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June Midmonth Mailer

Upcoming Events (see our calendar for more information about all of these programs and more):

Shabbat Services & Onegs Under the Stars
​Fridays, June 22 - August 3, 6:00pm 
Worship with us weekly with a soulful service featuring contemplative music.  
Join us at 5:15pm for a wine & cheese pre-Oneg, followed by the Service at 6:00pm, and then 
join us under the stars in our beautiful courtyard (weather permitting) for a delicious Oneg.
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Kol Shabbat Services
Saturdays, 9:30am
Celebrate Shabbat in a relaxed and informal environment with beautiful music and spirited singing, Torah reading, and an inspiring D'var Torah.

BJBE Stars for Business: Find Your Circle
Thursday, June 21, 7:30pm
Join us for a free & open to the community event to learn how you can achieve valuable personal or professional goals by learning 21st networking skills and technology habits. Find opportunities for connection with other community members. Learn more. Grow more. Work out loud.
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Brunch and A Movie at BJBE
Sunday, June 24, 10:30 am
Join our merry band of “mature” members and friends of BJBE (known as the Post Carpool Club) for brunch and a special showing of the Israeli film “the Women’s Balcony”, with a lively discussion lead by Rabbi Jason Fenster.  "The Women's Balcony" is an eccentric portrait of a devout community suddenly under pressure from an Orthodox rabbi to observe their faith in a more rigid way.
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RBG: Wine, Cheese, and Conversation
Thursday, June 28, 7-9 pm
Join Sisterhood for a discussion on the film RBG, lead by our Executive Director Sally Sachar. RBG is a documentary film about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s exceptional life and career. Please see the film prior to this event. Sally also recommends the book Sisters In Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman for further preparation for this discussion. All are welcome to attend this special event at no charge.  Please RSVP by 6/21 to Susie.
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Torah On Tap @ Warehouse
July 11, 7:00pm
Join Rabbi Fenster and Cantor Frost for a lively discussion and a drink. Appetizers will be provided, pay for your own drinks. 21+ please! Warehouse - 833 Deerfield Road, Deerfield
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Post-Camp Drop-Off Happy Hour @ BJBE
July 17, 7:00pm
You’ve just dropped your kids off at overnight camp! Come celebrate (or commiserate) with friends!
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Post Shabbat Salon
July 27, 7:00pm
Join us after our Shabbat Service for conversation & cocktails. Shmooze with the clergy and meet new friends!
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Playdate in the Park @ Maplewood Park
August 1, 4:30pm
Join us at Maplewood Park in Deerfield for a chance to connect with other families with young children. Bring your own picnic dinner!
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BJBE Sisterhood Resale
Drop-off August 4, 2:00-8:00pm; Sale August 5, 9:00am-4:00pm and August 6, 12:00-7:00pm
Contact Diane Sachs for more information.
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Torah on Tap @ Beerhead Bar
August 8, 7:00pm
Join the clergy for a lively discussion and a drink. Appetizers will be provided, pay for your own drinks. 21+ please! Beerhead Bar (formerly The Beer Market) - 1270 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills
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Shabbat in the Park
August 10, 6:00pm
Enjoy a free pizza dinner sponsored by Giordano's, followed by an uplifting service, and then a special treat from the ice cream truck provided by BJBE!
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Salon for Perennials
August 14, 7:30pm
Join with other Mid-Lifers for conversation & cocktails.  Shmooze with the clergy and meet new friends! 

End-of-Summer Ice Cream Night @ Graeters
August 29, 4:00-6:00pm
Enjoy a scoop on BJBE and celebrate the end of summer! Graeter’s Ice Cream - 1347 Shermer Rd, Northbrook


For more information about BJBE or any of these programs, contact Anne at arobbin@bjbe.org or 847.940.7575