Judaism 101 & Adult Hebrew

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Upcoming Events

High Holiday Services 2019/5780

Rosh Hashanah 

Monday, September 30:

9:30 am Morning Service

5:00 pm Tashlach Service*

* Location - Liberty Park, 1900 W 9th St, Waterloo

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8

7:00 pm Kol Nidre

Wednesday, October 9

9:30 am Morning Service

5:00 pm Afternoon Service

7:00 pm Concluding Service (Havdalah)

7:30 pm Break the Fast Meal

Sons of Jacob Synagogue welcomes Rabbi Ora Simon Schnitzer to officiate at all High Holiday services. Rabbi Schnitzer is a Board Certified Chaplain at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Schnitzer's father, the late Rabbi Mordecai Simon, was Sons of Jacob rabbi from 1956-1963. Rabbi Schnitzer returns to her home town's synagogue to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, a day for repentance and moral renewal.

The Sons of Jacob community welcomes people from all religious backgrounds. Adult tickets for all High Holiday services, including a vegetarian Break-the-Fast meal, are $20 for dues-paying, Members and Friends of the synagogue, $15 for college students (with a valid student identification card), and $30 for nonmembers. The synagogue offers discounts for children's tickets. 

Shabbat Services with

Rabbi Kushner

Friday, November 15 @ 7:30 pm 

Saturday, November 16 @ 9:30 am

Friday, December 13 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 14 @ 9:30 am

Friday, February 28 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, February 29 @ 9:30 am


Please check out this exhibit, which is sponsored by the Grout Museum and the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education: 

"Whose Land is This? Native American, European and American Perspectives"


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Contact Us

Sons of Jacob Synagogue

411 E. Mitchell Ave.

Waterloo, IA 50613

(319) 233-9448


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