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January 2019

Havdalah and a Movie Series

January 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Nov 3 - GI Jews - GI JEWS: JEWISH AMERICANS IN WORLD WAR II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown bring their war experiences to life: how they fought for their nation and their people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed. Jan 5 - Epilogue - Based on archive material, the film reveals the final years of Israel's founder, David Ben-Gurion. Excluded…

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“Chai” Lights of our school Curriculm (Taught for adults) – Parent Education with Rabbi Weinberg

January 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on January 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 10, 2019 at 10:00am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Curious about what the kids are learning in Sunday school? Join Rabbi Weinberg for this three part series for discussion and conversation about three key tenets of the Temple Beth Israel Religious school "Chai Curriculum" - Torah, Avodah (Worship), and G'milut Chasadim (acts of loving kindness).

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February 2019

Sunday Morning Seminar – The Jewish Founding Founder: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden Life

February 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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The Jewish Founding Founder: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden Life The Jewish Founding Founder: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden Life; Professor Porwancher will present fresh evidence that Alexander Hamilton was, in fact, born Jewish and explore Hamilton's ongoing relationships with Jews throughout his lifetime. Although Hamilton cast off any Jewish identity in his adulthood in the United States, he never forgot his origins. He emerged as a singular champion of American Jewry against the forces of anti-Semitism.

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March 2019

Havdalah and a Movie Series

March 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
+ Google Map

Nov 3 - GI Jews - GI JEWS: JEWISH AMERICANS IN WORLD WAR II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown bring their war experiences to life: how they fought for their nation and their people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed. Jan 5 - Epilogue - Based on archive material, the film reveals the final years of Israel's founder, David Ben-Gurion. Excluded…

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Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

March 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 15, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends for the Talmud and Midrash First published in 1908 Odessa, in Hebrew, by Hayyim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky, this masterful compendium of hundreds of texts from Rabbinic literature, arranged thematically, was translated into English in 1992 by Reform Rabbi William G. Braude. The selected texts reflect the theological and sociological concerns of the ancient rabbis including: God, good and evil, the role of Israel and the nations, the world of nature, healing, the lives of…

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Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

March 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 15, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
+ Google Map

Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends for the Talmud and Midrash First published in 1908 Odessa, in Hebrew, by Hayyim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky, this masterful compendium of hundreds of texts from Rabbinic literature, arranged thematically, was translated into English in 1992 by Reform Rabbi William G. Braude. The selected texts reflect the theological and sociological concerns of the ancient rabbis including: God, good and evil, the role of Israel and the nations, the world of nature, healing, the lives of…

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Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

March 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 15, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
+ Google Map

Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends for the Talmud and Midrash First published in 1908 Odessa, in Hebrew, by Hayyim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky, this masterful compendium of hundreds of texts from Rabbinic literature, arranged thematically, was translated into English in 1992 by Reform Rabbi William G. Braude. The selected texts reflect the theological and sociological concerns of the ancient rabbis including: God, good and evil, the role of Israel and the nations, the world of nature, healing, the lives of…

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April 2019

Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

April 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 15, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
+ Google Map

Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends for the Talmud and Midrash First published in 1908 Odessa, in Hebrew, by Hayyim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky, this masterful compendium of hundreds of texts from Rabbinic literature, arranged thematically, was translated into English in 1992 by Reform Rabbi William G. Braude. The selected texts reflect the theological and sociological concerns of the ancient rabbis including: God, good and evil, the role of Israel and the nations, the world of nature, healing, the lives of…

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Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

April 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 15, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
+ Google Map

Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends for the Talmud and Midrash First published in 1908 Odessa, in Hebrew, by Hayyim Nahman Bialik and Yehoshua Hana Ravnitzky, this masterful compendium of hundreds of texts from Rabbinic literature, arranged thematically, was translated into English in 1992 by Reform Rabbi William G. Braude. The selected texts reflect the theological and sociological concerns of the ancient rabbis including: God, good and evil, the role of Israel and the nations, the world of nature, healing, the lives of…

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May 2019

Sunday Morning Seminar

May 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Meet the Author:  Michael Lukas The Last Watchman of Old Cairo: Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing adventure to uncover the tangled history that binds the two sides of his family. For generations, the men of the al-Raqb family have served as watchmen of the storied Ibn Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo, built at the…

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