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If you would like to attend our worship services in person, please see our Guidelines and Registration page.

Religious School registration/enrollment for 2022-23 is  open!

High Holy Day Registration for 2022 is open.

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!

  • Brown Baggers-Zoom

    Brown Baggers-Zoom Brown Baggers-Zoom Sun, August 14, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

    Let's feed the hungry together with the Social Action Committee. Please know that Pastor Bullock and the recipients of these lunches are so very thankful for these meals! In the spirit of Mitzvot, join us to make Brown Bag lunches on Sunday, August 14 at 10:00am 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. Click Here

  • Confirmation Class Car Wash Fundraiser

    Confirmation Class Car Wash Fundraiser Confirmation Class Car Wash Fundraiser Sun, August 21, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

    The 2022 confirmation class is doing a car wash fundraiser for the purpose of replacing/upgrading our Temple's Purim Carnival games. This will be happening during the Temple picnic. Confirmation class, families and BeTTY youth group volunteers - Click below to sign up! Click Here

  • Social Action - School Supply Drive 2022

    Social Action - School Supply Drive 2022 Social Action - School Supply Drive 2022 Sun, August 21, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

    Just in time for the start of the school year, the Beth Tikvah Congregation Social Action Committee is supporting the Palatine elementary school district. Your contribution of these items takes away a roadblock for kids who can't afford to buy their own school supplies and clothes. Please bring your items to the BTC parking lot for the Annual Picnic on Sunday, August 21st from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and join us in the festivities! Click Here

  • Annual Picnic

    Annual Picnic Annual Picnic Sun, August 21, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

    Join us for lunch, activities for all ages, and to meet people in our community. Beth Tikvah representatives will be available to answer questions or give building tours. 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, August 23, 2022

    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. It is with tikkun olam that donations can provide meals to those families in need. Your donation will be greatly appreciated. Click Here

  • ECC Fundraiser with Menchies

    ECC Fundraiser with Menchies ECC Fundraiser with Menchies Tue, August 23, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

    Support the ECC with Menchies! Bring in or mention this flyer between 12pm - 9 pm and 20% of your purchase will be donated to the Beth Tikvah Early Childhood Center. Schaumburg location (in town square adjacent to bonefish grill). Please view the flyer for more information Click Here

  • Mahj Tournament

    Mahj Tournament Mahj Tournament Sun, August 28, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

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  • Rosh Hodesh Gathering

    Rosh Hodesh Gathering Rosh Hodesh Gathering Sun, August 28, 2022 @ 05:00 PM

    Our Rosh Hodesh group at Beth Tikvah offers a unique opportunity to engage spiritually with those who identify as women, age 18 years and over, as we explore the narratives and trajectories of our own lives through the stories of Torah and other sacred texts. Click Here

  • Rosh Hashanah Honey Sale

    Rosh Hashanah Honey Sale Rosh Hashanah Honey Sale Wed, August 31, 2022

    What better way to wish family, friends and business associates a “Sweet and Healthy New Year” than sending a jar of honey? Orders for FREE shipping are due by August 1. Afterwards, a $5 shipping fee applies to all orders sent after August 1. Orders after August 31 are not guaranteed to arrive by Rosh Hashanah. Click Here

  • Yizkor Book of Remembrance Inclusion Requests Due

    Yizkor Book of Remembrance Inclusion Requests Due Yizkor Book of Remembrance Inclusion Requests Due Wed, August 31, 2022

    Yizkor, a special memorial prayer for the departed, is recited in the synagogue four times a year, following the Torah reading on the last day of Passover, on the second day of Shavuot, on Shemini Atzeret and on Yom Kippur. Click Here

  • High Holy Day 2022 Registration

    High Holy Day 2022 Registration High Holy Day 2022 Registration Wed, August 31, 2022

    Registration Required High Holy Day 2022 registration form Click Here

  • Kids Kongregation 5783-2022

    Kids Kongregation 5783-2022 Kids Kongregation 5783-2022 Thu, September 1, 2022

    Please register your child/children for services geared towards children ages 4-7, 8-11 and 13 and up (serve as a madrich/a) Click Here

  • Rosh Hashanah Greetings Booklet

    Rosh Hashanah Greetings Booklet Rosh Hashanah Greetings Booklet Fri, September 9, 2022

    Wouldn’t you like to wish your fellow congregants a Happy New Year from you and your family? Let's do it! Let’s connect! The booklet is mailed to all Beth Tikvah Congregation members at the start of the High Holy Days. DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 Click Here

  • ECC High Holy Day Round Challah and Honey Cake

    ECC High Holy Day Round Challah and Honey Cake ECC High Holy Day Round Challah and Honey Cake Mon, September 12, 2022

    Rosh Hashanah is almost here! Order your round challah and honey cake for Rosh Hashanah. All items are made in a peanut, nut, dairy free kosher bakery. Kosher challahs are from Shalom Bakery. Orders due September 12. Pick up at the temple for Rosh Hashanah Thursday, Sept 22 between 11 am - 2 pm. Pick up for Yom Kippur on Monday, Oct 3 between 11 am - 1 pm Click Here

  • Book Club “People Love Dead Jews: Reports From a Haunted Present” by Dara Horn.

    Book Club “People Love Dead Jews: Reports From a Haunted Present” by Dara Horn. Book Club “People Love Dead Jews: Reports From a Haunted Present” by Dara Horn. Mon, September 12, 2022 @ 07:00 PM

    Horn reflects on subjects as far-flung as the international veneration of Anne Frank, the mythology that Jewish family names were changed at Ellis Island, the blockbuster traveling exhibition Auschwitz, the marketing of the Jewish history of Harbin, China, and the little-known life of the "righteous Gentile" Varian Fry. Throughout, she challenges us to confront the reasons why there might be so much fascination with Jewish deaths, and so little respect for Jewish lives unfolding in the present. Click Here

  • Sign Up to Volunteer at Gan Tikvah 2022 Our Garden of Hope

    Sign Up to Volunteer at Gan Tikvah 2022 Our Garden of Hope Sign Up to Volunteer at Gan Tikvah 2022 Our Garden of Hope Sun, September 25, 2022

    May 1st through September 25. Once again we will be planting a vegetable garden to provide fresh produce to WINGS and other local food pantries. This is a great way to personally help others who would not otherwise have fresh produce. WINGS needs us more than ever. Please use the Sign Up Genius so we know when you are coming as we need to plan appropriately for all of our volunteers. We need anyone interested in helping the Beth Tikvah garden grow - No experience needed! We will teach you. Click Here

  • Anshei Mitzvah

    Anshei Mitzvah Anshei Mitzvah Mon, October 10, 2022

    Our Director of Congregational Learning and Clergy are pleased to offer another chance to become Bar/Bat/B Mitzvah: to learn Hebrew and to study the basics of Judaism. Hebrew classes will be virtual on Wednesdays with Fran Pearlman and the monthly Judaica classes will be taught by Rabbi, Fran and Cantor on a rotating basis. We invite all adults to take this opportunity to learn together and to share together. This is a two-year program culminating in a Anshei Mitzvah service led by the students. Click Here

 

 

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