Special Events

Special Events


Congregation Beth Shalom provides a perfect venue for weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvah parties, Brit Milot, Baby Namings, Friday night Shabbat dinners, private parties, rehearsal dinners, and other special events.  Whether you are looking to plan a small, intimate event or an elegant wedding and reception for a large group, consider Congregation Beth Shalom for your party needs. We have a large beautiful sanctuary which seats up to 480 guests and a small, intimate chapel which seats up to 70 guests, available for your wedding ceremony.

Party options include:

  • Two spacious, elegant social halls with flexible set-up options (when combined, accommodate up to 400 seated guests with a dance floor)
  • Large family/dressing room with private bathroom and large mirrors
  • Handicap accessible building
  • Ample free parking
  • Congregation Beth Shalom follows Jewish dietary laws
  • List of our approved kosher caterers

Please contact Maria Catezone, Office Manager, MCatezone@BethShalomnb.org, or at the Beth Shalom office, 847-498-4100 x26, to check on room availability, schedule a walk-through of our building, and for pricing.

Milestone Aliyah

To request a Shabbat morning Aliyah for a Simcha (aufruf, milestone birthday or anniversary, baby naming, anniversary, baby naming, trip to Israel): Contact Lisa Weisner, Assistant to the Clergy, LWeisner@BethShalomnb.org, or at the Beth Shalom office, 847-498-4100 x29, to check dates and availability.

Co-Sponsor Shabbat Kiddush

Celebrate your special Simcha with your CBS family by co-sponsoring a Shabbat Kiddush (lunch)!

Contact the Beth Shalom office, 847-498-4100 for details.

Brit Milot/Baby Naming

Dessert Reception

Bar/Bat Mitzvah



Shabbat Dinners