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		                            <span class="slider_description">We are mindful of the fact that many members of our community fall in at-risk groups for contracting COVID-19 and we have decided to cancel all Beth Jacob Synagogue activities that involve in-person meetings or gatherings until at least mid-April. We will use Zoom to enable us to gather virtually for online services, meetings, and events where feasible.</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">It's not too late to register for Sunday Hebrew School 2019!</span>
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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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TuesdayTue, 31 MarMarch, 2020

Crossword101

Tuesday, Mar 31st 11:00a to 12:00pJoin host Janet Starr on Zoom to do a crossword puzzle together and flex your brain muscles!

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TuesdayTue, 31 MarMarch, 2020

 
 
CANCELED Meditation

Tuesday, Mar 31st 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.

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ThursdayThu, 2 AprApril, 2020

CANCELED 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.

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FridayFri, 3 AprApril, 2020

3 Blessings and a Zoom Shabbat

Friday, Apr 3rd 6:00p to 8:00pJoin us to say the Shabbat blessings and enjoy shabbat dinner with community, Zoom style hosted by Jamie Carroll. If you have challah/bread, wine and/or candles bring them with you so that we can all participate in the Shabbat blessings together.

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SundaySun, 26 AprApril, 2020

CANCELED Trek and Connect

Sunday, Apr 26th 11:00a to 12:00pJoin us at North Branch Nature Center for a chance for Jewish families with young children to connect while enjoying some fun outdoors!

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SaturdaySat, 10 OctOctober, 2020

Bar Mitzvah of Asa Rosenberg

Shabbat, Oct 10th 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.

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FridayFri, 3 AprApril, 2020

3 Blessings and a Zoom Shabbat

Friday, Apr 3rd 6:00p to 8:00pJoin us to say the Shabbat blessings and enjoy shabbat dinner with community, Zoom style hosted by Jamie Carroll. If you have challah/bread, wine and/or candles bring them with you so that we can all participate in the Shabbat blessings together.

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SaturdaySat, 4 AprApril, 2020

CANCELED Shabbat Morning Chanting Service

Shabbat, Apr 4th 10:00a to 12:30pAll are invited to join Rabbi Tobie Meira Weisman and Kohenet Sephirah Oshkello for a chanting service this Shabbat morning followed by a kosher vegetarian pot-luck. This will be an alternative service with chanting and movement using the structure of the Shabbat service. There will be an alternative Torah exploration with movement.

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ThursdayThu, 9 AprApril, 2020

CANCELED: Community Passover Seder

Thursday, Apr 9th 6:00p to 9:00pJoin us for a community Passover seder led by Rabbi Shana Margolin.

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SaturdaySat, 11 AprApril, 2020

Shabbat Morning Service

Shabbat, Apr 11th 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.

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All Upcoming Events

Mon, March 30 2020 5 Nisan 5780