Friday, March 1

Ki Tisa

5:30 pm Shabbat Shalom service with 2nd grade

participation (in person only)

7:30 pm Shabbat evening service

Candle lighting 5:22 pm

Saturday, March 2

9:00 am Torah study

10:00 am Shabbat morning services

Most Worship Services are offered both in-person and online.

Click here for Weekly Worship Service Times, Zoom Links and Resources

Road Closures on Saturday Morning, March 9! Take Alternate Route to CBS!

The Naperville St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday morning, March 9 will result in local roads near the synagogue being closed before and during our Shabbat morning services. To reach the synagogue on Saturday morning, March 9, you should avoid Mill Street altogether. Instead, approach Congregation Beth Shalom from Ogden Avenue, and turn south on Royal St. George Drive. The synagogue will be on your right.


Last weekend to sign up!

Participate in the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot by signing up today for the CBS Purim Mishloach Manot "Secret Swap!"

It's as simple as give a basket, get a basket! To whom and from whom...that's the secret part! Sign up by March 3rd to ensure placement, gifts are to be delivered by March 17th! If you have any additional questions please reach out to Cheryl Miller:

Please click here for sign up link!


A Musical Parody Spiel

Performances: March 9th, 7:00 PM and March 10th, 10:30 AM 

Admission is FREE!

"Two Hamentashen, way up!" -A Critic  

"You'll laugh, you'll BOO H*man's name" -Some Guy

Back for the first time in 13 years, CBS is proud to present a Purim Spiel! "The Sound of Purim" is an original musical comedy retelling of the Purim story. Featuring the popular music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, with original lyrics by Deborah Hachen.

Starring: Mira Zatzenbloom as Esther & Rabbi David Eber as H*man

Come experience the talents of your CBS family, including some of our very own Religious School teachers and students, cameo appearances and more!

Donations accepted at the door to the CBS Cultural Arts Fund.

Mental Health Shabbat, Friday March 15 at 7:30 PM

Join us in the first in a series of programs at CBS on: “Mental Health is Physical Health.” Our first will be this Friday, March 15 at 7:30PM as part of Kabbalat Shabbat. Rabbi David will lead us in our Shabbat service with a focus on mental health, as well as presentations from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) representatives, Karen Rosenberg and Nikki Rashes. They will guide us through a presentation and conversation on different aspects related to Mental Health i.e. managing your emotions instead of emotions managing you, spotting warning signs, what recovery looks like and resources that support you and your family. Join us after for special Ice Cream Oneg to celebrate Birthday and Anniversaries in the Lobby. .

Purim Carnival - Sunday, March 17th

Games and prizes for all ages! Wear your costume! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Early bird special before March 10 - Family admission for Members $20/ Non member Family price $25.

Signup after March 10 - Family Admission for Members $25/Non Member Family price $30.

This year for added cost you can pie Haman in the face! Sign up here! If any teen or adult would like to volunteer their time at the carnival, please reach out to Wendy!

CBS Preschool and Summer Camp Registration

Our CBS Preschool is now accepting applications for our 2024-2025 School Year! Do you have a child or grandchild, friend or neighbor who is 2-5 years old? Are you interested in a preschool program from a school that's been open for more than 30 years with a teacher/director with close to 30 years of experience? Please contact Education Director, Wendy Adler, for more information about our Preschool and Summer Camp options!

The Rosh Chodesh minyan is back! 

Join us on Monday, March 11, at 7:30 am in the sanctuary for Rosh Chodesh morning service followed by a light breakfast. This is an opportunity to wear your tefillin! Join in singing Hallel and hear the Torah read. Enjoy a nosh with your synagogue friends. Please let Tom Wolff by Thursday, March 7, whether you will be joining us so we will know if we have a minyan. 

Music Director Needed

Our community is looking to fill a new Music Director role upon Cantor Hasha's retirement this summer. Please read the linked ad and share with any Jewish music makers you know who might be great candidates.  Questions? Contact Karen Zatz, Music Director search committee chair at

Purim is Coming - Sat. evening, March 23 at 6:30 pm for Megillah Reading! In-Person and on Zoom!

It's Adar! Be happy! Our wildly popular and family friendly Erev Purim service will come this year on Sat. evening, March 23, at 6:30 pm, both in-person and on Zoom! Dress in costume, drown out the name of H@m$n as the Megillah is read, sing joyful Purim songs, and nosh on Hamentaschen! If you come in-person, pick from our huge collection of CBS groggers or bring your favorite noisy musical instrument. If you join us on Zoom, make the best cacophony of NOISE our internet connections will tolerate! Fun for all ages! Give us one hour, and we'll give you the time of your Jewish life! Purim is the Jewish Halloween, Mardi Gras, and April Fools Day, all rolled into one! Don't miss it! Don't let your children miss it!

Aurora Pride Parade

Want to represent CBS at the Aurora Pride Parade this summer? Join our planning team to learn more! Many roles are needed along with your ideas. There's something for everyone! Click here to sign up (by March 10) and for more information.

Tribute Book for Cantor Hasha

This summer, Cantor Hasha Musha Perman will be retiring after leading Congregation Beth Shalom musically and spiritually for over 30 years. We are so grateful for all she has done for us and wish her much joy in her retirement.


We know many wish to join us in honoring Cantor Perman for her years of service and devotion. We are creating a Tribute Book to share with Cantor Hasha at her Farewell Concert on May 4th . This full-color, hardcopy, book will be a tangible symbol of our love for Cantor Hasha and appreciation for her dedication to the Naperville Jewish community. Tributes will also be shared digitally at the event and via our synagogue’s website and social media.


We invite you to share a tribute in Cantor Perman’s honor by CLICKING HERE to donate a multi-page ($720+), full page ($360), half page ($180), quarter page ($90), or individual line ($54) tribute. Please donate by April 14th to be included in the hardcover tribute book. We will follow up directly with all donors to gather amy pictures for inclusion.


Thank you for sharing in our efforts to give Cantor Perman the send-off she deserves! Contact with questions.

Cantor Hasha's Farewell Concert

Join us on Saturday, May 4 at 7pm for Cantor's Hasha's Farewell Concert. The evening will be filled with great entertainment, uplifting Jewish soul music and community celebration. Wines for l'khayim and delicious desserts will be served. The concert is a wonderful fundraising opportunity for our community. Please consider donating in honor of our beloved Cantor Hasha towards the Tribute Book when you sign up for tickets. Ticket prices for the concert at $18 for individuals and families! Sign up here!!

Ongoing Social/Education Programs

Thursday Text Study with Rabbi David

Join us next on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, for the Thursday Study Group, led by Rabbi David. Join Rabbi David and others in person at the synagogue in the Social Hall

CBS Conversion to Judaism Course

Feb. 21st, 2024 - Dec. 27, 2024 

(See Syllabus for full schedule and breaks)

Free to Members, $360 for non-Members 

Are you interested in or considering conversion to Judaism? We welcome anyone looking to make Judaism their spiritual home. Whether you're already sure that you want to convert, or you're still exploring if conversion is right for you, this course is designed for you! Join Rabbi David and other conversion candidates on this 25 session program that will cover a wide variety of Jewish topics and will also guide participants through their own personal reflection about theology and Jewish practice in their own lives. See the full syllabus below for all the dates and how to register.