Welcome to Beth Jacob Synagogue

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

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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September 23, 2018 at 9:15am
Our weekly program is off to a great start! You can still sign up.
September 28, 2018 at 6:00pm
Join us in the sukkah. Please bring a dairy or vegetarian dish to share. We will also honor Sara for her many years of teaching our Hebrew School students!
October 11, 2018 at 5:15pm
Come discuss the book with the Beth Jacob Contemporary Jewish Reading Group. Light pot-luck supper is served.
October 11, 2018 at 7:00pm
Goddard College faculty member and former Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Miriam-Goldberg will read from her new novel, Miriam's Well: A Modern Day Exodus, and lead a writing workshop. At Kellogg-Hubbard Library; use School Street entrance.
October 6, 2018 at 9:45am
Starting from the beginning with Shabbat B'resheet. Service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin from the Reconstructionist prayerbook Kol HaNeshama.
October 12, 2018 at 7:00pm
Phyllis Rubenstein will lead a traditional, egalitarian service.
October 19, 2018 at 7:00pm
Egalitarian service, including English readings, led by Yona Shahar using either the Likrat Shabbat (Conservative) or Kol Haneshamah (Reconstructionist) prayerbook.
October 26, 2018 at 5:30pm
This nontheistic service will embrace rational human-centered philosophy and connection to Jewish culture, led by Matt Levin.
September 23, 2018 at 9:15am
Our weekly program is off to a great start! You can still sign up.
September 28, 2018 at 6:00pm
Join us in the sukkah. Please bring a dairy or vegetarian dish to share. We will also honor Sara for her many years of teaching our Hebrew School students!
September 30, 2018 at 9:15am
Engaging program for students in grades 2- 7.
May 2, 2020 at 9:45am
Join us as we celebrate with Russell as he is called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah.

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Since 1913, our diverse Jewish community has gathered to worship, celebrate, learn, and share life’s joys and sorrows. We invite you to become part of this community.

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