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Shabbat Shalom

As we enter the final Shabbat of the year, let us all look back at 5782 with kind eyes and take a moment to remember what we are proud of. We have one more taste of this glorious year, let’s savor it! Shabbat shalom!

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CJF 25th Anniversary

This past Wednesday, Chicago Jewish Funerals hosted a gathering to commemorate 25 years of serving Chicagoland's Jewish Community. Founder David Jacobson gave tribute to all of the clergy, community members, and staff who have made this sacred work possible throughout the years. We are grateful to all who have supported...

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Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat shalom! This week, we read about the first fruits brought to the Temple, the very best of what we have to the source of holiness. We recognize all of us in the community who are constantly putting in their best work to make the world a holier place.

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Shabbat Shalom

We have now entered the final month of the year, emotional and spiritual preparation for the high holidays and a time for reflecting on who we are and where we are going. We wish a meaningful Elul for all as we dive deeply inside ourselves. Shabbat shalom!

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Shabbat Shalom

This week, hand in hand with the call for justice, the Torah reminds us that our ideals are not always possible and that there are also rules for how to act in war. When justice is nowhere to be found and we can not live in the perfect world, there...

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CJF Calendars are now available!

Our newest 24-month calendar, "Caring for a Quarter of a Century", is now available for pick-up at our Skokie and Buffalo Grove chapels. If you would like a calendar mailed to you, you can also fill out the form below. This year, our calendar features a number of organizations with whom...

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Outdoor Chapel Services

Recently, several families have inquired about having an outdoor service for their loved one at our Skokie Chapel. In response to this, our staff created a functional space where friends and family can gather outdoors while still maintaining access to all of the accommodations of our funeral home. We are...

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Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat shalom from the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem. As we read the haftarah and the words, “May you be comforted, my nation,” we are reminded of the importance of rebuilding after destruction. Whether is it Jerusalem, our community or our family, Judaism recognizes the need to mourn and also that...

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