Shabbat Inspiration, Worship Schedule, and LifeCycle Notices

Thursday, December 29, 2022 / 5 Tevet 5783

Beth Emet Offices Are Closed through Monday, January 2

If you need to reach us during this time, please call 847-869-4230 and press 4. We look forward to reconnecting when our offices reopen on Tuesday, January 3!

Due to our office closure, we will be sending out the first EmetMail newsletter of 2023 on Wednesday, January 4.

Worship Schedule

Friday, December 30

6:30 pm

Kabbalat Shabbat Services Babayit: At Home

Virtual on Zoom Only

Welcome Shabbat from the comfort of your own home with this abbreviated 30 minute Kabbalat Shabbat service.

Zoom Link

Ph: 312-626-6799 | Meeting ID: 865 5483 1298 | Passcode: 1224

Saturday, December 31

9:30 am

Kahal Shabbat Morning Service

*With New Zoom Link*

Virtual on Zoom Only

Enjoy Shabbat morning from the comfort of your Shabbat dinner table, your couch, or your favorite chair.

Zoom Link

Ph: 312-626-6799 | Meeting ID: 833 6362 0227 | Passcode: 1224

This Shabbat we will be reading:


Torah: Genesis 44:18-44:27,

p. 287, Follow Along Here

Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28,

p. 302Follow Along Here

Sunday, January 1

New Years!

9:00 am

Sunday Morning Minyan

Virtual on Zoom Only

Zoom Link

Ph: 312-626-6799- Meeting ID: 834 4048 4441 | Passcode: 1224

LifeCycle Notices

Want to receive lifecycle notices for all births, weddings & death announcements?  

You can sign up for the mailing list through MyBethEmet (our member portal) on your individual page or contact Bekki Kaplan.


Susanne Rosenbaum was born on Tuesday, November 29. Susanne is the daughter of Ted Rosenbaum, granddaughter of Mark Rosenbaum and Mary-Ann Wilson. Read More.


Byron Weis died on Saturday, December 17. Byron was the husband of Brenda, father of Hillary (Charles) Coustan, Jay (Ava) Weis, and Michael (Lisa) Weis. Read more.

Jean Kahn Lutz Isador died on Monday, December 19. Jean was the mother of Lynn (Chuck) Friend and Donna (Tim) Mole. Read More.

On this Shabbat, we observe the first yahrzeit of:

David Spira, husband of Marcia Spira

Lisa Forte, mother of David Forte

Louise Rosenblum, mother of Jonathan and Josh Rosenblum

Consider making a donation to Beth Emet in honor, or in memory, of a friend or a loved one. You can do so online or contact the office. Families will be notified of your contribution.

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Worship Support

To access worship services virtually, please check the latest info/links on the online calendar. Kabbalat Shabbat services are also posted on Facebook Live and the livestream will include virtual t’filah to follow along with the service.