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		                            <span class="slider_description">Join us in various opportunities for Jewish worship.</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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What's Happening

Stay connected with the Jewish community of central Vermont.

Book Group

Thursday, Feb 20th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin us 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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Mah Jongg Group

Friday, Feb 21st 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.

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Trek and Connect

Sunday, Feb 23rd 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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Yiddish Class

Sunday, Feb 23rd 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.

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Meditation

Tuesday, Feb 25th 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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Mah Jongg Group

Friday, Feb 28th 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.

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Yiddish Class

Sunday, Mar 1st 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.

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Meditation

Tuesday, Mar 3rd 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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3 Blessings and a Potluck

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

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Yiddish Class

Sunday, Mar 8th 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.

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Trek and Connect

Sunday, Feb 23rd 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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Celebrate Purim!

Monday, Mar 9th 5:00p to 7:00pFun for all ages! Nosh on pizza and hamantaschen, enjoy a hat making workshop, chanting from the megillah and more! Co-sponsored by PJ Library in VT.

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Trek and Connect

Sunday, Mar 29th 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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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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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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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.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Service

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

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3 Blessings and a Potluck

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

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Shabbat Morning Service

Shabbat, Mar 14th 9:45a to 12:00pJoin us for a Shabbat morning service led by Fern Blood and Phyllis Rubenstein.

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Secular Humanist Service

Friday, Mar 20th 7:00p to 8:00pThis 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.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Friday, Mar 27th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Emma Stuhl and Jessica Ettinger.

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3 Blessings and a Potluck

Friday, Apr 3rd 6:00p to 8:00pJoin us to say the Shabbat blessings and enjoy a vegetarian potluck shabbat dinner with community. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share if you are able.

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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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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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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

Wed, February 19 2020 24 Shevat 5780