Congregation B'nai Jacob of Park Slope


The August 3rd First Fridays event is being sponsored by Rabbi Hecht and family, in honor of the recent yahrtzeit of his father, Rabbi Yakov Yehuda ("JJ") Hecht, of blessed memory. 

SPONSORS NEEDED. If you would like to financially underwrite this event in whole or in part, please contact Rabbi Hecht or CLICK HERE.  It is only through the generosity of our sponsors that we are able to host these events with no charge to the participants.

Our 5779 Fundraising Journal/Calendar is under construction.  You can give truly meaningful support to the shul by purchasing an ad.  
Click here for information and downloadable ad order form!!!

Please join us for our next "First Fridays" Community Shabbat Dinner on AUGUST 3. ​(Click on pic above for details.)

'Likutei Torah'
Shabbat morning class with Rabbi Hecht

9 a.m.

M-F Likutei Torah before Shacharit at 6;55 am



Adult Education CLASSES

  • Father and Son class with  Rabbi Hecht: Thursdays, 8:30pm - for teen boys and their dads.
  • LIKUTEI TORAH: Shabbat, 9:00am  Weekdays 6::50 am

Rabbi Shimon Hecht 

Aside from serving as the spiritual leader at CBJ, Rabbi Shimon serves as the chaplain of Methodist Hospital, started Chabad of Park Slope, is a board member of National Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education, and co-directs the Rabbinical Committee of Brownstone Brooklyn.


Join us on Shabbat for a user-friendly traditional prayer services and a spiritually inspiring experience! Soulful prayer, spirited song, interactive and thought provoking Torah discussions followed by a delicious Kiddush luncheon. 
Congregation B'nai Jacob is proud of its significant role in our diverse Park Slope community.  The synagogue's distinct presence and involvement in neighborhood matters has served to enlighten and inform Jews and non-Jews alike of the importance and vibrancy of Orthodox Judaism in the modern, urban world. 

Whether its a Torah class, a Shabbat event, or an upcoming holiday program, we'd love to see you there with your family and friends! Check back for upcoming events and classes.

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Congregation B'nai Jacob is an Orthodox synagogue that is deeply committed to the religious, spiritual, social, and educational needs of its community. The synagogue believes in promoting the importance of Torah values within a modern, 21st Century context. To this end, CBJ stresses the importance of ahavas yisroel – love of one's fellow Jew – in part by providing extensive outreach programs within and beyond the greater Brownstone Brooklyn community. Most importantly, CBJ seeks to provide a meaningful and dynamic environment for all Jewish men, women, and children regardless of affiliation. Join Today!

401 9th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11215
(718) 832-1266