Beth Emet - The Free Synagogue

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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High Holiday Schedule
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Please note Name Badges (tickets) are required for Erev Rosh HaShanah, Chavurah Services, Traditional Reform Service, Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur Chavurah Service, Yom Kippur Traditional Reform Service, and for both the Yom Kippur Adult Study sessions with Rabbi London and Rabbi Memis-Foler. Name Badges are not required for the Family Services, Youth Programs, Second Day of Rosh HaShanah, and the Concluding Service of Yom Kippur.

Babysitting is available at all services except the Erev Rosh HaShanah service and Friday night evening services. Pre-registered babysitting is required (minimal charge) for High Holiday services on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur; please email or call the office at 847-869-4230 ext. 301.              

S'lichot

Saturday, September 21                              
9:00 p.m. S’lichot Reception and Study
11:15 p.m.    Service

Rosh HaShanah

Sunday, September 29
8:00 p.m. Erev Rosh HaShanah Service - D'var Torah by Rabbi  London

First Day Services
Monday, September 30
9:00 a.m. Chavurah Service followed byTashlich for High School Students, Families, and Adults - D'var Torah by Rabbi Memis-Foler
11:30 a.m. Traditional Reform Service - D'var Torah by Rabbi Memis-Foler
3:00 p.m. Family Service for Kindergarten and Younger
3:00 p.m. Family Service for Grades 1-3
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Second Day Services
Tuesday, October 1
10:00 a.m. Second Day of Rosh HaShanah Service (Oneg to follow)

Shabbat Shuvah

Friday, October 4
7:30 p.m. Contemplative Kabbalat Shabbat Service

Saturday, October 5
9:30 a.m. Community Shabbat Shuvah Service

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8
6:45 p.m. Kol Nidre Service - D'var Torah by Rabbi London

Wednesday, October 9
9:00 a.m. Chavurah Service D'var Torah by Marci Dickman and Rabbi London
Post B’nei Mitzvah Student Gathering in the Perlman Room following service
9:30 a.m. Adult Study with Rabbi Memis-Foler
11:30 a.m. Yom Kippur Traditional Reform Service with a D'var Torah by Rabbi London
2:15 p.m. Adult Study with Rabbi London
2:30 p.m. Family Service for Kindergarten and Younger
2:30 p.m. Family Service for Grades 1-3
3:45 p.m. Concluding Services (Afternoon, Healing, Yizkor, and N’ilah) followed by cake in the Lobby

 

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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.

  • S’lichot Program and Service

    September 21 at 9:00 p.m. Followed by S’lichot Services.

    S’lichot, the late Saturday night service, which falls right before Rosh HaShanah focuses our attention on the meaning of the occasion, “forgiveness” and f...

  • Experience Elul

    The month of Elul encourages reflection, rejuvenation, and renewal, offering us opportunities to prepare ourselves for the High Holidays. Prepare by attending one (or all!) of our special Elul programs. 

    Meditati...

  • Yom Kippur Food Drive

    The ARK's food pantry supports nearly 4,000 Jews in the metropolitan Chicago area. While The ARK is seeking food that is kosher, any food donated that is not kosher will be given to local food pantries in need. We...

  • Rockers and Shakers

    with Nicole Jaworski
    Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

    Foster community and friendship while collaboratively making music with the tot in your life! This class connects child...

  • Ivrit with Ronit

    With Ronit Levy
    Wednesdays, October 23 - November 18 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

    A fun afternoon Hebrew class for children ages 4-6. Learn Hebrew through songs, games, dance, snack, yoga and more.

    $10 per session. Please co...

  • Shabbat Shmoozica & Tot Shabbat

     

    Shabbat Shmoozica

    Every first Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m. (Beginning on September 7!)
    Beth Emet is excited to introduce a new Shabbat morning program for families with children ages 0-5, designed by young ...

  • Experience Elul

    The month of Elul encourages reflection, rejuvenation, and renewal, offering us opportunities to prepare ourselves for the High Holidays. Prepare by attending one (or all!) of our special Elul programs. 

    Meditation for Ren...

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