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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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Engage

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.

Yoga Shalom and Meditation Workshop

Sunday, Sep 22nd 6:30p to 7:45pAll are welcome to join us for a half hour of Yoga Shalom outside and 40 minutes of walking and sitting meditation. Please bring a yoga mat, if you need one please contact programming@bethjacobvt.org.

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.

Sukkah Decorating Family Community Day

Sunday, Oct 13th 10:30a to 12:00pChildren of all ages are invited to come and decorate the sukkah with the Beth Jacob Hebrew School. Bagels will be provided in the sukkah afterwards.

 
 
Meditation

Tuesday, Oct 15th 5:00p to 5:45pFor meditators and those curious about meditation. The sanctuary and yard are both sweet places for silence in the company of chaverot/chaverim.

 
 
Meditation

Tuesday, Oct 22nd 5:00p to 5:45pFor meditators and those curious about meditation. The sanctuary and yard are both sweet places for silence in the company of chaverot/chaverim.

Sourdough Jewish Rye Bread Workshop

Sunday, Oct 27th 1:00p to 3:00pJoin Paul Markowitz to learn how to make a Sourdough Jewish Rye Bread and bring home a starter and dough to bake. Please RSVP to reserve a spot.

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.

Book Group

Thursday, Apr 2nd 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.

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!

Sukkah Decorating Family Community Day

Sunday, Oct 13th 10:30a to 12:00pChildren of all ages are invited to come and decorate the sukkah with the Beth Jacob Hebrew School. Bagels will be provided in the sukkah afterwards.

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!

Bar Mitzvah of Asa Rosenberg

Friday, Oct 9th 9:45a to 12:00pPlease join us for a Shabbat Morning Service in which Asa Rosenberg will be called to the torah as a Bar Mitzvah.

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 Hashanah Evening Service

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

Rosh Hashanah Morning Service

Monday, Sep 30th 9:00a to 12:30pRosh Hashanah Morning Service led by Joey Glick and followed by Kiddush and Oneg. At approximately 12pm there will be a special storytelling with puppets, called The Godly Play of Hanna, followed by the blowing of the shofar. This portion of the service will be especially welcoming and friendly for young children and anyone is welcome to arrive at this time to attend this special portion of the service and stay for the kiddush and oneg following the service.

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 Hashanah Morning Service

Tuesday, Oct 1st 9:00a to 12:00pMorning Service for the second day of Rosh Hashanah 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.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Oct 11th 7:00p to 8:30pWelcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service, leader TBA.

Sukkah Decorating Family Community Day

Sunday, Oct 13th 10:30a to 12:00pChildren of all ages are invited to come and decorate the sukkah with the Beth Jacob Hebrew School. Bagels will be provided in the sukkah afterwards.

Bar Mitzvah of Asa Rosenberg

Friday, Oct 9th 9:45a to 12:00pPlease join us for a Shabbat Morning Service in which Asa Rosenberg will be called to the torah as a Bar Mitzvah.

All Upcoming Events

Thu, September 19 2019 19 Elul 5779