Shabbat and Holidays



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OneTable helps make Friday night dinner prep a breeze! This means people that are post-college/pre-family can take advantage of OneTable's Shabbat resources to host Friday night dinner or be a guest at one, too.

The OneTable website is a lot like Airbnb for Shabbat dinner. You can post a dinner, or sign up to attend one any week of the year. Keep your dinner private, semi-private, or make it totally public. Here's how it works: dinner hosts get a $15 credit per person (up to $150 per dinner) redeemed online for groceries or dinner delivery. Head over here to get started. 

If you want to bounce around some new ideas or have any questions about food prep, drink, or ritual, feel free to dial a OneTable Shabbat coach through the  OneTable website.


2018 (5779) High Holiday Information

High Holiday season is here! There are many ways to bring in 5779 across Chicago. Check out your options here. Shana tova!

Please contact Lauren Silverman, Young Adult Engagement Associate, at LaurenSilverman@juf.org or (312) 357-4612 with questions.     

TIP: If your parents belong to a synagogue, have them ask about reciprocal tickets. Often these tickets offer you FREE admission to attend a local synagogue of the same denomination. For example, if your parents belong to a reform synagogue, have them call your synagogue and they may be able to get you free Temple Sholom, Sinai Congregation, or Emanuel Congregation High Holiday Tickets.  
 
1. Anshe Emet- Conservative  
3751 N. Broadway, Chicago IL 60613  Phone: 773.281.1423   
Anshe Emet Synagogue seeks to encourage involvement and create a special sense of belonging for all those who walk through our doors. The synagogue is committed to meeting the religious, educational, social and cultural needs of our members within the framework of the Conservative Movement. In keeping with the teachings of Judaism and the spirit of Klal Yisrael, Anshe Emet recognizes its responsibility to serve the Jewish community, the wider community and the State of Israel. 
 
Price: $60 through August 27, $80 after the 27th, Young adult fee for ages 21 – 36. Includes all programs below. 

High Holy Day schedule 
Erev Rosh Hashanah – Sunday, September 9
• 6:40 pm – Mincha (Malkov Chapel) 
• 7:00 pm – Ma’ariv 
Rosh Hashanah Day I – Monday, September 10
• 8:30 am – Shacharit
• 9:45 am – Torah Service, Shofar, Sermon, Musaf
• 5:30 pm – Tashlich, Mincha, Ma'ariv (Clock Tower at Waveland Park) 
Rosh Hashanah Day II – Tuesday, September 11
• 8:30 am – Shacharit, Torah Service, Semon, Musaf (Open Seating – Sanctuary) 
  Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18
• 6:00pm – Sanctuary Service 
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 8:30 am – Shacharit 
• 10:00 am – Torah Service, Sermon, Musaf
• 3:00 pm – Break with Multiple learning opportunities 
• 4:15 pm – Mincha 
• 5:45 pm – Neilah 
• 7:15 pm – Shofar  
 
2. Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel- Modern Orthodox  
540 West Melrose Street Chicago, Illinois 60657  Phone: 773.248.9200   
As a Modern Orthodox synagogue, Anshe Sholom transforms traditional halachic observance into meaningful Judaism for today's world. Located in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood within the boundaries of the Jack Strulowitz Memorial Lakefront Eruv, Anshe Sholom is a growing, vibrant congregation that emphasizes openness and community. We invite you to join us in a warm, progressive Orthodox environment that welcomes members of varied backgrounds and all levels of religious observance. 
 
Price: Non-member tickets cost $440 per person, or $72 per person for students. All non-member tickets are for open seating. If you are attending only Rosh Hashanah or only Yom Kippur, tickets are half-priced. 

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh Hashana – Sunday, September 9
• 6:15 am – Shacharit & Selichot 
• 6:53 pm – Candle Lighting 
• 7:00 pm – Mincha/Maariv 
Rosh Hashana – Monday, September 10
• 8:15 am – Pesukei D'Zimra 
• 8:45 am – Shacharit 
• 10:50 am – First Shofar Blasts 
• 1:00 pm – Services End 
• 5:15 pm – Tashlich 
• 6:55 pm – Mincha/Maariv 
• 7:51 pm – Candle Lighting 
Rosh Hashana – Tuesday, September 11
• 8:15 am – Pesukei D'Zimra 
• 8:45 am – Shacharit 
• 10:50 am – First Shofar Blasts 
• 6:35 pm – Mincha/Maariv 
• 7:49 pm – Havdalah  Erev Yom Kippur – Tuesday, September 18
• 6:45 am – Shacharit & Selichot 
• 2:45 pm – Mincha 
• 6:35 pm – Kol Nidre
• 6:37 pm – Candle Lighting  
• 7:20 pm – Maariv & Selichot 
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 9:00 am – Pesukei D'Zimra 
• 9:30 am – Shacharit 
• 11:30 am – Yizkor 
• 4:10 pm – Mincha 
• 5:40 pm – Neilah 
• 7:10 pm – Shofar & Maariv 
• 7:30 pm – Break Fast 
• 7:35 pm – Havdalah  
 
