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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


Musical Chanukah Shabbat Service

2nd Night - Friday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Live in our Sanctuary and on Zoom


Genesis 37:1-40:23

As we celebrate, let us remember we are the nation of hope and light!

The service follows a 6:00 p.m. dinner; registration is closed.

Oneg dessert table with donuts & fruit pies

This service will be broadcast live on Zoom, or you can watch the recording later on our YouTube channel.

December and January Services

Saturday, December 16 at 10:30 a.m.

by Zoom Only


Friday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Kabbalah Service

Friday, January 5 at 7:30 p.m.


January 12 at 7:30 p.m.


January 19 at 7:30 p.m.


January 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Kabbalah Service

Attending Virtually?
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We will celebrate Shabbat & the 2nd Night of Chanukah

Look for more information to come

Begins at 6:00 p.m. with a Potluck Dinner


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

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