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Temple Beth Israel

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3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
847-675-0951 tbiskokie.org

October 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat Services

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Likrat Shabbat begins at 5:30 p.m. Prepare to welcome Shabbat with time to socialize with friends and enjoy appetizers. Kabbalat Shabbat follows at 6:05 p.m. with a special worship experience filled with song and joy.   On the first Kabbalat Shabbat of the month, the Congregation celebrates the month's birthdays.  Interested in sponsoring in honor of you or a loved one's birthday?  Click here.

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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Blood Drive sponsored TBI Brotherhood

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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TBI BROTHERHOOD THROUGH LIFESOURCE “BLOOD DRIVE” Sunday, Oct 20, 8:00am-12:00pm. Just one pint of blood can save up to 3 lives! Contact the TBI Office or Mick Siegel at 847-254-6414 or micksiegel@gmail.com.

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B’nai Mitzvah Seminar

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on January 12, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 10, 2020 at 8:30 am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a special and memorable event for your whole family in our community. The term Bar/Bat Mitzvah refers to a child’s coming of age in Jewish life.  At age 13 a Jewish child has reached the age at which she/he is considered old enough to take on that set of privileges and responsibilities which we call Mitzvot (commandments or religious obligations).   Bar/Bat Mitzvah is the religious ceremony at which a child and family celebrate transition.  The ceremony includes the child’s…

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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Simchat Torah Dinner/Services

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sunday, October 20 at 6:45 pm Erev Simchat Torah Services and Consecration of our newest students (Kindergartners) and dancing with the Torah. For those who choose, there will by Supper preceding the service at 5:30 pm ($10 per person, $30 max per household).

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Simchat Torah Services, including Yizkor

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Simchat Torah Luncheon

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

October 23 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood Book Club

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood offers and co-sponsors a full array of programming throughout the year including: luncheons, guest speakers, Sunday Morning Seminars, social action programs, and book club.

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Scribble, Drip and Play! Fall Session

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Enjoy a fun morning as your child explores child-safe art materials in a playful and creative environment...outside of your home! Scribble, Drip and Play is designed as a tactile, hands-on class where mess and fun is encouraged. The class time includes snack and time to socialize. Location: Temple Beth Israel 3601 W. Dempster Street Skokie IL, 60076 Contact: jBaby Chicago jbabychicago@juf.org 312-357-4907   This class is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago.

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Koleynu Rehearsal

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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Erev Shabbat Services

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 29, 2022

An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 29, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Shabbat evening services, generally including a Torah reading and commentary.  Following services, gather at an Oneg Shabbat to share dessert and conversation.

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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Brotherhood Board Meeting

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Chagigat Ivrit

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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A celebration of Hebrew!  This special program is for the new third graders who have just begun Hebrew study.

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Social Action Council Meeting

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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A strong commitment to social justice is a hallmark of Temple life. Members are always involved in the community and new social action initiatives are launched each year. In addition to several funds that support community and tzedakah needs, there are several ongoing projects in which to become involved. Feel free to attend!

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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

October 30 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu Rehearsal

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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November 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat Services

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Likrat Shabbat begins at 5:30 p.m. Prepare to welcome Shabbat with time to socialize with friends and enjoy appetizers. Kabbalat Shabbat follows at 6:05 p.m. with a special worship experience filled with song and joy.   On the first Kabbalat Shabbat of the month, the Congregation celebrates the month's birthdays.  Interested in sponsoring in honor of you or a loved one's birthday?  Click here.

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services

November 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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YES Committee – Bagel Tasting

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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The Bagel Inquiry YES-Committee Bagel Tasting November 3rd, 9-10:30am Mendelsohn Hall $8 in advance, $12 at the door - REGISTER HERE Think you know who makes your favorite bagel in-town? Come and judge for yourself. We’ll drive around town, and bring back, at least, 8 different options from the area, for you to sample. Tally your scorecards for the bagels based on texture, taste, aroma, and overall appearance, and then vote for your winner. At the end, we’ll identify the…

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Sisterhood Membership Luncheon

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Adult Education (Fall Series) – Guest Lecturer

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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$10.00

How Jewish Mysticism Revolutionized Being Jewish Taught by Guest Lecturer Professor Barry Wimpfheimer Monday Evenings 6:00pm Supper (optional); 6:45pm Lecture Throughout history the central goals of Jewish life have changed with the times. One of the strong intellectual influences on the framing narratives of Jewishness is mysticism. This four-part series will trace the changes that Jewish mysticism has wrought on Judaism from the bible to today. Mondays: Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2.  Class meets 6:45-8:15pm preceded by an optional…

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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel – Discussion and Dinner

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel - Dinner and Discussion 6:00pm Tuesday, November 5, 2019 In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel's life is on track- husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment with the Rabbi! But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she's good at - and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is written and…