3. Chabad of Lakeview 
655 W. Irving Park Road #102, Chicago, IL  60613  Phone: (773) 973-6386
Chabad of Lakeview is a vibrant Jewish center located in the heart of Chicago's beautiful Lakeview neighborhood.  Chabad of Lakeview is dedicated to providing every Jew regardless of background, philosophy or level of commitment, an open-door environment for strengthening and enhancing Jewish family life. Chabad serves individuals and families looking for an anchor and non-judgmental, accepting, personalized Jewish experience. Chabad is enthusiastic about offering meaningful Jewish experience, education and renewal opportunities for all men, women and children.

High Holiday services take place at 448 W. Barry Ave, Chicago IL, 60657. Price: $18 for Rosh HaShanah dinner  

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 6:30 pm – Candle Lighting
• 7:00 pm – Service, followed by Rosh HaShanah Family Community Meal 
Rosh HaShanah – Monday, September 10
• 10:00 am – Morning Services  
• 11:30 am – Shofar Blowing 
• 5:30 pm – Mincha and Tashlich by the Lake
• 7:30 pm – Evening Services 
 Rosh HaShanah – Tuesday, September 11
• 10:00 am – Services  
• 11:30 am – Shofar Blowing 
• 6:45 pm – Mincha and Evening Services Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18
• 6:40 pm – Kol Nidre Services 
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 10:00 am – Morning Services  
• 12:00 pm – Yizkor
• 5:00 pm – Mincha and N’eilah 
• 7:35 pm – Break the Fast 
 
4. Chabad of Lincoln Park
1935 N. Kenmore, Chicago, IL  60614 Phone: (773) 973-6386  
Chabad of Lincoln Park is dedicated to serving your Jewish needs in a personal and professional manner. We welcome people of all backgrounds and affiliations. We offer prayer services, classes, Shabbat dinners, counseling and social events. Chabad of Lincoln Park was established in the summer of 2012 and is directed by Rabbi Mendy & Mrs. Brocha Benhiyoun. 

Price: $100 for young professionals for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, $75 for just Rosh HaShanah or just Yom Kippur, $36 for Erev Rosh HaShanah dinner

High Holy Day Schedule
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9  
• 7:15 pm – Dinner  
Rosh HaShanah – Monday, September 10
• 9:30 am – Morning Services  
• 11:00 am – Shofar Blowing 
 Rosh HaShanah – Tuesday, September 11
• 9:30 am – Morning Services  
• 11:00 am – Shofar Blowing Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18
• 6:45 pm – Kol Nidre Services 
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 9:00 am – Morning Services  
• 5:45 pm – Evening Services 
 
5.  The Chicago Loop Synagogue – Traditional 
16 S. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60603  Phone: 312.346.7370 
The Chicago Loop Synagogue was founded in 1929 to serve the religious needs of those whose professional or business activities brought them to Chicago's downtown business district. Since then, it has grown to become the city's central synagogue. It is, in a very real sense, the symbol of the Jewish religious presence in Chicago. Citywide events of religious and other significance to the Jewish community are conducted in the Synagogue, and civic and religious leaders of other faiths look to the Chicago Loop Synagogue as a source of guidance and information concerning Judaism and Chicago's Jews. 
 
Price: $250 tickets for students. Must contact the synagogue via email at loopadmn@chiloopsyn.org  for tickets.  Also offers select $18 services (Crown Social Hall Service). 

