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  • High Holiday ServicesDuring the High Holidays, the doors to heaven are open to all... So are ours! Join us for warm, welcoming & uplifting holiday services

    Click here to learn what we are offering for High Holidays 2020
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  • Shofar - OutdoorsJoin us to hear the call of the Shofar and usher in the new year!

    We will be offering the Shofar blowing on Sunday, Sept. 20 at many locations around Lakeview
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  • Chabad Virtual CenterFour New Free Courses, Shabbat in The Box, Resource Center, Assistance, Hebrew School and Much more Read More
  • Hebrew SchoolChabad Hebrew School offers a friendly and stimulating environment, where children can embrace their Jewish roots and gain a true sense of Jewish pride.

    This year we are offering three unique tracks - click here to learn more
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  • Planned GivingHelp ensure a bright future for Judaism in our community. Leave an eternal legacy to the Jewish community. Remember Chabad in your will. Read More
About
Chabad of Lakeview is a vibrant Jewish center located in the heart of Chicago's beautiful Lakeview neighborhood. Regardless of your background or affiliation, we hope you will join us for a true Jewish experience. Enjoy uplifting Friday night dinners and services, delve into our challenging and relevant adult education offerings, present your kids with an exciting Jewish learning venue, and participate in our holiday celebrations.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur?What is Yom Kippur all about? Unpack layers of meaning embedded in the requirement that we neither... Read More
  • A Heartfelt CryThere are many details and rituals connected to the various obligations of a Jew. Even when it... Read More
  • Why Would an Atheist Pray?Perhaps atheists and believers have more in common than they imagine. Read More
  • 14 Tips for an Amazing Yom Kippur at Home Read More
  • Essential Yom Kippur PrayerbookPrintable Highlights From the Machzor in Hebrew and English (PDF) Read More
  • 9 Yom Kippur Myths and MisconceptionsHere’s your chance to rethink some things that “everyone knows” about the holy day. Read More
  • Yussie's Yom Kippur Prayer"G‑d, I am sorry," Yussie began. "I want to go inside to pray, but I haven't eaten anything for a... Read More
Shabbat & Holidays
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Upcoming Holiday
Sep. 27 - Sep. 28
Daily Thought
Yom Kippur is described in many ways. One very poignant description is that it is “once in a year.” You see, the human soul is also described in many ways, with five different names, each describing a deeper level of her being. The fifth, deepest level is called yechidah, which means “one and unique.” Yechidah is the soul as she is fused and one with her Creator, so that the two are an inseparable whole. Yom Kippur is the day that the essential bond of yechidah shines within the time and space in our world. Meaning that once in a year, the One Above unites...
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