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		                            <span class="slider_description">We are mindful of the fact that many members of our community fall in at-risk groups for contracting COVID-19 and we are working on opening Beth Jacob Synagogue in a way that is safe for all.  We now have some opportunities for in-person gathering as well as some zoom gatherings on our calendar.  To learn more about how to keep our community healthy please click below.</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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FridayFri, 10 JulJuly, 2020

Virtual Family Shabbat

Friday, Jul 10th 5:45p to 6:15pJoin host Leah Kittredge in for a virtual family Shabbat on Zoom. We will light the candles, bless the wine and challah, sing a song and then have a chance to chat. Co-sponsored by Beth Jacob synagogue and PJ Library in VT.

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SundaySun, 12 JulJuly, 2020

Commandment 613 Screening and Q+A with filmmakers and Rabbi Kevin Hale (in person and zoom)

Sunday, Jul 12th 6:30p to 7:30pJoin in from home or Beth Jacob for a screening of this film followed by a Q+A with Rabbi Kevin Hale and filmmakers.

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MondayMon, 13 JulJuly, 2020

Meditation (in person)

Monday, Jul 13th 5:00p to 5:45pJoin 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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TuesdayTue, 14 JulJuly, 2020

Crossword 101 (Zoom)

Tuesday, Jul 14th 11:00a to 12:00pJoin us on Zoom for a chance to chat and do a NYT crossword puzzle together.

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FridayFri, 10 JulJuly, 2020

Virtual Family Shabbat

Friday, Jul 10th 5:45p to 6:15pJoin host Leah Kittredge in for a virtual family Shabbat on Zoom. We will light the candles, bless the wine and challah, sing a song and then have a chance to chat. Co-sponsored by Beth Jacob synagogue and PJ Library in VT.

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FridayFri, 24 JulJuly, 2020

Virtual Family Shabbat

Friday, Jul 24th 5:45p to 6:15pJoin host Leah Kittredge in for a virtual family Shabbat on Zoom. We will light the candles, bless the wine and challah, sing a song and then have a chance to chat. Co-sponsored by Beth Jacob synagogue and PJ Library in VT.

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SaturdaySat, 10 OctOctober, 2020

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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FridayFri, 10 JulJuly, 2020

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Zoom)

Friday, Jul 10th 7:00p to 8:00pJoin leader Yona Shahar to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service on Zoom.

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FridayFri, 17 JulJuly, 2020

Secular Humanist Service (Zoom)

Friday, Jul 17th 7:00p to 7:30pJoin leader, Matt Levin, to welcome Shabbat with a secular humanist service on Zoom. 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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SaturdaySat, 25 JulJuly, 2020

Shabbat Morning Service (In-person and on Zoom)

Shabbat, Jul 25th 9:45a to 11:00aPlease join us for a Shabbat morning service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin. The service will take place indoors and in-person as well as on Zoom. Please RSVP below to attend in-person.

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SaturdaySat, 10 OctOctober, 2020

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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