Our mission is to provide a place, rooted in Jewish tradition, where all people feel welcome, supported and enriched. We strive to foster connections to our past, to our future and to the divine in an intimate, accepting community.
Upcoming Events

Thursday
Nov202014

Thursday
Nov202014

Hold the Date: CBJ Chanukah Parties, Sunday, December 21 starting at 1:30 PM

B’nai Jacob of Phoenixville will host Chanukah Parties, Sunday, December 21, 1:30 PM. Featuring a “bring your Menorah” celebration” and the “World Series of Dreidels.” Jelly donuts, cookies and more will be served. At 3:30 PM, members of the Congregation will travel to the Chester County Kehillah Chanukah Party in West Chester for more Menorah and Dreidel activities.

Congregation B’nai Jacob of Phoenixville, Starr & Manavon Streets, 19460, (610) 933-5550, email: cbjoffice@verizon.net

Monday
Nov102014

INTERACTIVE DAY OF PRAYER NOV. 22

Join us on Saturday, November 22 for an Interactive Day of Prayer, learning, and spiritual pursuit. At 9 AM there will be a “Torah Study for Everyone” session where you will have the option to choose from 2 or 3 different discussions focused on themes that come from the Torah portion for the week. Topics might include sibling rivalry - the differences between Jacob and Esau; Obeying parents vs. telling the truth - Jacob's deception (at his mother Rebecca's request) of his father Isaac; Toldot and Alternative Families.

The Interactive Day of Prayer will continue with opportunities to choose between traditional worship services, meditation and more discussion groups, followed by a delicious lunch at noon. 

All are welcome. There is no charge for lunch, though we ask that you RSVP to cbjoffice@verizon.net so that we know how much food to prepare.

Friday
Nov072014

BEGINNER HEBREW CLASSES ON NOVEMBER 9

The class is scheduled for Sunday, November 9 at 11AM. Learn the Hebrew letters and vowels well enough to read our prayer book in Hebrew. While we will focus on reading, this class will also teach some basic vocabulary and over-all concepts of the prayers. Taught by Rabbi Brown

Friday
Nov072014

CHANUKAH COOKIE BAKING (IN THE KITCHEN) SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

The Congregation is invited to join Sisterhood in CBJ's kitchen on Sunday morning, November 9, for Chanukah Cookie Baking!  (the best part is tasting the broken ones)

Thursday
Nov062014

MASON LOUX BAR MITZVAH NOVEMBER  8

Seth and Linda Loux invite the Congregation to share their joy as their son, Mason Loux, is called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, November 8, 9:30AM. Kiddush to follow.

Thursday
Oct302014

DANIEL ZOLLER BAR MITZVAH NOVEMBER 1

Lisa and Ed Zoller invite the Congregation to share their joy as their son Danny Zoller is called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, November 1, 9:30AM. Kiddish to follow.

Friday
Oct242014

BOOK FAIR NOV. 2 AND NOV 5

The CBJ Religious School has scheduled a Book Fair for Sunday, November 2, 9 AM - 1 PM and Wednesday, November 5, 3:30 - 7:30 PM. Featured will be titles for Pre-K through High School. Jewish Holiday books will be included.

Tuesday
Oct212014

SISTERHOOD ROSH HODESH WOMEN’S SPIRITUALITY GROUP

Sunday, October 26, 7 PM, CBJ Library. For more details email Jodi Rosenfeld at jodilla@comcast.net

Tuesday
Oct212014

MADELYN ANTON BAT MITZVAH OCTOBER 25

Jeff and Lisa Anton invite the Congregation to share their joy as their daughter, Madelyn Anton is called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, October 25, 9:30 AM. Kiddish to follow

Thursday
Oct022014

SUKKAH BUILDING OCT. 5, 10 AM

SUKKAH BUILDING will take place this Sunday, October 5 at 10 AM. All who want to help put it up are welcome to join in. A yummy pizza lunch will be served. This year, we are moving our sukkah to a new location on our CBJ property, which is why we could really use your help. Our new sukkah is the the 12' x 16' Tubular Sukkah from a kit. The kit comes from Steve Henry WoodCraft LLC (the Sukkah Project).  So that we can order the correct amount of pizza and treats, please let us know if you will join in the fun (by return e-mail or phone call to the office) by Friday October 3, at noon. 

Thursday
Oct022014

SCRIP Anniversary Bonus 20% Rebate Promotion

For the first twenty days of the month, October 1 - 20, every day a different retailer will offer a SCRIP 20% rebate for 20 minutes only. The bonus rebate will only be available from 1 - 1:20 PM. SCRIP will send out an email announcing each day's special retailer earlier that morning. Make sure you check in everyday so you don't miss one of your favorite stores! They'll post updates on the https://www.facebook.com/ShopWithScrip Facebook page too, so follow them there so you can see updates right in your Newsfeed.

Wednesday
Oct012014

Pizza in the Hut- October 12, 11:15 AM

Join us for Pizza in the Hut, Congregation B’nai Jacob (Starr & Manovon Streets), Sunday, October 12, 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM (Rain or Shine). Remember, it’s a Mitzvah to have a meal in the Sukkah. The greenery for the roof of the Sukkah (the Sekhakh) has been donated by Yeager’s Tree Farm and theprogram is being supported by the National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP).

Monday
Aug112014

Come join us! Meet & Greet Ice Cream Sundae Shabbat

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! For… Meet and Greet Ice Cream Sundae Shabbat Friday, September 12, 2014 ~ 6:30PM

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Tuesday
Mar042014

Help Us Reach Our Goal

 

 

No contribution is too small. Please contact the office to make a donation.

Thursday
Jan232014

Adult Classes at CBJ

Torah for Our Times facilitated by Rabbi Michael Ross and Jewish Ethics taught by Rabbi Brown...

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Tuesday
Jan072014

Take A Discount On Your PECO Bill And A Contribution Is Made To CBJ!

Did you know that making a regular contribution to CBJ is as easy as paying your PECO bill? Click here for more details.

Support our organization simply by paying your energy bill.