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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.

Upcoming Courses

pushing envelope farm

with Trisha and Rabbi Fred Margulies
Sunday, May 21 |12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Pushing the Envelope Farm is a 14-acre community farm and education center that fosters Jewish communal life by exploring Jewish agricultural traditions and contemporary ecological understanding.  Get ready to get your hands dirty, learn new skills, and relax in nature. Our visit will include a tour of the grounds, meeting farm animals, learning about organic farming and gardening, and much more. This farm visit is suitable for both adults and families.
 
We will leave Beth Emet at 12:30  p.m. and travel by bus to Geneva, Illinois where the farm is located.  We will return by 5:00 pm.  
 

No fee (please register)

Register now, email Eric Berman or 847-869-4230 ext. 308.

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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.

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