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Lori Sagarin, Director of Congregational Learning

February 2019

Bet Midrash

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

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

February 24 @ 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 Father: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden Life The Jewish Founding Father: 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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Bet Midrash – Hebrew

February 27 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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March 2019

Bet Midrash

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew

March 6 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Havdalah and a Movie Series

March 9 @ 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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B’nai Mitzvah Seminar

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 14, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on November 11, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on January 13, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on February 3, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on March 10, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on May 12, 2019 at 8:30am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Please note:  when the B'nai Mitzvah seminar meets in the Sanctuary, there is no breakfast and the start time is 9:00am.

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Bet Midrash

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

March 11 @ 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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Bet Midrash – Hebrew

March 13 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Bet Midrash

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

March 18 @ 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…

Find out more »

Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

March 25 @ 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…

Find out more »

Bet Midrash

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

April 2019

Bet Midrash – Hebrew

April 3 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

April 8 @ 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…

Find out more »

Bet Midrash – Hebrew

April 10 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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

B’nai Mitzvah Seminar

April 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 14, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on November 11, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on January 13, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on February 3, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on March 10, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on May 12, 2019 at 8:30am

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

Please note:  when the B'nai Mitzvah seminar meets in the Sanctuary, there is no breakfast and the start time is 9:00am.

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Bet Midrash

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

Monday Night Lectures with Rabbi Weinberg – Spring Series

April 15 @ 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…

Find out more »

Bet Midrash – Hebrew

April 17 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

May 2019

Bet Midrash – Hebrew

May 1 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

Bet Midrash – Hebrew

May 8 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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

B’nai Mitzvah Seminar

May 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 14, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on November 11, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 8:30am

One event on January 13, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on February 3, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on March 10, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on April 14, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on May 12, 2019 at 8:30am

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

Please note:  when the B'nai Mitzvah seminar meets in the Sanctuary, there is no breakfast and the start time is 9:00am.

Find out more »

Bet Midrash

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

Find out more »

Bet Midrash – Hebrew

May 15 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 16, 2019

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

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2019

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

Torah 101 (9:00AM) - If you missed the First Book of Samuel last year, rest easy, as Torah 101 will take up a reading of The Second Book of Samuel this season beginning on Sunday September 16th from 9-10am. Led by congregants for congregants and requiring no previous knowledge, we will meet every Sunday during the school year, in order to read one short chapter together and then talk about its interpretation, both from a historical point of view as well…

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Sunday Morning Seminar

May 19 @ 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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