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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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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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ThursdayThu, 2 FebFebruary, 2023

Meditation (in person)

Thursday, Feb 2nd 3:00p to 4:00pPlease 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 FebFebruary, 2023

Mah Jongg Group (in person)

Friday, Feb 3rd 1:30p to 3:00pMah Jongg is back! Join in on the fun with this beloved tile-based game.

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SaturdaySat, 4 FebFebruary, 2023

A Year with Moses: Weekly Torah study (zoom)

Shabbat, Feb 4th 3:00p to 4:00pAll are welcome to join Aodhan Tomecko on Zoom for a weekly discussion to reflect on the week's Torah portion together.

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SundaySun, 5 FebFebruary, 2023

Tu B'Shevat Seder (in person)

Sunday, Feb 5th 4:00p to 5:30pJoin us around the table to celebrate the New Year for Trees! Although it's winter in North America, in Israel the almond trees are blooming. With stories, teachings, and seven species of fruit, we mark the official birthday of the trees.

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SaturdaySat, 4 FebFebruary, 2023

Community Shabbat with Rabbi David Fainsilber (jn person)

Shabbat, Feb 4th 10:00a to 12:00pJoin Rabbi David Fainsilber from JCOGS and the Hebrew school program for a morning shabbat service.

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SundaySun, 19 FebFebruary, 2023

Family Sunday Program- Celebrate Tu B'Shevat!

Sunday, Feb 19th 10:00a to 11:30aFamilies with children of all ages are invited to join Paul Markowitz to learn about the holiday of Tu B'Shevat and celebrate the birthday of the trees!

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SundaySun, 9 AprApril, 2023

Passover Palooza (in person)

Sunday, Apr 9th 10:00a to 11:30aThe Family Sunday Program is invited to celebrate Passover with a special Passover Palooza!

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SaturdaySat, 4 FebFebruary, 2023

Community Shabbat with Rabbi David Fainsilber (jn person)

Shabbat, Feb 4th 10:00a to 12:00pJoin Rabbi David Fainsilber from JCOGS and the Hebrew school program for a morning shabbat service.

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SundaySun, 5 FebFebruary, 2023

Tu B'Shevat Seder (in person)

Sunday, Feb 5th 4:00p to 5:30pJoin us around the table to celebrate the New Year for Trees! Although it's winter in North America, in Israel the almond trees are blooming. With stories, teachings, and seven species of fruit, we mark the official birthday of the trees.

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FridayFri, 10 FebFebruary, 2023

Kabbalat Shabbat Service (in person and zoom)

Friday, Feb 10th 5:30p to 6:30pJoin us to welcome Shabbat with a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin. Momentous Torah teaching this week: We gather at Mt Sinai with all Jews past, present and future to receive the Torah.

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FridayFri, 17 FebFebruary, 2023

Three Blessings and a Potluck- Meet Sarah V! (in person)

Friday, Feb 17th 6:00p to 7:00pIt's back! Join our host Michele Clark to celebrate Shabbat by saying the Shabbat blessings and enjoying a potluck dinner together. This will be a special 3 Blessings and a Potluck because we are welcoming our new Program Director and Education Assistant, Sarah Villanueva! Bring a vegetarian or dairy dish to share, and enjoy our first indoor potluck together in 3 years!

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