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OAK PARK TEMPLE
OPT is a warm and diverse Reform Jewish congregation. Home to families and singles; artist and educators, professionals and retirees. Our Temple offers the intimacy of a small synagogue with the resources of a congregation of more than 500 families. We offer opportunities for worship, lifelong learning and social justice.






MEMBERSHIP
550 households
1500+ individuals

HISTORY
1865: Zion Congregation founded 1873: B’nai Abraham founded 1919: Zion & B’nai Abraham merge,
renamed Oak Park Temple 1956: New building completed2000: Added new wing to building
First reform congregation west of the Chicago river; 150+ years in existence.


20+ SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, including:
•    Green Chaverim
•    Adult Education
•    Caring Committee
•    Yiddish Song
•    Bagel Boys
•    Chevra Kadisha
•    Worship Committee
•    STAR for Retirees
•    Women of Oak Park Temple (WoOPT)


LIFELONG LEARNING

280: Religious school students 39: B’nai mitzvah
45: Preschool students
20: Religious school teachers
35: Madrichim (teen classroom aides) 2000+: Volumes in our library
•    Grades 8-12 special study with the rabbi
•    Adult Education: Torah, Hebrew, meditation, seminars, guest speakers, programs



Need more information? Questions? Concerns?  Contact Temple Administrator, Danielle Sandler.

Tue, June 25 2024 19 Sivan 5784