Oak Park Temple
B'nai Abraham Zion

Our congregation is a warm, Reform Jewish community in an historic Chicago suburb.
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150+ Years in the Making

Become a member of a synagogue with a rich history and more than 500 families.
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Never Stop Learning

OPT offers a thriving pre-school and religious school and engaging adult ed programs.
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Social Action at Our Core

Healing the world is built into our blood. Find a cause or lead the charge on a new one.
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A Coat of Many Colors

Hang out on Sunday mornings, join a committee or chavurah, connect with others and fill your life with community and purpose.
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Sponsoring Syrian Refugees

Welcoming the stranger is part of who we are. Learn how Oak Park Temple is sponsoring a Syrian Refugee Family.
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Events and Announcements

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From Sinai to Seinfeld: Jews and Their Jokes

Starting Tuesday, October 17

A five-part course on Jewish jokes and their related themes in Jewish history, religion and culture, at Oak Park Temple

Bassem Eid

An Evening with Bassem Eid

Thursday, October 19, 7 pm

Join us for a discussion with the founder of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group and the Chairman of the Center for Near East Policy Research.

Roz Varon

Women of OPT Lunch with Roz Varon

Sunday, October 22, 10 am

Join us for a brunch with Roz Varon, OPT Member and Traffic Reporter for WLS-TV, as she discussed “On the Road to Good Health” and her new book

We Are What We Remember

We Are What We Remember

Starting Monday, October 23, 2017

A four-part Melton class exploring the impact of collective memory, over four Mondays at OPT.

Fifty Shades of Talmud

An Evening with Maggie Anton

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Join us for an evening with the Talmud scholar and award-winning author of historical fiction.

A Good Soldier

Ally Golden to Discuss "A Good Soldier"

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Bestselling author and OPT member Ally Golden discusses her memoir about her mother’s depression and suicide, as well as coping strategies for those supporting mentally ill loved ones.

Worship Services at Oak Park Temple

Join us to celebrate Shabbat, the High Holidays, and Jewish holidays and festivals throughout the year. See how we foster an open and joyous community through our worship services.

 

Shabbat at OPT

Shabbat Services begin at 8 pm on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays of each month. On the 2nd and 4th Fridays, we celebrate Kabbalat Shabbat with wine and cheese at 6:00 pm, followed by an early service at 6:30. Learn more about Shabbat Services at Oak Park Temple.

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Together we strive to build a sacred community around Jewish worship, learning and social justice.
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Oak Park Temple News

The Beginning or the End?

It is hard to be handed a 508 million year old fossil from the Burgess Shale and not realize that our problems and ideas are fairly small and short-lived. Read Oak Park Temple congregant Marta Segal Block’s entry on the Sinai and Synapses...

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