Oak Park Temple
B'nai Abraham Zion

Our congregation is a warm, Reform Jewish community in an historic Chicago suburb.
About Us

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.

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

Camp Shalom

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Summer 2017

Register today for OPT’s full-day summer camp and get 10% off total camp tuition!

unity in community

One Day Uniting People from 75 Countries TO DO GOOD

1,500,000 Volunteers, 14,000 Projects, 75 Countries, 4,000,000 Volunteer Hours

Caring Community

Oak Park Temple Caring Community

Oak Park Temple Caring Community

Reach out to the OPT Caring Community if you or a family member is in need of help, or if you wish to volunteer to help others.


2017 Congregational Seder

2017 Congregational Seder
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join us for the second night of Passover

The Interconnectedness of All Things on Earth

The Interconnectedness of All Things on Earth

Friday, April 21, 2017

An Earth Day celebration dinner, presentation and service with Oak Park climate experts Amy Rosenthal and Jason Funk.

Holocaust Educator and Author Peter Hayes

Holocaust Educator and Author Peter Hayes

Sunday, April 30, 2017
10 am – 12 noon

Oak Park Temple welcomes renowned educator and author Peter Hayes, author of 12 books and winner of numerous awards.

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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