See below for some of our highlighted upcoming events. For our full calendar, click here.
Third Annual Community-Wide Tikun Leil Shavuot: "Standing on the Edge of Sinai: An Evening of Music, Poetry, and Prayer"
Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 7 p.m.
Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Ave., Glencoe
Temple Jeremiah is proud to be one of the co-sponsors of this event featuring Neshama Carlebach, with Stacey Zisook Robinson and Rabbi Michael Sommer for music, followed by a dessert reception and Shavuot study. For more information, call 847.835.4800.
Shavuot Breakfast, Worship, and Yizkor
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
9:30 a.m. Apple Pancake Breakfast
10 a.m. Shavuot Worship and Yizkor
at Temple Jeremiah
We will celebrate the holiday of Shavuot with a yummy apple pancake breakfast, followed by the festival worship, which includes Yizkor, the memorial service.
Friday, June 2, 2017, 6 p.m.
We welcome all tots and their families for this fun evening. We begin at 6 p.m. with a complimentary pizza dinner, then continue at 6:30 p.m. with songs and Shabbat worship and then at 7 p.m. we have crafts and a snack.
Thank You Shabbat
Friday, June 2, 2017, 8 p.m. Erev Shabbat Worship
Join us as we say THANK YOU during a special Shabbat service that will include: Recognition of our amazing volunteers; installation of the 2017-2018 Board of Directors and recognition of our retiring board members; awarding of the Toddie Gray and Diane Mary Katz Scholarship to an outstanding Jeremiah teenager; awarding of the Robert H. Goldberg Award for Service to the Temple Jeremiah Community; and a delicious oneg (reception) following services.
Women of Jeremiah Book Club
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 10-11:30 a.m., discussing “Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and a Culture In Crisis” by J.D. Vance
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 10-11:30 a.m., discussing “The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman
JeTY Interfaith Ramadan & Shabbat Celebration
Friday, June 9, 2017, 7-10 p.m.
Jews in Canoes
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
Meet at the Skokie Lagoons, Tower Road, west of Forest Way
We are Going to Israel! Temple Jeremiah Intergenerational Trip to Israel: June 5-15, 2018
Orientation meeting: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 25, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (families can stay later if they want to)
2025 Miner Street, Des Plaines
Family Promise: July 9-23, 2017
For the first time ever, Temple Jeremiah will open its doors to several families for two consecutive weeks from July 9 to July 23, 2017, through Family Promise, an organization that helps families stay together while getting back on their feet and into their own homes. During that time, volunteers are needed to help eligible families staying in Temple Jeremiah's classrooms as they receive job placement help and assistance in finding affordable housing. To volunteer to bring dinner, dine with guests or chaperone overnight, please select the day and task via Sign-Up Genius at templejeremiah.org/familypromise to schedule the opportunity that works for you.
Picnic Dinner and Havdalah at Little Bear Park
Patriot Blvd. & Chestnut Ave., Glenview
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
“How to Read a Book”
Tuesdays, Sept. 5, 12, and 19, 2017