Beth Jacob Congregation


Beth Jacob Congregation of Kitchener-Waterloo

Beth Jacob Congregation has been serving the Jewish community of Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge for more than a century.
Founded in 1908, Beth Jacob is a modern Orthodox synagogue with congregants from different observances.

Pesach Chametz 5777 - 2017

It is a Mitzvah of Passover to sell your Chametz. If you would like to me be your agent in this process please print & fill out the form below. You can also pick up the form in the office and submit in person. 

For a copy of the form, please click here.

Pesach (pASSOVER) 5777 - 2017

April 9. Sunday Night
Bedikat Chametz (Checking for Chametz Night)

April 10, Monday 
Taanit Bechorot (Fast of the First Born) Shacharit 7:00am with Siyum 
Buir Chametz (Burning of Chametz) @BethJacob 8:30am
Last Time of Chametz 11:12am
Candle Light 7:41pm Mincha 7:00pm 
Kiddush should not be before 7:59pm 

April 11, Tuesday
Shachrit 9:30am
Candle Lighting (including preparing) not before 8:42pm
Mincha 7:00pm   

April 12, Wednesday
Shachrit 9:30am
Havdalla 8:51pm

April 13, Thursday 
Shachrit 7:00am

April 14 Friday
Mincha 7:00pm 
Candle Lighting 7:46pm 

April 15 Shabbat Chol Hamoed
Shacharit 9:30am
Havdalla 8:55pm

April 16, Sunday 
Mincha 7:00pm 
Candle Lighting 7:48pm 

April 17, Monday 
Shachrit 9:30am
Candle Lighting 8:49pm 
Mincha 7:00pm 

April 18, Tuesday 
Shachrit 9:30am   YIZKOR 
Havdalla 8:58pm

If you would like to order Shmurah Matzah please contact the Rabbi.

2017 vacation lottery is here!

The annual Beth Jacob Vacation Lottery draw is a fantastic fundraiser for our community.  Please purchase a ticket and sell to friends & acquaintances!  Every ticket has TWO chances to win a prize.

Tickets are $100.00 each, draw to be held on April 26th, 2017.  Please see the ad for more information.  Purchases can be made at the shul office by cheque or cash (Sorry, no Paypal or credit cards can be accepted for these tickets).


The office is normally open:
Mondays to Thursdays, 9:00am to 2:00pm

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Sun, 26 March 2017 28 Adar 5777