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Beth Emet is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values.

  • Early Childhood Programs

    Early Childhood Registration for the 2017-2018 school year and for Camp Kayitz summer 2017, begins January 17! 

    Learn more or register now! 

    We commit to creating a stimulating, nurturing, compassionate environm...

  • Let's Talk About Gender

    Sunday, February 5 at 12:30 p.m.

    For the third consecutive year, Beth Emet’s high school youth group (BESSY) will lead program exploring gender, sexuality, Judaism, and intersectionality in today’s world.

    Join u...

  • Mitzvah Appeal

     

    Mitzvah Appeal – We’re Nearly at Goal, but Need Your Help!

    To date we’ve reached $235,000, and have another $35,000 to reach our goal. We are tremendously appreciative of all those who have given generously, and...

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  • Early Childhood Programs

    Early Childhood Registration for the 2017-2018 school year and for Camp Kayitz summer 2017, begins January 17! 

    Learn more or register now! 

    We commit to creating a stimulating, nurturing, compassionate environm...

  • Let's Talk About Gender

    Sunday, February 5 at 12:30 p.m.

    For the third consecutive year, Beth Emet’s high school youth group (BESSY) will lead program exploring gender, sexuality, Judaism, and intersectionality in today’s world.

    Join u...

  • Mitzvah Appeal

     

    Mitzvah Appeal – We’re Nearly at Goal, but Need Your Help!

    To date we’ve reached $235,000, and have another $35,000 to reach our goal. We are tremendously appreciative of all those who have given generously, and...

 

Beth Emet is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values.

  • Let's Talk About Gender

    Sunday, February 5 at 12:30 p.m.

    For the third consecutive year, Beth Emet’s high school youth group (BESSY) will lead program exploring gender, sexuality, Judaism, and intersectionality in today’s world.

    Join u...

  • Tu B'shvat Family Fun!

    Saturday, February 11 | 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Enjoy crafts and game for all ages and abilities, Havdalah, singing, light dinner, and Tu B'Shvat Tasting Table.

    $5 per person. RSVP or call 847-869-4230 ext. 301.

    ...
  • RebbeSoul

    Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
    Kol Emet the Jewish Music Project presents American-Israeli singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer RebbeSoul (Bruce Berger) for a one-night only conc...

  • A Close Look at Torah

    with Rabbi Andrea London
    Fridays, October 28 - June 2 (No class January 20 and 27, March 24, April 14)
    9:30 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
    There are many ways to interpret Torah and the nuances of meaning that are often overlooked. We will...

  • with Rabbi Cindy Enger
    Thursdays, January 12, 19 and 26, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    In this interactive three-session class, you will engage with Torah trope (cantillation) and begin learning how to chant from the Torah. The class is ope...

  • Teachings of Rebbe Nachman of Bratzlav
    with Rabbi Michael Balinsky
    Fridays, February 17, 24, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    A Chasidic master and religious thinker, and a great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov, the founder of Chasidism, R...

  • With Rabbi Andrea London

    Shabbat,  January 14, February 18, April 1, April 22, May 13, June 17
    3:30–5:30 pm This class meets at Rabbi London's home.

    Once a month on Shabbat afternoon at Rabbi London's home, explore Jewish sp...

  • Drumming for Self-Renewal

    with Linda Schneider
    Monday, February 13

    7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    How would it feel to take a break from the regimen and “noise” of everyday life and instead focus on renewal of mind, body, and spirit? Drum circles offer the perfect...

  • Israeli Literature - The Seven Good Years: A Memoir

    with Sophie Black
    Sunday, January 22, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Contemporary Israeli novelist Etgar Keret’s recent memoir is described as a brilliant, life affirming, and hilarious memoir from a “genius” (The New York Times) and mast...

  • with Aryeh Bernstein
    Fridays, January 20 and 27, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    In this series, we will study two provocative passages from the Talmud that explore the dire threats of religious and political violence, and the high sta...

  • Jewish Mindfulness Meditation

    with the Center for Jewish Mindfulness at Orot
    Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Beth Emet (please note this class will NOT meet:  April 11, April 18, May 30, and July 4)

    Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell, Rabbi Sam Feinsmith, or other sea...

  • Now is the Time

    with Rabbi Nina Mizrahi
    Sunday, February 12, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    The meaning of time is influenced by the flow of a day, a month, a season. Our physical, emotional, and spiritual energy levels rise and fall throughout the day. ...

  • A seminar for women over sixty with Martha Holstein

    Tuesdays, January 17, 24 and 31, February 7 and 14, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
    Our stories are never entirely our own. We grow up and live in a culture saturated with norms, values, a...

  • with Rabbi Peter Knobel

    Fridays through June 2 (No class January 20 & 27, February 3 & 10, and April 14), 8:00 – 9:00 a.m

    This year we will continue reading Tractate Avodah Zarah, which deals with idolatry and the relations...

  • with Barbara Smith
    Friday, February 3 and 10, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    The early Christian church began as a small sect within Judaism. How did it develop into what became known as Christianity? Why has the Tanach been a part of...

  • with Tamar Selch
    Wednesday, February 8, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    The Mishnah describes the ancient city of Tzippori, (Sepphoris) as having eighteen synagogues during the time of Rabbi Yehuda HaNasi in the late second century C.E. What ...

  • with Dr. Ben Katz
    Sunday, February 5, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    Learn background about Moses Maimonides, known as Rambam. Explore his attempt to synthesize Torah, Rabbinic Judaism, and Greek philosophy. Learn what his approach means fo...