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Located five miles from Yale University, Congregation B’nai Jacob has proudly served our community for 136 years. We serve a diverse community through our engaging services, stimulating educational programs for children and adults, and our commitment to social justice. We hope you will check us out – for an hour or a lifetime!



High Holidays 2019/5780

Service TImes and Information



CBJ Cooks Indian Style

Bombay Shabbat Dinner
Friday, October 18 • 7:30pm
Interested in cooking? Contact Abby - abby@silbert22,com
$18 per adult / $12 per child.  Sign up and pay online or send a check to the office.
Soup in the Sukkah 
(...and grilled cheese ... and ice cream) 
Sunday, October 20 *  12:00 noon
Our annual FAMILY Sukkot celebration. This lunch party is for the whole congregation, not just the kids!  This is a FREE event, but please email the office with the number of adults and children attending so that we are sure to have enough for everyone.
Sukkah on the Green 
Sunday, October 20  *  2:00pm 
CBJ will again host a short interfaith service under a Sukkah and provide a meal for needy people at Trinity Church on the Green in New Haven. Seeking volunteers to build, cook and serve dinner to those in need. Sign up HERE.


Join us for a Fun Fundraiser


Ten congregants will host ten more congregants in their respective homes for dinner.
Each home will feature a guest entertainer or speaker.

Choose from our array of talent.
Tell us your top three choices and you will be assigned a mystery destination for the evening.  

$100 per person, for dinner & entertainment
Complimentary for All-Inclusive Members (still register!)

6:00 pm  Havdalah & Cocktails at CBJ,
during which your Host, Entertainer, & Destination will be revealed
7:00 pm  Dinner & Entertainment w/Host

RSVP by  November 1
Assignments will be made first come, first served.
Dietary laws will be observed in all homes.


Sign up and pay  ONLINE


DOWNLOAD FORM to print and send to office with payment




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


Wed, October 16 2019 17 Tishrei 5780