November 22, 2022

28 Cheshvan, 5783

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Downtown during the week? 

Join our Shacharit Minyanim!

Shacharit services are at 8:05 AM Monday through Friday (7:45 for Rosh Chodesh) and 9:30 AM on Saturday. If you want to daven in our world-famous sanctuary, inspired by our beautiful three-story stained-glass window, please join us!


RSVPs required; visitors must show identification when registering.

Masks are optional.


For those who are driving, due to construction there is no parking in front of our building on Clark Street, so please allow extra time to arrive. If street parking isn’t available elsewhere, remember that we have discounted parking at the Washington-Madison-Wells Garage at 172 W. Madison.

For more information or to RSVPclick here.

Next Week's Service Schedule

Reservations required for all services


Click here for yahrzeits being observed in the month of Kislev.

Need Chanukah Candles or a Menorah?

If you need a menorah or Chanukah Candles, we can handle that for you. We have candles available for $5 a box and menorahs for $10 each.

To make a purchase or if you have any questions, please contact our office at (312) 346-7370 or click here.

Book Club Meeting - The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God by Etgar Keret

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

5:30 PM - Online via Zoom


Zoom link will be provided to those who register.

Please RSVP by emailing

Wik-Tea – The Israeli Legislative Elections


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

5:30 PM

Have you ever found yourself looking at Wikipedia for hours on end? Ever find an article you want to talk about with someone? Now here is your chance! Join our new discussion group, Wik-Tea and chat with us!


Our first article will be on the Israeli Legislative Elections in 2022.


To read the article, click here.


To RSVP, click here.

Vilt ir Lernen Yiddish is back and ready for you to join us!


Weekly Classes


Beginners Class with Congregation Beth Shalom Wednesdays at 12:00 PM - Next Class - Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Advanced Class at 1:00 PM on Thursdays - Next Class - Thursday, December 1, 2022

The cost for the new semester (8 classes) is $100. Click here to register.


Instructor: Eyshe Beirich - A third-year graduate student in the University of Chicago majoring in Germanic Studies and Jewish Studies, Beirich intends to pursue a Ph.D. in Yiddish Studies—extending an academic path that began two years ago as a journey of familial discovery. Join us as we explore Yiddish together!

To learn more about Eyshe, click here.


A new semester has begun. 


Class requirements: 

·        Attend class regularly

·        Practice a little bit of Yiddish each day (light homework)


If you have any questions, please contact Cary Wolovick by clicking here.

To RSVP, click here.

The Discussion

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

5:30 PM

Express yourself in “The Discussion,” a lay-led zoom group that will examine an article and critique it.


We will discuss the article from Tablet Magazine: "Inventing the Crypto King: How the media created the myth of Sam Bankman-Fried" by Ashley Rindberg.

To read the article, click here.

To RSVP, click here.

Synagogue Members Only - Notice of Annual Meeting of General Membership


The Annual Meeting of the Members of the Chicago Loop Synagogue will be held on Zoom on


Wednesday, December 14, 2022

6:00 PM


The term of office for the following Directors will expire on December 31, 2021, and the following will stand for election for the term of 3 years - January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2025:


Herbert Berg

Gary Wigoda


Additional nominations may be made by written petition signed by no less than 100 members of the congregation who are in good standing. A petition for additional nominations must be filed with the Recording Secretary prior to the date of the election.


To RSVP, click here.

Brunch and Learn with Renan Sugarman

Sunday, December 18, 2022

11:00 AM

Enjoy your Sunday morning lox, bagel and coffee virtually with Renan Sugarman via Zoom as he goes over the Torah portion of the week and other texts.

Classes meet one Sunday per month at 11 AM.

To RSVP, please click here.

Egalitarian Minyan and Chanukah Party!

Friday, December 23, 2022

6:00 PM

Join us as we put the spirit in spiritual with our Egalitarian Shabbat service featuring joy, energy and soul. The Egalitarian Minyan will be at 6 PM (hybrid on Zoom and live in person), and a Shabbat Chanukah party will follow. We will have dinner, latkes, and more.

Cost is $36 to attend.


More information to come.


To RSVP, please click here.

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