High Holidays with Metro Chicago Hillel

All Events at 858 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Click here to Register! Please register by Monday, September 18th for all events and services

The High Holidays are right around the corner and this year Metro Chicago Hillel and Base have new expanded offerings! Click here to sign up! While services are geared towards Metro Chicago Hillel students, all High Holiday services and meals are open to all Chicago Basers (students and young adults) except the first night of Rosh Hashanah dinner (9/20) which is for Metro Chicago Hillel students.

Check out the event for the High Holidays 2017 on our Facebook page!

Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 20th:

  • 6:30 pm: Services  
  • 7:30 pm: Dinner for Metro Chicago Hillel students

Thursday, September 21st: 

  • 10 am: Services
  • 12:30 pm: Lunch
  • 2:30 pm: Taschlich  (we will walk down to the lake together and cast our transgressions into the water.  BYOBread or we'll have some for you!)

Yom Kippur

Friday, September 29th:

  • 6:30 pm: Kol Nidre services
  • 8:00 pm discussion led by Rabbi Megan

Saturday, September 30th:

  • 4:30 pm: Yom Kippur conversation led by Metro Chicago Hillel staff
  • 5:30 pm: Sing out the fast
  • 6:15 pm: Neilah (Final service of Yom Kippur)
  • 7:15 pm: Break-the-fast dinner

High Holiday Services in the Community

Emanuel Congregation
5959 Sheridan Rd.
Ticket Price: Free
Preregistration with Emanuel strongly encouraged. Walk-ins welcome with student ID.

Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N Broadway
Ticket Price: Free
Preregistration with Anshe Emet required. Must register by September 18th; no tickets will be issued after that date. Must show up with a student ID and be on the list for admittance. 

Anshe Sholom Bnai Israel Congregation
540 W Melrose
Ticket Price: $36 for one holiday, $72 for both
Register directly with ASBI here. Registration is required for admittance.

Traditional without a mechitza (men and women sit together):
Chicago Loop Synagogue
16 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60603
Ticket Price: Free. Register directly with Chicago Loop Synagogue. Call 312-346-7370 to reserve a seat and participate in some brief research so they can better program and serve the student community going forward. Registration is required for admittance. 

The Preston Bradley Center, 941 W. Lawrence
Ticket Price: $54 per individual holiday and $88 for both holidays; prices will increase on 9/15. Register directly with Mishkan here. Contact Rachel before registering to get a code from Mishkan for a 50% discount on the above prices!

If you have any questions about attending services at a local synagogue, please email Rabbi Megan at rabbimegan@gmail.com for more information.


coming soon!