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300 Hillcrest Blvd Hoffman Estates, IL 60169


Beth Tikvah Congregation

Our House of Hope

300 Hillcrest Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169  


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Youth Groups

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BeTTY (9th - 12th grade)

  • Mar 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm - Morkes Chocolates, Palatine
    • We will be making chocolate pretzels, pizza and more.

TWEENS (6th - 8th grade)

  • Feb 11, 7pm - 9pm Tu B'Shevat Event @ Beth Tikvah CANCELLED

BeTTY & TWEENS (All grades)

  • March 11, 8:00 pm - Purim Carnival Lock-in @ Beth Tikvah
    • We will be setting up for the Purim Carnival on March 12th.

  • March 12 - Purim carnival working the games @ Beth Tikvah
    • We will be running the games throughout the morning of the carnival.

  • April 28-30 - Retreat @ OSRUI
    • We will spend the weekend learning, laughing, making memories and more!

Feb 24-26, 2017

This is one fantastic weekend you won't want to miss. 6th, 7th and 8th graders from all over Chicago, Wisconsin and Minnesota will be coming together at OSRUI for a very memorable weekend!

Highlights of the weekend include:

  • Going to OSRUI
  • Making new friends
  • Seeing your friends from camp
  • Maccabia Games (Color Wars)
  • Going to an indoor waterpark

To register for this incredibly awesome event please visit NFTY-CAR NFTY678 Junior Youth Group Kallah

I hope you are able to join us for this fantastic weekend event!

Saturday, January 14, 7:00 pm

This year's theme is a fiesta night with a full taco bar! All of the money raised goes back to the youth group for scholarships and event costs.

RSVP by January 8 to attend
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During dinner we will be raffling off small appliances as well as a couple of bigger items, such a flat screen smart TV. We will also be having a 50/50 raffle during the event.

Youth Group: there will be a lock-in for anyone willing to help shop, set-up, and cook for this event. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in helping.

What's great fun, gathers high school friends from more that eight neighboring high schools, and has plenty of room for you?

BeTTY (Beth Tikvah Temple Youth) and they can't wait to welcome you! Ninth through twelfth grade members join together for fun, food, great friendships, social action service to the community, and the right mix of song and spiritual connection. TWEENS is for grades 6-8.

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Youth Groups Upcoming Events

10.13.2017 - 10.15.2017
NFTY Fall Kallah
10.21.2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Youth group event for 6, 7, 8th graders
01.12.2018 - 01.13.2018
Winter Kallah for Temple Youth
02.23.2018 - 02.24.2018
NFTY Kallah for Temple Youth
04.06.2018 - 04.08.2018
Youth Kolbo

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youth group leaders

Youth Chairs
Brad Egel & Helen Kornick

Youth Leader
Stacey Lysoivanov (middle)

BeTTY Board 2016-17

  • President: Illysa Kossoff
  • Programming VP: Grace Altman
  • Social Action VP: Sydney Allison Bakal
  • Religious & Cultural VP: Amanya Meir
  • Membership VP: Eva Newland
  • Communications VP: Sarah Cohen

Leadership Opportunities

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There's something for everyone to get involved in and to develop your leadership skills. Have you tried your hand at songleading? Or put your great ideas to work as you help organize and lead an event? Or why not take part in leading services?

Great Events

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Lock-Ins, Spaghettiless Dinners, Scavenger Hunts...Watch this page, Facebook, and stay in touch for upcoming events!


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Through each year BeTTY brings us together from more than seven area high schools into a single close-knit BeTTY community!

NFTY Chicago Area Region


Northwest Federation of Temple Youth - Chicago Area Region (NFTY-CAR) unites us with Jewish teens from high schools throughout the greater Chicagoland area,  BeTTY remains highly active in events, retreats, programs, and projects within and beyond our region.