Temple Beth Israel is a Reform Jewish congregation where members may freely explore and express their Judaism in an atmosphere of openness and tolerance. Our friendly, diverse and multi-generational community is:
Bet Midrash (A Community of Study) - Education is at the center of our congregational life, offering vibrant and thought provoking Jewish learning for adults, children and families.
Bet T'fillah (A House of Prayer) - Weekday, Shabbat and Holy Day services engage our members of all ages and provide worship experiences to meet the diverse needs of our community.
Bet K'nesset (A Place of Gathering) - We are a community of friends, coming together to celebrate life's joys, cope with life's challenges and work to improve the world.
At Temple Beth Israel the vitality of our present and the promise of our future grow from the roots of our history and tradition. We believe that Jewish life finds its best expression when lived within a community, and so we support each other and strive to create personal connections within our membership, with Israel and with the greater household of the Jewish people.
We gather to welcome Shabbat at Likrat Shabbat on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 5:30PM. It is a social time with refreshments to visit with friends and transition from the work week. At 6:15PM we will enjoy Kabbalat Shabbat, a joyous worship experience with special assistance from our 3rd – 5th grade Religious School students.
♦SHABBAT MORNING TORAH STUDY—
Join with Rabbi Weinberg and TBI members as we meet over the text of Torah and together explore its meaning, 9:00AM – 10:15AM in Rabbi’s Study. Newcomers welcome!
♦SHABBAT MORNING WORSHIP—
Shabbat morning worship will be held in the Cohn Library on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:30AM.
♦BOOK OF ISAIAH 101—
On Sunday, January 15, 2017, 9:00AM – 10:00AM, our Sunday morning study group will examine the Book of Isaiah. No previous Torah class required; newcomers are always welcome. Each week this adult education class will read, discuss and try to unravel the meaning and message of a portion of the Book of Isaiah. Education_at_a_Glance_Dec-Jan.pdf
♦BROTHERHOOD FAMILY BOWLING EVENT—
All are welcome for this afternoon of fun, brought to you by TBI Brotherhood on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 3:00PM – 5:00PM at Brunswick Zone Bowling, 7333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Niles. The cost is $15 per person. No prizes or shekels – just a pat on the back and a “Kol Ha-Kavod”. RSVP to Ben Kogan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (773) 490-3511, or David Spector at email@example.com or (847) 983-4398.