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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

November 6 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Jewish Life Council Meeting

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on November 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on January 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu Rehearsal

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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Veteran’s Erev Shabbat Services with Koleynu

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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On Friday, November 8th at 7:30pm a special Shabbat service honoring Veterans is sponsored by Brotherhood and featuring music of Koleynu. TBI will pay tribute to our members and their relatives who have served or are currently serving in our nation’s military. If you would like to be recognized for your service, or if you would like recognition for a family member’s service, please contact the Temple offi ce. We request you provide: Name, Rank, Branch of Service, Period of…

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Family Shabbat Morning Services and Potluck Luncheon

November 9 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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FAMILY SHABBAT MORNING EXPERIENCE On Saturday, November 9 at 10:30am mark your calendars for a special Shabbat morning with your TBI community. The Shabbat service is an intimate, family-focused gathering with Rabbi leading a Torah reading and short service, followed by potluck brunch for all congregants. All are welcome.

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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TBI AND SHARSHERET WELCOME ADEENA SUSSMAN

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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TBI AND SHARSHERET WELCOME ADEENA SUSSMAN Co-Sponsored by Sisterhood and Adult Education Sunday, November 10, 2019 10:00am Charge for event – $45 (includes brunch, a donation to Sharsheret, and copy of the cookbook) - TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! Click here to signup:  link.sharsheret.org/sababa  (Please note that you will be directed to the Sharsheret site). In an Israeli cookbook as personal as it is global, Adeena Suss­man cel­e­brates the tableau of fla­vors the region has to offer. In Hebrew (derived from the…

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Sisterhood Board Meetings

November 10 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood Temple Beth Israel strives to be a welcoming, inclusive, multi-generational group of women dedicated to serving our membership, our Temple, our community, and the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ). Sisterhood is changing to keep pace with how women have been changing. Sisterhood attracts women of all ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles. Our varied interests are reflected in the diversity of programs we create and in the scope of causes we support. Sisterhood is opening doors for our members and our…

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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

November 13 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Temple Beth Israel Officers’ Meeting

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2020

One event on December 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu Rehearsal

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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Kabbalat Shabbat Services

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Likrat Shabbat begins at 5:30 p.m. Prepare to welcome Shabbat with time to socialize with friends and enjoy appetizers. Kabbalat Shabbat follows at 6:05 p.m. with a special worship experience filled with song and joy.   On the first Kabbalat Shabbat of the month, the Congregation celebrates the month's birthdays.  Interested in sponsoring in honor of you or a loved one's birthday?  Click here.

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services

November 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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INTERFAITH FAMILIES WORKSHOP: A DAY OF LEARNING AND DISCUSSION

November 17
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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INTERFAITH FAMILIES: A DAY OF LEARNING AND DISCUSSION Sunday, November 17 starting at 10:00am Speaker:  Marion Usher Fee for Non-members - $10/session; Members – Complimentary 10:00am-12:00pm BREAKFAST AND BAGELS: A DISCUSSION GROUP FOR INTERFAITH FAMILIES RAISING JEWISH CHILDREN             Are you an interfaith family committed to being a Jewish family and raising Jewish children? Then this workshop is for you! We will talk about the joys and obstacles as you navigate this complicated journey. 1:00pm-3:00pm DINE AND DIALOGUE: HOW DO…

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B’nai Mitzvah Seminar

November 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on January 12, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 10, 2020 at 8:30 am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a special and memorable event for your whole family in our community. The term Bar/Bat Mitzvah refers to a child’s coming of age in Jewish life.  At age 13 a Jewish child has reached the age at which she/he is considered old enough to take on that set of privileges and responsibilities which we call Mitzvot (commandments or religious obligations).   Bar/Bat Mitzvah is the religious ceremony at which a child and family celebrate transition.  The ceremony includes the child’s…

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Adult Education (Fall Series) – Guest Lecturer

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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$10.00

How Jewish Mysticism Revolutionized Being Jewish Taught by Guest Lecturer Professor Barry Wimpfheimer Monday Evenings 6:00pm Supper (optional); 6:45pm Lecture Throughout history the central goals of Jewish life have changed with the times. One of the strong intellectual influences on the framing narratives of Jewishness is mysticism. This four-part series will trace the changes that Jewish mysticism has wrought on Judaism from the bible to today. Mondays: Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2.  Class meets 6:45-8:15pm preceded by an optional…

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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Adult Learning – Lunch and Learn

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON LUNCH AND LEARN Wednesday Lunch time 12:00pm Lunch (optional) $10; 12:45pm Lecture Enjoy lunch and fabulous tidbits of learning during the day. Each month on the third Wednesday, there will be lectures from varied and learned sources ranging from TBI history to the Israel Film Festival to Yiddish and Hebrew Language. Join the discussion each session as these presenters bring these interesting topics straight to you here at Temple Beth Israel. Stay tuned to the TBI Bulletin and…

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

November 20 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu Rehearsal

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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Erev Shabbat Services

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 29, 2022

An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 29, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Shabbat evening services, generally including a Torah reading and commentary.  Following services, gather at an Oneg Shabbat to share dessert and conversation.

