- Established in 2003, Beth Chaverim ("House of Friends") is committed to education as the means of developing Jewish identity and social action as the way to be a responsible member of the community. It is a community of caring individuals who want to express their Judaism in a personally meaningful way, and explore theological questions in an open, thoughtful environment. Family membership in Beth Chaverim includes enrollment in the religious school. Memberships for individuals and families without children are also available. Sunday School classes are held in Riverwoods, IL. Affiliated with the Society for Humanistic Judaism and the Community Foundation for Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago.