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July 3

4th of July Shabbat Service

Join us for our annual 4th of July (on the 3rd) Shabbat Service.  We will welcome Shabbat with prayers sung to the tune of patriotic songs.  This is always a fun service to attend.   Ernie Ratowitz will give the D’var Torah highlighting Jews in the Revolutionary War

July 19

Book Burial

When they are no longer fit for use, it is customary to bury books that contain the name of God, as well as ritual objects such as Torah scrolls and T'fillin.  Please join us for a short burial ceremony behind the Temple parking lot, near the prayer circle.

July 29, 30

Annual Thrift & Book Sale

The Annual Thrift & Book sale will be held on Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30.  We will begin taking donations on July 20.   Volunteers are need for set-up, sale and clean-up. Contact Gary Schwarz

August 1

BYBS Evening Movie: Nora's Will

Doors open at 7:00 pm, movie at 7:30.  $10/per person includes refreshments and discussion. Pay in advance or at the door.

August 14

CJC BBQ & Shabbat Service

Once again, we will be holding a book review following the service. BYBS member, Arnie Bernstein, will present a discussion of his gripping non-fictional book:  “Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund.”  Please read the book and join the discussion.
At BYBS 6pm

Oral History at BYBS

Calling all members - tell us your stories!

oral history sidebarThe L’Dor Vador Oral History Project is live. We want to record your personal history and stories about the congregation and community.

Click here to watch video samples and get started.

Mah Jongg

If you're interested in playing maj jongg mahjongg tilescontact Harlene Friedman at


07.03.2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


07.04.2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


07.06.2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


07.10.2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


07.11.2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gift Cards for Chanukah

Attention All Chanukah Gift Givers – There are approximately days until the first night of Chanukah, December 6, 2015. So start saving your pennies now for our annual Chanukah Scrip Sale. chanukah giftsYou can take care of all of your gift needs with gift cards from just about any store, restaurant or gas station you can think of. Order gift cards for your barber, beautician, nail technician, handyman, babysitter, teacher, housekeeper, gardener, or any other person you would normally give a gift to. And help BYBS raise money for beautifying our temple. It’s so easy! Just place your order when the order forms come out in mid-October and get your order in NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH. Cards will be available for pick up beginning Sunday, November 22nd.

Torah Commentary

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B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom
1424 W. 183rd Street
Homewood,IL 60430
Phone: 708-799-4110
Fax: 708-799-5340

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