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300 Hillcrest Blvd Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

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Beth Tikvah Congregation

Our House of Hope

Early Childhood Center (ECC)

300 Hillcrest Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169  

847-885-4545

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Ilana Axel joined Beth Tikvah Congregation as Cantorial Soloist in July 2007, and in 2016 her title changed to Cantorial Leader. Ilana has a degree in Music Education from the Eastman School of Music, and years of music experience both in Israel and as the past Music Director of Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue in Northbrook, where she developed and grew innovative music programs, becoming an accomplished worship leader, ensemble director, educator, composer, and arranger. Her family, husband Mark and children Yonatan, Timna, and Tahel, share her great love of Israel and Jewish history. Ilana is very excited about sharing the blessings of music, worship, education, and communal life with our Beth Tikvah family. Ilana can be reaced by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by phone at 847-885-4545 x105.

Congregational Upcoming Events

21 Sep
Cantor's Table Pre-Shabbat Conversation
09.21.2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A cantor's got to eat before Shabbat. Join Cantorial Leader Ilana Axel and other congregants for a meal and conversation about whatever is on your mind at a local restaurant (self-pay) before Shabbat services begin at 8 pm. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for this week's location and to let us know if you will join us.
21 Sep
Shabbat Service
09.21.2018 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Our regular Shabbat services feature a Torah reading and translation as well as a sermon or interactive text study. Following the service, the congregation will gather together to enjoy delicious desserts and refreshments in each other’s company (oneg).
22 Sep
Shabbat Ha'azinu
09.22.2018
23 Sep
Sukkot Evening Service with Consecration
09.23.2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join our beginning students and their families as they formally begin their Jewish education and we all celebrate Sukkot together with a short service, etrog & lulav, and oneg in the Sukkah!
24 Sep
25 Sep
Chol HaMo'ed Sukkot
09.25.2018
26 Sep
Chol HaMo'ed Sukkot
09.26.2018
26 Sep
Retreat planning meeting
09.26.2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Meeting to plan congregational retreat.
27 Sep
Chol HaMo'ed Sukkot
09.27.2018
28 Sep
Chol HaMo'ed Sukkot
09.28.2018