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Reform Jewish Chicago

Reform Jewish Chicago

Welcome to Reform Jewish Chicago, designed for people just like you—interfaith couples, anyone exploring Judaism, and the Jewish community. We hope you will find our programs inviting and the information we provide to be helpful.

Please let our Reform Jewish Outreach staff be a resource to you for next steps— give us a call at 872-256-1818 or email Joy Wasserman.


Intro to Judaism - Reform Jewish Chicago page

Introduction to Judaism Classes in ChicagoIntroduction to Judaism is a 17-week overview of Judaism, providing a more extensive opportunity to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays and life cycle ceremonies. Participants will gain comfort and familiarity with the symbols, liturgy, music, traditions and Hebrew blessings that accompany Jewish celebrations in the home and synagogue. Reform rabbis and cantors teach this in-depth course. Introduction to Judaism is designed for individuals and couples wishing to explore Judaism, as well as for those considering becoming Jewish. Partners in interfaith relationships are encouraged to enroll together.

Introduction to Judaism is cosponsored by the Union for Reform Judaism and the Chicago Associate of Reform Rabbis.