Temple Jeremiah

Upcoming Events

See below for some of our highlighted upcoming events. For our full Calendar, click here.

Scholar-in-Residence Weekend featuring Rabbi Jack Moline
Friday, October 27- Sunday, October 29, 2017
Rabbi Jack Moline, President of Interfaith Alliance, has a career spanning four decades. He has established himself as a powerful voice fighting for religious freedom for all Americans, regardless of their faith or belief system. As a rabbi, he has worked to create common ground between people of diverse religious and secular backgrounds. Read more.

America Stole My Faith!
Friday, October 27, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
During Kabbalat Shabbat Worship
Tony Campolo is one of America’s foremost evangelical pastors. So was his son Bart—until he realized he did not believe in God. In this talk, Rabbi Moline will look for the lessons that father and son discussing Christianity hold for Jews discussing Judaism.

Blessings and Curses
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Part of Tefilah and Torah Study
Worship begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by study and discussion at 9:15 a.m.
This conversation will center around the promises to Abram at the beginning of the Torah portion: those who bless you will be blessed and those who curse you will be cursed. Rabbi Moline will discuss what it means to be a blessing and, perhaps more important, what it means to be a curse.

How to Vote

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
A person who does not vote his or her own interests is a fool. And a person who votes only her or his own interests is ascoundrel. Fortunately, there is guidance in the sacred documents of both
traditions in which we live that help us figure out how to vote.
Between Independence and Constitution
Sunday, October 29, 2017
9:30 a.m. Breakfast; 10:00 a.m. Presentation
Two avenues frame the National Mall in Washington, DC. What you find there tells you almost everything you need to know about the American endeavor. And Interfaith Alliance tells you a little more. Please come for a discussion of American values. RSVP for breakfast to Donna at donna@templejeremiah.org or 847.441.5760.

Shabbat 360 Dinner
Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
After Friday night worship, we invite you to join us for our Shabbat 360 Dinner. During this progressive dinner we will all move 360 degrees around the room, making new connections and friends along the way! This is an adults-only dinner. Cost is $25 per person. Please RSVP to Dina Bauwens at Dina@templejeremiah.org or 847.441.5760 ext. 105 by October 18th. We hope to see you there!

Farm Day with Jeremiah Kids
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
At Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm
Join the adventure at Kroll’s Farm, where we will get “lost” in a corn maze, take a hayride, visit with the farm animals, and pick our very own pumpkins! Cost is $8 per person. Parents, please attend this event with your child. Siblings are welcome too!Jeremiah Kids (Kindergartners through 2nd Graders, and their families) 

Whittier Warm Winter Outerwear Drive
November 5-11, 2017A Chill is in the Air…
Let’s Wrap the Whittier Kids in WarmthPlease join your Social Justice committee in collecting gently-used winter coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and snow pants to donate to Whittier Elementary School in Waukegan. Your donations allow Whittier to have a storeroom of winter items that can be provided to children in need of warm winter outerwear. Please bring these items to the designated box at the Temple from November 5th through 11th.Temple Jeremiah’s contributions to this program have such a positive impact on the students. One Whittier teacher said, “Many of our families cannot afford to buy everything needed for a winter day. Your outerwear donation means the children have a greater chance of getting everything they need to stay warm.“Contact Lisa Eatman at 847-420-0295 or lkeatman@sbcglobal.net with any questions.

Annual Noni Dodge Blood and Bone Marrow Drive (benefiting LifeSource)
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Temple Jeremiah

Give the gift of life by donating blood or signing up for the Bone Marrow Registry! Donors must be healthy adults, ages 18 or older, and weigh at least 110 pound. To make an appointment, contact LifeSource at 847.543.3768, or visit www.lifesource.org, select “Donate Blood,” then select “Make an Appointment” and use group code NF17. You can also contact the temple office at 847.441.5760. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.


We are going to Costa Rica! JeTY’s 2018 Summer Break Trip: June 10-17, 2018
Spend 8 days and 7 nights in beautiful Costa Rica with teens from Temple Jeremiah! Live and volunteer in the rural village and work side-by-side with local Costa Ricans on meaningful community service projects. Spend the afternoons and evenings relaxing with friends, hiking, swimming, playing games in the town plaza, and attending local fiestas.

Please fill out this form if you are interested in the trip, want more information, and would like to be notified as soon as registration is officially open.All Jeremiah 8th-11th graders are eligible to come on the trip. This trip is also open to non-members if they are friends of a Temple Jeremiah teen. A subsidy toward the cost of the trip for Temple Jeremiah members is generously provided by the InterAct Fund for Youth Programming. For questions contact Naomi@templejeremiah.org.

We are Going to Israel! Temple Jeremiah Intergenerational Trip to Israel: June 5-15, 2018
This trip is designed for people traveling as individuals, couples, or families, whether or not you have a Bar or Bat Mitzvah student. The trip is currently full with a wait list. If you have any questions contact Sarabeth Salzman at 847.441.5760 ext. 108 or sarabeth@templejeremiah.org.

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