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B’nai Jacob is a warm and welcoming Jewish community in Jersey City. A place where friends and family connect with each other, engage in meaningful prayer, and discover new ways to celebrate our traditions and culture.

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About Us

B’nai Jacob is a warm and welcoming Jewish community in Jersey City. A place where friends and family connect with each other, engage in meaningful prayer, and discover new ways to celebrate our traditions and culture. We celebrate Judaism in a creative, warm and life-affirming manner and welcome all with warmth and hospitality. We support the State of Israel and acknowledge its vital importance to our congregation and the Jewish people. We embrace the diversity of our community and strive to be inclusive and cohesive, caring and welcoming.

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Latest Events

Dinner at a Chinese Restaurant

Monday, December 25: 4PM Enjoy another fun Jewish tradition with your B’nai Jacob family and friends. Restaurant: Shanghai Best (95 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302) Please e-mail jschrimmer@comcast.net or …

Chanukah Shabbat Dinner

Friday, December 15: 7PM Chanukah Dinner at B’nai Jacob Fee: $18 (no fee for children under 10). Please e-mail jschrimmer@comcast.net or phone our office (201-435-5725) by December 11 if you …

Annual Latke Fest

Our second annual Latke Fest! Sunday, December 17: 4PM at Congregation Bnai Jacob Jersey City It is that time of year again when we warm the house with traditional Chanukah …

Sunday Morning Hebrew School

Sunday December 10: 10:15AM to 11:30AM Hebrew School for young students as well as a specialized program of preparation for Bar/Bat Mitzvah students.  Topic: Chanukah. Congregation B’nai Jacob of Jersey City …

Movie Night

Stay tuned for information about our December Movie Night: 6:30PM to 9PM   Drinks and popcorn! Fee: $5  B’NAI JACOB 176 West Side Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07305 201.435.5725 rabbiaaron1@gmail.com …

Pot Luck Shabbat

Friday, November 24: 7:00PM      Welcome the start of Shabbat with family, friends, and food.   Bring a vegetarian/dairy dish or dessert or simply yourselves, and take a little …

Lunch “N” Learn

Monday December 4 and 18: 12 noon to 1:30 PM   We have lunch and fun discussion on Mondays twice a month.  Come and relax in the middle of the …

Millennial Shabbat

Friday, December 1: 7-9:30 PM  Millennial Shabbat is a modern Shabbat evening that is intended to be attractive to young professionals and the young at heart.  The evening begins with …

Hebrew Classes for Adults

Every Tuesday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm (December 12th class is cancelled)  An innovative Ulpan style teaching method using associative learning to teach Hebrew in Hebrew.  We use basic vocabulary …

Ruach Shabbat: A Family Shabbat Service

Saturday, December 9: postponed due to inclement weather Ruach Shabbat is a child-friendly service that encourages the participation of children and is especially popular with families with children.  Ruach Shabbat …