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…

Social Action Meeting at Lakeside Congregation. The featured guest for the meeting is Henry Moss from the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. He is going to review what CCL is all about and the initiatives we might want to pursue as a new Chapter. In addition, he will discuss CCL’s International Conference and Lobby Day June 10-12…

Congregation Solel’s 5th annual Human Rights Shabbat on March 16th will feature guest speaker Dena Weiss, Development Associate at AJWS Chicago. Dena will speak about the work that AJWS is doing with the Rohingya in Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh. The Rohingya are being persecuted and massacred by the Burmese military in an effort to “ethnically cleanse”…

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