with Cindy Michelassi
Sukkah Party at 11:30 with lunch
with refreshments following
At the home of Gary and Elaine Raymond
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.
High Holidays 5777
This year services will be led by Rabbi Edward Friedman.
Hoshana Rabbah Sunday, October 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Shemini Atzeret Monday, October 24 at 9:00 a.m.
Simchat Torah Monday, October 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Installation of Rabbi Edward Friedman
Join us on Friday, October 21 for a dinner and service installing our new rabbi at 6:00 (cost: $10/person) followed by services at 7:30 p.m. Please contact Tamara in the office for reservations or Judy Jacobson if you are available to help with the dinner.
We are pleased to welcome Rabbi Edward Friedman and his wife Janice to Aurora. Rabbi Friedman is the new spiritual leader of Temple B’nai Israel. He brings to the position many years of experience in a variety of congregations, a deep knowledge of Jewish tradition, as well as a strong and melodious voice to chant the prayers and read the sacred texts. Learn more about Rabbi Friedman here.
Our next Shabbat Chaverim (led by Cindy Michelassi) will be Saturday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for our next Family Shabbat service (followed by a Shabbat Dinner) on Friday, November 11 at 6:30. There is no cost for the dinner, but recommended donation is $5/person.
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