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Welcome to Beth Jacob Synagogue

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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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.

SundaySun, 28 NovNovember, 2021

Shine A Light on: BJ's Care Committee (Zoom only)

Sunday, Nov 28th 5:30p to 7:00pJoin Nancy Gore and Joey to discuss the work and plans of our newly formed committee

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MondayMon, 29 NovNovember, 2021

Shine A Light on: Immigrant Rights: Migrant Justice (Zoom only)

Monday, Nov 29th 5:30p to 7:00pBeth Jacob once again presents Shine a Light, a celebration of justice throughout the holiday. Join us on Zoom for the first seven nights of Chanukah to light candles, learn about important work in our community, and share your own efforts to repair the world (Tikkun Olam). Join Abel Luna for a discussion on this important topic.

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TuesdayTue, 30 NovNovember, 2021

Crossword 101 (Zoom)

Tuesday, Nov 30th 11:00a to 12:00pJoin us for a weekly opportunity to chat and do a NYT's crossword puzzle together on Zoom.

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TuesdayTue, 30 NovNovember, 2021

Meditation (in person)

Tuesday, Nov 30th 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, 3 DecDecember, 2021

Young Families Zoom Shabbat and Chanukah with Goodie Bags

Friday, Dec 3rd 5:30p to 6:30pJoin Leah Kittredge for a virtual Shabbat and Chanukah celebration. Please register by 10 AM on Wednesday the Dec. 1 so we know how many bags to prepare. Bags will be available beginning Friday morning at 10 AM. Sponsored by PJ Library of Vermont and Beth Jacob.

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SundaySun, 5 DecDecember, 2021

Chanukah Bash

Sunday, Dec 5th 11:30a to 1:00pLive music, donuts, hot drinks and crafts...FUN for all ages! Please join us to celebrate Chanukah. We'll be dancing away at the Montpelier recreation pavilion.

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SundaySun, 5 DecDecember, 2021

Share the Light Hanukkah Party

Sunday, Dec 5th 6:00p to 9:00pJoin JCOGS, Beth Jacob & Jewish Communities of VT on the last night of Hanukkah for a celebration featuring: FREE Latke Buffet with cash bar and full dinner menu available, candle-lighting ceremony, gifts and games for kids. 10% of proceeds support Capstone Community Action's fuel assistance program. --- As if that wasn't enough... stick around for the after-party at 9pm with national touring African-infused jam-band Toubab Krewe! This is a ticketed show, and we require proof of vaccination or negative test within 72 hours to attend this portion of the event. Tix available at: https://www.zenbarnvt.com/event/dec-5-toubab-krewe-9pm/

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FridayFri, 10 DecDecember, 2021

Shabbat Services (In Person and on Zoom)

Friday, Dec 10th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin Michael Chernick for this evening service. We will be using the Sim Shalom Siddur.

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SaturdaySat, 18 DecDecember, 2021

Shabbat Morning Service (In Person and on Zoom)

Shabbat, Dec 18th 10:00a to 11:00aJoin Rabbi Shana Margolin for this morning service that will focus on human rights. We will use the Kol Haneshama Siddur.

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FridayFri, 24 DecDecember, 2021

Kabbalat Shabbat (In Person)

Friday, Dec 24th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin Phyllis Rubenstein for this evening service. We will be using the Likrat Shabbat Siddur.

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SaturdaySat, 28 MayMay, 2022

Bat Mitzvah of Evan Hare

Shabbat, May 28th 10:00a to 12:00pThe Beth Jacob community is invited to a Shabbat morning service to celebrate as Evan Hare is called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah.

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