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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


Raising the sukkah at beth jacob

We are raising the Sukkah on Sunday Oct 13th morning!
Please come and help, many hands will make light work.

sukkot - lulav & etrog

There will be a Lulav & Etrog here at Beth Jacob next week for our members to shake - hope to see you here next week!

2019 Sukkot at beth jacob

Erev Sukkot (Sunday, October 13, 2019)
Candle Lighting – 6:25P
Mincha/Ma’ariv – 6:25P

Sukkot Day One  (Monday, October 14, 2019)
Shacharit – 9:30A
Mincha/Ma’ariv – 6:25P
(Candle Lighting and preparation for 2nd day not before 7:23P)

Sukkot Day Two  (Tuesday, October 15, 2019)
Shacharit – 9:30A
Havdallah – 7:22P

Sukkot Day Four (Thursday, October 17, 2019)
Shacharit – 7:00A

Shabbat Chol Hamoed (Friday, October 18, 2019)
Candle Lighting – 6:16P
Mincha/ Kabbalat Shabbat/ Ma’ariv – 6:15P

Shabbat Morning Chol HaMoed (Saturday, October 19, 2019)
Shacharit – 9:30A   Kohelet to be read
Havdallah – 7:16P

Hoshana Rabba/Shmini Atzeret (Sunday, October 20, 2019)
Shacharit – 9:00A
Candle Lighting – 6:13P
Mincha/Ma’ariv – 6:15P

Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah (Monday, October 21, 2019)
Shacharit – 9:30A
Yizkor (approx.) 10:30A
Candle Lighting and Preparations for 2nd Day not before 7:13P
Mincha – Not to be done
(Simchat Torah)
Ma’ariv & Hakofot - approx. 7:00P

Simchat Torah (Tuesday, October 22, 2019)
Shacharit – 9:30A
Havdallah – 7:11P

Movie night at beth jacob - October 23rd at 7:00pm



Weekly Parsha classes at Beth Jacob begin again!
First class will be on Tuesday October 29th at 2:00pm.
Leader - Eliora Wolfe.

For those of you doing the Hebrew reading, we will discuss this at the first class. Looking forward to seeing everyone in class!
If you know anyone else who would like to join please pass this along to them


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!

Tue, October 15 2019 16 Tishrei 5780