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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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High Holidays

Beth Emet offers a variety of worship options for the Yamim Noraim (High Holidays), which are all held in our sanctuary. The Chavurah Services are open to school-age families and any congregant interested in attending an alternative service to the traditional High Holiday experience. A community service for families with young children is also held in the afternoon on each holiday. Babysitting is offered during all day services and the early Kol Nidre service. Worshippers of all ages are welcome to attend. Second-day Rosh Hashanah services are open to the greater Jewish community.

Festivals/Holidays

Morning and evening services are held for the festivals of Sukkot, Simchat Torah and Shavuot. Morning services are held on Pesach, and Yizkor (memorial) services are held on Simchat Torah, Pesach and Shavuot. Special family services are held on the evenings of Sukkot, Simchat Torah, the Shabbat during Chanukkah, and Purim. Our congregation also observes Yom HaAtzmaut, Yom HaShoah and Tisha B’Av.

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  • Welcome!

    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,...

  • Yom Kippur Food Drive

    The ARK's food pantry supports nearly 4,000 Jews in the metropolitan Chicago area. While The ARK is seeking food that is kosher, any food donated that is not kosher will be given to local food pantries in need. We...

  • High Holidays

    Rosh HaShanah 5777/2016

    Sunday, October 2 - Erev Rosh HaShanah Service 8:00 p.m.
    Monday, October 3 - Rosh HaShanah Chavurah Service 9:00 a.m. | Tashlich 10:30 a.m.
    Traditional Reform Service 11:30 a.m.
    Family Servic...

 

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.

  • with Rabbi Andrea London and Rabbi Cindy Enger
    Saturdays, August 20, 27, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8 at 9:00-9:25 a.m.
    During the period between Tisha B’Av (the 9th of Av) and Rosh Hashanah, we prepare for t...

  • with Bluma Stoller
    Sunday, September 18 at 10:30 a.m.
    In preparation for the High Holidays, this class will review several of the familiar Hebrew prayers, their reading, and their meaning. The class will help you prepare for Ca...

  • with Bluma Stoller
    Sunday, September 25 at 10:30 a.m.
    Throughout Yom Kippur prayer, we ask that the Gates of God be open to us and our prayers be heard. The N'ilah Service (following the Yizkor Service) is one of the most impor...