A vibrant and welcoming presence in Skokie, the North Shore, and beyond, the community of Temple Beth Israel opens our doors and our hearts to a diverse population of Reform Jews and their families. Together we learn and pray, share friendships, celebrate life’s joys, support each other through difficult times, and work to make the world a better place.
Friday Night, February 22, 2019 is Erev Friday Shabbat Services
We gather for Erev Shabbat evening worship with Koleynu and the commemoration of our Rabbis’ Yahrzeits on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:30PM in the Lorge Sanctuary. Additionally, we join together with the URJ in honoring Michael Lorge for his 17 years of service to the North American Board. Oneg to follow services.
Saturday, February 23, 2019 is Shabbat Morning Torah Study
Join with Rabbi Weinberg and TBI members as we meet over the text of Torah and together explore its meaning, Saturday morning 9:00AM – 10:15AM in Rabbi’s Study. Newcomers welcome!
Saturday, February 23, 2019 is Shabbat Morning Worship
Shabbat morning worship will be held in the Lorge Sanctuary on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10:30AM. This Shabbat service is an intimate, family-focused gathering with Rabbi leading a Torah reading and short service, followed by potluck brunch for all congregants. There is a potluck lunch immediately following. All are welcome.
Sundays at TBI – A Place to Gather, Learn, and Enjoy Time Together!
- There is Bet Midrash on February 24, 2019.
- There is Adult Hebrew on February 24, 2019 at 9:00AM.
- There is NO Torah 101 on February 24, 2019 at 9:00AM.
- There is a Sunday Morning Seminar on February 24, 2019. THE JEWISH FOUNDING FATHER: ALEXANDER HAMILTON’S HIDDEN LIFE with Professor Andrew Porwancher – 10:00AM
- There is a Social Action Council meeting on February 24, 2019 at noon.
Save the Date – Happenings at TBI
Purim is coming and so is the Shpiel!
True Chutzpa – The Good, the Bad, and Esther: An Epic Purim Western
Purim historically includes a Shpiel (play). Our Shpiel is a farcical review and includes the Purim story and current happenings. (Guess which is the farce.) Spend an evening with friends, a broasted chicken and Italian beef dinner and if you have no excuse, the Shpiel. No tickets at the door. Space is as limited as the Chicago mayoral race; so be sure to send your check today! Sign up for a delicious dinner of broasted chicken and Italian beef and an amazing show.
Consider becoming an Angel! Please become a proud investor of this production with a
check for $60 as a Golem or $110 as an Angel. Golems and Angels get free tickets!
No tickets at the door! Only pre-sale!
TBI members and Friends of TBI made the holidays a little brighter for the kids at Herzl school. Channel 7 was there to film.
Centennial Celebrations with TBI in the News!
A Centennial birthday is a big deal and certainly should be celebrated. The leadership of Temple Beth Israel has been working on engaging programs and amazing ideas that honor our past and look towards our future, complete with a birthday party on January 31, 2018. Read the news and enjoy Word from the Heart from our fellow congregants.
As a community of meaning, our paths intertwine on so many levels. Part of the Centennial Celebration has been inviting members to the bima on Shabbat services. Read the Words From the Heart of our membership, describing their Jewish journey and how their paths intertwine with the TBI family.
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