Calendar
January 31, 2015
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services
February 01, 2015
7:15 AM
Adult Hebrew
February 01, 2015
9:30 AM
Religious School

Tu B'Shevat Event

February 01, 2015
12:40 PM
Model Seder Planning Meeting
February 02, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Interfaith Food Pantry
February 04, 2015
4:30 PM
Wednesday Religious School
February 06, 2015
7:30 PM
Shabbat Service
February 07, 2015
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services
February 08, 2015
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Chicken Soup Sale
February 08, 2015
7:15 AM
Adult Hebrew
February 08, 2015
9:30 AM
Religious School
February 08, 2015
Scrip Order Deadline
February 11, 2015
4:30 PM
Wednesday Religious School
February 13, 2015
7:30 PM
Shabbat Service
February 14, 2015
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services

Temple B'nai Israel is a small, independent, family-oriented, congregation, serving Jews in the far western suburbs of Chicago for over 100 years. Located near I-88 on the west side of Aurora, the membership comes to us from the counties of DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will, and DeKalb. We are a "Hamish" synagogue: welcoming and nurturing to everyone, including those in interfaith marriages.  Read more about us here.  

 


 

Chicken Soup Sale

 

Our fifth annual chicken soup sale is coming up on Sunday, February 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pick up or dine in! Cost is $8/person, $4/kids 10 and under, Free/kids 3 and under. Enjoy a bowl of homemade chicken soup with your choice of matzo balls or noodles! Vegetarian soup also available! Click here for more details.

Chicken Soup—great for what ails you! 

Click (or cluck) here for the printable flyer.

 


 

Scrip Order

 

Next Scrip order is Sunday, February 8. Order Form

 


 

Passover Cooking Demonstration (off site)

 

10 a.m.-Noon--Sunday, Feb. 22nd--Passover Cooking Demonstration--off-site. Click here for the details.

 


 

Purim Carnival

 

Sunday, March 1st. Come in costume, enjoy games, fun and lunch.

 


 

Adult Hebrew

 

Interested in Adult Hebrew classes? Click here.

 


 

Commentary on this week's Torah portion

 

Each week Rabbi Adler's commentary on the Torah portion can be found here.

 


 

Youth Group

 

Next activity is Sunday, February 15--click here.

 


 

Our School

 

Raising your children Jewish in a predominately Christian environment is hard. It truly takes a village when your kids have few Jewish friends. Temple B'nai Israel can make it easy to enjoy being Jewish. It's a wonderful place for your child's religious education. Click here to learn more.

 


 

Welcome to Rabbi Ami Adler

 

Rabbi Amitai Adler joins us on an interim basis leading our traditional Saturday morning services three weeks each month. Rabbi Ami is a Conservative rabbi. A teacher and writer, he serves as the Director of Jewish Thought for Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living in Glencoe. Rabbi Adler lives in Deerfield, Illinois, with his wife, Rabbi Julie Pelc Adler and son.

 


 

Temple B'nai Israel on Facebook

 

Follow Temple B'nai Israel on Facebook from our page: facebook.com/TempleBnaiIsrael

 


 

Stay Connected via E-mail

 

Sign up to receive our weekly e-mail and monthly newsletter, The Scribe here.

 


 

Shopping?

 

Purchase gift cards through Temple B'nai Israel! Use the Scrip order form to purchase gift cards for retail, grocery, travel, entertainment etc. You can now order scrip online by going to shopwithscrip.com; please contact the office for the enrollment code to direct your order to Temple B'nai Israel. You can reload funds onto a card you already have or print your own eGiftCards when you order with PrestoPay. One stop shopping and Temple B'nai Israel receives a portion of the purchase price—a gift that gives twice! Questions about the Scrip program? See the Scrip Faq.