Fall programming is in full gear at BJBE. This weekend is the Health Fair and Blood Drive. Flu shots and screenings available. To satisfy your intellectual appetite, our Scholar-in-Residence weekend features Pastor Chris Harris and Maggie Anton. Sign up is now available for our Artist-in Residence weekend, featuring a not-to-be missed concert with 4 leading ladies of contemporary Jewish music: Beth Shafer, Julie Silver, Michelle Citrin and Peri Smilow. And be sure to create a lifetime memory with your favorite daughter or granddaughter at the Daddy Daughter Dance.
Please see sections below for detailed information on these and other programs
Bring the whole family to rejoice in the Torah at our evening Simchat Torah and Consecration service Wednesday, October 15 beginning with a pre-oneg at 5:45pm and service at 6:30pm.
It's time to choose Tzedakah recipients! Each year we select one agency per month to be the recipient of our Tzedakah. Click here to cast your ballot by October 24.
We look forward to celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Cole Valfer at the morning service and the B'nai Mitzvah of Dana Turk and Jay Metzger at the afternoon service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Cole, Dana, Jay and their families.
In observance of Simchat Torah, the temple office will close at 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 15 and will reopen Friday morning, October 17.
Arlene MayzelExecutive Director847-940-7575, ext. email@example.com
CLICK HERE to listen to sermon audio from our High Holy Day season 5775/2014
Our Friday Shabbat services have been remarkable examples of our community's strength and resilience. Many join to express their love for Israel and profound support for their Rabbi. For those unable to attend, click the links below.
Rabbi Karyn Kedar - Sermon on Israel - July 18, 2014
Rabbi Karyn Kedar - Sermon on Israel - July 25, 2014
Guest speaker Jay Tcath, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs for the JUF of Metropolitan Chicago - Situation in Israel - August 1, 2014
Click here for updated photo gallery
Sanctuary update and a visit from our architect... What you can't see is the music! When I walked in the Sanctuary, a song was playing, from everywhere, all at once.
BJBE records many services. View a live stream when available from the Sanctuary &/or the Sacred Hall.
Previous services are in our audio-video library.
BJBE event photos share exciting events and programs. Email Gayle Jan to add photos.
Learning the Symbols of our Sanctuary, video
Dedication Gala Montage
Slideshow of Kids & Walls
Volume 1, Issue 1
Bad Weather? Click here to see if we are open.
October 19 Post Carpool Club and SYG Program, Super Heroes: Why They Are Modern Mythology has been canceled.
Until October 24, Tzedakah Recipient VotingOctober 24-25, Scgolar-in-Residence Weekend featuring Pastor Chris & Maggie AntonDecemver 5-7, Artist In Residence