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Shanah Tovah       שנה טובה

Wishing you a happy, healthy and sweet New Year!

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Welcome to Beth Tikvah Congregation!

Thank you for visiting the Beth Tikvah Congregation website! We are a dynamic, warm, and friendly Reform Jewish congregation located in the Northwest Chicago Suburbs where all are welcome. At Beth Tikvah Congregation (BTC) relationships matter most. Beth Tikvah Congregation is best known for its inclusive, involved, caring and compassionate community; for its excellent clergy, staff and lay leadership; for its phenomenal lay chairs; and for the overall positive difference BTC makes in our members’ lives.

At Beth Tikvah Congregation, we are dedicated to Jewish values and the pursuit of Holiness through engaging worship, joyous celebration of holidays and lifecycle events and by caring for one another. At the same time, we are committed to education for all ages, to Tikkun Olam (bettering our world), welcoming interfaith families, supporting interfaith relations, and furthering connections to the State of Israel, to Jewish summer camp, and so much more!

Whether you are new to the area, new to Jewish life, or a long-time veteran...whatever your background, level of observance, age, relationship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity... we are grateful for your interest in Beth Tikvah Congregation. We invite you to contact our Rabbi, Taron Tachman, take a tour of BTC, join us for Friday night Shabbat Services, or an upcoming program. We look forward to meeting you soon!

  • Shabbat Service in our Sanctuary

    Shabbat Service in our Sanctuary Shabbat Service in our Sanctuary Fri, October 29, 2021 @ 06:00 PM

    We welcome you to our Beth Tikvah Sanctuary! Please register for Shabbat service. As we continue to keep Pikuach Nefesh, the preservation and protection of life is front and center in all of our planning and decision making. This one command supersedes almost every other command in our Jewish tradition. To mitigate the risk of COVID-19 and the Delta Variant, we have updated our regathering health and safety guidelines. Please click below for details. Click Here

  • Book Club- "The Book of Lost Names" by Kristin Harmel

    Book Club- Book Club- "The Book of Lost Names" by Kristin Harmel Mon, November 1, 2021 @ 07:00 PM

    As a graduate student in 1942, Eva was forced to flee Paris and find refuge in a small mountain town in the Free Zone, where she began forging identity documents for Jewish children fleeing to neutral Switzerland. But erasing people comes with a price, and along with a mysterious, handsome forger named Rémy, Eva decides she must find a way to preserve the real names of the children who are too young to remember who they really are. Click Here

  • Chanukah Bazaar 2021

    Chanukah Bazaar 2021 Chanukah Bazaar 2021 Sun, November 7, 2021 @ 01:30 PM

    This year's Chanukah Bazaar will be online AND in person. Save your shopping for the Gift Shop ladies! Sunday afternoons in person and more available evenings coming soon! Click Here

  • Brown Baggers-Zoom

    Brown Baggers-Zoom Brown Baggers-Zoom Sun, November 14, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

    Let's feed the hungry together with the Social Action Committee. In the spirit of Mitzvot, join us to make Brown Bag lunches on Sunday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m. at home from your very own kitchen.  You can make one bagged lunch or as many as you want! The lunches are going to the Living Faith Church, "Bread of Life" Food Pantry and Children's Lunch Bag Ministry in Palatine. Please know that Pastor Bullock and the recipients of your lunches are very grateful. Click Here

  • Chanukah Bazaar 2021

    Chanukah Bazaar 2021 Chanukah Bazaar 2021 Sun, November 14, 2021 @ 01:30 PM

    This year's Chanukah Bazaar will be online AND in person. Save your shopping for the Gift Shop ladies! Sunday afternoons in person and more available evenings coming soon! Click Here

  • Tikvah Chefs (Social Action)- Meal Donation and Delivery

    Tikvah Chefs (Social Action)- Meal Donation and Delivery Tikvah Chefs (Social Action)- Meal Donation and Delivery Tue, November 16, 2021

    The Beth Tikvah community has been serving meals to homeless people for many years through our Beth Tikvah Chefs which is a part of the Social Action Committee. We work with the PADS Emergency Shelter Program that provides hospitality, food and overnight emergency shelter to the homeless. This fall it is with tikkun olam that donations can provide meals to those families in need. Your donation will be greatly appreciated. Click Here

  • Chanukah Bazaar 2021

    Chanukah Bazaar 2021 Chanukah Bazaar 2021 Sun, November 21, 2021 @ 01:30 PM

    This year's Chanukah Bazaar will be online AND in person. Save your shopping for the Gift Shop ladies! Sunday afternoons in person and more available evenings coming soon! Click Here

  • Tzedek Event - Biases - Everyone has them, so now what? November Program.

