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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


Havdalah Service, Dinner, and Community

Saturday, February 17 at 5:30 p.m.

$30 members/$35 non-members

Upcoming Services

Saturday Morning Kabbalah Service

February 24, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.

In the Sanctuary and on Zoom

Rabbi Charlene Brooks

Gail Mangurten, Piano


Do you judge yourself? Most of us do, sometimes more than judging others. We will meditate on letting go of negativity that blocks us from being more creative and loving to ourselves.


Please click the link below to join the service or watch later

on our YouTube channel.


 March Services

Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m.


Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.


Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.


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


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

Kabbalah Service

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Enjoy this wonderful profile of our Rabbi Charlene Brooks created
by Nicole Herzog, a Northwestern University student!


We enjoyed a wonderful dinner on the 2nd Night of Chanukah before our Musical Chanukah Shabbat Service! Thank you to everyone that joined us! Our service may be watched on our YouTube Channel:


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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