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.
6:45 a.m. Wednesday, October 15th, Hoshanah Rabbah Service
9:00 a.m. Thursday, October 16th, Shemini Atzeret--Yizkor Services
9:00 a.m. Friday, October 17th, Simchat Torah Services, (followed by BIG kiddush)
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.
First Annual "Temple Read"
First Annual Temple Read, Sunday, October 26th at 10:00 a.m. Click Here to learn more.
Adult Ed.: Robert Schwartz
Sunday, November 9—combined education program of our Temple and Congregation Beth Shalom of Naperville. Click Here to learn more.
Interfaith Food Pantry
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Adult Hebrew Classes
Adult Hebrew Classes—available to both members and non-members—are offered Sunday mornings throughout the school year. This year's classes will begin in the Fall. See the Adult Hebrew page or contact Gary Raymond for more information.
Temple B'nai Israel on Facebook
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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.