We believe that all people should have access to G-d and prayer.

We believe that prayer heals. If you share our beliefs, please join us. 

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Established in 1972, Congregation Bene Shalom is an inclusive Reform synagogue welcoming Jew and non-Jew, deaf and hearing, individuals and families of various sexual orientations and gender identities, making it universally accessible.

At Congregation Bene Shalom we...

  • Foster Healing Prayer Group 

  • Empower through Kabbalah meditation

  • Celebrate religious holidays – Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu B’shevat, Purim, Passover, Shavuot

Be authentic in all of life’s events – Baby naming, B’nai and Adult Mitzvah, Weddings, Anniversaries, & Funerals

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(Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Do not rely on your own understanding. Acknowledge him in all your ways, then he will direct your paths.)

Proclamation from the Mayor George Van Dusen of  the Villiage of Skokie to Congregation Bene Shalom Hebrew Association of the Deaf

PROCLAMATION from Mayor with official seal on bottom right corner

Here is a link to the video of proclamation being issued. 
https://youtu.be/PfskXxYhNCU

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