Archive: July 2021

Shabbat Family Programming

Posted on July 24, 2021

Saturday, July 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am – Outside at the synagogue. Bring your own chairs or blanket and kosher picnic lunch. Registration is required.  Please send email to csherman@amyisrael.org to register. We have created a community experience. The prayers and roles are for kids of all ages, adults and teens. All will find a meaningful Shabbat experience. Out of concern for the […]

New Mahzor Pick Up

Posted on July 25, 2021

Sunday, July 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – With heartfelt gratitude to Donna and Aaron Horowitz, we are changing to a new Mahzor for the High Holidays. Highly acclaimed mahzor, featuring readings, interpretations, egalitarian language, clear transliterations. $54 per book, payable at pick up or we can bill you. Drop off former prayerbook, Machzor Chadash to be donated to Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken […]

Intermediate Prayer Book Hebrew

Posted on July 25, 2021

Sunday, July 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Taught by David Lerner For more information, contact David Lerner or 312-208-3283.

Youth Program: Artwork for Greeting Cards

Posted on July 25, 2021

Sunday, July 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Bring your kids to Am Yisrael to create artwork to be featured on greeting cards! Cards will printed up in packs of ten. For sale in time for High Holiday greetings. Cards will be blank on the back and can be used for other greetings, birthdays, special occasions, etc. In-person Outdoors Masked Socially distant Children […]

Cantor’s Current Events Class (Thursdays)

Posted on July 29, 2021

Thursday, July 29 @ 12:00 pm – Cantor Simon offers his weekly Current Events Class to the entire congregation. Traditionally, this group has enjoyed a little bit of adult beverage while solving the world’s problems. During the quarantine, it’s BYO, but by all means, feel free to grab your favorite beverage and join this lively group.

Women’s Network Book Group (Fridays)

Posted on July 30, 2021

Friday, July 30 @ 10:30 am – The book is “My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner: A Family Memoir” by Meir Shalev. There is no “homework” – we read the book together out loud at each meeting and there’s no need to read anything ahead of time. The book is a collection of short stories, so it’s no problem if […]

Friday Night Special Summer Services

Posted on July 30, 2021

Friday, July 30 @ 6:00 pm – In-person At the Synagogue building Must be fully vaccinated to attend NO advance registration required — just come!

Intermediate Prayer Book Hebrew

Posted on August 1, 2021

Sunday, August 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm – Taught by David Lerner For more information, contact David Lerner or 312-208-3283.

Order your lulav/etrog and schach

Posted on August 2, 2021

Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 29 @ All Day – Click here to place your order.

Greeting Cards

Posted on August 2, 2021

Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 22 @ All Day – Order holiday greeting cards, lovingly created by our Am Yisrael children.  Each package includes: Ten cards, blank on the back for your personal message. Ten envelopes. 5″ x 7″. Assortment of the four beautiful images. Place your order today! Mail your payment to: Am Yisrael, 4 Happ Road, Northfield, IL  60093