    Tzedek Event - Biases - Lessons from Trans Movements for Liberation - Imagining Transgender Futures Tzedek Event - Biases - Lessons from Trans Movements for Liberation - Imagining Transgender Futures Tue, November 23, 2021 @ 07:30 PM

    With Speaker Myrl Beam, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to his scholarly work, Beam is active in queer and trans left movements, specifically around issues of prison abolition, homelessness, and supporting the leadership of trans youth in movements for justice. Click Here

  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Prince of Peace - Livestream.

    Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Prince of Peace - Livestream. Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Prince of Peace - Livestream. Wed, November 24, 2021 @ 07:30 PM

    Join us via Livestream for the Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Schaumburg, Beth Tikvah Congregation and neighborhood houses of worship will join together for an evening of Thanksgiving worship and joyous music. The event will include combined community choirs, featuring our own Kol Tikvah. Check back for the Livestream link. Click Here

  • ECC Chanukah cookie kits sale

    ECC Chanukah cookie kits sale ECC Chanukah cookie kits sale Thu, December 2, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

    ECC is selling Chanukah cookie kits for $17.00 each. Please order by Tuesday November 23 and pick up your kits on Thursday, December 2 or Friday December 3 between 12-3 Click Here

  • ECC Chanukah cookie kits sale

    ECC Chanukah cookie kits sale ECC Chanukah cookie kits sale Fri, December 3, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

    ECC is selling Chanukah cookie kits for $17.00 each. Please order by Tuesday November 23 and pick up your kits on Thursday, December 2 or Friday December 3 between 12-3 Click Here

  • Lights and Miracles Chanukah Shabbat- Family Service

    Lights and Miracles Chanukah Shabbat- Family Service Lights and Miracles Chanukah Shabbat- Family Service Fri, December 3, 2021 @ 06:00 PM

    Join us for Family Shabbat and Chanukah Service for children up to age 12 in our Beth Tikvah Chaveyron. Bring your menorahs and candles as we light our candles for the sixth night of Chanukah and fill the room with the glow of our chanukiyot. Together we will delight in a special Chanukah story from Rabbi Tachman, sing songs with Kolan and Kol Shirah, led by Cantorial Leader Axel, and raise our spirits in joy! Please click below to register. Click Here

  • Lights and Miracles Chanukah Shabbat -Congregational Shabbat and Chanukah Service

    Lights and Miracles Chanukah Shabbat -Congregational Shabbat and Chanukah Service Lights and Miracles Chanukah Shabbat -Congregational Shabbat and Chanukah Service Fri, December 3, 2021 @ 07:00 PM

    Beth Tikvah Sanctuary and via live-stream. Join us in celebration of the sixth night of Chanukah and Shabbat geared for ages 12 and up. Bring your menorahs and candles for a festive worship service with Rabbi Tachman and Cantorial Leader Axel along with the music of Kol Tikvah and Klei Tikvah. We look forward to seeing you as we continue our tradition of lighting our chanukiyot together in joy! Click Here

  • ChanukARTS- Young Family Chanukkah party

    ChanukARTS- Young Family Chanukkah party ChanukARTS- Young Family Chanukkah party Sun, December 5, 2021 @ 03:30 PM

    Get your Art on with Sisterhood and The Painted Penguin as we paint pottery for your entire family. Cost is $25 a family which includes 1 large piece of pottery and 1 small piece of pottery. You have the option to purchase an additional piece of pottery for $15. Selections will be made at the time of the event. We will paint our pottery together in the Chaveyron. Stories for all in the Sanctuary while your pottery is blown dry. You can take your art home on the same day. Bags to bring home your Click Here

  • Book Club- "Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth" by Noa Tishby

    Book Club- Book Club- "Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth" by Noa Tishby Mon, December 6, 2021 @ 07:00 PM

    Through bite-sized chunks of history and deeply personal stories, Tishby chronicles her homeland’s evolution, beginning in Biblical times and moving forward to cover everything from WWI to Israel’s creation to the disputes dividing the country today. Tackling popular misconceptions with an abundance of facts, Tishby provides critical context around headline-generating controversies and offers a clear, intimate account of the richly cultured country of Israel. We will meet via Zoom Click Here

  • Mah Jongg card sale

    Mah Jongg card sale - ends 1/14 Mah Jongg card sale - ends 1/14 Fri, January 14, 2022

    Sisterhood receives a donation from the Mah Jongg League for each card ordered, so have friends and family order their cards through Sisterhood as well. Click Here

 

 

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