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Rachel Conover

Youth Director 


Confirmation 2022-2023

This year we are excited be offering the Confirm Curriculum to offer a deeper faith and community connection to our youth, parents and volunteers

The Active Lessons are roughly 22 weeks.

If you have a youth that is interested please email me and I can send you the registration form and more detailed information.

If you are an adult that would be interested in volunteering or becoming a mentor please let me know.

It has been the tradition of the Confirmation Class to attend a  Friday Shabbat Service. This year we will be going on Friday Feb. 7th. Parents are encouraged to attend with youth but we will have mentors available to drive and attend with youth as well.

Feb 7 Friday Shabbat Evening Services begin at 7:30 p.m.


  • Additionionaly, this year the Temple B’nai has offered us the opportunity to attend their  Shabbat Chaverim Service on Saturday Morning. This will be offered to all Sunday School and Youth Group members as well as the confirmation class. I have included a description of the service below. If you are interested in attending please look at the dates listed below and let me know which might work best for your family. Based on the feedback I will confirm one of the dates for our group. 


Shabbat Chaverim(Friendship)Reform Services: Select Saturdays 10:30am-Noon with Lunch served afterwards. 

This is a contemporary service with music, Scripture reading with time for explanations and discussion. Guest participation is encouraged. We are also invited to lunch afterwards with some Jewish and brunch dishes being served.. 

Dates available: December 21st or  March 21st -Please let me know what date might work for a youth outing 


Temple B'nai Israel is a small, independent, family-oriented, congregation, serving Jews in the far western suburbs of Chicago for over 100 years. Located near I-88 on the west side of Aurora, the membership comes to us from the counties of DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will, and DeKalb. We are a "Hamish" synagogue: welcoming and nurturing to everyone, including those in interfaith marriages.  

400 North Edgelawn Drive, Aurora, Illinois 60506 


Classes Begin/Information Night with Parents November 14th

Confirmation Ceremony                                      Mother's Day May 10th

Confirmation Schedule 19-20

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