North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club – Join Rachel Kamin, CLC Director, after Shabbat Kiddush on Saturdays (at approximately 12:30 pm). You do not need to attend all of the sessions to participate – come to one or come to them all! To participate in the Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club, please make a minimum donation of $54 to the Torah Fund Campaign. Contact Mary Ellen Bowers, Sisterhood Torah Fund Vice President, at to make your donation.

2018-2019 CLC Programs & Events

Wednesdays, May 15 & 29 9:30am
(contact Rachel Kamin for additional dates)
Writer’s Beit Midrash
All fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, and essay writers (published or not yet published) are welcome for discussions, exercises, camaraderie, and critique every other Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am.

Tuesday, May 14, 7:00pm
Museum Reception & Artist Talk
Meet in the Gamze Gallery of the Rissman Kol Ami Collection for complimentary wine and refreshments in honor of the new exhibit Israel Impressions: Photography by Paul Margolis.

Saturday, May 11, 12:30pm
Sisterhood Torah Fund Book Club
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin, facilitated by Rachel Kamin. Sneaking out to get readings from a traveling psychic reputed to be able to tell customers when they will die, four adolescent siblings from New York City’s Lower East Side embark on five decades of experiences shaped by their determination to control fate.

Wednesday, July 17, 7:45pm
Summer Stories and Sweet Treats
Gather for a summer discussion of The Fourth Corner of the World by Scott Nadelson. “Sweet Treats” will be served – all are welcome! Contact Marcie Eskin or call 847-926-7903 to RSVP. Click here for PDFs of the selected stories: The Prize, The Fourth Corner of the World, Maginot, A Warm Breath