In the Press, on the Web

Get to know us! Mishkan in under 4 minutes a pop…

A Taste of Mishkan: highlights from our 2015 CD release

Get Higher 5776: High Holiday invitation 2015 

I Build Because…

The Famous Ellie Does a Jewish Thing Series/DIY Judaism

Get Higher with Mishkan Chicago, our first video, 2012

Mishkan in the news

7 Fast-Growing Independent Congregations Join Forces in New Group features Rabbi Lizzi in The Forward, February 2016

“One size fits all? Not on this rabbi’s watch,” features Rabbi Lizzi in the New Jersey Jewish News, January 2016

• Listen to Rabbi Lizzi discussing Post Denominational Judaism on WBEZ’s the Morning Shift, August 2015

“Women Rabbis Are Forging A Path Outside Denominational Judaism,” features Mishkan in the Religion News Service, April, 2015

“Out of the Box Spiritual Communities,” features Mishkan in the Chicago Sun-Times, December, 2014

• Women Rabbis Lead Innovative Spiritual Communities,” features Rabbi Lizzi and Mishkan in Jewish Telegraph Agency article, December 2014

Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann’s Jewish Journey, featured in, July 2014

• Rabbi Lizzi receives the Pomegranate Prize from the Covenant Foundation, 2013, for being a promising early-career Jewish educator.

“Old Roots, New Branches: Jewish Spiritual Communities and the Rise of Alt-Labor,” by Amy Dean, featured in Tikkun, July, 2013.

• Rabbi Lizzi named by Oy!Chicago one of the 36 Under 36, 2012. Follow-up piece, August, 2013 by Oy!Chicago on Rabbi Lizzi.

• TV: Rabbi Lizzi on ABC 7/JUF’s “Sanctuary”- aired in November, 2011, on Channel 7, now available online., Oct 2011

PrintRabbi Lizzi describes her personal impetus for creating Mishkan in Shma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas, Nov. 2011

Rabbi Lizzi featured among other nationwide innovative rabbis in Envisioning Communities: A Shma Roundtable, Sept. 2012

Articles by Rabbi Lizzi

“Nurturing the Sparks,” Engagement of NextGen Jews in the 21st century, JUF/Oy!Chicago News May, 2014

• Judaism as mindfulness training, Parashat Vayetse, November 2014

• Elevating food through blessings in EatingRules. Judaism: Raw and Unprocessed, 2011

Music Online

Download a copy of the Davening team’s first professionally recorded album: A Taste of Mishkan HERE.

High Holiday music and a delightful smattering of other stuff on Mishkan’s SoundCloud site


Listen to our Kabbalat Shabbat SoundCloud to get a sense of what we do on Friday nights.

Check out more and subscribe to our YouTube channel here.

Upcoming Events

DIY Judaism: Shabbat as a Mindfulness Practice
February 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Mishkan @ Bodhi
February 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Mishkan Volunteers at the Lincoln Park Community Shelter
February 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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