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Student and Campus Groups

Chabad Board

Email: Chabad@uchicago.edu | Student Leaders: Esther Ochoa, Dylan Zvi | Advisor: Rabbi Yossi Brackman

Chabad provides quality Jewish learning and social experiences for students at the University of Chicago.

Egalitarian Jewish Community

Email: egal@uchicago.edu | Student Leaders: Samuel Levy, Bayle Smith-Salzberg | Advisor: Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen

The Egalitarian Jewish Community is the center for egalitarian religious practice at UChicago Hillel. At Egal's services on Friday nights, Shabbat mornings, and Jewish holidays, Egal follows traditional and halakhic practice, while ensuring equal participation and openness to all, regardless of gender, aligned with the Conservative movement. Egal offers a Jewish community of support on the UChicago campus.

Yavneh of Hyde Park

Email: Yavneh.uchicago@gmail.com | Student Leaders: David LewisMax Parness | Advisor: Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen

Yavneh is the Modern Orthodox Jewish Community of Hyde Park. We meet daily during the week for prayers and regularly host Shabbos prayers and meals. With members of varying levels of observance and of all political stripes, we are a flourishing community of close friendships and sincere intellectualism. Please feel free to join!

Campus Resources

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Community Resources

KAM Isaiah Israel 1100 E. Hyde Park Boulevard
Congregration Rodfei Zedek 5200 S. Hyde Park Boulevard
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership 610 S. Michigan Avenue

Spiritual Life is happy to provide resources for LGBTQ students who wish to find a religious, spiritual, and/or philosophical student group or community which fully welcomes them into ritual observances and leadership roles.