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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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Beth Emet offers a variety of worship options for the Yamim Noraim (High Holidays). From Traditonal Reform and Morning Chavurah Services, to special worship and learning opportunites for adults, youth, and families with young children, the entire community can find a service to suit thier holiday needs. The High Holidays begin with S'lichot and continue through Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah. 

Our services are conducted by Rabbi Andrea C. London and Cantor Susan Lewis Friedman. Rabbi Emeritus, Peter Knobel, will be offering a sermon on Rosh HaShanah and an adult study on Yom Kippur. Members of the greater community are welcome to worship alongside Beth Emet congregants. It is important that we know one another when we come to worship together; to encourage our community to learn each others name, in lieu of tickets we use name badges. Badge inserts will be sent to members approzimately two weeks prior to the start of Rosh HaShanah and lanyards will be available when you come for services. Name badges are required for all High Holiday Services except fof the Family Services, Youth Programs, the Second Day of Rosh HaShanah, and the Concluding Service on Yom Kippur.  

Learn more High Holiday worship at Beth Emet

 

Access Services from Home:

For those who cannot attend services held in our Sanctuary, click here during service times to listen live or dial 847-869-4230; when the recording begins, press “7” and you will hear the actual services.

 

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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.

  • A Close Look at Torah

    with Rabbi Andrea London
    Fridays, October 20- June 8 (No class December 8, 22, & 29, January 12 & 26, March 30, April 6)
    9:30 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
    There are many ways to interpret Torah and the nuances of meaning that are often o...

  • With Rabbi Andrea London

    Shabbat, May 12, June 9
    3:30–5:30 pm This class meets at Rabbi London's home.

    Once a month on Shabbat afternoon at Rabbi London's home, explore Jewish spiritual practices that combine prayer, meditat...

  • with David Zarefsky
    Tuesday, June 12 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Unitarian Church of Evanston  (1330 Ridge, Evanston)
    Sessions are expected to focus on the place of the United States in the world, including relationships with Is...

  • Drumming for Self-Renewal

    with Linda Schneider
    Wednesday, June 20 | 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    How would it feel to take a break from the regimen and “noise” of everyday life and instead focus on renewal of mind, body, and spirit? Drum circles offer the perfe...

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