October 11, 2017
6:45 AM
Hoshanah Rabbah Service
October 12, 2017
9:00 AM
Shacharit Service

Yizkor Service during the morning

October 12, 2017
6:00 PM
Simchat Torah Eve Service

 This service is for adults and children

October 13, 2017
9:00 AM
Simchat Torah Shacharit Service
October 15, 2017
10:00 AM
Aurora Jewish Welfare Fund Annual Program

 Featuring Anita Silvert & Ellen Hattenbach

October 20, 2017
6:00 PM
Shabbat Evening Service & Congregational Dinner

Reservations are requested to

October 21, 2017
9:00 AM
Traditional Egalitarian Service
October 21, 2017
9:00 AM
Traditional Morning Service
October 25, 2017
7:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
October 27, 2017
7:30 PM
Shabbat Evening Egalitarian Service
October 28, 2017
9:00 AM
Traditional Morning Service
October 28, 2017
10:30 AM
Shabbat Chaverim Reform Service

Led by Rabbinic Aide Cindy Michelassi & Marilyn Katz 

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.  


Simchat Torah Eve Services

Bring the family to the Temple at 6pm on Thursday, October 12th for our Simchat Torah services. Last year we had a great turnout and were able to roll out one of our Torah's around the entire social hall. Come dance, sing and celebrate with us!


Monthly Congregational Dinner

Our next Shabbat Evening Service & Congregation Dinner will be held on October 20th at 6pm. Bring the family and enjoy service lead by Rabbi Ed Friedman and supported by the students of the Temple B'nai Israel school. Reservations are requested to the office via email by October 14th and donations are accepted via PayPal or at the Temple. 


Monthly Shabbat Chaverim Reform Service

The next service will be held on October 28th at 10:30a in the main sancutary. This serivce ie led by Rabbinic Aide Cindy Michelassi & Marilyn Katz 

Religious School


Welcome to the 5778 (2017 – 2018)
Temple B’nai Israel
Religious School year!



The first day of school was on September 10th but that does not mean you child can't still enroll for this school year! We will offer educations for Preschool thru High School age students. For more information, please access the Education section of our website. 


Youth Group

Click here for upcoming activities and to sign up.


Stay Connected 

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

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Shopping - Scrip Orders due November 13th 

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; 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.