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. 23 - 4:04 pm
  • Kabbalat Shabbat Service — Friday, Nov. 23 - 6:15 pm
  • Shabbat Service — Saturday, Nov. 24 - 8:50 am
  • Bar Mitzvah - David Ayzman — Saturday, Nov. 24 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Nov. 24 - 4:00 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, Nov. 24 - 5:09 pm

Upcoming Events


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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Annual Beth El Hanukkah Party

5:00 pm

Join us for our annual celebration of Hanukkah. The “Any Way You Light It” concert will feature jewish music sensation Naomi Less. Rock your Hanukkah at this hotter than latkes, foot stompin’ interactive sing-out-loud show!  There will also be games, songs, the lighting of the Hanukkiah and of course latkes! This party is inclusive and for Continue Reading »

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Families with Young Children Shabbat and Dinner

5:00 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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North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

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

1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035