Oak Park congregations and Earth Day weekend

Interfaith Green Network officials are hoping to see 1,000 congregants of local churches bike or walk to services during Earth Day weekend, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. “We haven’t really done something like this before,” said Judy Klem, member of IGN and...

Board Minutes – April 12, 2017

Meeting of the Board of Directors, Oak Park Temple B’nai Abraham Zion Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7 pm  Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu melech haolam asher kidshanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu la’asok b’tzorchai tzibur. Praised are You, Adonai our God, Ruler of the universe, who...

Board Minutes – March 8, 2017

Meeting of the Board of Directors, Oak Park Temple B’nai Abraham Zion Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7 pm  Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu melech haolam asher kidshanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu la’asok b’tzorchai tzibur. Praised are You, Adonai our God, Ruler of the universe, who...

Board Minutes – February 8, 2017

Meeting of the Board of Directors, Oak Park Temple B’nai Abraham Zion Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7 pm Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu melech haolam asher kidshanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu la’asok b’tzorchai tzibur. Praised are You, Adonai our God, Ruler of the universe,...

New OPT President Shari S.

Hi, I’m Shari! I have been a member of OPT since 2004, when I enrolled my then 1st grader in religious school. It had not even dawned on me that non-members couldn’t attend.  In around 2008, then President Lauren Levrant asked me to join the board. Since I...

4th of July with the Almadani Family

“I love, love, love it. It is so beautiful.” For the first five minutes of the fireworks show in downtown Oak Park, Baian, age 8, must have repeated that sentence ten times. Baian (pictured below), her older brother Mohammad (10), and their younger sister Esraa (6)...

The Rothbaums visit the Almadanis

What a pleasure it has been getting to know the Almadani Family the last several months. It’s truly amazing to see the progress they’ve made since that cold December evening when they arrived at O’Hare! I wanted to share some updates and some fun times we’ve had...
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