoying dinner, the park and other people's four legged friends!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Sep 15th 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Sep 22nd 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Oct 6th 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Oct 27th 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Nov 3rd 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Sunday, Nov 10th 3:30p to 5:00pJoin us for a FREE 6-week, 'Parenting Through a Jewish Lens' series. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend and feel free to come to just one or to them all!

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Aug 23rd 7:00p to 8:00pWelcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service. Leader TBA.

 
 
Alex Brush B'Mitzvah

Shabbat, Aug 31st 9:45a to 12:00pPlease join us for a Shabbat Morning Service in which Alex Brush will be called to the torah as a B'Mitzvah. Rabbi Shana Margolin will lead the service.

Shabbat 3 Blessings and a Potluck and Hebrew School Open House

Friday, Sep 6th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin us for this special Hebrew School Open House and friendly shabbat meal hosted by new Hebrew School principals Kara and Eli Rosenberg.

Secular Humanist Service

Friday, Sep 20th 7:00p to 7:30pThis participatory service in English embraces a human-centered philosophy that combines the celebration of Jewish culture, values, traditions, and identity with an adherence to humanistic values and ideas. Led by Matt Levin.

Rosh Hashana Evening Service

Sunday, Sep 29th 7:00p to 8:30pRosh Hashana Evening Service led by Joey Glick.

Rosh Hashana Morning Service

Monday, Sep 30th 9:00a to 12:30pRosh Hashana Morning Service led by Joey Glick and followed by Kiddush and Oneg.

Secular Humanist Service

Monday, Sep 30th 7:00p to 8:00pThis participatory service in English embraces a human-centered philosophy that combines the celebration of Jewish culture, values, traditions, and identity with an adherence to humanistic values and ideas. Led by Matt Levin.

Rosh Hashana Morning Service

Tuesday, Oct 1st 9:00a to 12:00pMorning Service for the second day of Rosh Hashana led by Joey Glick.

Shabbat Morning Service

Shabbat, Oct 5th 9:45a to 12:00pRabbi Shana Margolin will lead this Shabbat Morning Service for Shabbat Shuva.

Yom Kippur Morning Service

Wednesday, Oct 9th 9:00a to 12:30pYom Kippur Morning Service led by Joey Glick. Yizkor will take place during this service.

All Upcoming Events

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