Short Megillah Reading During School; Purim Carnival and Lunch after School
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.
Get out your costumes! Purim is coming up on Sunday, March 12. Erev Purim Service will be March 11 at 6:30 p.m. Purim Service with full Megillah reading will be March 12 at 9:00 a.m. Students will have a shortened Megillah reading as part of Religious School with Carnival/Lunch following school.
Join us for our next Family Shabbat service (followed by a Shabbat Dinner) on Friday, March 10 at 6:30. There is no cost for the dinner, but recommended donation is $5/person.
Our next Shabbat Chaverim (led by Cindy Michelassi) will be Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Introduction to Judaism Class
Rabbi Friedman's new class on Tuesday nights at 7:00 will cover the major beliefs and practices of Judaism including Shabbat, holidays, life cycle events, prayer, kashruth, the Bible and rabbinic teachings, and many other topics. The class is free for members and $5/week for non-members.
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