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What is Dementia?

  • Posted on August 24, 2019
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August 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am – (During services at Beth Jacob, approximately 10:30 am) Dementia is a common diagnosis that is unfortunately uncommonly spoken about. Join us for services on August 24th for a guest speaker from the Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton, Olivia Mouriopoulos, who will briefly explain: The difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Some statistics regarding Hamilton […]

Professor Xu Xin: History of Jews in China

  • Posted on September 3, 2019
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September 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Professor Xu Xin is a professor at Nanjing University and China’s leading Judaic scholar, as well as the founder and director of the Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish and Israel Studies at Nanjing University in Nanjing, China. Join us Tuesday evening for a fascinating presentation on the history of Jews in China. 

Hebrew School Kickoff: Apiary Tour

  • Posted on September 4, 2019
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September 4, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm –

Congregational Friday Night Dinner

  • Posted on September 6, 2019
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September 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm – 5:30pm musical service;6:30pm dinner.   A Friday night dinner at the synagogue for our members – friends and family welcome too.   $18 includes soup, salad, fish, challah, and Kiddush wine. And of course dessert! $10 for ages 6 – 12. Kids 5 and under eat free.   Please RSVP to Shira so we can save you […]

When “Thoughts & Prayers” Aren’t Enough: Rabbi Chuck Diamond

  • Posted on September 15, 2019
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September 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Rabbi Chuck Diamond, beloved Rabbi of Camp Ramah Canada for over 44 years and former Rabbi of Pittsburgh’s ‘Tree of Life’ synagogue, will be presenting “When Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough” – a call to action against hatred and violence. Q&A to follow. Admission is $18, $10 for students. Suitable for bar/bat mitzvah age and […]

Birkat Hamazon: What is it Really Saying to Us About Judaism?

  • Posted on September 16, 2019
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September 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – The Birkat Hamazon is very familiar to many. But it is more than just a lively group sing after a meal. In it, we can find ‘the whole philosophy of Judaism’. Join Alan Livingston in going over the text in Hebrew and English, discussing it’s meaning, and even singing some of its lively melodies. Alan […]

Baby ‘n Me Programming

  • Posted on September 18, 2019
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September 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Baby n’ Me programming is finally launching! After much discussion with parents about the times and dates that work for you, we’d like to invite caregivers and their little ones to an “inaugural” meeting here at Beth Jacob on Wednesday September 18 at 2 pm. This will be an opportunity to meet other parents and […]

Star Trek Selichot

  • Posted on September 21, 2019
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September 21, 2019 – September 22, 2019 @ 8:30 pm – 12:30 am – Join us for a viewing of 1966’s Star Trek episode, “The Enemy Within”: A transporter malfunction splits Captain Kirk into two halves: one meek and indecisive, the other violent and ill-tempered. Crew members stranded on a freezing planet cannot be beamed up to the ship until the technology, and the leadership crisis, is resolved. Content […]

Beth Jacob Torah Campaign

  • Posted on October 27, 2019
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October 27, 2019 @ All Day – Beth Jacob Torah Campaign Sunday October 27   Do you know your Hebrew name? Your letters are waiting for you!   There is limited time remaining to secure your very own letters, written into our nearly-finished Torah beginning October 27th.   Dedicate letters in honour of loved ones or special events. We’ll book you a […]

Beth Jacob Torah Campaign

  • Posted on November 1, 2019
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November 1, 2019 – December 22, 2019 @ All Day – Beth Jacob Torah Campaign   “How many kids can say they helped write the Torah they read from for their bat mitzvah?”   Your letters are waiting in our unfinished Torah – choose Hebrew letters from the Torah that are meaningful to you, then assist soferet Rabbi Yonah Lavery-Yisraeli in completing them!   We’ll book […]