Beth Jacob Congregation


Beth Jacob Congregation of Kitchener-Waterloo

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

Holistic Prayer

"Holistic prayer", open to the greater Jewish KW community, will begin on Shabbat mornings at 11:15am.


Starting every Shabbat morning January 21st, 2017.


Few commandments are as challenging as prayer. The tensions between human limitations and God's infinity, self-assertion and self-submission, structure and spontaneity, hope and surrender, individual expression and collective experience make tefilla one of the most difficult aspects of Jewish life.


We will be learning what are the goals to praying, why have a set prayer, and spirituality. All who participate are welcome and encouraged to join us for our Kiddush luncheon which will follow upon completion of the learners tefillah. This experience is a boundary free place to learn about our customary Shabbat liturgy and to connect personally closer to God.


Those with children are welcome to bring babies in arms. Children ages 3-10 are welcomed to our children service at 10:45am.

Purim - Mishloach Manot

Purim is fast approaching - please order your Mischloach Manot baskets to enjoy!  Orders and payments must be into the office by Wednesday, February 15th.

For a pdf link to the following form please click HERE.  Order forms are also available at the shul office.

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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Fri, 20 January 2017 22 Tevet 5777