Temple Jeremiah

Upcoming Events

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


Shabbat in the Sun
Friday, June 16, 2017
6 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Worship

We’ll enjoy an outdoor Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Jeremiah – a beautiful way to bring in Shabbat.


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 online here.


Tot Shabbat: “Summer Edition”
Friday, July 7, 2017, 6 p.m.
Join us for Tot Shabbat with a summer twist. We’ll start with a free pizza dinner at 6 p.m., followed by Shabbat songs, a craft project, and a treat.


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.


Women of Jeremiah Book Club
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 vsieg@gralynn.org.


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 Naomi@templejeremiah.org.


Prospective and New Member Shabbat and BBQ
Friday, July 21, 2017
6 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Worship, followed by a complimetary BBQ
We welcome our current members, our new members, our propsective members, and everyone in between at this fun Shabbat. We’ll begin with cheese, crackers, and more at our Kabbalat Shabbat Reception at 6 p.m., then continue on to our Kabbalat Shabbat Worship. Afterwards, we’ll enjoy delicious hot dogs and hamburgers at our BBQ, lovingly sponsored by our Brotherhood. Bring a friend or tow!


Shabbat at the Beach
Friday, July 28, 2017
6 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Worship
Park Avenue Beach, 8 Park Avenue, Highland Park
We’re bringing Shabbat to beautiful Lake Michigan! Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy this outdoor service at Park Avenue Beach in Highland Park.


Ice Cream Month
All Fridays in August
I scream, you scream – join us each Friday in August for a special ice cream oneg following services. What can we say – we aim to please!


“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 ruthadler@att.net. Please let us know if you will be attending by sending an email to phyllis@templejeremiah.org and purchase your own copy of Of Mice and Men prior to the first class on Sept. 5.


We are Going to Israel! Temple Jeremiah Intergenerational Trip to Israel: June 5-15, 2018
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 sarabeth@templejeremiah.org.


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