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services

November 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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Sunday Morning Seminar featuring author Rachel Dewoskin

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sunday Morning Seminar featuring author Rachel DeWoskin 10:00am Presentation Sunday, November 24, 2019 Speakers:  Rachel DeWoskin Some Day We Will Fly - Rachel DeWoskin is the author of Two Menus: Poems (The University of Chicago Press, 2020); Banshee (Dottir Press, 2019); Someday We Will Fly (Penguin, 2019); Blind (Penguin, 2014); Big Girl Small (FSG, 2011); Repeat After Me (The Overlook Press, 2009); and Foreign Babes in Beijing (WW Norton, 2005). She is on the core fiction faculty at the University of Chicago and is an affiliated faculty member of the Centers for East Asian…

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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Adult Education (Fall Series) – Guest Lecturer

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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$10.00

How Jewish Mysticism Revolutionized Being Jewish Taught by Guest Lecturer Professor Barry Wimpfheimer Monday Evenings 6:00pm Supper (optional); 6:45pm Lecture Throughout history the central goals of Jewish life have changed with the times. One of the strong intellectual influences on the framing narratives of Jewishness is mysticism. This four-part series will trace the changes that Jewish mysticism has wrought on Judaism from the bible to today. Mondays: Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2.  Class meets 6:45-8:15pm preceded by an optional…

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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Shabbat in the “Park” … in Mendelsohn Hall

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services – Bat Mitzvah

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship and celebrate with the Bat Mitzvah and her family. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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December 2019

Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Adult Education (Fall Series) – Guest Lecturer

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 3, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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$10.00

How Jewish Mysticism Revolutionized Being Jewish Taught by Guest Lecturer Professor Barry Wimpfheimer Monday Evenings 6:00pm Supper (optional); 6:45pm Lecture Throughout history the central goals of Jewish life have changed with the times. One of the strong intellectual influences on the framing narratives of Jewishness is mysticism. This four-part series will trace the changes that Jewish mysticism has wrought on Judaism from the bible to today. Mondays: Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2.  Class meets 6:45-8:15pm preceded by an optional…

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Sisterhood Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Take advantage of this opportunity to study with Rabbi using Liberal Judaism by Eugene B. Borowitz, ©1984 from 10:00 to 11:30 am on select Wednesdays. Below are all the study dates: October 23, 30, 2019 November 6*, 13, 27, 2019 February 26, 2020 March 11, 18, 25, 2020 April 1*, 2020

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

December 4 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu Rehearsal

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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Kabbalat Shabbat Services

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Likrat Shabbat begins at 5:30 p.m. Prepare to welcome Shabbat with time to socialize with friends and enjoy appetizers. Kabbalat Shabbat follows at 6:05 p.m. with a special worship experience filled with song and joy.   On the first Kabbalat Shabbat of the month, the Congregation celebrates the month's birthdays.  Interested in sponsoring in honor of you or a loved one's birthday?  Click here.

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Shabbat Morning Services

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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Sisterhood Board Meetings

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 15, 2020

One event on March 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood Temple Beth Israel strives to be a welcoming, inclusive, multi-generational group of women dedicated to serving our membership, our Temple, our community, and the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ). Sisterhood is changing to keep pace with how women have been changing. Sisterhood attracts women of all ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles. Our varied interests are reflected in the diversity of programs we create and in the scope of causes we support. Sisterhood is opening doors for our members and our…

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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Temple Beth Israel Officers’ Meeting

December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2020

One event on December 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

December 11 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu Rehearsal

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Koleynu is a diverse group of individuals who gather together each week to become one in song.  We have members who have sung with our choir for years and we are adding new members all the time.  Koleynu rehearses during the school year on Thursday evenings, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  We accompany Shabbat services several times during the year.  Koleynu sings yearly at Zemer Am: The Chicago Jewish Choral Festival, and produces a concert every other year for Temple…

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Erev Shabbat Services

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 29, 2022

An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 29, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Shabbat evening services, generally including a Torah reading and commentary.  Following services, gather at an Oneg Shabbat to share dessert and conversation.

