Temple Jeremiah

Upcoming Events

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

For the full Adult Learning schedule, taking place Sunday mornings when Religious School is in session, please click here 

Club 345: Rockin’ Roller Coasters
Saturday, January 26, 2019, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Noggin Builders, 3000 Dundee Road #201, Northbrook

Have you ever wanted to build your own roller coaster? Now you can! And win a raffle prize! $15 per child, which includes dinner. RSVP here. Questions? Contact Shmaria@templejeremiah.org.

Brotherhood Presents: “Jewish Rock ‘n Rollers of the 60’s” Concert
Saturday, January 26, 2019
5:30 p.m. Dinner; 7:30 p.m. Concert; 9:30 p.m. Reception
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Cantor Friedman, along with Laurie Akers, Cantor Jay O’Brien, pianist and drummer, Barb and Paul Wertico, the Don Cagen Orchestra, and our very own Marc Mayer, will perform songs from favorites, such as Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, and MORE!

Learn more and register at https://templejeremiah.shulcloud.com/event/rocknrollers

For more information, contact Bruce Zimmerman at bzimmerman957@gmail.com.

Adult Learning Presents: Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center Trip
January 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Join us for a tour of the Illinois Holocaust and Museum Center, led by Jerry Lidsky. We’ll also visit the exhibit, Stories for Generations to Come…Interactive Survivor Experience. Cost is $26 per person; seniors (65+) are $23 per person. Includes a box lunch.

Sign up online at https://tinyurl.com/holocausttrip2019 or by contacting Phyllis Burg at phyllis@templejeremiah.org or at 847.441.5760 ext. 110.


Jeremiah Kids: Color Me Mine!
Sunday, January 27, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1855 Tower Drive, Glenview, IL 60026

For Kindergarteners – 2nd graders and their families! Join Jeremiah Kids at Color Me Mine for art, clay, and painting! Come and let your creative and artistic side out! $11 per person, includes lunch. For questions, contact shmaria@templejeremiah.org. RSVP here

Tot Shabbat
February 1, 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!

Kesher Shabbat: Connecting Elementary-Aged Children To Each Other and Shabbat
February 1, 2019, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

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 and our own Kesher Shabbat filled with Shabbat songs, prayers, games, and a snack. For questions and to RSVP, please contact Rabbi Rachel Heaps.

Jeremiah Buddies
Sunday, February 3, 2019, 9:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Toddlers, preschoolers, and their families are invited for one of our most popular children’s events! Spend the morning hearing a story, creating a craft, learning more about a Jewish holiday, playing and enjoying a delicious snack! Each month we will focus on a different Jewish theme. The event is free but please RSVP to Shmaria so we know to expect you.

Don’t miss the rest of the Jeremiah Buddies dates: March 3rd and April 7th!

Jeremiah Parents Network: Sunday Morning Programs for Parents
Beginning February 3, 2019, 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Temple Jeremiah

9:00 a.m. – Parenting Digital Natives: When Social Media and Devices Play Too Large a Role in Our Children’s Lives (For parents of 3rd-6th graders)
Do you struggle to get your children to “leave” their x-box or turn off their games on iPads or phones? Do you feel that it’s all becoming a serious addiction, even for our younger children? Parents of 3rd – 6th graders, please join us for this crucial conversation as we explore ways of productively dealing with this concerning issue.

11:15 a.m. – Real Concerns for Our Middle School Age Children: How Parents Can Help Guide Them When Solid Decision Making is Crucial for Their Safety and Well-Being 
Our middle school children are being exposed to unhealthy behaviors early in their lives. Why and how does do they go from cute kid to eye-rolling teen in the blink of an eye? What is the developmental job of a teenager, and how does a parent support the work the teen needs to do? Please join us, and together we can help our children.

And don’t miss other JPN Sunday Morning Programs on March 10th and April 7th!

The Scott B. Crane Abilities Awareness Shabbat
Friday, February 8, 2019
6:00 p.m. Oneg; 6:30 p.m. Worship

February is Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month (JDAIM). Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) is a unified effort among Jewish organizations and communities worldwide to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and those who love them. We hope you will join us for this Shabbat worship that will focus on Judaism and people with special needs and their families. For details or questions about this event, please contact Barb Kite Join us at bkite1002@gmail.com.

Backpack Blessings
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Imagine if you didn’t know where your child’s next meal was coming from. This is an all-too-real experience for many parents in our own community. To directly address childhood hunger in our own backyard, Temple Jeremiah initiated Backpack Blessings in 2012. Learn more about Backpack Blessings. There are various volunteer shifts available. Learn more and sign up to volunteer here


Jr. JeTY Goes to Pinstripes!
Friday, February 22, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook, IL

Come join Jr. JeTY for a night of bowling, bocce ball, food, and fun!
Open to all 6th – 8th graders. $20 per person, includes dinner.
RSVP online here. Questions? Contact shmaria@ templejeremiah.org



NFTY678 JYG Kallah 
March 8-10, 2019
Oconomowoc, WI

Join over 150 other 6th-8th grade Reform Jews from the Midwest! Highlight include a waterpark, great friends and food, colors wars, and Shabbat! Register at chicago.nfty.org. Questions? Contact nftycar@urj.org.

Applying to be a teen leader? Applications are open to 10th-11th Graders are due by December 31st. Visit tinyurl.com/jygleader. Questions? Contact NSegal@urj.org.

Join Temple Jeremiah’s Consultation on Conscience
May 19-21, 2019
Washington, D.C. 

Learn. Act. Repair the World. Contact Rabbi Cohen at rabbi@templejeremiah.org or 847.441.5760 ext. 116 in order to participate. 

SAVE THE DATE: Golder Interfaith Initiative
Laugh in Peace
May 21, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
With Rev. Susan Sparks, Gibran Saleem, and Rabbi Bob Alper


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