with Cindy Michelassi
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.
Hadassah Donor Luncheon
Sunday, May 3rd, 12:45pm, Fox Valley Chapter Hadassah Donor Luncheon to support Hadassah Medical Organization. Eaglebrook Country Club, Geneva IL. Please contact Elissa Davis for more information.
Sacred Architecture Tour
Temple B'nai Israel is one of four faith-based buildings in Aurora that will be open for the public on Sunday afternoon, May 17th. See the flyer for more information about the tour and the buildings involved.
Friday, May 15 Confirmation will occur during our 7:00 p.m. Family Service. There will be no family dinner this night, but there will be an extended Oneg honoring the confirmands.
Rabbi Amitai Adler's Weekly Commentary
Each week Rabbi Ami provides commentary on the Torah portion or current events. Click here to read Rabbi's thoughts of the week.
Next Scrip order is Sunday, May 10. Order Form
Interested in Adult Hebrew classes? Click here.
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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 their son and daughter.
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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.