Tonight at 7:30 PM! Come hear about "The Plan" at the Congregation Informational Meeting and share a meaningful, sacred experience in the life of BJBE.
Cantor Emeritus Cory Winter returns to the BJBE bimah this Friday at the 7:30 Shabbat Service.
Congregation BJBE looks forward to celebrating the B'nai Mitzvah of Benjamin Goldberg and Jared Criz at the morning service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Benjamin, Jared and their families.
BJBE is proud to have received the 2013 Friends of Glenkirk Award for our partnership on the Beit Cafe. The Beit Cafe provides training and paid work opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities served by Glenkirk. This partnership is made possible through the generous support of our congregants Olivia and Gerald Shapiro. Bonnie Litch and I proudly represented BJBE at the recent Glenkirk Volunteer Recognition Dinner. Be sure to stop by the Beit Cafe on Sunday mornings and meet the wonderful crew from Glenkirk.
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UPCOMING EVENTS!Friday, April 19, Israel's 65th Birthday Celebration at Family Shabbat!Coffee with Congressman Schneider, April 21Come hear about "The Plan" at the Congregation Informational Meeting, April 22Shavuot Ice Cream Social/Dinner and Tikkun Leil Shavuot Late Night Learning Session, May 14
See below for detailed information on these events.
Congregation BJBE looks forward to celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of Nate Schwartz at the morning service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Nate and his family.
A major construction project begins today on Lake Cook Road, just east of BJBE from Deer Lake to Ellendale. This includes the busy intersection of Lake Cook and Waukegan Roads. The Cook County Highway Department has committed to keeping at least one lane in each direction and left turn lanes available at all signalized intersections for the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October. For more information about the construction, please visit www.lakecookroad.com for up-to-date construction status and project information.
Please join us to celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut / Israel Independence Day:Friday, April 12, Candle lighting at Shabbat ServiceFriday, April 19, Israel's 65th Birthday Celebration at Family Shabbat
Other Upcoming Events:Tot Shabbat - this SaturdayExplore Rosh Chodesh Iyar - this ThursdayCoffee with Congressman Schneider, April 21Come hear about "The Plan" at the Congregation Informational Meeting, April 22
Congregation BJBE looks forward to celebrating the B'nai Mitzvah of Seth Friman and Logan Seiden at the morning service and the B'not Mitzvah of Anna Marcovici and Sydney Orlowsky at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Seth, Logan, Anna, Sydney and their families.
We concluded Passover with a service this Monday morning that included Yizkor at 9:30 AM in the Chapel. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with family and friends. Please join us for these upcoming events:
Congregation BJBE looks forward to celebrating the B'nai Mitzvah of Zakary Karman and Emma Karman at the morning service and the Bat Mitzvah of Olivia Hancock at the Havdalah service this Saturday. Mazel tov to Zakary, Emma, Olivia and their families.
Please note the office is closed Monday, April 1.
ShalomOn Passover and alwaysMay you rejoiceIn our traditions and Always be blessed With the rich and bountiful Gifts of life!
Passover ServicesTuesday, March 26; 9:30 AMMonday, April 1; 9:30 AM - Service with Yizkor
Congregational SederTuesday, March 26 at 5:30 PMI would like to extend a special thank you to Erika and Jeff West for all their hard work in arranging this beautiful tradition at BJBE.
Please note: In observance of Passover, the office will close Monday, March 25 at 12:00 PM and will be closed Tuesday, March 26 and Monday, April 1.
Learning the Symbols of our Sanctuary, video
"I want to 'give back' and help others in a community that has helped me in my times of need. Showing others there is hope is part of being a BJBE member." Margot
Sisterhood Trip to the Hellenic Museum