Affordable and wonderful High Holidays with B'nai Chai Chicago area

Dates and Times for Services 2016 /5777 next year

September High Holidays in Deerfield
Dates and Times for Services
Our High Holiday Services in 2016 will be:
Rosh Hashanah 
Sun Oct 2, 8 PM-10 PM. 
Monday Oct. 3. Services begin 10 AM-12PM. 

Yom Kippur
Kol Nidre Tuesday Oct. 11 7:30 PM-9:30 PM. 
Wednesday Oct. 12. 10 AM-12 PM  and 4-6 PM Minha, Yizkor, neilah, Final shofar

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Dear Worshipper,

Congregation B’nai Chai invites you to celebrate the coming of the New Year 5777/2016. 

At this time we remember that our religion is one that teaches “to destroy a single life is to destroy the entire world, to sustain a single life is to sustain the entire world. It is a religion that yearns, above all things, for the day when swords will be turned into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks.” This is also the time to join with others as we pray for this New Year to be the one that helps to begin this process and our religion to be leading the way.The above quote is from John D. Rayner in “The Gates of Repentance.”

The cost of tickets has remained the same as it was for the past several year, only $85 per person for those over 13 years of age. Members of the family, 12 years and younger, will be admitted at no charge but must have a ticket.

As in past, services will be held at Caruso Middle School in Deerfield. We use the 1996 edition of the New Union Prayer Book.

Gates of Repentance. Buy it at Rosenblums in Skokie on Gross Point Roador from their online store and copies can be borowed at the door.

L’Shana Tovah

C. Horwitz

Chairman, Steering Committee

Affordable and wonderful Reform style High Holidays Chicago area or join the congregation. Still very inexpensive

High Holiday Tickets B'nai Chai form

Please send these with your payment to Lynn Zwyers,

434 Swan  Court, Deerfield, IL 60015

call with any questions  847 229 1709

Name-Mr. First Name M.I. Last Name

Name-Mrs. _____________________________________
First Name M.I. Last Name

Children and ages. Each child over 12 requires paid ticket

City State Zip Code

Phone __________________________________________________________
Home Cell


L'Shana Tovah

C. Horwitz

Chairman, Steering Committee

High Holiday Services are held in a school in Deerfield.

High Holiday Tickets for services serving Chicago's North Shore: Glenview, Skokie, Morton Grove, Deerfield, Northbrook, Glencoe, Evanston, Highland park etc. were only $85 for adults over 12.

Much of the service is conducted in English, with the traditional prayers sung and chanted in Hebrew.

We have an outstanding Rabbi and wonderful cantorial Soloist.

Our dynamic team consists of Rabbi Ginsburg  

Rabbi Ginsburg has served Congregations in Brooklyn, Minnesota and Skokie. He has a BA in Religion from, University of Chicago and was valedictory orator in 1978
He was a National Merit Scholar and National High School Debate Champion in 1974
He has an MA and Ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America an attained the  award for outstanding student
His adult education programs achieved a Gold Medal Adult Education from the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism 2009 and he was nominee for Community Hero of the Year by the Jewish Federations of North America 2011. He has taught at Universities in Minnesota and was President of the Nile Township Clergy Association and Minnesota Rabbinical Association


Jessica Tobacman is a cantorial soloist and educator who recently presented a musical discussion of High Holiday music at the NewCAJE conference for Jewish Education. In addition to serving as the cantorial soloist for the B’nai Chai community in Deerfield, at Naperville's Congregation Beth Shalom, she runs the Junior Congregation, founded and directs the Youth Chorus, and serves as a B’nai Mitzvah tutor. She owns Tobacman Music, a private music studio where she teaches voice, viola, violin, piano and guitar. She holds a music degree from Elmhurst College and dual undergraduate degrees with honors from Brandeis University. She apprenticed with Cantor Deborah Bard, cantor emerita of KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Hyde Park