We welcome you and your interest in Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (House of Peace for the Children of the Ancient Ethiopian Hebrews).
As stated in Psalm 133:1, “…how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”
You’re invited to join Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken E.H.C.
Erev Shabbat Services – 7:00 pm
Shabbat Services – 10:30 am
Afternoon Service – 4:00 pm
For information contact:
Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken E.H.C.
6601 S. Kedzie
Chicago, IL. 60629
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Voices in Praise: Congregants gathered at Bnai Adath Kol Beth Yisrael, an Israelite synagouge in Brooklyn, sing during the inauguration ceremony of Rabbi Funnye.
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The Holy Days are on the following dates (updated as soon as possible to reflect the next/upcoming year).
Friday, April 22, 2016
Seder begins at 7:00p.m.
1st Day Pesach
Saturday, April 23, 2016 – Service at 10:30a.m.
7th Day Pesach
Saturday, April 30, 2016 – Service at 10:30a.m.
33rd Day of Counting the Omer
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Service at 10:30am
Monday, June 13, 2016 – Service at 10:30 a.m.
9th Day of Av
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Erev Rosh Hashana
Sunday, October 2, 2016 – Service at 7:00p.m.
Monday, October 3, 2016 – Service at 10:30a.m.
Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre
Tue, October 11, 2016 – Service at 7:00p.m.
Yom Kippur Fast begins at 7:00p.m.
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, October 12, 2016 – Service at 10:00a.m.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 – Service at 7:00p.m.
1st Day Sukkot
Monday, October 17, 2016 – Service at 10:30a.m.
Erev Hoshanah Rabbah
Sunday, October 23, 2016 – Service at 7:00 p.m
Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah
Monday, October 24, 2016 – Service at 10:30a.m.
Begins the evening of
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Ends the evening of
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Rabbi Capers is also the Associate Director of Be’chol Lashon (In Every Tongue) whose mission is to grow and strengthen the Jewish people through ethnic, cultural, and racial inclusiveness. They advocate for the diversity that has characterized the Jewish people throughout history, and through contemporary forces including intermarriage, conversion and adoption. They foster an expanding Jewish community that embraces its differences. For more information on Be’chol Lashon please click here.
Monday December 10, 2007
By: Rabbi Capers Shmuel Funnye
Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken E.H.C.
Monday December 10, 2007 was a water-shed day for the Israelite community in the Unites States. My wife Rabbinit Miriam and I attended a reception at the White House in honor of Chanukah. I was very surprised when I received a call from Jeremy Katz, the White House Deputy-Chief-of-Staff for Jewish affairs. We talked about my attending a private meeting with President Bush. In light of the fact that December was Human Rights Month, President Bush wanted to conduct a panel discussion on religious oppression. Read the rest of this entry »