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Family Volunteer Night!

Mishkan Chicago HQ 4001 N Ravenswood Ave #101, Chicago, IL

Join us for an evening of volunteering and learning with your kids, ages 6 - 8. Together we will learn about the Bring Chicago Home campaign with an age-appropriate introduction to housing issues in Chicago, and how people can struggle without homes. Led by Rabbi Deena, we’ll talk about why homelessness is a Jewish concern, […]

Small Group: Queer Havdalah

Builder's Home in Uptown

Join the Queer small group for Havdalah at a Builder's home. Pride month means getting to spend time together as queer folk, and what better way than by celebrating the end of Shabbat together. Come and enjoy being in space with other queer folks and maybe make a new friend. We'll enjoy a potluck dinner […]

Before It’s Too Late: Opioid Overdose Prevention & Reversal

Anshe Emet Synagogue 3751 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL

Mishkan Chicago is a proud cosponsor of this this presentation by Laura Fry (Executive Director of Live4Lali). You will learn: Signs and symptoms of opioid use, misuse, and addiction How to recognize when someone is overdosing on opioids How to reverse an opioid overdose using Narcan The support and resources available for individuals and their […]

Small Groups: Essential Labor Book Club

The Long Room (Back Patio) 1612 Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL, United States

Join Builder Rachel Cort and other parents for our latest book discussion small group. From the acclaimed author of Like a Mother, Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change by Angela Garbes, comes a reflection on the state of caregiving in America, and an exploration of mothering as a means of social change. This group is […]

Pride Happy Hour

Francis W Parker 330 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

It's about damn time... to celebrate in community! Join us for a pre-Shabbat Pride Happy Hour by and for Queer Mishkanites. Come hang OUT with us in a park near our Shabbat location (Francis W Parker School) and celebrate before we head over to services. We'll provide some beverages, but BYO favorite B and whatever […]

Family Shabbat Picnic

Francis W Parker 330 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Join us in the outdoor courtyard at Francis Parker School for a pre-Shabbat picnic before our outdoor services. For families with kids 8 and under, this is a time to schmooze and enjoy the playground!

Friday Night Shabbat

Francis W Parker 330 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

This night will be Pride-themed, and our gathering ahead of the service will feature a Pride Happy Hour — details to come! For in-person, proof of full vaccination for those over the age of 5. Full vaccination means the full initial series plus booster shot for anyone who is eligible for the booster. ASL interpretation […]

Small Groups: Family Shabbat Park Hang

If you're looking for more ways to connect your family with other kiddos on Shabbat, look no further! Coming to a neighborhood near you throughout the summer (and potentially beyond summer — stay tuned), gather with families in the 0-4 and 5-10 year old age groups around Chicago for some park play and mingling on […]

Chicago Pride Parade

Mishkan is going to Pride! Together with Keshet, we will be marching in this year's annual Chicago Pride Parade. You can learn more about the parade with this handy FAQ. If you would like to march with us, register here.

Event Series Morning Minyan (Summer 2022)

Morning Minyan (Summer 2022)

Start your day with a spiritual check-in! Morning Minyan is a virtual minyan held every weekday morning and led by Mishkan Chicago's rabbis. Monday through Wednesday are led by R’Steven, Thursdays are led by R’Lizzi, and Fridays are led by R’Deena. Register Here