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Birth, Baby Naming, Bris

Rituals and Celebrations to welcome your new baby…

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B'nai Mitzvah

Becoming a Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Am Shalom…

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Confirmation

Confirmation enhances the learning that begins with elementary school, continues through the Bar and Bat Mitzvah process, and expands dramatically…

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Weddings

A beautiful way to affirm a couple's commitment to each other.

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Life Cycle and Transitions

From birth to death, Jewish tradition is filled with beautiful prayers and rituals to help us travel the journey of life's transitions. Our clergy are sensitive to the needs of each family in times of joy and sorrow. Our community comes together to give blessing and support. Our congregation offers care and honor. Together, we move through these sacred moments with the guidance of our tradition.

To contact a member of our clergy team, call the temple 847.835.4800 or send an email to:
Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein
Rabbi Phyllis Sommer
Rabbi Pam Mandel
Cantor Andrea Rae Markowicz
Cantor Julie Staple

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Wednesday
    May  22
     
     
    AShTY Elections

    Wednesday, May 22nd 5:00p to 7:30p

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  • Tuesday
    Sep  24
    sound set up
    Tuesday, Sep 24th 12:00a to 1:00p

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  • Sunday
    Dec  1
     
     
    NO Religious School

    Sunday, Dec 1st (All day)

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  • Friday
    Feb  21
     
     
    4-6 Grade sleepover - rooms TBD

    Friday, Feb 21st 6:00p to Shabbat, Feb 22nd 9:00p

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  • Sunday
    Mar  8
     
     
    Purim Shpiel, Carnival & St. Baldrick's Shave

    Sunday, Mar 8th 9:30a to 12:00p

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  • Thursday
    Apr  16
     
     
    Family B'nai Mitzvah Class

    Thursday, Apr 16th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Join us for a 3 week Family B'nai Mitzvah Class. This class is for students becoming a B'nai Mitzvah between August, 2021 and December, 2021. (The exception are students who missed a previous class, check with Rabbi Phyllis if you have questions) As a precursor to individual preparation for Bar and Bat Mitzvah, there will be a required three-week Family Class with Rabbi Lowenstein and Rabbi Sommer for you and your child(ren). During this class, you will learn and discuss various aspects of the B’nai Mitzvah experience, including requirements for the process, Mitzvah Projects, and Torah portions. This class is mandatory and an integral part of your family’s preparation for your student’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

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  • Thursday
    Apr  23
     
     
    Family B'nai Mitzvah Class

    Thursday, Apr 23rd 7:00p to 8:30p
    Join us for a 3 week Family B'nai Mitzvah Class. This class is for students becoming a B'nai Mitzvah between August, 2021 and December, 2021. (The exception are students who missed a previous class, check with Rabbi Phyllis if you have questions) As a precursor to individual preparation for Bar and Bat Mitzvah, there will be a required three-week Family Class with Rabbi Lowenstein and Rabbi Sommer for you and your child(ren). During this class, you will learn and discuss various aspects of the B’nai Mitzvah experience, including requirements for the process, Mitzvah Projects, and Torah portions. This class is mandatory and an integral part of your family’s preparation for your student’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

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  • Thursday
    Apr  30
     
     
    Family B'nai Mitzvah Class

    Thursday, Apr 30th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Join us for a 3 week Family B'nai Mitzvah Class. This class is for students becoming a B'nai Mitzvah between August, 2021 and December, 2021. (The exception are students who missed a previous class, check with Rabbi Phyllis if you have questions) As a precursor to individual preparation for Bar and Bat Mitzvah, there will be a required three-week Family Class with Rabbi Lowenstein and Rabbi Sommer for you and your child(ren). During this class, you will learn and discuss various aspects of the B’nai Mitzvah experience, including requirements for the process, Mitzvah Projects, and Torah portions. This class is mandatory and an integral part of your family’s preparation for your student’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

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