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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

Pot Luck Shabbat

Friday, October 20: 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 October 23: 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 a …

Millennial Shabbat

Friday, November 3: 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!

Every Tuesday from 7:00 – 8:15 pm Hebrew for Adults: An innovative Ulpan style teaching method using associative learning to teach Hebrew in Hebrew. We will use basic vocabulary revolving …

Ruach Shabbat: A Family Shabbat Service

Ruach Shabbat: A Family Shabbat Service One Saturday a month 10:15 – 11:30 am. Ruach Shabbat is a child-friendly service that encourages the participation of children and is especially popular …

High Holidays

High Holidays Hello and Shalom to all of you! Cantorial Solist: Rebecca Weitman Our Opera singer: Isabella Megyeri

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn Come and relax in the middle of the day for a nice conversation and a fabulous lunch with your friends! Only for $10.

Spotlight

Movie Night and Shabbat Dinner

Movie Night and Shabbat Dinner Enjoy a very powerful and emotional movie with friends, a dinner with traditions and a fabulous way to end the week! July 21, 2017 7:00 …