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

November 22, 2022

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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BE Recordings: November-December 2022

November 15, 2022

Missed an event this month? All virtual events that were recorded will be featured here. Current Politics with Dr. David Zarefsky Wednesday, November 9 Watch the recording here A continuing …

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Help The Soup Kitchen Guests Stay Warm This Winter!

November 15, 2022

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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Happy 20th Birthday to the Beth Emet Soup Kitchen!!

by Jessie Macdonald

November 4, 2022

Twenty years ago, on the first Wednesday of November 2002, the Beth Emet Soup Kitchen opened its doors to provide dinners for people in need. The process, from its initial …

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Mazal Tov to Rabbi London for the 2022 J Street Chicago Tzedek v’Shalom (Justice and Peace) Award

November 1, 2022

On Thursday, October 27, Rabbi London was honored with the 2022 J Street Chicago Tzedek v’Shalom (Justice and Peace) Award at its annual luncheon. Beth Emet alum, Max Yenkin, presented the …

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Soup Kitchen Celebrates 20 Years!

October 16, 2022

Save The Dates: Friday, November 4– Special Kabbalat Shabbat service to include a blessing of gratitude Sunday, March 19- An evening of celebration for 20 years of serving our community …

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Celebrate Simchat Torah!

October 16, 2022

Celebrate the completion of the annual reading of the Torah! Services include seven Hakafot – the festive processions with the Torah throughout the Sanctuary. Sunday, October 15- Erev Simchat Torah …

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BE Recordings: September-October 2022

September 28, 2022

Missed an event this month? All virtual events that were recorded will be featured here. Climate Change: A Catalyst for Cooperation between Israel and its Neighbors with Dr. Tareq Abu …

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One Book, One Congregation

September 26, 2022

Hear All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life–in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There) by Sarah Hurwitz “What an achievement—to have found a way to …

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So Many Ways to Learn How to Make a Difference: Sunday’s Social Justice Fair

September 20, 2022

In Pirkei Avot we are taught, “You are not required to finish your work, yet neither are you permitted to desist from it.” Sunday’s social justice fair was the perfect …

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Elul: High Holy Day’s Preparation

August 25, 2022

Elul is the month on the Hebrew calendar that precedes Rosh Hashanah. It brings with it customs that help us to pause, reflect on our behavior and speech before the …

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Honoring Soul Stitchers in Memory of Nikki Zarefsky z”l

August 2, 2022

Thank you to the Beth Emet Soul Stitchers for knitting these magnificent healing shawls. We appreciate the love and care that has gone into each of these works of art. …

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