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 Shabbat on November 20 and 21.   Friday night services will begin at 4:15 pm for Mincha, followed by Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv and Rabbi's Class; Saturday morning Minyan is at 9:00am, followed by Kiddush followed by Mincha after Kiddush.  Saturday Ma'ariv after Shabbat ends at 5:25pm

Talmud Class:  Tractate Brachos. Every Tuesday Start Time 7:50 pm
Usually done a little after 9:15-9:30 pm

Signup for the Joyous Piano event on November 21, 2015 at Congregation B’nai Shalom Doors Open 8:00 pm Show starts 8:30 pm Tickets $30.00 INCLUDES FULL DESSERT BAR.   Reserved Seating available for Tables of 10 Call for information Cong. B’nai Shalom 847-415-1370.  You can use the Donate button to the left to signup and make sure you specify the Piano event in the note.

The Chicago Chesed Fund Chanukah Toy Drive is underway.  Please donate brand new toys between November 1 and November 30 duriing Shul office hours:  T, W, F 9-2.  No action figures or puzzles, stuffed animals, books or toy guns. 

Bears vs. 49ers Tailgate Party: December 6, Erev Chanukah,
Dedication of the Rabbi Dr. Yaacov & Robin Dvorin Beit Midrash:
December 6 during halftime. Meet the Dvorin family and celebrate the
unveiling of the beautiful Dedication Plaque that “officially” dedicates
the room for Torah Study and Prayer.
$8 per adult; $5 per child. RSVP to the shul office on or before
December 1st. (847) 415-1370.

The next Women's Learning Group is on November 10.  The topic is "The Modern State and the Contemporary Jew".  

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 Events are on:  

Nov. 17: Talmud Class 7:50 pm. See page 10 for details.
Nov. 17: Tackling the Texts of Tefillah, 8:15 pm, see page 11 for details.
Nov. 20: Rabbi & Robin Dvorin Shabbaton. Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will be at 4:15 pm, Shiur after davening.
Nov. 21: Rabbi & Robin Dvorin Shabbaton. Mincha after Kiddush. Ma’ariv after the end of Shabbat at 5:25 pm.

Nov. 21: Joyous Piano Event
Nov. 22: Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration, 7:00 pm, Stevenson High School.
Nov. 24: Talmud Class 7:50 pm. 
Dec. 6: Chanukah Dedication Tailgate Party. 
Dec. 12: Birthday/Anniversary Kiddush.
Dec. 14: Board Meeting, 8:00 pm.
Dec. 16: Tackling the Texts of Tefillah, 8:15 pm

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

The Eruv is down until further notice, but should be back soon since it is actively being worked.  Here 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.


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