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Happy 4th of July!

Happy independence weekend to the United States and Hodesh Tammuz Tov, a new, wonderful month of Tammuz, to the Jewish nation. May we all rejoice in the cycle of time. Shabbat Shalom!


Evanston Woman Magazine

Chicago Jewish Funerals is honored to be on the cover of Evanston Woman Magazine featuring the amazing women who serve our families with dedication and passion. You can read the entire article here


Parshat Shlach

Just like this week’s Parsha, Shlach Lecha discusses the fear the Israelites possess before going into the land of Israel, we know that experiencing the death of a loved one is a difficult journey in many aspects. This article illustrates some of the work we feel humbled to do in order to serve our community at the darkest of times.

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Open Studio Project

Iris Jacobson, a facilitator at Open Studio Project in Evanston, is offering a unique art and writing experience which promotes play, spontaneity, growth, and healing. This introductory session is geared toward those who have experienced loss and would like to explore their creativity and emotions through reflective writing and intuitive painting. No Arts Background Required! Open Studio Project is a

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Lighting the Menorah

This weeks Torah portion – Be’halot’cha – discusses how Aaron HaKohen lit the Menorah every day. Our Sages teach us that even though he lit the Menorah all his life his passion for doing this commandment never waned. May we all be able to bring light and passion to the routine in our lives. Shabbat Shalom from everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals.


Talking to Children About Death

Practical advice on how to talk to children about death. ://


Happy Father’s Day!

To all the Dads in our lives. Thank you for everything.


Berries in Israel

It’s that time of year again when the berries grow in Israel… May everyone have a Shabbat concentrating on the cyclical nature of time, how lucky we are to keep coming back to certain events while still moving forward. Shabbat Shalom!


Make the World a Better Place Calendar (5780-5781)

Make the World a Better Place – The Chicago Jewish Funerals Calendar (5780-5781) Our new 24-month calendar that spotlights Jewish community organizations is now available. Please use the form below to let us know where to send your calendar or just enter your name, email and then choose a location so we can have your calendar ready for you to pick up.


Shavuot – Naso

This week in Parashat Naso, the priests are instructed how to bless the people. The blessing translates to: May YHVH bless you and keep you; May YHVH make his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; May YHVH lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace. In 1979 at a dig in a place called Kettef

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