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
5779 | 2018

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 Knobel. 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.              

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, September 18
7:00 p.m.  Kol Nidre Service 
D'var Torah: Rabbi Andrea London
Wednesday, September 19
9:00 a.m.  Yom Kippur Chavurah Service
D'var Torah: Rabbi Andrea London
9:00 a.m.  Adult Study with Rabbi Amy Memis-Foler
11:00 a.m. Perlman Room Open for Post B’nai Mitzvah Students following the Chavurah Service
11:30 a.m. Yom Kippur Traditional Reform Service 
D'var Torah: Rabbi Peter Knobel
2:15 p.m.  Adult Study with Rabbi Andrea London
2:15 p.m.  Family Service for Young Children (age five and under) in Room 208
2:15 p.m.  Family Service for Grades 1 - 3 (and children of all abilities) in the Sanctuary
3:45 p.m.  Concluding Services (Afternoon, Healing, Yizkor, and N'ilah

 

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  • Cap It Off!
    Complete the Capital Campaign and See What’s Yet to Come.... with an Ice-Cream in Hand 

    Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.

    The Capital Campaign is nearly across the finish line! The school entrance is moving and the se...

 

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 through June 7 (No class April 19 and 26)
    9:30 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
    There are many ways to interpret Torah and the nuances of meaning that are often overlooked. We will continue our learning from ...

  • With Rabbi Andrea London

    Shabbat,  June 1
    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, meditation, st...

  • with David Zarefsky

    Tuesday, June 4 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Sessions will focus on the place of the United States in the world, including relationships with Israel, the nature of the social contract, and the principles of fed...

  • Drumming for Self-Renewal

    with Linda Schneider
    Wednesday, June 12; 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

    Percussion offers hands-on, non-verbal access to the spiritual and emotional while connecting with others. Treat your mind, body, and spirit to an uplifting break fr...

  • with Hyma Levin
    Wednesdays, May 22 and 29, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Enjoy the story of Ruth as we explore the relationship of an older woman and a younger woman seeking to preserve themselves in ancient Israel. Is this story a cute fol...

  • NEW OFFERING! 
    with Cantorial Soloist Shawna Rosen
    Thursdays June 13 and 20 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Learn the basics of the traditional cantillation system to chant Torah and the common trope families. All beginners and almost ...

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