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.

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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.


Tot Shabbat
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.

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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.

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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

Join us for our next meetings to share and explore with friends old and new! For more information or to sign up, contact Vicki Siegelman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


JeTY Interfaith Ramadan & Shabbat Celebration
Friday, June 9, 2017, 7-10 p.m.

Celebrate Shabbat and Ramadan with our Muslim youth group friends at the SABAH mosque with a delicious meal! This event is for 8th-12th graders. We will carpool to and from the SABAH mosque. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Jews in Canoes
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
Meet at the Skokie Lagoons, Tower Road, west of Forest Way

Join Temple Jeremiah on a relaxing 1-hour canoe trip on the Skokie Lagoons. The canoe trip will be followed by a BYOP (bring your own picnic) dinner and Havdalah experience. Leave room during dinner because we will be providing dessert! Children ages 3 and up are able to ride in the canoe. Cost is $20 per canoe or tandem kayak and $15 per single kayak. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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.

If you haven’t been to Israel with Rabbi Cohen and your Jeremiah community, this is your chance! This trip is designed for people traveling as individuals, couples, or families, whether or not you have a Bar or Bat Mitzvah student. An orientation meeting will be held early this summer (2017) with details about the trip. If you are interested in hearing more and being part of the orientation meeting, please contact Sarabeth Salzman at 847.441.5760 ext. 108 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Mystic Waters
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

Join Temple Jeremiah for our summer family outing to Mystic Waters, which is one of the largest waterparks in Illinois. This program is for families with kids of all ages. There are two water slides, drop slides, a lazy river, and a zero-depth leisure pool where you can enjoy fountains, jet sprays, and a child-sized dolphin slide. If you have little ones, they also have a splash pad with water sprays and a jungle gym. This event is $10 per child and $8 per adult. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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.

Celebrate summer with your Jeremiah family at the beautiful Little Bear Park in Glenview! Kids will play together on the playground, while parents have an opportunity to socialize. We will meet at 4 p.m. at the jungle gym. If you join later, just look for Naomi who will be dressed as an ice cream sundae -- hard to miss! We will all enjoy a bring-your-own brown bag picnic dinner beginning around 5:15 p.m. followed by a nice, cold dessert (hint-hint) provided by Jeremiah. We will conclude with an interactive Havdalah around 5:45pm. Can’t wait to see everyone there! No cost, but please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


“How to Read a Book”
Tuesdays, Sept. 5, 12, and 19, 2017

Our very own Ruth Adler will be teaching a three-session class this fall at Temple Jeremiah to enlighten all those interested in learning “How to Read a Book.” Ruth taught English at Highland Park High School for 23 years and has long-term experience leading book groups and giving book reviews. She will use John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” for this class that will meet Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5, 12, and 19, 2017. If you have any questions, you can contact Ruth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please let us know if you will be attending by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and purchase your own copy of Of Mice and Men prior to the first class on Sept. 5.