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh Hashana- Sunday, September 9
• 6:45 pm – Mincha 
• 7:00 pm- Maariv
Rosh Hashanah Day I – Monday, September 10
• 8:35 am – Shacharis 
• 10:00 am- Torah and Haftorah Service 
• 10:45 am- Shofar Service 
• 6:00 pm – Taschlich 
• 6:45 pm – Mincha
• 7:10 pm – Maariv 
10:00am-12:00pm- Crown Social Hall Service
Rosh Hashana – Tuesday, September 11
• 8:35 am – Shacharis 
• 6:50 pm – Mincha 
• 7:48 pm –Maariv/Havadalah 

Erev Yom Kippur – Tuesday, September 18
• 8:05 am – Shacharis 
• 6:15 pm – Mincha 
• 6:30 pm – Kol Nidre   
• 7:05 pm – Maariv 
• 7:45 pm – Selihot  
 10:00am- 12:00pm- Crown Social Hall Service 


Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 8:35 am – Shacharit 
• 11:15 am – Yizkor 
• 11:30 am – Musaf
• 1:30 pm – Mincha 
• 6:15pm – Neilah 
• 7:35 pm – Maariv 
• 7:45 pm – Shofar Sounding  
 
6. Emanuel Congregation – Reform  
5959 N. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60660  Phone: 773.561.5173  
Emanuel Congregation continues to grow and emphasize our value of building community, celebrating our joyous events and comforting one another in our sorrows. Inspired by the richness of our collective Jewish past, we offer a contemporary focus on Jewish ritual, values, and heritage as we embrace our commitment to tradition while creating our own individual connection to our Jewish future. Emanuel Congregation is the place to explore what it means to be a Jew in the twenty-first century. Regardless of what reasons motivate you to pursue your religious beliefs; our goal is to have a place for everyone.   
 
Price: $360.00/person (non-synagogue members). All ticket arrangements must be made by Thursday, September 6th for Rosh HaShanah and by Thursday, September 14 for Yom Kippur.  Includes all programs below. Family services are free and open to the public. 

*If the guest or non-member is a member at another Union of Reform Judaism affiliated synagogue can arrange for complimentary tickets. 

High Holy Day Schedule   
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 8:00 pm – Service 
Rosh HaShanah Day 1 – Monday. September 10
• 9:00 am – Family Service
• 10:45 am – Congregational Service 
Rosh HaShanah Day 2 – Friday, September 22 
• 10:30 am – Service Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18 
• 8:00 pm – Service  
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19
• 9:00 am – Family Service
• 10:45 am – Congregational Service  
• 12:45 pm – Afternoon Engagement Opportunities (Healing Service, Learning, Meditation, Music, Torah Reading, Yizkor, Neilah)
 
7. KAM Isaiah Israel – Reform  
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615 
Phone: 773.924.1234 
KAM Isaiah Israel, founded in 1847, is the oldest Reform congregation west of Ohio. We are known for innovative and creative programming, projects, and people and are distinguished by our membership, scholarship, worship, music, social justice, landmark sanctuary, and powerful history. Our mission is to continue to lead, innovate, and be a light for our congregation, community, and the world beyond. From strength to strength, we build our future on our historic past. 
 
Price: $125/person, includes all programs below. 
 
High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 7:30 pm – Service  
Rosh HaShanah Day 1 – Monday, September 10  
• 10:00 am – Congregational Service  
• 5:00 pm – Tashlich  
Rosh HaShanah Day 2 – Tuesday, September 11
• 10:00 am – Service    Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18
• 7:30 pm – Service  
Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30 
• 10:00 am – Congregational Service  
• 1:00 pm – Study Session
• 3:00pm – Avodah Service 
• 4:00 pm – Afternoon Services 
• 5:00 pm – Yizkor 
• 5:45 pm – N’ilah 
• 6:45 pm – Break Fast  
   
8. Mishkan – Spiritual Community  
The Preston Bradley Center, 941 W. Lawrence Ave, Chicago IL 60640  Phone: 773.893.0613 
The goal of Mishkan High Holidays is nothing less than to leverage the spiritual power of community to recreate ourselves and recreate the world. Our tradition asserts that tikkun atzmi (self-repair) is actually the basic recipe for tikkun olam (healing of the world), and we spend the 10 holy days of repentance from Rosh HaShannah to Yom Kippur creating real-time, face- to-face community of reflection, prayer, and collective transformational power. We immerse ourselves in it for the sake of taking it back out into the world – to uplift, to agitate, to inspire, to challenge, to grow, and to heal. 
 
Price: Full Holiday Price- $200, Rosh Hashanah- $100, Yom Kippur $100, Kol Nidre Only $50 

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh Hashanah – Sunday, September 9
• 6:00 pm – Service  
Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 10
• 9:15 am – Congregational Service  
• 1:45 pm – Lunch at The Annoyance Theater
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 – Tuesday, September 11
• 10:00 am – Service at Second Unitarian Church; includes bagel lunch 
  Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18
• 6:00 pm – Service 
Yom Kippur –  Wednesday, September 19
• 9:15 am – Congregational Service 
• Optional classes and workshops all afternoon as well as space to spread out, sleep, rest.  
• 5:00 pm  - Mincha  
• 6:00 pm – Neilah followed by Break Fast at The Annoyance Theatre
   
