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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Scientists in Synagogues

Sunday, December 11, 10am-12pm

Eternity and the Eternal: Jewish and Scientific Understandings of Time.

Implicit Bias

Courageous Conversations

Sunday, December 18, 1-5 pm

Join us for our introductory Courageous Conversation on Implicit Bias in our society.

Mameloshn at the Buzz

Sixth Night Khanike at the Buzz

Thursday, December 29

The Buzz Café will provide latkes, and our Yiddush singing group Mameloshn will provide the singing and fun! Two seatings–sign up today!

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Million Women March

January 20-22, 2017

Can You Attend? Please fill out a survey to let us know.

womens march

Dinner with a Cause

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Support theThe National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), a program of Heartland Alliance. Learn more.

unity in community

2017 OPT Retreat

March 17-19, 2017

Our annual retreat at Camp OSRUI will focus on facing life’s difficulties, individually and together.

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

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.

Marci wins award

Oak Park Clergy Venture Beyond the Border

Rabbi Max Weiss joins other Oak Park clergy to unite with west side pastors in a cross-border alliance to build bridges between communities of faith.

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