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 Are
We Were Built for This

Take a look at how Mishkan has grown and all we’ve been able to offer since the start of the pandemic. We did this with your help, with your Buildership, with your support. Let’s keep building this modern-day Mishkan together, and get excited for what tomorrow may hold, 

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.

Bi-Weekly Shabbat livestream

Connect in community every other Friday night and every Saturday morning.

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Each Weekday Morning at 8 am
Tune in for prayer, meditation, and the spiritual check-in we all need!

What does it look like to reimagine and breathe new life into Judaism?

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“Music is the language of the soul.” 

Our Rabbis

Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann + Rabbi Deena Cowans

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