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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.

Regular minyan times (other minyanim may vary):

Thursday mornings at 7:15 AM 
     ♦   7:00 AM on Rosh Chodesh or Chol HaMoed

Shabbat & Yom Tov mornings at 9:30 AM 
     ♦   Children's service at 10:45 AM
     ♦   Kiddush lunch every week at 12:30 PM

The office is normally open:
Mondays to Thursdays, 9:00am to 12:00pm




Pesach is fast approaching!  For this year's Chametz Form, please click on the link below:

2019 - 5779 CHAMETZ FORM

Please fill out the form, and return it to the office - by mail, dropped off, or a scanned copy of the signed & completed form can be returned by email.



April 18 – Thursday Night
Bedikat Chametz (Checking for Chametz)

April 19 – Friday
Ta’anit Bechorot (Fast of the First Born) Shacharit 7:00A with Siyum
Last time for Chametz 11:04A   
Candle Lighting 7:52p, Mincha 7:00P
Kiddush should not be before 7:52P

April 20 Shabbat
Shacharit 9:30A
Candle lighting (including preparing) not before 8:53P
Mincha 7:00P
Kiddush should not be before 8:53P

April 21 Sunday
Shacharit 9:30A
Havdallah 9:02P

April 25 Thursday
Shacharit 7:00A
Candle lighting 7:59P
Mincha 7:00P

April 26 Friday
Shacharit 9:30A
Mincha 7:00P
Candle Lighting 8:00p

April 27 Shabbat
Shacharit 9:30A
Havdallah 9:09P

yom hashoah speaker here at beth jacob

Please join us as we welcome Jack Veffer, author of “Through the Eyes of The Child: Survival of the Holocaust” is a frequent speaker at Holocaust Memorial events.
He will be speaking at Beth Jacob Congregation's Yom Hashoah Commemoration on May 1, 2019 at 7:30pm.  Admission is free and all are welcome. 



To purchase your tickets online, please click on the image below:

Haftorah and DVAR TORAH SIGN UP Sheet

Everyone (men and women) are encouraged to sign up! 


Seeking Haftorah volunteers - click here to sign up using Google Docs!

Seeking Dvar Torah volunteers - click here to sign up using Google Docs!

Fri, April 19 2019 14 Nisan 5779