Worship and Events


Online Gatherings

At this time during the Coronavirus pandemic, we are connecting our community online.  Please join us by either telephone or by computer/cell phone. Connection details are sent via our email list or by contacting our Synagogue President, Jill Minkoff at mjsminkoff@gmail.com

Weekly on Friday Evenings

Shabbat "Open House"

Drop in, at your convenience, on-line any time 7-8 PM, to see your Beth El friends. Blessing over the lighting of Shabbat candles, songs, schmoozing. Contact Jill for connection information, mjsminkoff@gmail.com

Synagogue Board Meeting

June 8, 7 PM.  We will gather via phone/video conferencing. 

Shavuot Celebrations!

Check out the many offerings from the Jewish Communities of Vermont Shavuot Summit, May 27-30.  

And Rabbi Donna Kirshbaum, Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation, is offering Shavuot celebrations, May 28 and 29. Check them out here.  

Religious School

Religious School

Religious School


Translating Torah text, learning prayers and liturgy, experiencing Shabbat and other holidays, being in solidarity with other VT Jewish communities, and taking private study opportunities such as preparing for adult Bat Mitzvah --our religious school programs are engaging both in the class room and beyond. 

Contact Jill mjsminkoff@gmail.com

Kehillat Chesed

Religious School

Religious School


Kehillat Chesed  supports and acknowledges congregants in good and difficult times.

~~For life events (birth, retirements, deaths). 

~~To host others who might be alone for Shabbat or holidays.

 ~~For special occasions: birthday, graduation, or honor coming to you, family, or friends.

Contact Carol cnovick@together.net

or Rene renerose@myfairpoint.net


Religious School



Our Jewish community has a  section in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in St. Johnsbury.  The landscaped parcel has over 100 plots.  It was established in 1988.  Engraved commemorative bricks are also available.  Permission for burial and requests for bricks are made through the Synagogue.

Contact Nelson nsb031441@gmail.com 

Your Gift

Your support of the Synagogue sustains and strengthens us, ensuring everyone is welcome here, and allows us to respond to needs in the wider community.

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