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The Green Maven (by Dayenu Circle)

8 Greening Tips for the 8 Nights of Chanukah

Our monthly blog, edited by Dayenu (climate action and environmental justice) Circle members Chris Wynn and Sharon Smaller,  will give you ideas, information, resources, and things you can do to …

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Congregational News

New Tikkun Middot Opportunities for 2023

Middot are character traits expressed in our behavior that can impact our relationships. Participants in Beth Emet’s Tikkun Middot groups follow the innovative national program developed by the Institute for …

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In The BE Family

Zach Selch and Family Continue the Thanksgiving Tradition

It has been a tradition for my family and I to volunteer in the Beth Emet soup kitchen… It’s our way of giving back for all the blessings we’ve received. …

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In The BE Family

Pretrial Fairness Act Lobby Day in Springfield

Judy Caplan and Bluma Stoller went to Springfield! In early 2021, the Pretrial Fairness Act was passed by the Illinois legislature and signed into law. The measure, which ends the …

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Congregational News

A Community Call for Faith and Unity: An Interfaith Gathering Against Antisemitism and Racism

Powerful evening coming together as a community in prayer and solidarity to stand up against bigotry and prejudice. Given the recent and egregious antisemitic comments and actions by prominent people, …

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In The BE Family

Finding Your Medium is Sort of Like Falling in Love

Featuring Artist and Beth Emet member Jane Weintraub! Since childhood all I’ve ever wanted to be is an artist- we joke that having hit my brother over the head with …

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Congregational News

BE Recordings: November-December 2022

Missed an event this month? All virtual events that were recorded will be featured here. Cooking Magic with Artist and Chef Robin Langer Thursday, December 8 Watch the recording here …

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Congregational News

Help The Soup Kitchen Guests Stay Warm This Winter!

The phones at Beth Emet are ringing off the hook with guests asking if the Beth Emet Soup Kitchen will be holding its Winter Coat and Accessory Drive this year. …

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The Green Maven (by Dayenu Circle)

Climate Action Resources-Beth Emet Dayenu Circle

Compiled by Dayenu member Michael Orenstein in 2022 When it comes to climate action, it can be hard to know where to start. Whether you are looking for some good …

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