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Beth Jacob Congregation of


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.

weekly services at beth jacob

Regular minyan times (other minyamin may vary)

     ♦   winter - approx 4:30pm to 6:00pm (varies)
     ♦   summer - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

     ♦   9:30am to 11:00am
     ♦   No regular Kiddush lunches at this time

No pre-registration required, all are welcome



All members are invited to the upcoming
Beth Jacob Annual General Meeting

scheduled for

Monday June 5, 2023


The Zoom link, Agenda, Minutes from the 2022 AGM meeting, and the most recent Financial Statements (October 31, 2022) will be provided in a seperate upcoming email to our members.  Thank you everyone.

new!!! pickleball at beth jacob!

Due to the generosity of two of our members, we are now able to offer FREE PICKLEBALL here at Beth Jacob!

The net is set up, rules and equipment are here in the gymnasium! Come with a friend and try the latest craze that is taking over our nation!

Signup sheets are posted by the stage; or you can call the office to check availability.

ladies' challah bake at beth jacob!

Ladies of all ages are invited to a Challah Bake on June 15 at Beth Jacob. All ingredients and supplies will be provided; you will be guided through making your own dough and braiding your own challahs, as needed (or is it kneaded?).
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REGULAR IN-PERSON services at beth jacob 

We welcome everyone to attend, no pre-registration is required and guests are welcome!

  • The wearing of face masks is encouraged, but is optional, for all functions including religious services.
    Adult sized masks are available but we regret we do not have any child-sized masks
  • We do ask everyone who attends: if you have any fever or signs of illness, please stay home until you feel better
  • Hand sanitizer is provided throughout the building
  • Siddur and Chumash will be available for your use should you require them
  • Kippah are available on site, and you are welcome to store your tallit at Beth Jacob
  • Children of all ages are welcome, but we ask that parents continue to supervise their children under the age of 12

Beth Jacob remains committed to following the guidelines and protocols as issued from our federal, provincial, regional and municipal authorities and public health experts.  Thank you for your continued understanding and support.


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!

office hours

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

The office is not open on Sabbath and Major Religious Holidays and phones and emails are not answered on those days. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Should you require urgent burial assistance for a loved one,
please contact us through Dignity Memorial's 24 hour
answering service at 519-743-8900. 

Fri, June 2 2023 13 Sivan 5783