Inspired, Down-To-Earth Judaism

We believe that Judaism is a vehicle to bring more light, more justice, more healing, more love, and more joy into the world. And that’s what it’s all about.
Who We AreHigh Holidays With Mishkan

Join Mishkan for High Holidays 5781. Register today for our streamed services, in-person and distanced events, and small group options for you and your family. Whether you live in Chicago or not, you can join us this year for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and spiritual prep leading up to services.

Introducing Our New Podcast: Contact Chai

Contact Chai is a podcast from Mishkan Chicago, hosted by Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann. In each episode, Rabbi Lizzi is joined by a guest to explore Jewish ideas in unlikely places.

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