Dear Friend,

During these challenging time we offer you FOUR new courses from the acclaimed JLI institute free of charge. Scroll below to see details. 

Our two main courses will be " Judaism At Homeon Wednesday evenings 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm​and ​​​​​​" Days to Celebrate" on Sundays 9:30 am - 10:30 am. 

The classes will be offered via zoom and on the phone. You can click this link:  or if you are on zoom our Meeting ID is: 281 680 508 Password: chabad. 
To join via phone dial 13126266799  Meeting ID: 281680508# password: 266552#. 

To receive the student materials and weekly reminders for each class click on the picture or link below to sign up for the course (you may join even if not 'signed up'). There is no charge for signing up.

If you have any questions reach out to us at Chabad:  773.495.7127 or email:  [email protected].

If you are able to support Chabad at this trying time and help out our community fund we would be most grateful. Visit or mail a check to Chabad East Lakeview: 655 w. Irving Park rd. #1302 Chicago IL, 60613.


Positivity Bias: Stories to Reframe Our Experience of These Turbulent Times

Our ability to transform anything lies in our ability to reframe it.

This five-part miniseries offers practical wisdom for positive living inspired by the life and teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Adapted by the author from the popular book, Positivity Bias provides an ever-so-timely weaving together of inspiring short stories that uplift the spirit and reshape our perspective as we weather these challenging times.

Date: Five Mondays April 27-May 25
Time: 8:30 pm - 8:50 pm 
RSVP: PositivityBias



Judaism At Home 


A five-part Jewish literacy series about how Judaism is observed at home, which is particularly relevant at this time, when the only place Judaism can thrive is at home. This offering will touch on many areas, ranging from the things we do upon waking, to how we eat our meals, elements of prayer, and the basics of Shabbat. The content will include practical guidance, in the style of DIY, as well as deeper insights about why we do what we do.

Date: Five Wednesdays April 29-May 27
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

RSVP: JudaismatHome



Days to Celebrate: Demystifying Lesser-Known Festivals of the Jewish Calendar



During these trying times, everyone is looking for something to celebrate. Fortunately, the Jewish calendar offers us many such opportunities throughout the current season. This four-part miniseries will enrich your appreciation of these special days. Explore their history, discover their significance, and learn about the traditional observances associated with these days.

Date: Four Sundays May 3 - May 24
Time: 9:30-10:30 am 
RSVP: DaystoCelebrate



Cultivating Character: Life Wisdom from the Ethics of Our Fathers 

Pirkei Avot - Ethics of Our Fathers is a compilation of timeless aphorisms from the sages of old, offering Jewish wisdom on life, morality, and character development. Continuing the ancient tradition of studying its chapters in the weeks between Passover and Shavuot, this miniseries brings the poignant teachings of Ethics of Our Fathers to life, allowing its messages to resonate with participants and inspire personal growth.​​​​​​​



Date: Five Tuesday April 28-May 26
Time: 8:30 pm - 8:50 pm

RSVP: CultivatingCharacter