Emanuel Congregation

5959 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660
773/561-5173 info@emanuelcong.org

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Chicago is home to over 270,550 Jews, with more than 65 synagogues, and many more charitable, social, and educational organizations. Information on nearly all topics pertinent to Jewish life can be found online.

General Topics:
Holiday Calendar.  List of Jewish holidays and resources for study.

Interfaith resources, including learning about Judaism, podcasts for parents, and resources for grandparents.

Families–Marriage, Parenting, Adolescents, LBGT, Sacred Aging, Bereavement, and other topics.


Jewish Chicago, which publishes a directory at  www.jewishchicago.org
Chicago Jewish News at www.chicagojewishnews.com

Emanuel is part of the Reform Movement and belongs to the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), which represents Reform Jews in North America.The URJ site provides both information about Judaism and links to nearly all Reform Jewish organizations in the US and Canada, at www.urj.org.

Reform Affiliates:

ARZA Canada
Israeli Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ)
Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC)
KESHER College
Religious Action Center (RAC)
World Union for Progressive Judaism 

Activist Sites:

Americans for Peace Now
Brit Tzedek v’Shalom
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
Jewish National Fund
Simon Wiesenthal Center
United Jewish Communities 


Ynet News
Haaretz Daily
Israeli Defense Forces Website
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Jerusalem Post
Middle East Media & Research Institute

Israel and Reform Judaism:

Hineini Initiative
Press Releases and News Alerts
Publications About Israel from the Religious Action Center
Reform Movement Solidarity Missions to Israel
Religious Action Center’s Israel Issue Page
Statements by Rabbi Eric Yoffie
Union Resolutions on Israel


Legislative Action Center
Shop for Israeli Products
Participate in the Hineni project
Plan a Congregational Trip to Israel