Doors Open Ontario

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Beth Jacob Synagogue Doors Open Waterloo Region

Beth Jacob Synagogue

This synagogue is the only one of its kind in Waterloo Region, incorporating design features of Moses’ tabernacle and the First and Second temples of Jerusalem, with excellent acoustics, religious items, stained-glass windows, and distinctive architecture. There will be three viewings only. Males are asked to wear hats, or the kippot supplied by Beth Jacob. No interior photography allowed.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms

Contact info

161 Stirling Avenue South
Kitchener , Ontario


Year built: 1962
Architect: Joseph B. Singer, Hamilton
Architectural style: Modernism
Building type: Place of worship

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 21, 2019
Saturday: three viewings only (at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. sharp)

Beth Jacob Synagogue 161 Stirling Avenue South