Reform Congregations/Synagogues

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Am Shalom

840 Vernon Ave.
Glencoe
IL
60022
Phone: (847) 835-4800
Fax: (847) 835-5204
Email: alatala@amshalom.com
URL: http://www.amshalom.com
Contact: Alyssa Latala

A Reform congregation, engaging, enlightening, embracing and educating our members in ways that build a sense of community, while respecting individual forms of expression and belief. We seek to explore our Jewish roots, awareness and values, and enrich the spiritual lives of our members, while serving humanity through social action.

B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim

1201 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield
IL
60015
Phone: (847) 940-7575
Fax: (847) 940-7579
Email: bjbe@bjbe.org
URL: http://www.bjbe.org
Contact: Rabbi Karyn Kedar

Reform congregation.

Beth Emet The Free Synagogue

1224 Dempster Street
Evanston
IL
60202
Phone: (847) 869-4230
Fax: (847) 869-7830
Email: info@bethemet.org
URL: http://www.bethemet.org
Contact: Bekki Harris Kaplan, Executive Director

Beth Emet is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values.

Beth Hillel Temple

6050 8th Ave.
Kenosha
WI
53143
Phone: (262) 654-2716
Fax: (262) 654-2799
Email: office@bethhillel.net
URL: http://www.bethhillel.net
Contact: Rabbi Dena Feingold

Reform congregation serving Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

Beth Tikvah Congregation

300 Hillcrest Blvd.
Hoffman Estates
IL
60169
Phone: (847) 885-4545
Fax: (847) 885-1600
Email: office@beth-tikvah.org
URL: http://www.beth-tikvah.org
Contact: Rabbi Taron Tachman

Beth Tikvah Congregation is a dynamic, warm, and friendly Reform congregation where all are welcome. BTC is best known for its inclusive, involved, caring and compassionate community; for its excellent clergy, staff and lay leadership; for its phenomenal lay choirs; and for the overall positive difference BTC makes in its members' lives.

Chicago Sinai Congregation

15 W. Delaware Place
Chicago
IL
60610
Phone: (312) 867-7000
Fax: (312) 867-7006
Email: info@chicagosinai.org
URL: http://www.chicagosinai.org
Contact: Rabbi Seth Limmer

Reform congregation.

Congregation Ahavat Olam

1879 Chestnut Ave
Glenview
IL
60025
Phone: (847) 409-4848
Email: NDLandsman@gmail.com
URL: http://www.CongregationAhavatOlam.com
Contact: Rabbi Nancy Landsman

Reform congregation with diverse membership including interfaith, singles and empty nesters. Our Shabbat services offer a warm inclusive experience.

Congregation Bene Shalom

4435 Oakton Street
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (847) 677-3330
Fax: (847) 677-7298
TTY: (224) 534-0029
Email: info@beneshalom.org
URL: http://www.beneshalom.org
Contact: Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer

A spiritual congregation that welcomes hearing and deaf, interfaith couples, and offers Kabbalistic insights into traditional liturgy.

Congregation Beth Am

1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove
IL
60089
Phone: (847) 383-5017
Fax: (847) 383-5070
Email: admin@congregation-betham.org
URL: http://www.congregation-betham.org
Contact: Rabbi Lisa Sari Bellows

Reform congregation.

Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County

1710 S. Highland Ave.
Lombard
IL
60148
Phone: (630) 627-3912
Fax: (630) 627-9123
Email: Rabbicosnowsky@congetzchaim.org
URL: http://www.congetzchaim.org
Contact: Rabbi Andrea Cosnowsky

A Reform synagogue serving over 500 families, having a tradition of an 'open-door' which welcomes everyone: Jews by birth, Jews by choice, non-Jewish family members, singles, LGBTQ, and people of all ages and abilities. A caring community that draws strength on our commitment to honor and respect the diversity of our membership.

Congregation Hakafa

P.O. Box 409
Glencoe
IL
60022
Phone: (847) 242-0687
Email: conghakafa@hakafa.org
URL: http://www.hakafa.org
Contact: Rabbi Bruce Elder

Reform congregation.

Congregation Or Shalom

21 W. Hawthorn Pkwy.
Vernon Hills
IL
60061
Phone: (847) 362-1948
Fax: (847) 362-7348
Email: orshalom@orshalomlc.org
URL: http://www.orshalomlc.org
Contact: Andrea Freier

Reform congregation.

Congregation Sukkat Shalom

1001 Central Ave.
Wilmette
IL
60091
Phone: (847) 251-2675
Fax: (847) 251-6002
Email: aschultz@sukkatshalom.org
URL: http://www.sukkatshalom.org
Contact: Andy Schultz

Reform congregation.

