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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


Beth Jacob 2024 AGM

All congregation members in good standing are cordially invited to attend the 2024 Beth Jacob Annual General Meeting, to be held on Monday July 22nd at 7:30pm.  Please check your emails for your Zoom invitations. Thank you.


Children are in the building and the place is alive with music, songs, dancing and so many activities!


beth jacob stands with israel

We encourage those who may be so inclined, and who are able, to consider a donation to Canadian Magen David Adom. The Magen David Adom actively raises funds to support Israel's team of trained volunteer and professional medical responders and aids in providing the entire nation's pre-hospital emergency medical needs, including disaster, ambulance and blood services. The MDA is an active member of the international Red Cross / Red Crescent Society. To donate please follow the link below:

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. 

Mon, July 22 2024 16 Tammuz 5784