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Rosh Hashanah at Heritage

Rosh HaShanah, first day Sunday night, September 13   Candle lighting with “Shehecheyanu” starting 6:44 pm Mincha (afternoon service) 6:50 pm Maariv (evening service) 7:30 PM Monday, September 14   Shacharis (Morning service) 8:30 am Kiddush 11:00 am Shofar blowing 11:30 am Services end 2:00 pm Mincha (afternoon service) 2:05 pm Tashlich till 7:03 pm Rosh  HaShanah, second day Monday night, September 14   Maariv (evening service) 7:30 pm Candle lighting with “Shehecheyanu” after 8:03 pm Tuesday, September 15   Shacharis (morning service) 8:30 am Kiddush 11:00 am Shofar blowing 11:30 am Services end 2:00 pm Mincha 6:45 pm Yom Tov is over 8:01 pm Read More
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Heritage Sunday School

Our Sunday school will start in a new location in Buffalo Grove. Click on the title to learn more about the school and register your child Read More
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Service at Sunset Cemetery

On Sunday, September 20 at 11:00 AM, Rabbi Dimarsky will conduct a Memorial Service at Sunset Memorial Lawns in front of the Wall of Remembrance.If you would like to have the names of your relatives mention at the service, please write on the paper and bring the First, Father's and Last name of the person.     Past Memorial Service video       Read More
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RAJE Chicago starting in fall

RAJE - Russian American Jewish Experience will start another session this fall. Orientation will be August 30. Click on the title to learn more Read More
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Yom Kippur at Heritage

Yom Kippur at 2941 W. Touhy in Chicago Tuesday evening, September 22 (fast starts 6:49 pm, ends next day 7:37pm) Kol Nidre 6:30 pm Candle lighting with “Shehecheyanu” 6:29 pm Wednesday, September 23   Shacharis (morning service) 8:00 am Yizkor(prayer for the departed) 11:20 am Mincha (afternoon service) 4:50 pm Neila (concluding service) 6:10 pm Read More
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Yizkor Service on Yom Kippur

Yizkor service will be on Yom Kippur, Wednesday September 23, 11:20 AM. The ancient custom of recalling the souls of the departed and contributing to charity in their memory is rooted in the fundamental Jewish belief in the eternity of the soul. When physical life ends, only the body dies, but the soul ascends to the realm of the spirit where it regularly attains higher levels of purity and holiness. Read More
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When the Beney Yisrael dwell in the Land of Israel, its first fruits are to be taken to the Temple and given to the Kohen in a ceremony which expresses recognition that it is HaShem who guides the history of the Jewish People throughout all the ages. This passage forms one of the central parts of the Hagadah that we read at the Seder. On the last day of Pesach of the fourth and the seventh years of the seven-year cycle of tithes, a person must recite a confession that he has indeed distributed the tithes to the appropriate people in the prescribed manner. With this mitsvah Moshe concludes the commandments that HaShem has told him to give to The Jewish People. Moshe exhorts them to walk in HaShem's ways, because they are set aside as a treasured people to HaShem. When the Beney Yisrael cross the Jordan River they are to make a New Commitment to the Torah. Huge stones are to be erected and the Torah written on them in the seventy primary languages of the world, after which they are to be covered over with a thin layer of plaster. Half the tribes will stand on Mount Gerizim and half on Mount Eval and the Levi’im will stand in a valley between the two mountains and recite twelve commandments and all the people will answer 'Amen' to the blessings and the curses. Moshe then details the blessings that will be bestowed on the Beney Yisrael. These blessings are both physical and spiritual. However if the Jewish People do not keep the Torah, Moshe details a chilling picture of destruction, resulting in exile and wandering among the nations.


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