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This week at BJBE - February 24

Dear Friends,

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Hebrew Union College Adult Study Weekend informational meeting, Tuesday, February 25
  • Crown of Torah concert featuring Cantors Frost and Wolman and our junior choir, Saturday, March 1, 7:30pm at North Shore Congregation Israel
  • Purim, March 15-16, Adults-Only Purim and 6th Annual Purim Shpiel and Carnival; sign up now available.

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

We look forward to celebrating the B'nai Mitzvah of Jonathan Mullins and Catelyn Reiter at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Jonathan, Catelyn and their families! Rabbi Brian Stoller will be leading the BJBE delegation at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. starting Sunday. Their support and efforts on behalf of Israel will impact its future. Thank you to the delegation for representing BJBE's commitment to Israel.


L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Executive Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This week at BJBE - February 17

Dear Friends,

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Institute for Jewish Spirituality's Joy and Liberation: The Mindfulness Practices of Purim and Pesach, Thursday, February 20; learn about the upcoming retreat in April
  • Sisterhood Lox Box. Last chance to support our Sisterhood and enjoy delicious bagels & lox delivered to your door Saturday, March 1. Orders due by this Friday, February 21.
  • Matzah Ball Shabbat this Friday with stories from participants of the L'Taken Seminar
  • Hebrew Union College Adult Study Weekend informational meeting, Tuesday, February 25
  • Purim, March 15-16, Adults-Only Purim and 6th Annual Purim Shpiel and Carnival; sign up now available

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

We look forward to celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Abby Berkowitz at the morning service and the Bat Mitzvah of Alex Mann at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Abby, Alex and their families!

The BJBE office will be closed on Monday, February 17 in observance of President's Day.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Executive Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This week at BJBE - February 10

Dear Friends,

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • BJBE Stars Networking - Monday, February 10, 7:30pm
  • Symposium: Belief in God - Tuesday, February 11, 10:00am
  • Family Israel Trip meeting - Tuesday, February 11, 7:00pm
  • Sisterhood Interfaith Program - Wednesday, February 12, 7:30pm
  • Adult Ed: History of Anti-Semitism, From Antiquity to Today, Sunday, February 16, 9:45am
  • KYG Nickel City - Sunday, February 16, 2:00 - 4:00pm


Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

We look forward to celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Daniel Brodson at the morning service and the Bar Mitzvah of Eli Golden at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Danny, Eli and their families!

Interested in developing your leadership skills, meeting new people with similar interests and serving the BJBE community? Positions are open on the BJBE Board of Trustees. Contact Terri Argentar, Chair of the Nominating Committee, if you have questions or want to submit your name.

The BJBE office will be closed on Monday, February 17 in observance of President's Day.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Executive Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This week at BJBE - February 3

Dear Friends,

The NOLA Informational Meeting is tomorrow night at 7:30pm.
Our first Artist's Salon with Alden Solovy is this Wednesday. Come to evening minyan and stay for stimulating conversation and a chance to hear the author read passages from his new books.
Men's Club Poker Tournament is Sunday, February 9 at 3:30pm.
Tefilah Band this Friday at 7:30pm.
The Family Israel Trip meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00pm.

Please see sections below for information on these and other upcoming activities

We look forward to celebrating the B'nai Mitzvah of Evan Deutsch and Tyler Lewis at the morning service and the B'not Mitzvah of Kayla Morris and Taylor Shapiro at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Evan, Tyler, Kayla, Taylor and their families!

Interested in developing your leadership skills, meeting new people with similar interests and serving the BJBE community? Positions are open on the BJBE Board of Trustees. Contact Terri Argentar, Chair of the Nominating Committee, if you have questions or want to submit your name.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Executive Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

This week at BJBE - January 20

Dear Friends,

Construction on the sanctuary is starting very soon. Please take this last chance to write your blessings on the walls. Markers are available in boxes around the sanctuary. Check here and other BJBE communications for periodic construction updates and information on the Dedication.

BJBE is proud to have nine high school students participating in the Religious Action Center L'Taken Social Justice Seminar this weekend in Washington DC. We wish you a safe and meaningful trip.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Don't miss the opportunity to hear Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, at the annual JUF Brunch on Sunday, February 2.

There is an informational meeting about the BJBE Family Trip to Israel scheduled on 1/27 and one for the annual New Orleans trip on 2/4.

Please support Sisterhood by buying a Lox Box, scheduled to be delivered on 3/1.

Please see sections below for detailed information on these and other programs

We look forward to celebrating the B'nai Mitzvah of Jacob Radis and Josie Epstein at the morning service and the Bar Mitzvah of Spencer Cohen at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Jacob, Josie, Spencer and their families!

The temple office is closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

L'shalom,

Arlene

Arlene Mayzel
Executive Director
847-940-7575, ext. 118
amayzel@bjbe.org

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