FIJLL (School)

"Meals from the Heart"

The Rodfei Zedek Youth Education Committee invites you to participate in "Meals from the Heart."  We will be preparing and serving dinner from 4:00-7:30 at Ronald McDonald House near the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital.

Please email Linda Szmulewitz ( to let her know if you would like to join the group and learn additional details.  School‑aged children and adults are invited to participate in this mitzvah.  Teach your children well…

Bar/Bat Mitzvah orientation and workshop

Rabbi Minkus and Cantor Rosenberg invite parents and kids with upcoming B'nai Mitzvah in the next 1‑2 years to share learning, information, and fun!  Pizza follows in the atrium.

Sunday, November 19, 11:45 a.m–12:30 p.m.

RSVP to can[email protected] to let her know if you can make it and how many will be in your "party" so we can make sure to have enough cheese pizza on hand.

Mark your calendars, and feel free to pass this along to others who may be interested.

Retreat in the City

Enjoy an afternoon of games, speakers, learning, nosh and camaraderie for all ages!  The afternoon will include kiddush lunch after services; a variety of activities for kids such as assembling mitzvah kits; improv games with Ethan Blumenthal, book reading with Joe Peterson; the next in the series of One Book, One Rodfei Zedek discussions with Stephanie Friedman; snacks, games, gym time, singing, schmoozing, and more!  Join us for the whole day or for any part.  All are

The Kab Shab Project and Potluck Dinner

Kab Shab ProjectMark your calendar for our twice-a-year, high-spirited, "ruach-filled" Friday night musical experience for all ages.  (Think of it as the winter version of "Shabbat al fresco"—indoors!)  Enjoy the rhythms created by our expanding eclectic band of musicians as we join in joyful song to welcome and celebrate Shabbat!  Followed by a community potluck dinner in the Atrium featurin


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