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An independent congregation in Vermont's capital city.

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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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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, 14 JulJuly, 2024

The Two Lives of Henrietta Szold with Linda Kopper (in person)

Sunday, Jul 14th 5:00p to 6:30pHenrietta Szold was one of the most important Jewish leaders of the 20th century. Her long life, from 1860 to 1945, spanned some of the most turbulent years in modern history. The events of that time shaped the lives of millions of people and are woven into the fabric of Szold’s life story. Linda Kopper, who serves as President of Hadassah Vermont, explores the “two lives” of Henrietta Szold, and discusses how her legacy lives on today. Please register below!

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TuesdayTue, 16 JulJuly, 2024

Crossword 101 (Zoom)

Tuesday, Jul 16th 9:30a to 10:30aJoin us for a weekly opportunity to chat and do a NYT's crossword puzzle together on Zoom.

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WednesdayWed, 17 JulJuly, 2024

Mah Jongg Class for Beginners (in person)

Wednesday, Jul 17th 2:00p to 3:30pBeginners are invited to learn how to play Mah Jongg from beloved community member, Janet Starr!

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ThursdayThu, 18 JulJuly, 2024

Meditation (in person)

Thursday, Jul 18th 3:00p to 4:00pPlease join us as we sing a short song from the Psalms, sit for twenty minutes, walk for ten minutes, then sing another Hebrew song. Sometimes a brief discussion follows. Words to songs are supplied in Hebrew and transliteration. All are welcomed whatever your experience may be. We do not offer instructions or guided meditations.

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FridayFri, 19 JulJuly, 2024

Secular Humanist Service (in person)

Friday, Jul 19th 7:00p to 8:30pJoin leader Matt Levin for our next Secular Humanist service at 7:00pm. We focus on what it means to find and appreciate rest in a society that values productivity. RSVP below!

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SaturdaySat, 27 JulJuly, 2024

Micah Jacobson Mitzvah Ceremony

Shabbat, Jul 27th 10:00a to 12:00pJoin us for our Shabbat morning service AND for Micah Jacobson's mitzvah ceremony at 10:00am! Please RSVP below!

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FridayFri, 2 AugAugust, 2024

Kabbalat Shabbat (in person)

Friday, Aug 2nd 7:00p to 8:30pJoin us at Beth Jacob for our Kabbalat Shabbat service at 7:00pm! Leader to be announced. RSVP below!

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FridayFri, 9 AugAugust, 2024

3 Blessings & A Potluck (in person)

Friday, Aug 9th 6:00p to 8:00pCome on down for our next 3 Blessings & a Potluck at 6:00pm hosted by Arne and Deborah Abramowitz! Bring a vegetarian or dairy dish to share with great company. RSVP below!

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