North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

NSSBE Annual Gala

Please join us for a 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

  • Shacharit Service — Wednesday, Sep. 19 - 9:00 am
  • Preschool Family Service — Wednesday, Sep. 19 - 9:45 am
  • Children's Services — Wednesday, Sep. 19 - 10:45 am
  • Mincha Service — Wednesday, Sep. 19 - 5:00 pm
  • Preschool and Young Family Service — Wednesday, Sep. 19 - 6:00 pm
  • Yom Kippur Ends — Wednesday, Sep. 19 - 7:41 pm

Upcoming Events


Sukkah Walk

12:30 pm

The Sukkah Walk will begin with appetizers at Beth El, and then continue on to the home of Lori Stark and David Shapiro for main entrees and then to the home of Rivka Zell for dessert.   Sign-up below to join the walk! Share your favorite holiday foods and bring a kosher dairy or parve dish, Continue Reading »

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JTS Field Family Lecture

7:45 pm

The Field Family Lecture From Hank Greenberg to Heeb Magazine: The Evolution of American Jewish Culture DR. SHULY RUBIN SCHWARTZ, Provost of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Irving Lehman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History and Walter and Sarah Schlesinger Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies. Hank Greenberg, Molly Goldberg, Alexander Portnoy, Fran Drescher—all are Continue Reading »

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Jeans & Jammies Elephant & Piggie Shabbat

5:00 pm

Join us and best friends Gerald and Piggie as they learn more about Shabbat. Family Shabbat service, free children’s dinner, storytime, and activities with Elephant and Piggie! To RSVP or for questions, contact Marcie Eskin at or call (847) 926-7903.

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North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

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

1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035