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At Am Yisrael you will find...‚Äč

Relaxed Atmosphere
A down-to-earth, unassuming
atmosphere that attracts members with
those same values.

Inspiring Rabbi
A Rabbi who is innovative, inspirational and thought provoking.

Dynamic Cantor
A Cantor whose musical talents move
us to new 
heights of spirituality.

Musical Services
Shabbat and holiday services featuring guitar, percussion, oboe and exciting
new melodies.

We Support Israel
A strong commitment to Israel.


Trend Setting Children's
Religious Education 

An outstanding School of Jewish Studies, headed by Charlie Sherman, that
includes cutting edge technology and

innovative activities, such as Chugim
(electives), music, art and more.

Vibrant Programming
Unique and stimulating programming:
Film Series, Torah study,current events discussion group, political programs, Steak in the Sukkah, musical services to name just a few.

Responsive, Caring Clergy and Staff
Clergy and staff who are accessible,
easy to talk to, and willing to do
whatever it takes.

"Preparing for the High Holidays: Favorite Tunes and Haftarot"

Sunday September 15
10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. 
Taught by David Lerner

This class will look closely at commonly sung passages from the Machzor, studying the vocabulary and grammar basics to help you fully understand these important passages.

Time permitting, we will read and discuss the haftarot, specifically the haftarah for the first day of Rosh HaShana 
(from 1st Samuel) and for the morning of Yom Kippur (from Isaiah).

There is no charge for this class, and there is no need to preregister. Materials will be provided, but please bring your Machzor, if possible.

For questions, contact the instructor, David Lerner, at 

Selichot Sunrise Services

Sunday, Sept. 22
6:00 a.m.

Off site.  Contact the office for location.
Join Rabbi Newman Kamin and Cantor Simon for the Am Yisrael tradition of  Selichot at the beach.  Start off the High Holy Day season with spiritual and powerful prayers as the sun rises over Lake Michigan.  Light breakfast follows.  Please bring your own chair and coffee, as well as your tallit and tefillin.

 Proud member of USCJ, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism


                                                                    4 Happ Road, Northfield, IL  60093
Phone: 847-446-7215   Fax:  847-446-7202

Thu, August 22 2019 21 Av 5779