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Council Meeting
Beit K'nesset
7:15 PM

Torah Study, Beit K'nesset 7:30 PM
Shabbat Worship
Alcott Center
6:00 PM
6:30 PM

Torah Study, Beit K'nesset 7:30 PM
Shabbat Worship
Alcott Center
6:00 PM
6:30 PM

Continental Restaurant, Buffalo Grove
Laughter Yoga
7:00 PM

8:30 PM
Torah Study, Beit K'nesset 7:30 PM
Shabbat Worship
Alcott Center
6:00 PM
6:30 PM

Erev Rosh Hashanah
Stevenson High School
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8:00 PM

Rosh Hashanah
Stevenson High School
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Alcott Center
530 Bernard
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 
Beit K'nesset
251 Milwaukee Ave., Suite 142/143
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Shabbat Worship:
8/9, 8/16, 8/23. 8/30

Jewish Holidays Calendar 5776-5780

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Anshe Tikvah is honored to have been entrusted
with MST #1502 Orphan Scroll.

What Is an Orphan Scroll?
This does not have an easy answer.In 1942, curators in the Central Jewish Museum in Prague, sent out a call to the Jews in the regions of Bohemia and Moravia, Czechoslovakia, to send their Judaica and artifacts to the museum for safe keeping. After the defeat of the Nazis, the scrolls were taken to The Michle Synagogue, near Prague, where they remained for twenty years.In 1964, after the establishment of The Memorial Scrolls Trust, the scrolls were taken to the Westminster Synagogue in London where they are housed and cared for.  
A small museum in Kent House displays the work of the Trust and tells the history of the scrolls. Of the 1,564 scrolls, 216 lost their identity and could not be traced to any community. They became known as the “orphan scrolls.

When Anshe Tikvah was first established, we applied for and were accepted to adopt Orphan Scroll #1502.  In memory of the communities that Orphan Scroll #1502 represents, Anshe Tikvah has adopted the Czech cities of Straznice and Knezdub.In 1997, two of our members, Phyllis & Bob Felsenberg, who were connected to the Czech Republic traveled there. They collected many artifacts and photographs of the synagogues and cemeteries and donated them to Anshe Tikvah.

We show honor to Orphan Scroll #1502 as all our B’nai Mitzvah read from the Torah. Many of our student’s great grandparents are survivors of the Holocaust.We offer worship services at many Assisted Living and Nursing Homes throughout the year.  Residents that are survivors of the Holocaust are very touched to see Scroll #1502.We are honored and privileged that Scroll #1502 has been entrusted to us. Just as we have done in the past, throughout the coming years, we will continue to honor the memories connected to Orphan Scroll #1502 during Shabbat and Yizkor services and on Yom HaShoah. 

For information on “Czech Torah” The Memorial Scrolls Trust –

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Anshe Tikvah (People of Hope)
is a Jewish congregation whose goal is to be a
non-judgmental community based on:

          love of Judaism
                and communal participation.

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Anshe Tikvah
P.O Box 2455
Northbrook, IL 60065-2455

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S’lichot Observance ~ Lox and Bagel Buffet Dinner
Saturday, September 21 ~ 7:00 p.m.
Continental Restaurant Banquet Room
788 S. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove
Dinner $27.00 per person

Havdalah Service & Dessert 8:00 p.m.
Speaker 8:30 p.m. ~ S’lichot Service 10: 00 p.m. 

Call 847-917-7726 for more information and reservations

Is laughter really the best medicine?

Debbie Friend, BS MA Exercise Physiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation,
Certified Laughter Yoga Instructor. 

All are invited to hear our speaker (even try a little yoga) and attend services at 8:00 p.m.

Laughter Yoga combines simulated laughter exercises with breathing techniques to produce a wide range of physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. 
Debbie Friend is the owner and operator of LifeCurrents, a company which promotes wellness and healthy living through its educational, enjoyable, and highly effective stress management and laughter yoga programs.  Recently, Debbie was featured in the book, The 7 Joys Of Life, as a contributing thought leader on laughter yoga.
She is also a contributing writer to,

High Holy Day Services 2019
Cantor Rabbi Rob Jury

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Accompanied by Lori Mackie and Voices from the
Chicago Symphony Choir
ASL interpreter for the deaf

Stevenson High School Performing Arts Center, Lincolnshire
To purchase tickets contact us at: (847) 917-7726

Rosh HaShanah ~ Sun. – Tues. Sept. 29, 30 & Oct.1*
Yom Kippur ~ Tues. - Wed. Oct. 8 & 9

Complimentary Youth & Tot Services
Childcare available

Thursday and Sunday Religious School ~ Weekly Shabbat Services ~ Adult Education


Tuesday, October 1 – 10:00 a.m.
Continental Restaurant Banquet Room

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