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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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SundaySun, 18 AprApril, 2021

Intermediate Yiddish Series

Sunday, Apr 18th 7:00p to 8:30pJoin educator Randi Hacker for a 6 week series to dive deeper into our Yiddish learning! This class series is primarily aimed at returning students, or people who have some background in Yiddish, though all are welcome.

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WednesdayWed, 21 AprApril, 2021

Beginners' Yiddish Series (Zoom)

Wednesday, Apr 21st 7:00p to 8:00pJoin educator Randi Hacker on Zoom for a 6 week series to learn some Yiddish! This series is best suited for those new to Yiddish, no prior experience necessary.

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ThursdayThu, 22 AprApril, 2021

Sparks of Light and Broken Vessels (Zoom)

Thursday, Apr 22nd 6:30p to 7:30pJewish Values & Social Action: An Exploration in 3 Parts. A three-part series to learn and explore Jewish teachings that inform the foundation for social action. Based on the Ḥevruta-style of study, participants will review selected materials prior to each session and then discuss, in small groups, the ideas and ideals presented. Questions to spark conversation will be included.

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SundaySun, 25 AprApril, 2021

Brunch and a Book with Julie Zuckerman, author of 'The Book of Jeremiah'

Sunday, Apr 25th 11:00a to 12:00pEnjoy brunch at home and join us on Zoom to hear from author Julie Zuckerman about her moving and engrossing debut novel-in-stories, 'The Book of Jeremiah'. Co-sponsored by Beth Jacob Synagogue and Hadassah.

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FridayFri, 23 AprApril, 2021

Virtual Family Shabbat (Zoom)

Friday, Apr 23rd 5:45p to 6:15pJoin Leah Kittredge and PJ Library in VT on Zoom to welcome Shabbat. We will say the Shabbat blessings, sing songs and share about our weeks.

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SundaySun, 9 MayMay, 2021

Mother's Day on The Farm

Sunday, May 9th 10:30a to 12:30pFamilies are welcome to come to Living Tree Alliance in Moretown, VT and spend the morning as a family honoring the mothers in your life, and mother earth on the beautiful natural environment of a local farm.

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SundaySun, 16 MayMay, 2021

Shavuot Hebrew School Gathering

Sunday, May 16th 4:00p to 5:00p

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FridayFri, 30 AprApril, 2021

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Zoom)

Friday, Apr 30th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin leader Ivan Brown to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service in the Reform style on Zoom.

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SaturdaySat, 8 MayMay, 2021

Shabbat Morning Service ( Zoom)

Shabbat, May 8th 10:00a to 11:00aJoin Rabbi Shana Margolin for a Shabbat morning service on Zoom.

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FridayFri, 14 MayMay, 2021

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Zoom)

Friday, May 14th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin leader Eve Jacobs-Carnahan to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service on Zoom.

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SundaySun, 16 MayMay, 2021

Tikkun Leil Shavuot (Zoom)

Sunday, May 16th 8:00p to 11:00pJoin leaders Rabbi Shana Margolin and Yona Shahar for an evening study session for Shavuot on Zoom.

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