Calendar
September 27, 2016
4:30 PM
Hebrew School
September 28, 2016
7:30 PM
Board of Directors
September 30, 2016
7:30 PM
Shabbat Service
October 01, 2016
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services
October 02, 2016
7:15 AM
Adult Hebrew

*Refresher

October 02, 2016
9:30 AM
Religious School
October 02, 2016
6:00 PM
Erev Rosh Hashanah

with Dinner following (Reservations required)

October 03, 2016
9:00 AM
Rosh Hashanah Day 1
October 04, 2016
9:00 AM
Rosh Hashanah Day 2
October 07, 2016
7:30 PM
Shabbat Service
October 08, 2016
9:00 AM
Traditional Shabbos Services
October 09, 2016
7:15 AM
Adult Hebrew
October 09, 2016
9:30 AM
Religious School
October 11, 2016
5:45 PM
Kol Nidre
October 12, 2016
9:00 AM
Yom Kippur Service
October 14, 2016
6:30 PM
Family Service and Dinner

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.  

 


 

Welcome to Rabbi Edward Friedman!

 

On Friday, September 2 we celebrated our first weekend with our new Rabbi, Edward Friedman. We hope this will be the beginning of many wonderful Shabbats to come! Learn more about Rabbi Friedman here.

 


 

Reinstating an Old Tradition

 

Join us for a Selichot Service to usher in the Days of Awe on Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m. We will begin the evening with entertainment by Danny & Darryl Seidenberg, followed by Selichot Services.

 


 

High Holidays 5777

 

This year services will be led by Rabbi Edward Friedman and Cantor Michael Horwitz.

Erev Rosh Hashanah     Sunday, October 2 at 6:00 p.m. Followed by dinner. Paid RSVP required.

Rosh Hashanah              Monday, October 3 and Tuesday, October 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Kol Nidre                         Tuesday, October 11 at 5:45 p.m.

Yom Kippur                     Wednesday, October 12 at 9:00 a.m. Evening services followed by Break-the-Fast

 

High Holiday ticket policy

 


 

Adult Hebrew

 

Interested in learning this wonderful and holy language? Fall classes begin October 2. More information

 


 

Scrip Order

 

Next Scrip order is Sunday, October 9. Order Form

 


 

Family Shabbat

 

Join us for our next Family Shabbat service (followed by a Shabbat Dinner) on Friday, October 14 at 6:30.
 

 


 

Shabbat Chaverim

 

Our next Shabbat Chaverim (led by Cindy Michelassi) will be Saturday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. 

 

 


 

Youth Group

 

Click here for upcoming activities and to sign up.

 


 

Keep connected to Temple on Facebook.

 

 


 

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.