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

Map of Israel Today

History and Politics of Israel

Rabbi Max Weiss leads informative sessions on the history and the state of politics of Israel.

Holocaust Author and Educator Peter Hayes

Holocaust Author and Educator Peter Hayes

Sunday, April 30, 2:00 pm

Oak Park Temple welcomes the renowned educator, author and retired Northwestern Professor Peter Hayes.

Sadaqah - Tzedakah

Being a Muslim or Jewish Minority in Today’s America

Saturday, May 6, 6-8:30 pm

Another in our series, An Evening of Sadaqah / Tzedakah, at the Muslim Leadership Academy in Villa Park.

Israel Solidarity Day and Walk with Israel

Israel Solidarity Day and Walk with Israel

Music, children’s activities, exercise, food and more!

Sisterhood Bake Sale

Get treats for Mother’s Day…or for you!

OUTAging

OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities

OPT is a proud community sponsor of an event focused on the voices and experiences of LGBTQ older adults.

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.

Our Leadership

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

Burgess Shale

Sinai & Synapses Program: One Congregant's View

Read Oak Park Temple congregant Marta Segal Block’s entry on the Sinai and Synapses blog.

Marci wins award

Marci Sperling-Flynn: Woman of Valor

OPT’s Preschool Director is the 2016 recipient of the “Woman of Valor” award from the Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism (ECE-RJ).

Rabbi Weiss stands with Flint

Rabbi Weiss Stands with Flint

Rabbi Max Weiss joined more than a dozen local clergymen on Chicago’s West Side on Jan. 1 for what they called a Water for Life Campaign.

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