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Bibliography from Dr. David Myers and Hussein Ibish

In February 2024 the Evanston Interfaith Clergy held a two-day forum entitled, Learning Together:  An Interfaith Approach to the War in Gaza, presented by Dr. David Myers and Hussein Ibish.  …

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Divrei Torah (Sermons)

Inclusion Shabbat with D’var Torah by Rabbi Shir Meira Feit

On Friday, February 16 as part of Inclusion Shabbat we heard from Rabbi Shir Meira Feit. Rabbi Feit, an intuitive, gifted, and accomplished guide with decades of experience meeting others …

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Congregational Highlights

Fifth Graders Learning about Affordable Housing

As part of the unit on Housing Insecurity, our fifth graders and their parents learned in an Affordable Housing 101 presentation from Connections for the Homeless Advocacy Program this past …

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Israel

Zionism and Its Critics with Dr. Sara Yael Hirschhorn.

Dr. Hirschhorn provided a brief history of Zionism and the challenges of today, especially after October 7.

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Congregational Highlights

Connecting on Shabbat for Our Sixth Graders / Incoming Kabbalat Mitzvah Students

Our sixth graders led meaningful Shabbat services with Cantor Young on Friday, February 9. Rabbi London and parents joined us on Shabbat morning for a day filled with prayer, laughter, …

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Congregational News

Birds, barbed wire, darkness and sunlight — the artistic challenge of making a Torah mantle for a Holocaust scroll

For the Holocaust Torah that resides on the Beth Emet bimah, Jerri Zbiral created a Torah mantle that would make an artistic statement while also commemorating history. Check out the …

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Divrei Torah (Sermons)

Rabbi London Shares Young Jewish Leaders Hopes for the future of the Jewish Community

On Friday, January 26 we celebrated more than 60 households who are supporting the future of our congregation by putting Beth Emet in their estate plans as part of the …

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Israel

Our Congregation’s Support for Kibbutz Kissufim

We have been overwhelmed by our congregation’s outpouring of support for Kibbutz Kissufim. As you know, the kibbutz was destroyed in the October 7 attacks and its displaced members now live …

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