Temple Jeremiah

Upcoming Events

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



Temple Jeremiah Annual Meeting
Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Reception and Meeting

Our Annual Meeting includes the election of officers and directors as well as reports on our finances and activities. We also look forward to thanking all the dedicated Temple Jeremiah volunteers, and presenting the Volunteer of the Year Award and the Toddie Gray and Diane Mary Katz Scholarship.

Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class

We are excited to open our Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class to all Temple Jeremiah members who have not previously had the opportunity to become a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  Our class will be held every Tuesday from 7:00 -8:30 p.m., beginning May 22nd through the end of October 2018, with the exception of July 3rd, September 11th, and 18th.

The class will be a mixture of Judaic and Hebrew learning. The faculty for this course will be a combination of Rabbi Paul Cohen, Rabbi Rachel Heaps, incoming Cantor Susan Friedman, and Dr. Anne Lidsky. The course will culminate with an Adult B’nai Mitzvah for the class. Click here for more information or sign up here.

Shabbat Farewell for Cantor Adam Kahan
Friday, May 25, 2018
6:00 p.m. Oneg; 6:30 p.m. Shabbat Worship; 7:30 p.m. Dessert Reception

We hope you can attend this special evening celebrating Cantor Adam Kahan and his years of service at Temple Jeremiah.

Youth Shabbat: For Tots and Elementary Aged Children and Your Families

June 1, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Temple Jeremiah

All kids and families are welcome! As always, there will be a complimentary pizza dinner plus Shabbat observance filled with Shabbat songs, prayers, games, crafts, and a snack. For questions and to RSVP, please contact Naomi at naomi@templejeremiah.org.


Inclusion Summer (Indoor) Picnic
Sunday, June 3rd, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at Temple Jeremiah

We will enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers and grilled cheese, plus a DJ, karaoke and a magician! No cost to attend but please RSVP to Caren Brown at ceb994@gmail.com by May 25th. Learn more about Temple Jeremiah’s Inclusion Committee.




A Journey of Spirit, An Evening of Debbie Friedman
Tuesday, June 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Temple Jeremiah

Join us for a screening of A Journey of Spirit, the Debbie Friedman documentary, followed by music. For more information contact Adam@templejeremiah.org.



Summer Sendoff Shabbat
Friday, June 8, 2018
5:30 p.m. Dinner for families with children going to camp
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. H(OUR) Shabbat Worship
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. S’mores, GaGa, and games!

Are you going away to day camp, sleep away camp, or on a Jewish trip this summer? If you are, then join us for a special Shabbat service when we send you off with a blessing and a gift for a wonderful summer!

Register for the dinner here by Monday, June 4th. $10 per person; children 3 and under are free. Questions? Please contact Naomi.

Dinner with Israeli Soldiers, an Israel Action Committee (IAC) Event
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at  6:30 p.m.
The IAC is planning a dinner event for ten disabled Israeli soldiers and their hosts who will be visiting the North Shore area as part of the American Friends of Israel War Disabled Foundation. We hope you can join us for dinner and to meet this diverse group of veterans. More information to come soon. For questions please contact Sara Turover at ssturover@gmail.com.

Women of Jeremiah Book Club
Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10:00-11:15 a.m. 
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This month’s book club read, My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner, by Meir Shalev, is a charming tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in Nahalal, the village of Meir Shalev’s birth. Here we meet Shalev’s amazing Grandma Tonia, who arrived in Palestine by boat from Russia in 1923 and lived in a constant state of battle with what she viewed as the family’s biggest enemy in their new land: dirt. Join us as we discuss this novel of the obsessive but loving Grandma Tonia, the pioneer who gave his childhood its spirit of wonder, and the grit and humor of people building ever-new lives.

Adult Night Out at Ten Ninety Brewery Saturday, June 23rd, from 6:30-10:00 p.m.
Ten Ninety Brewing Co., 1025 N. Waukegan Rd., Glenview

We invite all 21+ members and guests to join us for an Adult Night Out!

Register by June 8th for $30 per person. Includes two drink tickets and tacos. $15 for Designated Driver rate. Register here.

After June 8th $35 or $20 for Designated Driver.

Contact Naomi@templejeremiah.org or 847.441.5760 with any questions.


JeTY’s 2018 Summer Break Trip to COSTA RICA: June 14-21, 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, zip lining, playing games in the town plaza, and attending local fiestas.

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.

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. 

Kesher Shabbat: Connecting Elementary Aged Children To Each Other and Shabbat

September 7, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Temple Jeremiah
Did your family love Tot Shabbat? Well, the first Friday of the month is
not just for tots anymore! Join us for Kesher Shabbat, which connects
elementary age children and their families to each other and Shabbat!

There will be a complimentary pizza dinner with our friends at Tot Shabbat at 6:00 p.m., then from 6:30-7:30 p.m. we will have our own Kesher Shabbat filled with Shabbat songs, prayers, games, and a snack. For questions and to RSVP, please contact Naomi at naomi@templejeremiah.org.

Tot Shabbat
September 7, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Temple Jeremiah

The first Friday of every month is an opportunity for us to celebrate Shabbat with our youngest members, your children! If you’re not familiar with Tot Shabbat, it’s an opportunity for your 1-5 year olds to be introduced to Shabbat, through songs, prayers, and stories specifically geared for them! We start at 6:00 p.m. with a complimentary pizza dinner. We hope to see you there!


Temple Jeremiah Family Retreat 
February 15-17, 2019 (President’s Day Weekend)
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Contact Naomi Segal for more information.

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