North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

NSSBE 70th Anniversary Weekend Celebration - Recap

Thank you for joining us for the community-wide celebration Honoring Rabbi Vernon and Bryna Kurtz and the 70th Anniversary of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in conjunction with the 70th Anniversary of the State of Israel

Upcoming Events

We offer engaging programs and events all through the year for members from preschool to adult. We invite you to visit us, participate in our services and programs, and discover our wonderful Beth El community.

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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

Sunday – Thursday – 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, Nov. 16 - 4:09 pm
  • Kabbalat Shabbat Service — Friday, Nov. 16 - 6:15 pm
  • Shabbat Service with Guest Speaker — Saturday, Nov. 17 - 8:50 am
  • Bar Mitzvah - Levi Golson — Saturday, Nov. 17 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Nov. 17 - 4:00 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, Nov. 17 - 5:14 pm

Upcoming Events


Social Action's Annual Thanksgiving Mitzvah Project

10:00 am

Family to Family Thanksgiving Mitzvah Project Every year, the Social Action Committee creates and distributes Thanksgiving baskets to needy families at the Glenwood School in Waukegan with the help of more than 100 Beth El families. This tremendous community effort reflects Beth El’s on-going commitment to social action and  tikkun olam, “repairing the world” through acts of kindness.  Click here to Continue Reading »

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Broadway from the Bimah Concert

4:00 pm

Join us for a wonderful afternoon of music for the whole family! Our headliner is Magda Fishman, who began her career in Israel, singing the great American songbook while a soloist with the IDF Orchestra, then brought to American to be a Broadway star. Come hear her story, shared through music we all love, from your favorite Broadway Continue Reading »

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Tikkun Layl Shavuot All Night Study Sessions

9:00 pm

SHAVUOT SERVICE SCHEDULE Saturday, June 8 8:05 pm Candle Lighting 9:00 pm Mincha/Ma’ariv 9:15 pm/10:45 pm Tikkun Layl Shavuot The Rabbi Philip Lipis Memorial Lectures Sunday, June 9 Shavuot 12:00 am All night study session 4:30 am Sunrise Service 8:50 am Festival Service 9:00 pm Mincha/Ma’ariv 9:10 pm Candle Lighting Monday, June 10 Shavuot/Yizkor 8:50 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