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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November 13, 2018 at 5:00pm
For meditators and those curious about meditation. The sanctuary and yard are both sweet places for silence in the company of chaverot/chaverim.
November 17, 2018 at 10:30am
November 20, 2018 at 7:00pm
Beth Jacob Synagogue joins the broader community at an interfaith service at St. Monica's Church in Barre.
December 11, 2018 at 5:00pm
For meditators and those curious about meditation. The sanctuary and yard are both sweet places for silence in the company of chaverot/chaverim.
November 16, 2018 at 5:30pm
Michael Chernick will lead this traditional, egalitarian service.
November 20, 2018 at 7:00pm
Beth Jacob Synagogue joins the broader community at an interfaith service at St. Monica's Church in Barre.
November 30, 2018 at 5:30pm
Phyllis Rubenstein will lead a traditional, egalitarian service.
December 8, 2018 at 9:45am
We will read from all three of our Torahs this shabbat! Service led by Rabbi Shana Margolin in Reconstructionist style.
December 14, 2018 at 6:00pm
Join us for shabbat service involving students from our Hebrew School.
December 15, 2018 at 5:00pm
Join us for a festive catered dinner for families with children ages 7 and under. Short havdalah ceremony to say good-bye to shabbat, eat and schmooze.
June 8, 2019 at 9:45am
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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