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Shabbat Morning Services

December 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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B’nai Mitzvah Seminar

December 15 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on January 12, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on February 23, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on April 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on May 10, 2020 at 8:30 am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a special and memorable event for your whole family in our community. The term Bar/Bat Mitzvah refers to a child’s coming of age in Jewish life.  At age 13 a Jewish child has reached the age at which she/he is considered old enough to take on that set of privileges and responsibilities which we call Mitzvot (commandments or religious obligations).   Bar/Bat Mitzvah is the religious ceremony at which a child and family celebrate transition.  The ceremony includes the child’s…

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Bet Midrash – Sunday Mornings

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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School Overview: Temple Beth Israel offers a dynamic, structured program of Jewish learning for children from tots through high school. Our curriculum is dedicated to building community, developing an authentic Jewish identity and inspiring confidence in our students.  Our school is committed to diversity and inclusivity and our students are inspired to learn and have conversations about Jewish tradition in a safe and pluralistic space. Sunday School: Starting with our parent-tot class and continuing through 8th grade, we offer a rich,…

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Coffee Chat – Discussions on readings

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on February 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Coffee Chat - Discussion on readings Sunday, October 6 and Sunday, December 15, 2019; Sunday, February 2 and Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:00am Back by popular demand, Roundtable discussions are back.  This year grab a cup of coffee at the Nosh and join this salon-style discussion!  Discussion topics and readings will be distributed ahead of time online, as well as be available in the office.  

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Social Action Council Meeting

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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A strong commitment to social justice is a hallmark of Temple life. Members are always involved in the community and new social action initiatives are launched each year. In addition to several funds that support community and tzedakah needs, there are several ongoing projects in which to become involved. Feel free to attend!

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Wiggles and Giggles – Fall Session

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Build connections while making music and movement. Parents and children will explore Jewish music by singing, dancing, playing with shakers, instruments, and scarves. This class promotes social, cognitive and communications skills for your growing tot. Day of week: MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie Fee: $60.00 (1 child), $90 (2 children) Sign up here! This program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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“Soup”er Study

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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December 16, 2019 Souper Study featuring author Ed Elhaderi Ed Elhaderi -             Nomadic Soul tells the remarkable story of how the author dis­cov­ered mean­ing depth and com­mu­ni­ty in Judaism. He was born in a tiny vil­lage in the Libyan Sahara into a Sun­ni Mus­lim fam­i­ly with­out elec­tric­i­ty or run­ning water and was lucky to sur­vive his poor Bedouin child­hood. TBI welcomes Ed Elhaderi. Ed obtained his B.Sc. from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Tripoli, and received a Ph.D. in Chem­i­cal Engi­neer­ing…

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Adult Learning – Lunch and Learn

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON LUNCH AND LEARN Wednesday Lunch time 12:00pm Lunch (optional) $10; 12:45pm Lecture Enjoy lunch and fabulous tidbits of learning during the day. Each month on the third Wednesday, there will be lectures from varied and learned sources ranging from TBI history to the Israel Film Festival to Yiddish and Hebrew Language. Join the discussion each session as these presenters bring these interesting topics straight to you here at Temple Beth Israel. Stay tuned to the TBI Bulletin and…

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Lunch N’ Learn

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Wednesday afternoon lunch and learn Wednesday Lunch time 12:00pm Lunch (optional) $10; 12:45pm Lecture Enjoy lunch and fabulous tidbits of learning during the day.  Each month on the third Wednesday, there will be lectures from varied and learned sources ranging from TBI history to the Israel Film Festival to Yiddish and Hebrew Language.  Join the discussion each session as these presenters bring these interesting topics straight to you here at Temple Beth Israel.  Stay tuned to the TBI Bulletin and…

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Bet Midrash – Hebrew School only

December 18 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 14, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood Book Club

December 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Sisterhood offers and co-sponsors a full array of programming throughout the year including: luncheons, guest speakers, Sunday Morning Seminars, social action programs, and book club.

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Kabbalat Shabbat Services

December 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until June 30, 2021

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Likrat Shabbat begins at 5:30 p.m. Prepare to welcome Shabbat with time to socialize with friends and enjoy appetizers. Kabbalat Shabbat follows at 6:05 p.m. with a special worship experience filled with song and joy.   On the first Kabbalat Shabbat of the month, the Congregation celebrates the month's birthdays.  Interested in sponsoring in honor of you or a loved one's birthday?  Click here.

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Torah Study with Rabbi Weinberg

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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In Rabbi’s study each Shabbat morning, from 9:00 am to 10:15 am, adult learners gather to read and discuss the Tanach (the Hebrew Bible).  It is an open discussion of the Biblical text (in English).  Regular and occasional attendees are all welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.

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Shabbat Morning Services

December 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2022

Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076 United States
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Each Saturday we gather at 10:30 am for Shabbat morning worship. Our service includes joyous singing, private reflection, an interactive Torah reading/study, and concludes with Kiddush.

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