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Kol Sasson Congregation is an inclusive, observant community in Skokie, Illinois
that strives to transform Jewish lives through critical inquiry
within the traditional framework of Halakha.

Recent Updates

  • Calling all 13-18 year olds! A joint KS/SVAJ Teen Oneg will be held on Friday night, Feb. 28 at 8:15p. Come join Rav Ari for an oneg shabbat with lively discussion and great food! Check your email for registration details. Questions? Contact Leah Rubin.
  • Rabbi Eli Holzer is coming the last weekend in February! Leah and Bob Rubin are hosting a melave malka with musical instruments and singing at 6:30p on Saturday 2/29. Feel free to invite friends, and bring a musical instrument. Hope it will be a beautiful night of music and singing. Bring a snack to share...  
  • Please contact Sari Steinberg if you’re interested in reading a chapter of Megillat Esther.
  • The annual Purim Palooza for the KS and SVAJ communities will be held on March 10, and we need your help! Jacob Shapiro will be coordinating the volunteer scheduling for set up and during the event, and we greatly appreciate people's donation of time. However, for those not able to volunteer, there are other ways you can help make Purim Palooza a success... Please consider sponsoring one of the many exciting entertainers and arcade games - help with these efforts.

  • All are welcome to join the Kol Sasson Book Club for a discussion of the new memoir "Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman" by Abby Stein. Shabbat afternoon, March 21, at 4pm at the home of Elise Swatez.
  • The Green Team is bringing a new initiative to Skokie Valley and Kol Sasson as we take another step toward greening the shul. Beginning Shabbat November 3, we plan to begin composting our food waste and disposable utensils. Doing so will help us divert thousands of pounds of waste from landfills and create rich fertilizer to further green our village. Read more >>
  • This week's davening and leyning lineup.
Tue, February 25 2020 30 Shevat 5780