Congregation B'nai Shalom of Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, U.S.A.



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Congregation B'nai Shalom was founded to serve the needs of traditional Jews in Chicago's north-west suburbs. As a traditional congregation, we strive to both fulfill the spiritual needs of our members and to inspire a growing knowledge, understanding and practice of living Judaism.


B'nai Shalom offers a complete range of educational, religious, and social programs for our members and the community. We offer adult education programs, social events, a men's club and sisterhood.


See our membership page for details about joining our family.



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B'nai Shalom is located in the middle of the beautiful Village of Buffalo Grove, in Chicago's northwest suburbs. Buffalo Grove offers its residents an unparalleled range of services, facilities and quality of life.

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RABBI DVORIN AND ROBIN  will be joining us for a Shabbaton weekend beginning March 20.    Friday night services will begin at 6:50  pm with Mincha, followed by Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv and the Rabbi's class; Saturday morning Minyan is at 9:00am, followed by Kiddush.  Mincha followed by Seudah Slishshit, Rabbi's class, and Maariv and Havdahlah will start at 6pm.

Delegation for the selling of Chametz form needs to be turned in by March 24.

Thursday, April 2 Search for the Chametz at night

Friday, April 3 Services at 6:13AM Fast of the First Born It gives me great pleasure to inform you that we will be having a SIYUM following our services. We are very fortunate that Rob Cheifetz has agreed to provide this for us.

Stop eating Chametz by 10:46AM

Burning of Chametz may be done at BG Fire Dept.(Deerfield) 10:30AM Destruction & Nullification of Chametz no later than 11:50AM

Friday, April 3 Candle Lighting 6:58PM First Seder

Saturday, April 4 Services at 9:00AM

First day of Passover Candle Lighting 8:03PM Second Seder

Sunday, April 5 Services at 9:00AM Second day of Passover

Mon-Thurs, April 6-9 Services at 6:13AM Chol Hamoed Passover

Thursday, April 9 Candle Lighting 7:05PM Eve of Seventh Day

Friday, April 10 Services at 9:00AM Seventh Day of Passover

Candle Lighting 7:06PM

Saturday, April 11 Services at 9:00AM Eighth Day of Passover YIZKOR Approximately 10:30AM

Saturday, April 11 Passover Ends at 8:12PM

Consult with those you have sold your Chametz to determine when it is possible to resume ownership. If Rabbi Dvorin is your agent then you may regain ownership of your Chametz, Saturday April 11 after 9:30PM.

Services are 9AM on Saturday and Sunday and 6:13AM weekdays.

Join us for Minyan breakfast every weekday.  Bagels, lox spread, all the fixings, coffee and sweets!   On Fridays, omelets made to order!  A $3.00 donation gets you breakfast and stimulating conversation.

Upcoming Shabbatons with Rabbi and Robin Dvorin are on: 

  • March 20: Rabbi and Robin Dvorin Shabbaton. Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will be at 6:50 pm. March 21: Rabbi and Robin Dvorin Shabbaton. Mincha will be at 6:00 pm. March 21: Birthday/Anniversary Kiddush March 24:
  • Due date for handing in the “Sale of Chametz” form.
  • March 25: Comedy Night, 7:30 pm. Dean Martin Celebrity roasts.
  • March 27: Rabbi and Robin Dvorin Shabbaton. Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will be at 7:00 pm. March 28: Rabbi and Robin Dvorin Shabbaton. Mincha will be at 6:10 pm. 

CBSBG presents: Movie Night!   The next showing is March 25 starting at 7:30.  The second and  fourth Wednesday night of every month we will be showing different tv programs of yesteryear. Open to all. There is no charge for these fun evenings of entertainment, snacks,and schmoozing! 

On Tuesday, April 14 at 8pm will be the next Women's Learning Event.

The Eruv is down until further notice.  There has been recent work on getting the Eruv back in use though.    Info is located on the Ritual Info page.



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B'nai Shalom has established a number of funds to receive contributions in memory of a loved one, or in honor of an aliyah or simcha, for speedy recovery from illness, or to commemorate any other occasion.

We now have the ability to accept such contributions online. Click here to access the donations form. This transaction is completely secure. There is no need to provide payment information online, since you will be billed on your next monthly statement.


Learn about the history of B'nai Shalom and our ark.     


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