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

Weekdays – 7:30 pm
Sundays – 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, Mar. 23 - 6:15 pm
  • Candle Lighting — Friday, Mar. 23 - 6:46 pm
  • Ba'al Korei Shabbat — Saturday, Mar. 24 - 12:00 am
  • Shabbat Service — Saturday, Mar. 24 - 8:50 am
  • Mincha/Ma'ariv — Saturday, Mar. 24 - 6:30 pm
  • Shabbat Ends — Saturday, Mar. 24 - 7:51 pm

Upcoming Events


CE Guest Speaker - Rabbi Zev Eleff

7:45 pm

Zev Eleff is Chief Academic Officer of Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, IL. He is the author of seven books and more than thirty scholarly articles in the field of American Jewish history. His Who Rules the Synagogue (Oxford) and Modern Orthodox Judaism (JPS) were both finalists for the 2016 National Jewish Book Award. Rabbi Continue Reading »

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Beth El Holocaust Commemoration

8:00 pm

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00 pm Musical tribute by Hazzan Benjamin Tisser Recognition of Beth El members who survived the Shoah Our Eastern Europe Shoah visit: Gabriella Cooperman and Emma Halfin Video message by Rabbi Vernon Kurtz and NSSBE members, from Poland This year’s Yom HaShoah Commemoration program is brought Continue Reading »

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Becoming a Jew in Post-World War II Germany

7:45 pm

Germans and Jews In the season of Yom HaShoah, explore the changing relationship between Jews and Germans in a three-part free mini course. Becoming a Jew in Post-World War II Germany with Author Annette Gendler Tuesday, April 17, 7:45 pm Annette Gendler will discuss her book Jumping Over Shadows and lead a discussion of Judaism and Zionism 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