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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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MondayMon, 24 JanJanuary, 2022

Book Group (Zoom only)

Monday, Jan 24th 6:30p to 8:00pThe Beth Jacob community is invited to join us for a book group on zoom to discuss Noa Tishby's " Israel, a Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth".

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SundaySun, 30 JanJanuary, 2022

Advanced Beginner Yiddish (Zoom)

Sunday, Jan 30th 3:00p to 4:00pThe Advanced Beginner Class is for those who can already read or sound out Yiddish words. Students will continue to read elementary texts and will start on a bit of grammar to deepen their understanding of the mame-loshn. Randi Hacker is the instructor and will incorporate music and realia including Yiddishe Kinder Alef. When: Sundays from 3-4 PM from 12/19/21 through 1/23/22 Zoom only

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SundaySun, 30 JanJanuary, 2022

Intermediate Yiddish (Zoom)

Sunday, Jan 30th 4:30p to 6:00pClass is for those who are comfortable reading in Yiddish. Students will be introduced to more advanced texts and more advanced grammar. Students will continue with Yiddishe Kinder Alef and read works by beloved Yiddish authors as well as articles from the Forverts. Zoom only.

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MondayMon, 31 JanJanuary, 2022

Book Group (Zoom only)

Monday, Jan 31st 6:30p to 8:00pThe Beth Jacob community is invited to join us for a book group on zoom to discuss Noa Tishby's " Israel, a Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth".

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FridayFri, 28 JanJanuary, 2022

Family & Friends Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Service (zoom)

Friday, Jan 28th 6:00p to 7:00pJoin Rabbi David and the families of Olam Chesed Hebrew School for our mid-winter Family & Friends Friday. This uplifting musical service welcoming in Shabbat in community around the theme of shalom will be held on zoom.

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FridayFri, 18 FebFebruary, 2022

Virtual Family Shabbat (Zoom)

Friday, Feb 18th 5:45p to 6:15pJoin Leah Kitteredge and PJ Library in VT to celebrate Shabbat at home together on Zoom. We will say the three blessings for Shabbat, chat and sing! Sign up for a free family Shabbat kit including all the Shabbat essentials for your family to be picked up at Beth Jacob Synagogue.

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FridayFri, 28 JanJanuary, 2022

Family & Friends Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Service (zoom)

Friday, Jan 28th 6:00p to 7:00pJoin Rabbi David and the families of Olam Chesed Hebrew School for our mid-winter Family & Friends Friday. This uplifting musical service welcoming in Shabbat in community around the theme of shalom will be held on zoom.

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FridayFri, 4 FebFebruary, 2022

Three Blessings and a Shabbat Schmooze (Zoom)

Friday, Feb 4th 6:00p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat on Zoom. We will say the 3 blessings together then take time to schmooze and catch up on one another's weeks.

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FridayFri, 11 FebFebruary, 2022

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person)

Friday, Feb 11th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Eve Jacobs-Carnahan. This service will include a mixture of Hebrew prayers and English readings and will use the Likrat Shabbat prayerbook.

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FridayFri, 18 FebFebruary, 2022

Virtual Family Shabbat (Zoom)

Friday, Feb 18th 5:45p to 6:15pJoin Leah Kitteredge and PJ Library in VT to celebrate Shabbat at home together on Zoom. We will say the three blessings for Shabbat, chat and sing! Sign up for a free family Shabbat kit including all the Shabbat essentials for your family to be picked up at Beth Jacob Synagogue.

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