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Welcome to
Congregation Bene Shalom


Our philosophy of Reform Judaism

links our warm, modern, and vibrant synagogue of today, with a rich and

ancient heritage

Upcoming Services
Friday Evening Shabbat
September 29 at 7:30 p.m.


Friday, October 6

No Services - celebrate Shabbat at home


Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Simchat Torah Service beginning with Havdalah


Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.


Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Special Production: 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Saturday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Kabbalah Service

Attending Virtually?
We appreciate your donation in support of our services and future program development. Please click on the Donate button at the top or below. 

  • $18 donation (suggested and set up automatically here) 

  • Other donation (enter any amount on the Donate button at the top)

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𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐭 𝐁𝐞𝐥𝐭 𝐁𝐮𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐖𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐇𝐢𝐭!

Thanks to all who attended Chicago Cabaret Week’s performance here at Congregation Bene Shalom! It was a full house! Pictured is performer and friend of CBS Carla Gordon with David Meulemans, who were joined by Kevin Wood, Becky Menzie, and our own Rabbi Charlene!

Photo credit Rachel Clinkman


Live Stream Services

An inspirational place for community worship and study

Be kind    Be yourself    Everyone is welcome    Difference is valued

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