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Bat Mitzvah- Yasmin Lobatto
Bat Mitzvah- Yasmin Lobatto
Jan 1 all-day
Bat Mitzvah- Yasmin Lobatto
Parents:      Naomi & Daniel Sibling:        Zoe School:        Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Mitzvah project: Volunteered at Northwestern Settlement’s Early Childhood Education program and House of the Good Shepherd; a shelter program for women & children who have endured family violence, poverty, homelessness, neglect or isolation. Yasmin also raised money for Alyn Children’s Hospital in Israel. Yasmin will ...
Building Closed
Building Closed
Jan 1 all-day
 
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No Midweek Hebrew
Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
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Morning Book Club 11:00 am
Morning Book Club
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church Meridian Wallace grew up wanting to study birds. As a student at the University of Chicago in the 1940s, she falls in love with and marries an older physics professor, Alden Whetstone, who leaves her side temporarily to work on the Manhattan Project. At the end of the war, he stays ...
Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Jan 8 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Jan 8 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Film Night- Norman 7:00 pm
Film Night- Norman
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Night- Norman
1 hour 58 minutes 2016 Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman’s life dramatically changes for better and worse. Director: Joseph Cedar Writer: Joseph Cedar Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen |
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Jan 10 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner- featuring 3rd grade 5:30 pm
Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner- featuring 3rd grade
Jan 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
All school-aged children are welcome to attend our Family-Friendly Shabbat services. Family Friendly Dinner (5:30pm-6:15pm) Temple-wide Shabbat Service (6:15pm-7:30pm) Activities for kids in the Moadon *(beginning at 6:30pm) Oneg  (7:30pm) *complementary babysitting is offered in the Moadon, and are most appropriate for kids ages 8 and under. Questions or want to RSVP- click here
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Jan 12 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service
Jan 12 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Or Chadash Service 7:45 pm
Or Chadash Service
Jan 12 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Jan 13 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Ava Novak 4:30 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Ava Novak
Jan 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Ava Novak
Parents:  Brigid and Jason Novak Sibling:    Falyn Novak School:    Burley Elementary Mitzvah Project:    Volunteered and raised money for PAWS
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Feed the Hungry 9:30 am
Feed the Hungry
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival 9:30 am
Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Religious School resumes after winter break (December 24 – January 7) with our annual Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival during normal Sunday class times on January 14 & 21. 1st-8th graders will have the opportunity during classes on Sundays December 10 & 17 to select their chugim (activities). We will offer new chugim in addition to favorites from ...
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Mishpacha Sponsored Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Mishpacha Sponsored Monday Meal
Jan 15 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mishpacha is proud to mark its 4th year sponsoring Temple Sholom’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday Meal, which will be held on January 15, 2018! There is no better day to ensure equality for all and to feed those who are hungry. We are asking all Mishpacha families to join together in support of this effort. You can show your generosity and ...
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Jan 17 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting 7:00 pm
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Temple Sholom members and their guests are welcomed to the monthly meeting to hear about Post 710 plans, and support of our community service programs. New member of all ages are welcome, especially Post 9/11 veterans. We will review the Vet-Tec program that lists military training eligible for college credit and will provide assistance and information to Veterans on ...
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Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Orr Shalom Youth Group Program with Rabbi Pesner 5:00 pm
Orr Shalom Youth Group Program with Rabbi Pesner
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
This is an amazing opportunity for Chicago area high school students! Join us at Temple Sholom of Chicago for a teen close-up discussion with Rabbi Jonah Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center (RAC), followed by a dinner and panel discussion about social action, restorative justice, and policing with Rabbi Pesner, State’s Attorney Kim Fox, Sheriff Tom Dart, and two ...
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Jan 19 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Services Featuring Rabbi Jonah Pesner 6:15 pm
Shabbat Services Featuring Rabbi Jonah Pesner
Jan 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
As part of the extraordinary celebrations for our 150th year at Temple Sholom, we are excited to announce that Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Senior Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism, will be speaking during Shabbat services.
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Panel Discussion on Restorative Justice 8:00 pm
Panel Discussion on Restorative Justice
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Panel Discussion on Restorative Justice with: Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney Emmanuel Andre, Executive Director of Circles and Ciphers  Pamela Purdie, Restorative Justice Practitioner, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation Jonah Pesner, Rabbi and Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner serves as the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He ...
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Jan 20 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah- Simon Schwartz 10:30 am
Bar Mitzvah- Simon Schwartz
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bar Mitzvah- Simon Schwartz
Parents – Jennifer & Michael Schwartz Siblings – Elliot & Zachary School – Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School. Project – Simon will be conducting a bone marrow drive at the temple on January 12. He hopes to get as many people as possible signed up on the registry in the hopes to save as many lives as possible!!  This ...
Bat Mitzvah- Anya Landolt 4:30 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Anya Landolt
Jan 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Anya Landolt
Parents:   Jen Lane Landolt and Mark Landolt Sibling:    Elliot Landolt Mitzvah project:     Anya has been working with the Smile Train organization because everybody deserves to smile!
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival 9:30 am
Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Religious School resumes after winter break (December 24 – January 7) with our annual Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival during normal Sunday class times on January 14 & 21. 1st-8th graders will have the opportunity during classes on Sundays December 10 & 17 to select their chugim (activities). We will offer new chugim in addition to favorites from ...
“Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Festival: Adult Edition” with guest Scholar Mike Hollander 10:00 am
“Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Festival: Adult Edition” with guest Scholar Mike Hollander
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
“Tarboot v'Omanut Israeli Festival: Adult Edition” with guest Scholar Mike Hollander
“Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Festival: Adult Edition” with guest Scholar Mike Hollander “We are living in interesting times.” As Israel approaches 70, a reflection on the many milestone anniversaries of 2017. Why was 2017 such a significant year? And what can we expect for 2018? Mike Hollander Tour Educator and Informal Jewish Educator mandmhollander@bezeqint.net   Mike Hollander grew up in Canada, ...
Scavenger Hunt at Chicago History Museum- Sponsored by It’s Our Turn (IOT) 2:00 pm
Scavenger Hunt at Chicago History Museum- Sponsored by It’s Our Turn (IOT) @ Chicago History Museum
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
THINK YOU KNOW CHICAGO?  It’s a lot more than Mrs. O’Leary, hot dogs and the Cubs.  See our city’s history in a whole new way at the It’s Our Turn (IOT)* CHICAGO HISTORY SCAVENGER HUNT on SUNDAY, JANUARY 21ST at 2:00 p.m. at the Chicago History Museum (https://www.chicagohistory.org/).  We’ll search for clues amid the Museum’s artifacts, then socialize over light refreshments and ...
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IOT Morning Minyan 8:00 am
IOT Morning Minyan
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
 
