We are so very glad that you have found your way to Beth Emet!
We are a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation is spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, deeply caring and firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values. We are proud of our innovative worship services, youth programming, lifelong learning opportunities, interfaith engagement, and social justice initiatives.
We welcome people of all ages, races, and abilities; interfaith families, those who are single or partnered, straight, gay, lesbian, and transgender; and those who wish to learn more about the Jewish religion. Come grow us as you explore Judaism and how it can add meaning and value to your life.
Why Beth Emet?
When we asked members recently to characterize Beth Emet, here is what they said: Beth Emet is welcoming, friendly, warm, energetic, and liberal. At Beth Emet you become engaged in a community composed of clergy, staff, and congregants who will enrich your life with greater meaning. Whether you are new to the area, seeking change, curious about Judaism, or ready to strengthen your spirituality, we will meet you where you are and help facilitate your exploration.
We are eager to meet you! You may be curious about our worship style, are interested in classes for children and/or yourself, maybe you are seeking personal connections, or you'd like to get involved in a volunteer project. We invite you to tour our facility so we can discuss your needs; we're happy to answer any and all of your questions and voice your concerns.
You don’t have to be a member to attend services, enroll your child in preschool, or participate in many of our classes and programs. Let’s find your area of interest and get started!
How Can I Help?
Shalom and welcome! I’m Bekki Harris Kaplan, Beth Emet's executive director. I love welcoming newcomers and offering ways in which to make Beth Emet your home. I would be happy to schedule a time for you to see our synagogue, meet our clergy, talk to our Director of Lifelong Learning and/or Early Childhood Director, and/or answer any question. Contact me at or by calling 847-869-4230 (ext. 304). I look forward to meeting you.