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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!

Mishloach Manot for Purim!  

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Shabbat Dinner

Join us Friday night

February 9

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

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

To RSVP,  please sign up and pay online, or send a check before Wednessday, February 7.



Shir  Hadash 
Saturday, February 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 


Walk in the Woods

By popular demand, we will keep walking throughout the winter as best we can! 

Our next walk is:  Saturday, February 24 at 1:15pm right after kiddush

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


Family Service 
Pot Luck Dinner
Join us for an engaging and inter-active service,
and bring a delicious
pareve or dairy dish to share for dinner.
Friday, February 23  
5:30pm  - Shabbat FAMILY Service,    
6:00pm  - Pot Luck Shabbat Dinner  
Sign up here! Please sign up by Wednesday, February 21!

Shabbat Schmooze and the regular evening service will take place at their usual times.


B'nai Jacob Celebrates

Purim 14 Adar 5778
February 28, 2018

5:30 - 6:30 pm  Family Megillah Reading & Children's Shpiel
6:30 - 7:30 pm  Purim Celebration & Dinner costume parade, games, crafts, and lots of hammentaschen!
7:00 - 8:00 pm  Full Megillah Reading
8:00 pm            Adult Shpiel

Join us for Megillah & Merriment!

Check back for more information!


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


Wed, February 21 2018 6 Adar 5778