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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.

Mah Jongg Group

Friday, Jan 24th 2:00p to 4:00pJoin in the fun for this skill and strategy tile based game developed in China and loved worldwide! If you have your own set please bring it to share with others.

Shabbat Pizza and Pajama Party!

Friday, Jan 24th 5:30p to 7:00pFamilies with kids of all ages are invited to a Shabbat pizza dinner in your pajamas!

Trek and Connect

Sunday, Jan 26th 11:00a to 12:00pJoin us at the New Shelter at Hubbard Park for a chance for Jewish families with young children to connect while enjoying some fun outdoors! Snack provided at 11am followed by a scavenger hunt around Hubbard Park at 11:15am. Contact Leah at leahfdk@gmail.com.

Yiddish Class

Sunday, Jan 26th 3:00p to 4:30pYour opportunity to learn some Yiddish is here and have a great time while doing so! Sign up for this 9 week learning group led by Randi Hacker starting with the basics.

 
 
Meditation

Tuesday, Jan 28th 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.

Yiddish Class

Sunday, Feb 2nd 3:00p to 4:30pYour opportunity to learn some Yiddish is here and have a great time while doing so! Sign up for this 9 week learning group led by Randi Hacker starting with the basics.

 
 
Meditation

Tuesday, Feb 4th 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.

3 Blessings and a Potluck

Friday, Feb 7th 6:00p to 8:00pJoin us to say the Shabbat blessings and enjoy a vegetarian potluck shabbat dinner with community hosted by Andy Robinson. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share if you are able.

Festival of Trees Tu B'Shevat Celebration

Sunday, Feb 9th 1:00p to 4:00pJoin Beth Jacob Synagogue and the Montpelier Tree Board at North Branch Nature Center to celebrate Tu B'Shevat with fun and learning for all ages!

Yiddish Class

Sunday, Feb 9th 3:00p to 4:30pYour opportunity to learn some Yiddish is here and have a great time while doing so! Sign up for this 9 week learning group led by Randi Hacker starting with the basics.

Shabbat Pizza and Pajama Party!

Friday, Jan 24th 5:30p to 7:00pFamilies with kids of all ages are invited to a Shabbat pizza dinner in your pajamas!

Trek and Connect

Sunday, Jan 26th 11:00a to 12:00pJoin us at the New Shelter at Hubbard Park for a chance for Jewish families with young children to connect while enjoying some fun outdoors! Snack provided at 11am followed by a scavenger hunt around Hubbard Park at 11:15am. Contact Leah at leahfdk@gmail.com.

Festival of Trees Tu B'Shevat Celebration

Sunday, Feb 9th 1:00p to 4:00pJoin Beth Jacob Synagogue and the Montpelier Tree Board at North Branch Nature Center to celebrate Tu B'Shevat with fun and learning for all ages!

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.

Shabbat Morning Service

Shabbat, Jan 25th 9:45a to 11:00aPlease join us for a Shabbat Morning Service led by Shira Wolf.

Secular Humanist Service

Friday, Jan 31st 5:30p to 6:00pThis 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.

3 Blessings and a Potluck

Friday, Feb 7th 6:00p to 8:00pJoin us to say the Shabbat blessings and enjoy a vegetarian potluck shabbat dinner with community hosted by Andy Robinson. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share if you are able.

Introduction to Kabbalah with Rabbi Eliyahu Junik

Wednesday, Feb 12th 6:00p to 7:00pForget everything you heard until now. In his Torah classes, Rabbi Eliyahu takes participants on a journey, unearthing ancient answers to current and post-modern concerns. Popular myths are debunked and your "aha! moment" will leave you at once satisfied and asking for more. No question is inappropriate and no previous education necessary.

Shabbat Morning Service

Shabbat, Feb 15th 9:45a to 11:00aJoin us for a shabbat morning service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin. Rabbi Shana Margolin often weaves topical themes into the service and uses the Reconstructionist Siddur Kol HaNeshama. The Torah reading for today includes the Ten Commandments.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Feb 21st 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Eve Jacobs-Carnahan.

Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Feb 28th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Yona Shahar.

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

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