Jewish Religious Organization

5959 N Sheridan Rd
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(773) 271-2148

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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