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

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.

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

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

Evenings
Sunday – Thursday – 7:30 pm

Shabbat
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

  • Shabbat Service — Saturday, May. 26 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, May. 26 - 7:45 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, May. 26 - 8:59 pm
  • Kabbalat Shabbat Service — Friday, Jun. 1 - 6:15 pm
  • Candle Lighting — Friday, Jun. 1 - 8:00 pm
  • Bat Mitzvah - Estelle Rosenblatt — Saturday, Jun. 2 - 8:50 am

Upcoming Events

2
Jun

Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club

12:30 pm

The Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club will discuss And After the Fire by Lauren Belfer, facilitated by Rachel Kamin.  Copies of the book are available in the Abbell Library and from local libraries and bookstores.  Contact Rachel Kamin for more information.   

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5
Jun

Engineering Evil Class

7:45 pm

Engineering Evil Dr. Robert Bernat Tuesdays 7:45-9:00 pm, June 5 and 12 Special screening of Engineering Evil, a History Channel special devoted to the details of how the Nazis carried out the Holocaust, framed in light of figuring out how to systemically prevent the demonization of the other and the calculus of looking the other way Continue Reading »

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5
Jun

Roadmap to Jerusalem

7:45 pm

Documentary Film Screening A special screening of Roadmap Jerusalem with filmmaker Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz. This documentary tracks the connection of Jerusalem to the Jewish people by exploring the biblical, archaeological and political history of the city, and makes an argument for Israeli control of Jerusalem.  Rabbi Lebovitz grew up at Beth El and now serves as the 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