North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

Beth El Celebrates 70

The year 5778 (2017-2018) is a very special one for our congregation and the Jewish world. We celebrate 70 years since the founding of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El and 70 years since the establishment of the State of Israel.

Upcoming Events

As a dynamic and vibrant community, we provide a wide array of engaging programs and events throughout the year for members from preschool to adult. We invite you to visit and participate in our services and programs and discover the wonderful Beth El community.

Become a Member

We are a vibrant, caring, and inclusive community. Together we pray, learn, and grow intellectually and spiritually. We offer an opportunity to engage in all facets of Jewish life. We invite you and your family to join ours. We look forward to meeting you.

Recent Happenings

Welcome to Our Beth El Community!

We are happy that you found us!  We’re a Conservative congregation deeply committed to providing opportunities for all of our members to enrich their Jewish lives.  Our community is dynamic, warm, inclusive, and caring.

Through worship, study, cultural activities, community events, and tzedakah, we nurture our community and sustain a very special spiritual home. We invite you to experience the wonderful place that is NSS Beth El and  to pursue your spiritual journey as part of our extended family.

Service Times

Sundays – 8:45 am
Weekdays – 7:15 am
Rosh Hodesh – 7:00 am
National Holidays – 8:45 am

Weekdays – 7:30 pm
Sundays – 7:30 pm

Friday Evening (Kabbalat Shabbat) – 6:15 pm
Shabbat Morning – 8:50 am
Family Service – 10:45 am
Junior Congregation (Grades 2-5) – 10:30 am

This Week's Shabbat Times

  • Candle Lighting — Friday, Feb. 23 - 5:13 pm
  • Kabbalat Shabbat Service — Friday, Feb. 23 - 6:15 pm
  • Shabbat Service — Saturday, Feb. 24 - 8:50 am
  • Bar Mitzvah - Zachary Katznelson — Saturday, Feb. 24 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Feb. 24 - 5:00 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, Feb. 24 - 6:18 pm

Upcoming Events



7:45 pm

Presentation by author Devorah Heitner. Dr. Devorah Heitner founded Raising Digital Natives to serve as a resource for organizations and families wishing to cultivate a culture of thoughtful digital citizenship. Fill out the RSVP form below if you would like to attend.

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Men's Club Caveman Dinner

6:30 pm

Please join us for our Annual Caveman Dinner Event featuring lots of meat (ribs, wings, hot dogs, etc), finger food, and napkins but no silverware. $40.00 for members ($45 for non-members). Great scotch and other drinks. RSVP to event by February 13th,

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Purim Family Pre-Megillah Dinner

6:00 pm

Purim Celebrations@Beth El Wednesday, February 28 Fast of Esther/Erev Purim/Megillah Reading 4:30pm – 6:00 pm Cohen Religious School Celebration 5:30 pm Mincha/Ma’ariv/Megillah Reading – Sager Beit HaMidrash 6:00-7:00 pm Family pre-Megillah Dinner $5 For Children 12 and under;  $10 for adults (13 and older) 7:00 pm  Congregational Megillah reading – Field Family Sanctuary 8:30 pm Purim Party and Meal $5 For Children Continue Reading »

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North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm

1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035