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Introducing New Member: Lisa Lieberman

Why are you excited to join Beth Emet? My husband and I moved here in July to be closer to our son, who lives in Rogers Park. Raised Reform (I …

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UPDATE 2: Beth Emet Co-Sponsors Afghan Refugee Family

The Afghan family that Beth Emet is helping to support through JCFS/HIAS have been settling into their new apartment and new neighborhood. Our biggest realization, as we have spent time …

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Beth Emet is well represented on the Evanston Township High School Bowling Team

Junior Jonah Fogel and Seniors Andrew Bartol, Benecio Caro and Justin Davis have been bowling together for years. In fact, Beth Emet makes up 3/5 of the senior bowler class! …

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Spotlight on Rachel Durango-Cohen

“Being in BESSY board has been an extremely fulfilling experience for me. I love engaging with other socially conscious kids at Beth Emet,” said Rachel Durango-Cohen.   Rachel is a …

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JDAIM – Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month

Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) is a unified effort among Jewish organizations and communities worldwide to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and those …

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Worship Technology Support

Worship Technology Support To Prepare for a Service Make sure your browser (i.e. Google Chrome, Firefox) is up-to-date. You can do this by opening your browser then finding Settings or …

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Shari Reiches’ first book: Maximize Your Return on Life has been published.

A Note from Shari: Early on, my family experienced financial stress. My father passed away at the age of 32, leaving my mom with an 8-year-old (me) and a newborn …

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UPDATE: Beth Emet Co-Sponsors Afghan Refugee Family

On Friday morning, the team coordinating the Skokie apartment set-up for the Afghan refugee family got the keys and began the move-in process. What has followed since is remarkable! Thanks …

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Eli Coustan Helps People Find At-Home COVID Tests by Creating a New Website!

Eli Coustan, a freshman at Evanston Township High School, realized a need when his family made plans to see Rabbi London a couple weeks ago. As the families had agreed …

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Thalia Selch, Oliver Seder, and Daniel Durango-Cohen Hard at Work on Student-Run Theatre

For the past few months, Thalia Selch, Oliver Seder, and Daniel Durango-Cohen (not pictured) have been hard at work on YAMO, Evanston Township High School’s student-run theatre showcase. The show …

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Beth Emet Co-Sponsors Afghan Refugee Family

“​​We used to support Refugees because they were Jewish. Now, we support them because we are Jewish.” – Mark Hetfield, HIAS- In partnership with HIAS/JCFS, our Beth Emet Synagogue community …

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Introducing New Members: Diane and Julian Breslow

We are Diane and Julian Breslow. We have lived in the Chicago area since our marriage in 1972. Although it’s taken us nearly 50 years to join Beth Emet, we …

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