Welcome To Our Temple Shalom Community!

 

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Find your spiritual, religious, intellectual and social home at Temple Shalom! Our Temple Shalom family builds holy community, connecting our congregation to one another, to God, Torah, Israel and the Jewish people through worship, study, gathering and community service.

Contact Executive Director David Lamden for belonging information.  Explore our Belonging Brochure. Become a member of our Temple Shalom family. Read our congregants’ testimonials on why they love Temple Shalom!

UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. 25 Jun

    Garden Work Day (with RSVP)

    9:30 am - 11:30 am

    Next dates: 02 Jul | 09 Jul | 16 Jul |
  2. 26 Jun

    Garden Work Day

    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Next dates: 03 Jul | 10 Jul | 17 Jul |
  3. 28 Jun

    Wine & Cheese Oneg

    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Next dates: 05 Jul | 12 Jul | 19 Jul |
  4. 28 Jun

    Shabbat Service-Special Birthdays & Anniversaries

    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Next dates: 05 Jul | 12 Jul | 19 Jul |
  5. 28 Jun

    Davening & Dining

    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Next dates: 05 Jul | 12 Jul | 19 Jul |
  6. 29 Jun

    Torah Study

    9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Next dates: 06 Jul | 13 Jul | 20 Jul |
  7. 29 Jun

    Morning Worship

    10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Next dates: 06 Jul | 13 Jul | 20 Jul |
  8. 30 Jun

    Garden Work Day

    9:30 am - 11:30 am

    Next dates: 07 Jul | 14 Jul | 21 Jul |
  9. 04 Jul

    Temple Offices Closed

    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. 04 Jul

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Making a Jewish Ritual for my Divorce

Making a Jewish Ritual for my Divorce jemerman

In the weeks leading up to my civil divorce, I delved into Jewish tradition to see how I could mark it Jewishly. I'd been married under a chuppah with the exquisite blessings of our tradition; simply marking my divorce in the Cook County courthouse was not going to suffice.

Creating Community on World Refugee Day

Creating Community on World Refugee Day jemerman

June 20 marks World Refugee Day, which honors the experiences of refugees and celebrates their contributions to their communities and the world. The UN Refugee Agency reports that more than 114 million individuals were forcibly displaced by the end of 2023, with more than 35 million identified as refugees.

What Should Jewish LGBTQ+ Spaces Look Like?

What Should Jewish LGBTQ+ Spaces Look Like? jemerman

For many LGBTQ+ Jews in the United States, LGBTQ+ synagogues and organizations offer that sustenance.

Empowering Camp Staff and Counselors to Address Difficult Questions about Israel and Beyond

Empowering Camp Staff and Counselors to Address Difficult Questions about Israel and Beyond jemerman

As we gear up for another unforgettable summer at URJ Camps - and with some camps already in full swing - we are reminded that today, more than ever, providing safe, nurturing spaces for our campers, counselors, and staff is of utmost importance.

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