Congregation Tikkun Olam

1395 Candlewood Drive
Crystal Lake
IL
60014
Phone: (815) 455-9236
Email: tikkunolam@hotmail.com
URL: http://www.tikkun-olam.org
Contact: Debbi Viger, President

Services held at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 503 W. Jackson Street, Woodstock, IL 60098.

Emanuel Congregation

5959 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago
IL
60660
Phone: 773-561-5173
Fax: 773-561-5420
Email: jkatz@emanuelcong.org
URL: http://www.emanuelcong.org
Contact: Jessica Katz

At Emanuel Congregation, we open our doors to all who seek richer, more meaningful lives. Together, our diverse community engages in prayer, lifelong learning and tikkun olam (repairing the world), empowering adults and children alike to apply Jewish values to our everyday lives and to be a collective force for good.

Har-Shalom

1945 First St #367
Highland Park
IL
60035
Phone: 847-814-7456
Email: rabbi@har-shalom.com
URL: http://www.har-shalom.com
Contact: Rabbi Michael Sommer

Reform congregation.

KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation

1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago
IL
60615
Phone: (773) 924-1234
Fax: (773) 924-1238
Email: bdolo@kamii.org
URL: http://www.kamii.org
Contact: Bet Dolo, Operations Director

Reform congregation located in the historic Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood. Diverse membership comes from all across the Chicago metro area. Welcomes interfaith families, GLBTQ members, and all those who seek an invigorating Jewish experience. Weekly Friday night and Saturday morning worship services, organic garden, education programs.

Makom Solel Lakeside

1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park
IL
60035
Phone: (847) 433-3555
Fax: (847) 433-3573
Email: office@mymakon.org
URL: http://www.mymakom.org
Contact: Allan Litwack, Rick Schuster

A vibrant and growing Reform Jewish congregation of pathfinders committed to sacred worship, social justice and lifelong learning. Welcomes and embraces interfaith families and all who seek a spiritual home.

North Shore Congregation Israel

1185 Sheridan Road
Glencoe
IL
60022
Phone: (847) 835-0724
Fax: (847) 835-5613
Email: toddb@nsci.org
URL: http://www.nsci.org
Contact: Todd Braman

Reform congregation.

Oak Park Temple B'nai Abraham Zion

1235 N. Harlem Ave.
Oak Park
IL
60302
Phone: (708) 386-3937
Fax: (708) 386-0955
Email: office@oakparktemple.com
URL: http://www.oakparktemple.com
Contact: Rabbi Max Weiss

Reform congregation.

Shir Tikvah

1424 W 183rd Street
Homewood
IL
60430
Phone: 708-799-4110 , 708-249-6194
Fax: 708-799-5340
Email: office@shir-tikvah-homewood.org
URL: http://www.shir-tikvah-homewood.org
Contact: Diedre Bodine

A Conservative and Reform Jewish religious congregation serving the South Suburbs of Chicago providing clergy to conduct religious services, social events, and educational programs.

Temple Anshe Sholom A Beth Torah

20820 Western Ave.
Olympia Fields
IL
60461
Phone: (708) 748-6010
Fax: (708) 748-6068
Email: amoeckler@templeanshesholom.org
URL: http://www.templeanshesholom.org
Contact: Rabbi Scott Saulson

Reform congregation.

Temple Beth Israel

3601 W Dempster Street
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (847) 675-0951
Fax: (847) 675-0960
Email: info@TBISkokie.org
URL: http://www.tbiskokie.org
Contact: Rabbi Michael Weinberg

Reform congregation.

Temple Beth-El

3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: (847) 205-9982
Fax: (847) 205-9921
Email: jhadesman@templebeth-el.org
URL: http://www.templebeth-el.org
Contact: Janice Hadesman

Reform congregation.

Temple Chai

1670 Checker Road
Long Grove
IL
60047
Phone: (847) 537-1771
Fax: (847) 537-8075
Email: dgreenswag@templechai.org
URL: http://www.templechai.org
Contact: Deborah Greenswag

Reform congregation.

Temple Jeremiah

937 Happ Road
Northfield
IL
60093
Phone: (847) 441-5760
Fax: (847) 441-5765
Email: rabbi@templejeremiah.org
URL: http://www.templejeremiah.org
Contact: Rabbi Paul Cohen

Reform congregation.

Temple Sholom of Chicago

3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago
IL
60657
Phone: (773) 525-4707
Fax: (773) 525-3502
Email: info@sholomchicago.org
URL: http://www.sholomchicago.org
Contact: Rabbi Edwin Goldberg

Reform congregation.

The New Reform Congregation Kadima

1020 Milwaukee Ave., Suite 118
Deerfield
IL
60015
Phone: (847) 229-9500
Email: office@nrck.org
URL: http://www.nrck.org
Contact: Rabbi David Oler, Ph.D.

Reform congregation.

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