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Congregation B’nai Jacob is a warm, welcoming Conservative congregation in the heart of Woodbridge, Connecticut. Located five miles from Yale University, Congregation B’nai Jacob has proudly served our community for 135 years. We serve a diverse community through our engaging and participatory services, our cutting edge, award-winning religious school, our wide array of stimulating educational opportunities for families and adults, and our commitment to social justice. We hope you will check us out – for an hour or a lifetime!



Shir  Hadash 
Saturday, March 17, 2018  

A songful, prayerful, soulful service led by Cantor Kanfer and Rabbi Shapiro. Our intent is to use the power of our music and the kavanah of our words and hearts to make God’s presence manifest.

9:00-10:00 am  Shir Hadash, followed by a mini Kiddush 

10:15 am  Torah service 


Sunday Speaker 

March 18 at 10:00 am 

Rev. Canon Nicholas T. Porter

Jerusalem Peacebuilders

Last summer a group of Jewish, Christian and Muslim teens from around the world visited our synagogue as part of their program with the Jerusalem Peacebuilders. Rev. Canon Nicholas T. Porter, Executive Director of the program, will return to discuss the transformational, interfaith peace and leadership work of Jerusalem Peacebuilders in Israel, Jerusalem and the West Bank. 

Shabbat Dinner
in memory of Pat Rogovin 


For years Pat lovingly oversaw our Shabbat dinners, always making sure that the food was delicious and the table beautiful, enhancing our Shabbat experience. We never dreamed that we would have to forge on without her so very soon.

Please join us for this dinner in her memory. We are looking for sponsors for the dinner. Please consider joining us as a sponsor.

Friday evening, March 23

Shabbat Schmooze at 6:00pm
Shabbat Ruach Service at 6:30pm with the Choir
Dinner at 7:30pm

Serving a traditional Shabbat dinner menu, with a vegetarian option, $25 per person.  

To RSVP,  please sign up and pay online, or send a check before Wednesday, March 21.



Walk in the Woods

Our next walk is:  Saturday, April 21 

We will meet at the entrance to the Blue Trail, behind the church in Woodbridge Town Center. Dress warmly for a prayerful, meditative walk!



View Photo Gallery! 
(Photo credits to Joe Blumberg and Joanna Cooper)



Rabbi Rona Shapiro

Rabbi Rona Shapiro named among “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis,” the annual list compiled by The Forward.

Learn more about this prestigious national honor:

Article from The Forward

Article from The Connecticut Jewish Ledger


Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT  06525





Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 5:00pm

8:30am - 3:00pm


Sat, March 17 2018 1 Nisan 5778