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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, 14 AugAugust, 2022

Leyenkrayz- Yiddish reading circle (zoom)

Sunday, Aug 14th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin Randi Hacker for a 4-week Yiddish reading circle. We will read aloud and discuss selected, authentic texts in Yiddish addressing questions on grammar and usage should they come up. Students will be responsible for looking up words themselves if they choose to, a vocabulary list won't be provided. Students at any level are welcome.

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TuesdayTue, 16 AugAugust, 2022

Crossword 101 (Zoom)

Tuesday, Aug 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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TuesdayTue, 16 AugAugust, 2022

Meditation (in person)

Tuesday, Aug 16th 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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WednesdayWed, 17 AugAugust, 2022

Yiddish series for true beginners (zoom)

Wednesday, Aug 17th 5:00p to 6:00pA class for absolute beginners! Join us for this 4 week series to learn the Alef-Bet and read some elementary text with Randi Hacker.

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FridayFri, 19 AugAugust, 2022

Shabbat Pizza Picnic with PJ Library in VT! (in person, outdoors)

Friday, Aug 19th 5:00p to 6:00pFamilies with young children are invited to come and enjoy a Shabbat picnic dinner outside of the synagogue. Bring a picnic blanket and we will provide the pizza!

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FridayFri, 26 AugAugust, 2022

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person and zoom)

Friday, Aug 26th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin Rabbi Shana Margolin to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service.

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SaturdaySat, 10 JunJune, 2023

Bat Mitzvah of Ada Clar

Shabbat, Jun 10th 10:00a to 12:00pPlease join us to celebrate as Ada Clar is called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah.

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Sat, August 13 2022 16 Av 5782