Temple Jeremiah

Upcoming Events

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


How to Read a Book with Ruth Adler: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
July 17, 24, 31, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
With moral values and personal integrity on the line these days, no book could be more relevant than Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn. Join us as we spend three weeks on the river with Huck and Jim, sharing ideas about the evolution of American values as seen through the eyes of a young boy and a deeply rooted American author. Taught by Temple Jeremiah’s very own Ruth Adler! RSVP at tinyurl.com/ReadHuckFinn.


Shabbat on the Beach
Friday, July 19, 2019
6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:30 p.m. Shabbat Worship
Park Avenue Beach, Highland Park
We’re taking our Kabbalat Shabbat Worship to beautiful Lake Michigan. Please bring a beach chair and/or blanket. Parking passes will be available to everyone at the beach entrance, off 8 Park Avenue in Highland Park.

There will be no service at Temple Jeremiah this Friday.


Daytrippers: Holocaust Survivor, Dr. Gertrude Pollitt 
Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Gidwitz Place, 1551 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield

Lunch and a chat with Dr. Gertrude Pollitt, a Holocaust victim who fled the Nazi Regime to England, where she served as a kitchen maid under dire circumstances, including starvation. Gertrude is a psychoanalyst who received a Doctorate in Psychoanalysis from the Center for Psychoanalytic Study.

We will meet at Gidwitz Place to enjoy lunch and hear Gertrude’s fascinating tale. $15 per person. Event cost includes lunch and a donation to CJE Senior Life. Sign up here. 

 


Brotherhood Presents: Baseball Night with the Chicago Dogs
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
Impact Field, 9850 Balmoral Ave., Rosemont

Join us for an exciting evening of baseball and fireworks with the Chicago Dogs! Fun for the whole family! All ages are encouraged. $14 per person, payable to John at the game. RSVP to John Maeglin by July 19th at jmaeglin@aol.com or 847.476.1777.

 

 

 


Join Temple Jeremiah at Ravinia this Summer!
Tuesday, July 30th: ABBA The Concert
Sunday, August 18th: CSO-
Tchaikovsky Spectacular

We are combining two of your favorite things: Temple Jeremiah and Ravinia! Join your friends for one, two, or all three concerts! 

Register for ABBA here, and the CSO-Tchaikovsky here. Questions? Contact Dina Bauwens at dina@templejeremiah.org or at 847.441.5760 ext. 105.


Tot Shabbat
Friday, August 2, 2019, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
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., hope to see you there!

 

 

 


Feed the Hungry – Drop Off Lunches
Sunday, August 4, 2019, Before 11:00 a.m.
Make lunches at home for a wonderful cause, a great activity for your kids, friends, and neighbors, too!. Then drop them off at Temple Jeremiah on the first Sunday of the month by 11:00 a.m. Participating families are encouraged to bring a minimum of five sack lunches to the temple. Each lunch should consist of the following:
– Two meat sandwiches (two slices per sandwich of round, vacuum packed bologna or turkey bologna preferred)
– Small bag of chips
– Fruit (such as an apple)
– Two cookies

Contact Mindy Kurtz for more information.


Shabbat at the Park, with Pet Blessing
Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:30 p.m. Shabbat Worship
Clarkson Park, Northfield

Join us to celebrate Shabbat outdoors at Clarkson Park in Northfield. Bring a picnic to enjoy before or after services, we’ll provide Reception goodies and dessert! We invite you to bring your four-legged friends for a special pet blessing! Everyone is welcome.

Please note there will not be a Shabbat Worship inside Temple Jeremiah this evening.


Join Temple Jeremiah at Ravinia this Summer!
Sunday, August 18th: CSO-Tchaikovsky Spectacular

We are combining two of your favorite things: Temple Jeremiah and Ravinia! Join your friends for one, two, or all three concerts! 

Register for the CSO-Tchaikovsky here. Questions? Contact Dina Bauwens at dina@templejeremiah.org or at 847.441.5760 ext. 105.


Prospective and New Member Shabbat BBQ
Friday, August 23, 2019
6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:30 p.m. Shabbat Worship;
7:30 p.m. BBQ Dinner

Temple Jeremiah

We’re excited to invite all prospective and new members for a special Shabbat evening. Enjoy great food and conversation as our temple’s Brotherhood provides a delicious BBQ, and our clergy and Membership Committee join us to answer all your questions!

Contact Dina Bauwens at dina@templejeremiah.org or at 847.441.5760 ext. 105 with any questions and to RSVP. 

 

 


Jews in Canoes
Saturday, August 24, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Skokie Lagoons

Join your friends at Temple Jeremiah for a relaxing 1-hour canoe/kayak trip on the Skokie Lagoons (Tower Road, west of Forest Way, Winnetka)! Afterwards, there will be a BYOP (bring-your-own-picnic) dinner and Havdallah.

Children ages 3 and up can ride in the canoe and kayak. Cost is $20 per canoe or tandem kayak, and $15 per single kayak. Please pay the rental company in cash when you arrive at the Skokie Lagoons. 

If you have any questions, please contact Danny Glassman at 847.441.576- ext. 102 or at danny@templejeremiah.org.

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