About Daniel Glassman

Daniel Glassman has been Temple Jeremiah's Executive Director since November 2012. Before coming to Jeremiah, he served as the overnight camp director and conference center director at JCYS Camp Henry Horner in Ingleside, Ill. Danny has his bachelor's degree in social science from National Louis University and is working towards his Masters of Jewish Professional Studies at the Spertus Institute of Learning and Leadership. Danny is a member of the National Association of Temple Administrators (NATA). He currently serves as president of the Chicago Area Synagogue Administrators (CASA) the local branch of the NATA. He is also still very much active in the camping community serving as accreditation visitor for the Illinois section of the American Camp Association. When he's not working or in class, he is with his wife, Krystal, and their children, Eden and Levi.

Shabbat Pinchas

By |2021-06-30T17:22:04-05:00June 30, 2021|

You may have picked up from previous Shabbat Shalom Messages that I stream a lot of movies and television shows. It’s one of the few things that helps me decompress and focus on things other than the chaos of day-to-day life. This weekend I found myself re-watching the "newish"

Renew Your Temple Membership for 2021-2022

By |2021-06-30T16:46:12-05:00June 30, 2021|

As we write this letter, we are hoping you are doing well and want to thank you for continuing to be part of our temple community, especially during these uniquely challenging times. Temple Jeremiah is proud to have created an inclusive atmosphere where members feel valued and appreciated. Our tagline, The Joy of Belonging, acknowledges that this is only possible because

Shabbat HaGadol

By |2021-03-24T11:48:11-05:00March 24, 2021|

For the last year, I have been doing what I can to keep my habits and surroundings as normal as possible. I have been coming to the office daily, with normal hours, except for the initial lockdown last March. I visit stores while following their rules to protect those around me. We have

Simchat Torah

By |2020-10-07T09:59:34-05:00October 7, 2020|

Kids say and do the darndest things. My kids love playing “Radio Dad” which involves them calling in requests to their favorite radio DJ, aka me, to play on Spotify. Currently, the number one request is Swedish rock group Europe’s 1986 smash hit, "The Final Countdown." With an incredibly catchy

Security Update – September 2019

By |2019-12-10T14:59:04-06:00December 10, 2019|

September 2019 Dear Friends, L’Shana Tovah to you and your family. As we head into the start of another program year, we want to inform you about the ongoing efforts to keep Temple Jeremiah a safe and secure community where all can experience The Joy of Belonging. Thanks to a

The Physical Sanctuary Space

By |2017-06-05T09:36:15-05:00September 13, 2015|

Unlike the majority of the individuals who have written about “sanctuary” throughout Elul and have touched on spirituality, their connection with family, or even the warmth of the holidays, I view sanctuary in a physical way. Part of my role here is tending to the physical sanctuary space that we

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