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.


What's Happening at CBJ


MINYAN
Wednesdays at 7PM.

(If you are saying the Mourners Kaddish on any other weekday, please call the office to arrange.)

Friday Night Shabbat Service, 7:30 PM
Saturday Morning Service, 9:30 AM
Sunday Morning Service (when Religious School is in session), 9 AM.

 


**Now Available**

An Easy and Secure Way to Make a Payment and/or Donation to CBJ!

Congregation B'nai Jacob is now accepting online payments via a secure credit card payment processor.  No credit card information will be stored at any time.  If you would like to make an online payment, click on the Make a Payment Button or Make a Donation which will always be below the Calendar. Use your Smart Phone, Tablet, Lap Top or Desk Top Computer and Support CBJ, anytime anywhere. All credit cards are accepted.


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PLEASE JOIN US For…
Meet and Greet
Ice Cream Sundae Shabbat
Friday, September 6, 2019
 
6:30PM

Eat a (small) early dinner, come to a
Family Shabbat Service, then make your own
ice cream sundae, visit with your CBJ family,
meet and greet prospective new members!
Sign up in the office or RSVP to Valerie

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Something Shabbat Every Friday – September

6th        Meet & Greet Shabbat with Ice Cream Sundae Oneg 6:30 PM
13th      Guest Speaker: Benjamin Yeiser shares about his summer Perki-Bay Canoeing Expedition 7:30 PM
20th      Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat with Ice Cream Sundae Oneg 7:30 PM
27th      Preparing for Yamim Nora’im (Days of Awe) 7:30 PM


5780/2019 Fall holy days

Candle Lighting Times:

Rosh Hashanah: 
First Night, Sunday, September 29, 6:47 pm
Second Night, Monday, September 30, after 7:16 pm
Festival Ends Tuesday, October 1, 7:14 pm
Yom Kippur:
Tuesday Night, October 8, 6:15 pm
Shofar Blowing/End of Fast, Wednesday, October 9, after 7:01 pm
Sukkot:
First Night, Sunday, October 13, 6:07 pm
Second Night, Monday, October 14, after 6:55 pm
Festival Ends Tuesday, October 15, 6:52 pm
 Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah:
Shmini Atzeret, Sunday, October 20, 5:57 pm
Simchat Torah, Monday, October 21, 6:44 pm
Festival Ends Tuesday, October 22, 6:42 pm

5780/2019 Fall holy days Service Times:

Slichot Learning and Service: Saturday, September 21, 7:30 pm at CBJ
Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, September 29, 7:00 pm
Day 1 Rosh Hashanah:     Monday, September 30, 9:00 am
Tashlich                 4:00 pm (at Phoenixville YMCA)
Day 2 Rosh Hashanah:     Tuesday, October 1, 9:00 am
Shabbat Shuvah: Friday, October 4, 7:30 pm
                                       Saturday, October 5, 9:30 am
Cemetery Memorial Service:     Sunday, October 6, 1:30 pm
(At B’nai Jacob Cemetery, Lovers Lane, Mont Clare)
Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre:     Tuesday, October 8, 6:00 pm
Yom Kippur Morning:      Wednesday, October 9, 9:00 am
Yom Kippur Mincha and Ne’ilah: Wednesday, October 9, 4:10 pm
Yom Kippur Final Shofar Blowing: Wednesday, October 9, after 7:01 pm
Sukkot Day 1: Monday, October 14, 9:30 am
Sukkot Day 2:     Tuesday, October 15, 9:30 am
Pizza in the Hut: Sunday, October 20 (Everyone Welcome, see School Calendar)
Sukkot Chol Hamo’ed, Shabbat:     Friday, October 18, 6:30 pm
(Community Shabbat Pot luck at Actor/Kling Home, in their Sukkah)
Sukkot Chol Hamo’ed, Shabbat:     Saturday, October 19, 9:30 am
Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor:     Monday, October 21, 9:30 am
Erev Simchat Torah:     Monday, October 21, 6:30 pm
Simchat Torah:     Tuesday, October 22, 9:30 am


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Saturday, November 16th, 2019
Doors Open at 5:45 PM, $25/person
CBJ Social Hall, Starr & Manavon Streets Phoenixville

● Trophies for Top Teams ●Door Prizes ●Laughter
● Fun ● Raffle Baskets ● 50/50 Raffle
● BYO Beverage of Choice
● Delicious Light Snacks and Desserts Provided
● Teams of 8 work best but the More the Merrier
● Help us raise money for CBJ and the Cemetery!

Print the Flyer Here!

Buy Trivia Night tickets here

Have you heard about Community Portrait? It’s a population study, commissioned by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia once every 10 years, that will help us to most effectively evaluate and support the needs of our local Jewish communities. Your answers will help us to direct our resources to where they're most needed so our entire Jewish community can continue to grow and thrive! Keep an eye out for the survey in the mail to see if you've been selected to take part in the survey. Learn more at the link below!

Click HERE for the Link!

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Are you on Facebook?

Did you know that the ladies at CBJ are starting a Majong Group on Monday nights? Everyone needs to join both the official CBJ page and the CBJ private group (search for Congregation B'nai Jacob Group to join) on Facebook.  Here you can find out many things that are going on and make suggestions to what you would like to see happen.


Food Distribution Program

 
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CBJ has partnered with the Jewish Relief Agency (JRA) to create a network for delivering groceries to housebound people in Phoenixville one Sunday a month.

We are now delivering to 30 households in the area each month and we will be expanding to 36 households.  In order to make this program as successful as possible, we need your help packing and delivering boxes! It's a small commitment with a big impact!

Next Event:
Sunday, 9/15/19 at 10:30AM

All congregants are welcome

Click here for more information


UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

September 2019

Fri 6 Meet and Greet Shabbat with Ice Cream Sundae Oneg 6:30 PM
Sun 8 Sisterhood Annual Honey and Bake Sale and first day of Religious School 9:00 AM
Wed 11 Board Meeting following Minyan at 7:00 PM
Fri 13 Guest Speaker Shabbat: Benjamin Yeiser shares about his summer Perki-Bay Canoeing Expedition 7:30 PM
Sun 15 Sisterhood Opening Meeting 10:00 AM—12:00 PM
Sun 15 Tikkun Olam/Social Action JRA Food Distribution 11:00 AM unless otherwise noted
Fri 20 Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat with Ice Cream Sundae Oneg 7:30 PM
Sat 21 Slichot Learning and Service 7:30 PM
Sun 22 B’nai Jacob University presents: Representative Melissa Shusterman 10:00 AM
Fri 27 Friday night service: Preparing for Yamim Nora’im (Days of Awe) 7:30 PM
Sun 29 Erev Rosh Hashanah 7:00 PM Service
Mon 30 Rosh Hashanah 9:00 AM Service; Tashlich 4:00 Phoenixville YMCA

Click HERE to see entire 2019-2020 Calendar

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