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Jan 22 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Jan 24 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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3rd & 4th Grade Family B’nai Mitzvah Retreat
3rd & 4th Grade Family B’nai Mitzvah Retreat
Jan 26 – Jan 28 all-day
3rd & 4th Grade Family B’nai Mitzvah Retreat January 26-28 at URJ Camp OSRUI in Oconomowoc, WI WITH SPECIAL GUEST JEWISH ROCK STAR RICK RECHT! www.rickrecht.com   As Rabbi Goldberg often says, the answer to many of life’s challenges can be found in Jewish wisdom and practice. In his book, “The Road to Character,” David Brooks says, “Greater emphasis is ...
PJ Library Hosts Tu Bishvat Tot Shabbat 5:00 pm
PJ Library Hosts Tu Bishvat Tot Shabbat
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Tot Services are perfectly designed for families with children under 5 years old. We invite Chicagoland families to join our youngest congregants and Gan Shalom students to celebrate Shabbat through stories and singing with our clergy/education team! A dinner of pizza, pasta and salad is available following the Tot Service.  The cost is $20/family. Schedule: Tot service – 5:00-5:30pm Dinner ...
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Jan 26 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
A Special Shabbat Service Featuring famous Jewish musician Rick Recht 6:30 pm
A Special Shabbat Service Featuring famous Jewish musician Rick Recht
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A Special Shabbat Service Featuring famous Jewish musician Rick Recht
“Shabbat Alive” A Special Shabbat Service Featuring famous Jewish musician Rick Recht
Makom Sushi Shabbat 7:30 pm
Makom Sushi Shabbat
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Makom for Sushi Shabbat! There is a $5-$10 suggested donation that will go toward the Monday Meal. Please RSVP by email to makom@sholomchicago.org.
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Scholar-in-Residence Danny M Cohen – Human Rights: Past, Present and Future 10:45 am
Scholar-in-Residence Danny M Cohen – Human Rights: Past, Present and Future
Jan 28 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
3-part Sunday series This is a significant time in the history of human rights: The 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights is December 10, 2018; January 28 is the day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day/Liberation of Auschwitz; and the 1-year anniversary of the Trump administration.
Winter Chugim 12:15 pm
Winter Chugim
Jan 28 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Temple Sholom Winter Chugim (Activities) Building on the success of our Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival, we offer “Winter Chugim,” (activities) after Religious School for 1st-8th graders. Please contact youth@sholomchicago.org with any questions.This year, we will offer two Chugim choices: 1) Sports Chugim 2) Arts Chugim Click here to register.
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Jan 29 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Tu BiSh’vat
Tu BiSh’vat
Jan 30 – Jan 31 all-day
To learn more about Tu BiSh’vat click here.
Talmud Study 8:30 am
Talmud Study
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Jan 31 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day with the JCC
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie!
Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.

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Fri
Orr Shalom Youth Group Program with Rabbi Pesner
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm

This is an amazing opportunity for Chicago area high school students! Join us at Temple Sholom of Chicago for a teen close-up discussion with Rabbi Jonah Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center (RAC), followed by a dinner and panel discussion about social action, restorative justice, and policing with Rabbi Pesner, State’s Attorney Kim Fox, Sheriff Tom Dart, and two restorative justice professionals! Free for teens!

 

Wine and Cheese Reception
Jan 19 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Shabbat Services Featuring Rabbi Jonah Pesner
Jan 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

As part of the extraordinary celebrations for our 150th year at Temple Sholom, we are excited to announce that Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Senior Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism, will be speaking during Shabbat services.

Oneg
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm