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Stories of Love and Religion, A presentation by Dr. Marion Usher

Sunday, Jul 28th 10:30a to 12:00pPlease join us for a wonderful, interactive presentation on how to create understanding in a relationship with different religious and cultural backgrounds with presenter Dr. Marion Usher, Author of "One Couple, Two Faiths".

Book Group

Thursday, Aug 8th 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.

Family Shabbat Picnic

Friday, Aug 9th 5:30p to 6:30pFamilies are invited to a Shabbat Picnic in the park across from Beth Jacob Synagogue. Free Pizza, ice cream sundaes, shabbat songs and friends!

August Jewish Film Series: Screening of '93Queen'

Thursday, Aug 15th 6:30p to 8:00pPlease join us for the first screening of our August Jewish Films Series at Beth Jacob Synagogue. Today we will be screening '93Queen'. Enjoy some popcorn while you watch! This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov).

Social Action Committee Meeting: Central Vermont Refuge Action

Wednesday, Aug 21st 7:00p to 9:00pThe Beth Jacob Social Action committee and the Central Vt Refuge Action Network come together to discuss working towards bringing a Central American Refuge 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.

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.

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Thursday, Jul 25th 7:00p to 8:00pNow you can attend this popular, 6-week, Parenting Through a Jewish Lens series via Zoom, an online platform where you can see and hear everyone and be part of the discussion. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend. Come to one or all!

Stories of Love and Religion, A presentation by Dr. Marion Usher

Sunday, Jul 28th 10:30a to 12:00pPlease join us for a wonderful, interactive presentation on how to create understanding in a relationship with different religious and cultural backgrounds with presenter Dr. Marion Usher, Author of "One Couple, Two Faiths".

Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Thursday, Aug 8th 7:00p to 8:00pNow you can attend this popular, 6-week, Parenting Through a Jewish Lens series via Zoom, an online platform where you can see and hear everyone and be part of the discussion. Anyone who is raising Jewish children in Vermont is welcome to attend. Come to one or all!

Family Shabbat Picnic

Friday, Aug 9th 5:30p to 6:30pFamilies are invited to a Shabbat Picnic in the park across from Beth Jacob Synagogue. Free Pizza, ice cream sundaes, shabbat songs and friends!

 
 
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.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service.

Friday, Jul 26th 7:00p to 8:00pPlease join us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by Phyllis Rubenstein.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Aug 2nd 7:00p to 8:00pWelcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service. Leader TBA.

Shabbat Morning Service

Shabbat, Aug 10th 9:45a to 12:00pShabbat Morning Service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin. The service will use the Reconstructionist siddur Kol HaNeshama.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Aug 16th 7:00p to 8:00pWelcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service. Leader TBA.

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.

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