North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
Tefillah – Prayer

Tefillah – Prayer

Dear Parents,

This year’s Junior Congregation will begin Saturday, September 8!

This year’s theme is Tag! It’s Shabbat! I am so excited to see you and your children again for our energetic interactive Shabbat experience.

Services will be every Saturday morning from 10:30 to noon in the Grossinger/Brickman room except during Winter Break. All children 2-6th grade (as always you are welcome to attend with your children!) will participate in the prayers and songs according to their skills. Children in 3rd grade and up are welcome to read Torah (Hey and Vav as well, as long as they’ve signed up for a Hey/Vav service reading). I will provide the materials to learn the readings.

Like last year, we will be using Siddur Lev Shalem, which is also used in the main sanctuary.

And also like years past, children will be awarded attendance prizes. This year:

6 services: A chamsa key tag, imported from Israel, and appropriate to place on backpacks

8 services: A Dog Tag Neckchain

12 services: A specially designed T-shirt direct from Israel

16 services: Invitation to a Laser Tag Party at the end of the year.

I look forward to seeing you there!!


Hazzan Barbara Barnett
CRS Tefilah Coordinator