IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING...


What time are daily services held?
Morning Minyan - Monday-Friday 6:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Minyan - 8:50 a.m.
Evening Minyan - Sunday-Thursday 7:45 p.m.
On Federal holidays, morning Minyan - 8:50 a.m.

How do I make an appointment with one of the clergy?
To make an appointment with Rabbi Melman, Rabbi Averbach or Cantor Stoehr, please contact Eleanor Castellano, the Rabbis’ assistant by phone or by email.

How do I obtain information about Beth Shalom’s Religious School?
Please contact Stacy Ybarra, Director of Education or Debbie Moore, Education Administrative Assistant, at 847-498-5352 or by email.

How do I obtain information about Beth Shalom’s Youth Department?
Please contact Matt Rissien, Director of Youth Activities, at 847-498-4100, ext 25 or by email.

What do I need to do to mark important life cycle events (baby naming, birthday, anniversary) as part of the community?
Contact Eleanor Castellano by phone or by email.

Who do I contact if I wish to host a catered event at the Synagogue?
Contact Maria Catezone, by phone or by email

What should I do if a family member passes away?
Please contact one of the clergy at 847-498-4100:

Rabbi Melman, ext 13

Rabbi Averbach, ext 49

Cantor Stoehr, ext 14

What are the office hours for Congregation Beth Shalom’s main office?
The office is open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. On Sunday, when Religious School is in session from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The office is closed on Jewish holidays and major Federal holidays.

Who do I contact if I have a question about my Beth Shalom account?
All questions related to accounts and monthly statements should be directed to Susan Karlinsky, by phone or by email.

Who do I contact to make a contribution to Beth Shalom in honor /memory of someone?
Contact Estelle Miller, receptionist by phone or by email or Eli Castellano by phone or by email.

Who do I contact to make a correction to my any of my contact information?
Contact Brenda, by phone or by email.

How do I know if the Congregation or School is closed during inclement weather?
School cancellations will be announced via the synagogue listserve. Our School closing will also be listed on WGNTV/Radio.

How do I have a name placed on the Mi-She-Bei-Rach list?
Contact Eleanor Castellano, Rabbis’ assistant, by phone or by email.

How can I request a hospial visit by our clergy for a congregant?
Contact Eleanor Castellano, Rabbis’ assistant, by phone or by email.

CBS News & Events

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 5:45pm
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:30am
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 11:00am
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 5:45pm
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 7:30pm