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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


2020 purim services at beth jacob


Monday March 9 @ 7:00PM
Tuesday March 10 @ 7:00AM


Join us for a great Purim celebration with your community! This year, our theme is Purim in New York City, featuring a delicious journey to a NYC delicatessen and other New York elements! Vegetarian options will be available as well.

Please note - prices will increase to $25 per individual, $75 per family, and $150 per table of 8 on March 6. Act soon and get your tickets early!

5:30 - Doors open; dinner and bar
6:15 - Swift Megillah reading
6:30 - Children's activities - Hamantash baking, Purim crafts and more
6:30 - Adult program - Jews Telling Jokes and "roasting the rabbi" by comedian Ryan Zeitz - recently featured at Yuk Yuks.

L'chaims for all from our secret New York speakeasy, served by our SmartServe certified bartender. Please refrain from bringing your own alcoholic beverages to this event. Mishloach Manot packages will be made available to every participant to gift to another, and you will also have the opportunity to donate "Matanot L'evyonim", gifts to the poor, in honour of Purim.


Schedule of Candle lighting & service times

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!

Thu, February 27 2020 2 Adar 5780