9. Old Town Moishe House- Peer Lead Programming 
1911 N. Mohawk, Chicago IL 60614
A Moishe House is a place where young adults in their 20s come together and create vibrant Jewish communities. There are more than 100 houses in over 25 countries around the world. Each Moishe House is uniquely shaped by a group of 3-5 residents, who live together and host 1-2 programs a week for their peers.  RSVP to Melanie at moishehousesopo@gmail.com by September 4th  

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 6:30 pm – Rosh HaShanah Dinner 

9. Silverstein Base Hillel – Homey and Eclectic    
Silverstein Base Hillel: Lincoln Park, 858 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago 60614 
Silverstein Base Hillel: Loop, 910 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago 60605
Phone: 312.829.1595 
Silverstein Base Hillel is a home for students and their friends -- and the actual home of Rabbi Megan and Paige. Base Hillel is committed to pluralism and founded on three core values: hospitality, learning, and service. 
 
Price: Must sign up on Google Doc

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 6:30 pm – Services (Lincoln Park)
Rosh HaShanah – Monday, September 10 
• 10:00 am – Congregational Service  
• 12:30 pm – Lunch  
• 1:30 pm – Tashlich 
Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18  
• 6:30 pm – Alternative Kol Nidre Service (Lincoln Park)  
• 6:30 pm – Traditional Kol Nidre Service (Loop)
• 8:00pm – Discussion with Rabbi Megan (Lincoln Park) 
• 8:00 pm – Yom Kippur Class with Rav Ezra 
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 10:00 am – Morning Services (Loop)
• 5:00 pm – End of Yom Kippur Meditation (Lincoln Park)
• 5:30 pm – End of Yom Kippur class (Loop)
• 6:30 pm – Traditional Neilah service (Loop)
• 6:30 pm – Alternative Neilah service (Lincoln Park)
• 7:45 pm – Break the Fast (Lincoln Park and Loop) 
   
10. Sinai Congregation- Reform 
15 W Delaware Pl. Chicago IL, 60610  Phone: 312.867.7000   
For 150 years, Chicago Sinai Congregation has remained faithful to its mission as a leader of Reform Judaism and a community of worship, study and kinship for its members. Today, their mission remains as relevant and viable as it was in 1861, but with fresh perspective and renewed commitment. It stands as a testament to the enduring values and principles of Classical Reform Judaism as an authentic expression of faith and commitment to preserving and enriching “the inestimable heritage” of their forebears. 
 
Price:  For those under the age of 29 tickets are available for a suggested donation of $50. Must pick up with a valid identification at the Chicago Sinai office, 15 West Delaware Place. For those over 29, tickets are available for a suggested donation of $375. 

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 7:00 pm – Evening Services at Fourth Presbyterian Church 
Rosh HaShanah – Monday, September 10 
• 10:00 am – Morning Services at Fourth Presbyterian Church Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18 
• 7:00 pm – Evening Services at Fourth Presbyterian Church 
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 10:00 am – Morning Services at Fourth Presbyterian Church 
• 2:30 pm – Recital of classical music at Sinai
• 3:30 pm – Afternoon, Memorial/Yizkor and Ne’ilah services at Sinai

12. Temple Sholom of Chicago - Reform 
3480 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657  Phone: 773.525.4707 
Temple Sholom is a diverse congregation, representative of our urban demographic. We embody a strong commitment to informed and purposeful Jewish living and the pursuit of human dignity. Jews and Jewish experiences are rooted in the community. To that end, we blend the teachings of our heritage with relevance to secular and modern culture. Our inclusive and participatory worship Services, our commitment to Social Action and our emphasis on Jewish education for people of all ages offer multiple entry points to make membership meaningful.  
 
Price: $80 for both holidays for young adults ages 26 -34. Includes all programs below. *If the guest or non-member is a member at another Union of Reform Judaism affiliated synagogue can arrange for complimentary tickets. 

High Holy Day Schedule 
Erev Rosh HaShanah – Sunday, September 9
• 7:30 pm – Service  
Rosh HaShanah – Monday, September 10
• 10:45 am – Congregational Services  
• 5:00 pm – Tashlich  
 Rosh HaShanah – Tuesday, September 11
• 10:30 am – Services  Kol Nidre – Tuesday, September 18
• 5:30 pm – Early Services  
• 8:15 pm – Late Services  
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19 
• 10:45 am – Congregational Services  
• 1:30 pm – Study and Reflection
• 1:45 pm – Meditation and Music 
• 3:00 pm – Yizkor and N’eilah

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