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 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 21, 2018 at 5:30pm
Rabbi Shana Margolin will lead this special service with a theme of human rights. The service will use the Reconstructionist siddur Kol HaNeshama.
December 22, 2018 at 10:30am
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
Matt Levin will lead this 30 minute service, including participatory readings and a discussion of the week's Torah portion. The non-theistic text offer a chance to take a break before the weekend, slow down and appreciate Jewish traditions and values, and share some introspection and community.
November 3, 2018 at 9:45am
Rabbi Shana Margolin will lead services from the Reconstructionist Siddur Kol HaNeshama. She often weaves topical themes into the service.
November 9, 2018 at 5:30pm
Matt Levin will lead this 30 minute service, including participatory readings and a discussion of the week's Torah portion. The non-theistic text offer a chance to take a break before the weekend, slow down and appreciate Jewish traditions and values, and share some introspection and community.
November 2, 2018 at 5:00pm
Make your own pizza at this special shabbat dinner for families with children age 7 and under.
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.
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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