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 Service — Friday, Jul. 20 - 6:15 pm
  • Candle Lighting — Friday, Jul. 20 - 8:02 pm
  • Summer Shabbat Service — Saturday, Jul. 21 - 9:00 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Jul. 21 - 7:45 pm
  • Candle Lighting — Saturday, Jul. 21 - 8:49 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, Jul. 21 - 9:07 pm

Upcoming Events


Israeli Scouts Concert

6:00 pm

The Tzofim Friendship Caravan is a group of ten energetic teenagers who are leaders in their Scout chapters in Israel. Together with their two leaders, the Caravan travels across North America, using song, dance, and personal stories to share friendship and love for Israel. Come see this talented group perform at Beth El! Bring your Continue Reading »

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Afternoon of Trivia

3:00 pm

Join the Hazak Senior Life Committee and the Gray Cultural & Learning Center for an “Afternoon of Trivia” with Brain Bash Trivia.  Brain Bash Trivia is a live interactive trivia game where the questions are fun for all ages about stuff you know and stuff you didn’t realize you knew and maybe a few things you’ll Continue Reading »

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Maxwell Street Klezmer Concert

6:30 pm

6:30 pm | appetizers and cocktails 8:00 pm | Concert and Dancing The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band plays lively Eastern-European Jewish folk music.  You can expect a world-class performance filled with joy, soul, and good humor.  The Maxwell Street Band’s own dancers will lead fun Israeli dances for all to join in! This concert features 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