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  • Your Home For Everything JewishChabad Jewish Center services the Jewish community of the Oak Park-River Forest area. Offering a wide array of programs, classes and services.
Upcoming Programs and Events
  • Pause 4 PrayerOur lives are on pause. Now let's pause to unite in prayer. Read More
  • Virtual ClassesVirtual Classes from the comfort of your home Learn More
  • Share a Meesage of hope, from your front lawn.Request your free "Message of Hope" lawn sign today! Request Yours Today!
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Why Only Ten Commandments at Sinai?If there are 613 commandments, why were tencommandments specifically given at Sinai? Read More
  • My Shelter-in-Place ShavuotMore than Passover and more than Lag BaOmer, I wondered about Shavuot weeks in advance. Read More
  • What Is Shavuot?Check out this brand-new Chabad.org video Read More
  • Get Set for Shavuot in the Age of CoronaCheck out our full line of tools, texts, guides and more Read More
  • Herschel Goat“When I was a young man of twenty,” the Baal Shem Tov began his story, “shortly after being... Read More
  • In Homes, in Some Synagogues and on the Streets, Shavuot Celebrated WorldwideRabbis counsel caution during pandemic, even when following local government guidelines Read More
  • Den't Forget: Eruv Tavshilin TodayHere's how to do it Read More
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Upcoming Holiday
May 28 - May 30
Daily Thought
The very first rule was made to be broken—the rule that heaven is heaven and earth is earth and each must remain in its place. The first to break that rule was the very One who made it, when His glory descended upon Mount Sinai. And He gave us a Torah so that we, too, could continue breaking that rule—and all the rules that extend from it: The rule that truth must remain in the mind, but not descend into the heart; That serenity and spirituality must remain in secluded placesand not enter your place of work; That the...