Entries by Barry


We find ourselves in remarkable circumstances, physically separated from each other, and yet reaching out by phone and online to engage and gather virtually and continue to learn and grow. Over the coming weeks, we are finding and sharing with you unique and interesting online learning opportunities as we find them. We have compiled a […]


Schedule and readings for Passover available here SHABBAT SERVICES 9 am Saturday At Beth-Jacob.org/Live Saturday morning we will stream starting at 9; then afterward, the Torah & Haftarah readings, as well as a d’var Torah, will be available on our YouTube Channel after davenning is done. Siddur Lev Shalem Etz Hayim – Shabbat Pesach VIRTUAL […]


Online fun for kids Laila Tov Beth Jacob Bedtime stories for all ages on our Facebook Group. Weeknights at 7 pm, Friday night at 6:30 pm (this week with grade 3/4 teacher Tauby Mintz), and Saturday night Havdalah followed by story time at 8:15 pm (this week with Elena Leavitt)! Also, to make sure you […]


The link to the video conference for Morning Minyan is Beth-Jacob.org/Live. Just click it when it’s time for minyan. You can find the siddur here: Beth-Jacob.org/Siddur. If you would like to view in split screen with the service on one side and the siddur on the other, here are instructions: How to Split Screens in […]


Final Update The Beth Jacob Congregation Rabbinical Search Committee has now completed their work. The Board charged us with finding the best fit rabbi for Beth Jacob, and we have successfully done that.  The Board also charged us with building community while we did our work.  Yasher koach to the Committee for staying resilient and […]

Wine and Chocolate Sale

To Benefit BJC Youth Programs (and people who like wine and/or chocolate!) The Beth Jacob Youth Committee is coordinating the annual Wine and Chocolate Sale, with proceeds going to benefit Beth Jacob youth programs. All wine and chocolates are kosher for Passover (and year-round!); stock up on your favorites, especially if you have a Bar/Bat […]


Help Keep Our Connections Strong At the heart of our Beth Jacob community is our connection with one another.  At this time of physical distancing, we want to maintain as much as possible the closeness of our connections with one another.Many of us are wondering what we can do to support each other during this complicated […]

On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism

With Rabbi Tamar Magill-Grimm 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm Judaism is not just a religion or a culture or people, or even a way of living in the world – it is a world unto itself, encompassing ancient and newer rituals, complex ideas, and thousands of years of history. If you’ve been curious about […]

Shabbat Enrichment

Please join our Shabbat learning community! Don’t forget to register your children for activities and education at Beth Jacob: Iyunim for 4th grade and under Kehillat Shabbat for 4th grade and older Madrichim for 9-12 grades Your children are the priority in youth learning at Beth Jacob. We foster their Jewish identity and strengthen their […]