After Lev Learning on a cold Sunday last month, the Lev Tikkun Olam Club stayed to bake dozens of cookies for a bake sale to help out local organizations.  This dedicated group chose Orphans of the Storm and Aaron’s Coffee Corner as their tzedakah organizations for the month of December.

Last month a group of families from Lev Learning volunteered for an afternoon at Chicago’s Cradles 2 Crayons. They helped organize clothing, cleaned toys, and learned how their volunteer time impacts so many families in need.

Congregation Solel has been an important part of Lake County United (LCU) since 2007. On Friday night, November 16, you can learn more about this effective and vital organization and how it helps us contribute to the larger community.

Join us on August 26th.

Guest Speaker: Essie Shachar-Hill is a recent MSW graduate from the Jewish Communal Leadership Program at the University of Michigan. They now work as the Chicago Education and Training Manager for Keshet, the nation’s leading organization working for LGBTQ inclusion in Jewish life. They have worked for numerous social justice and youth empowerment organizations and…

It has been a great pleasure to work with our friends at RefugeeOne.  We are continuing to tutor and mentor our sponsored family for several more months and plan to keep in contact with them beyond the minimum required time.  Thank you to all congregants who donated funds, furniture, household goods, and food to make…

The last weekend in May we volunteered at Bernie’s Book Bank to drop off donated books and to sort books.  What a fun morning together!

Educational Shabbat around the study in observance of Shavuot. Lou Hellebusch will speak about VOCEL (Early Childhood Education in Chicago.

Environmental Shabbat in celebration of Earth Day. Guest Speakers: Liz Ettelson, Natural Areas Restoration Technician and Volunteer Coordinator at Heller Nature Center Joshua Basofin, Environmental Attorney Liz Ettleson, will join a high school scout to explain and excite about flood relief through a rain garden. Joshua Basofin Bio: Joshua Basofin has worked in the environmental field…

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