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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, 5 JulJuly, 2022

Crossword 101 (Zoom)

Tuesday, Jul 5th 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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TuesdayTue, 5 JulJuly, 2022

Meditation (in person)

Tuesday, Jul 5th 4:00p to 5:00pWe've returned to our regular Tuesday sessions. Please 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, 8 JulJuly, 2022

Mah Jongg Group (in person)

Friday, Jul 8th 2:00p to 3:00pMah Jongg is back! Join in on the fun with this beloved tile-based game.

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TuesdayTue, 12 JulJuly, 2022

Crossword 101 (Zoom)

Tuesday, Jul 12th 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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FridayFri, 8 JulJuly, 2022

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person)

Friday, Jul 8th 7:00p to 8:00pPlease join us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Ira Wolf in person. This will be a slightly abridged traditional service.

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FridayFri, 15 JulJuly, 2022

Secular Humanist Service (in person, outside)

Friday, Jul 15th 7:00p to 7:30pJoin leader Matt Levin to welcome Shabbat with a Secular Humanist service. This 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.

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FridayFri, 22 JulJuly, 2022

Kabbalat Shabbat Service with special guest Rabbi Rena Blumenthal (jn person)

Friday, Jul 22nd 7:00p to 8:00pan in-person Kabbalat Shabbat service, where we will join our voices in singing and reciting the traditional liturgy, using Siddur Likrat Shabbat. Our special guest that evening will be Rabbi Rena Blumenthal, whom the Board has hired to lead High Holiday Services. Following the Kabbalat Shabbat service, we will have an outdoor Oneg Shabbat to meet and greet Rabbi Blumenthal. If you wish, bring a dessert to share.

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SaturdaySat, 30 JulJuly, 2022

Shabbat Morning Service (in person and zoom)

Shabbat, Jul 30th 10:00a to 11:00aPlease join us for a Shabbat morning service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin.

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