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Breaking the Glass at a Jewish wedding

Wedding Email Series If you and your partner are from two different faith backgrounds and planning a Jewish or Jewish and… wedding ceremony, there’s a lot to consider. We’re taking all our expertise and dishing it out in seven emails designed to offer ideas and options, answer common questions and connect you to a wealth of additional resources (and other couples!) so you can plan a ceremony that’s right for you. REGISTER NOW>>

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Taste of JRC Religious School September–October 2019

September 15, 9:30AM

If you’re searching for the right Jewish learning experience for your kids, try a taste-test of the educational programs at the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) in Evanston. With the Taste of JRC, you will be able to sample classes, talk with our caring, accomplished teachers, and get to know our community. Our community is a […]

Selichot Services

September 21, 11:00PM

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster Street, Skokie) will begin High Holy Days Observance with Selichot Services ~ Preparation For Repentance, Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 11:00 p.m. in the Temple Sanctuary. Services will be preceded by a Guest Speaker at 9:15 p.m. Tickets are not required. For more information please call 847-675-0951 or visit […]

Author Margaret McMullan at Temple Beth Israel

September 22, 10:00AM

Temple Beth Israel ‘s Adult Education and Brotherhood (3601 W, Dempster St., Skokie) Present Margaret McMullan, internationally acclaimed author, Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am. Ms. McMullan will speak about her new memoir, Where the Angels Lived: Our Family’s Story of Loss, Exile and Return. A lox and bagels breakfast is at 9:00 am […]

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