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.

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

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, Dec. 14 - 4:00 pm
  • Kabbalat Shabbat Service — Friday, Dec. 14 - 6:15 pm
  • Shabbat Service — Saturday, Dec. 15 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Dec. 15 - 4:00 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, Dec. 15 - 5:05 pm
  • Candle Lighting — Friday, Dec. 21 - 4:02 pm

Upcoming Events


Families with Young Children Shabbat and Dinner

6:00 pm

Let us help you make Shabbat for your family and give you tips that make dinner more manageable in your home. This Shabbat program and dinner are for families with children in the 1st grade and younger. Cost $25 per family.  Sign up below. Please contact Ali Drumm at for more details and to Continue Reading »

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Evening @ the Movies: Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

5:30 pm

Evening @ the Movies featuring Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas Sunday, December 23 at 5:30 pm A Kosher Chinese buffet dinner will be served  $18/PERSON RSVP to Marcie Eskin at MESKIN@NSSBETHEL.ORG or call 847-926-7903 by December 18. Co-sponsored by the Joseph and Mae Gray Cultural & Learning Center, The Hazak Senior Life Committee, and the NS Beth Continue Reading »

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Super Havdalah Playdate

5:30 pm

The Havdalah ceremony can be SUPER special – it’s a quick and beautiful way to mark your week. Join us for Havdalah, FREE children’s dinner, and a chance to put your superhero skills to the test! Come as you are in clothing, costumes or superhero pajamas! RSVP to Ali Drumm or call 847-432-8126

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North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

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

1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035