New President Deborah Holdstein

Oak Park Temple has been a home to me and to my family since the mid-1980s, and we have observed not only the holidays, for instance, but also life-cycle and other significant events such as these:  my children’s naming ceremonies; my parents’...
2014 Oak Park Villager of the Year Runner-Up: Rabbi Max Weiss

2014 Oak Park Villager of the Year Runner-Up: Rabbi Max Weiss

January 6, 2015 Judaism is a faith, culture and tradition that recognizes there are many ways to celebrate being Jewish.  And since his arrival almost six years ago, Rabbi Max Weiss has allowed for a wealth of avenues to participate in life at Oak Park Temple. His...

Sheri’s Last Message

This is my last monthly message to the congregation as your president.  In my role as president, I have had the opportunity to meet presidents from many other congregations. Inevitably, the conversation would turn to the challenges we face.  And each time,...