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.

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

  • Kabbalat Shabbat on the Lake Reception — Friday, Aug. 24 - 5:30 pm
  • Kabbalat Shabbat on the Lake Service — Friday, Aug. 24 - 6:15 pm
  • Candle Lighting — Friday, Aug. 24 - 7:18 pm
  • Shabbat Service — Saturday, Aug. 25 - 8:50 am
  • Bar Mitzvah - Ari Posner — Saturday, Aug. 25 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Aug. 25 - 7:00 pm

Upcoming Events


Kabbalat Shabbat on the Lake Reception

5:30 pm

Join us for a special end of summer Kabbalat Shabbat on the Lake!  5:30 pm – Complimentary appetizers and activities for children on the patio along with musical entertainment provided by Hazzan Tisser and our fellow congregants! 6:15 pm – Services, followed by a family dinner. $15 per adult, $5 per child (Free for children Continue Reading »

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Men's Club Steak & Scotch Night

6:45 pm

Learn more about Men’s Club and meet many of the active members at this annual event. All men are welcome, you do not need to be a current member of Men’s Club. Join us for great food, excellent companionship and fine beverages. Cost for dinner $45 for members, $50 for non-members. Sponsorship opportunities will be Continue Reading »

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Selichot Reception and Study Session

9:00 pm

Cinema & Selichot A night celebrating Israel, tzedakah, and prayer. 9:00 pm Havdalah, film, snacks and tzedakah project. Documentary: To Life: How Israeli Volunteers are Changing the World(2018). 10:45 Dedication of memorial plaques and traditional Selichot service.

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North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

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

1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035