Calendar
December 24, 2014
4:30 PM
No Wednesday Religious School
December 24, 2014
Volunteer for Rotary Lights
December 26, 2014
7:30 PM
Shabbat Service
December 27, 2014
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services
December 28, 2014
9:30 AM
No Religious School
December 31, 2014
4:30 PM
No Wednesday Religious School
January 02, 2015
7:30 PM
Shabbat Service
January 03, 2015
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services
January 04, 2015
9:30 AM
Religious School
January 05, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Interfaith Food Pantry

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.  

 


 

Sisterhood/Hadassah Potluck

 

On Dec. 20th The Sisterhood/Hadassah Potluck will be at a members home. Please call the temple office for more information.

 


 

Commentary on this week's Torah portion

  

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

 


 

Hanukkah  

 

Light one additional candle each evening through December 23. Click here for blessings. 

 


 

Youth Group

  

Next activity is Sunday, January 11--click here.

 


  

Social Action

  

Martin Luther King Day volunteer opportunity.

 


  

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 

 

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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.