Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County

October 2017

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:33am -- Interfaith Outreach

On Saturday, October 28th, the sanctuary was filled with an intergenerational mix of Muslims, Christians and Jews listening, moving (and occasionally dancing) to the rhythmic melodies from Jewish and Muslim traditions as well as those of Southeast Asia.

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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:53am -- Condolence

Emilie Rivera and her family
on the death of her grandmother,
Louise Verson. 

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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:49am -- Congratulations

Emilie Rivera
on her marriage to
Travis Sanford.

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:35pm -- Donations

September Donations 2017

Barbara Baruch School Scholarship Fund

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:33pm -- Donations

August Donations 2017

Barbara Baruch School Scholarship Fund

  • Gene and Judy Krasnow in memory of Leo Kailin
  • Gail Farr in memory of Renee Brown

Building Fund

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:18pm -- Rabbi Ricky Kamil

     In the best of times, we ask, “where is G-d?” After all, we built this world on our own. In the worst of times, we ask “where is G-d?”

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:35am -- Rabbi Ricky Kamil

  “What’s going through his head?” This is a question I, and many others, have often asked of our patriarch Abraham during the story we will read tomorrow, the Akedah, or the binding of Isaac. How can Abraham be so willing to sacrifice his son?

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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:32am -- Rabbi Cosnowsky

       In Pirke Avot it says, “Reflect upon three things and you will not come to sin. Know from where you came and where you are going and before whom you are destined to give account and reckoning.

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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:26am -- Rabbi Cosnowsky

          There’s a central prayer in our High Holiday Liturgy called Avinu Malkeinu - Sometimes translated as, “our father, Our King” The story behind the etymology of the prayer is that one year, during a particularly bad

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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:09am -- Condolence

Marc Wasserman and his family
on the death of his father,
Oscar Wasserman. 

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