Congregation Or Chadash of Chicago

5959 N. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
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1 773.271.2148
Contact: Administrator: Rich Roecker
Admin:   Susie Field

About Us:

Congregation Or Chadash is the Chicagoland synagogue serving lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender/transsexual Jews, their families, friends and loved ones. Membership is open to everyone regardless of gender, sexual orientation or religious background. Our Mission Congregation Or Chadash is a Jewish religious organization whose purpose is to provide a warm, affirming, Jewish community where all people can feel welcome. To accomplish this mission, Or Chadash will: Remember that it was founded as an answer to the prejudice that gay and lesbian Jews experienced in other synagogues; Strive to ensure that no Jew experiences prejudice within our community; Maintain affiliations with the Union for Reform Judaism and the World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews : Keshet Ga'avah; Build strong ties within the greater Jewish community of the metropolitan Chicago area; Dedicate itself to the basic obligations of Jewish life, including: Respecting the contributions of people of all generations Sharing the life-cycle events of its members Celebrating Shabbat and the holidays Fostering prayer with sincerity Visiting the sick Comforting the bereaved Encouraging the study of Torah

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Category: Organization : Synagogue \ Synagogue 
Religion: Jewish - Reform
Community: Chicagoland  

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