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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

Purim Celebration

Wednesday, February 28: 6PM Celebrate Purim at the Shul! A Purim service is supposed to be fun for children of all ages, and of course, there must be food.  One …

Hebrew with Jewish Philosophy

Thursday, February 22: 7- 8:15PM Rabbi Aaron Katz employs an innovative Ulpan style teaching method using associative learning to teach Hebrew in Hebrew.  We use basic vocabulary revolving around Jewish …

Lunch and Learn

Monday, February 26: 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 day for …

Pot Luck Shabbat

Friday, January 26: 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 …

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 …