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Congregation Ezras Israel
Chicago, Illinois

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Rabbi Burton Wax, Rabbi
     Rabbi Douglas Zelden, Rabbi - Mechitza Minyon (click here)
Rabbi Benzion Kaganoff, Rabbi Emeritus
Phillip Silverstein, Cantor
Robert Manewith, President
Evelyn C. Levin, Executive Director
Paul Rosenberg, Honorary President

Congregation Ezras Israel, a traditional synagogue,
is in the West Rogers Park Neighborhood of Chicago.

Membership at Ezras Israel is very reasonable,
and we offer educational grants to our members that have children in
Jewish Day School and Yeshivos.

Shacharis, Mincha, and Maariv services are held daily.
(Call the office for times.)

Sabbath/Holiday Schedule:
Friday and Saturday afternoons 10 Minutes before Sunset.
(Summer Schedule: Fridays at 7:00 PM)
Saturday Mornings 8:45 AM.
(Family Seating except Friday and Saturday evenings with Mechitza)

You can email us at:
or call us at:
(773) 764-8320

Our Fax Number is 1-773-764-7438

Click Here for Our Address and Directions

The West Rogers Park neighborhood is surrounded by an ERUV.
This allows carrying nessessary items outdoors on the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.
To check the status of this ERUV you must call the ERUV Hotline
every Erev Shobbos and Erev Yom Tov at (773) 743-7882,
or check it on-line at:

Click Here for the West Rogers Park - Chicago Eruv Website

There are also many
kosher stores, restaurants,
and Yeshivos within walking distance
of our synagogue.



Ezras Israel Mechitza Minyon

The Ezras Israel Mechitza Minyon is an Orthodox Minyan
that meets during the High Holydays
and on every Sabbath and Yom Tov in the Beth Midrash of
Congregation Ezras Israel.
Services are conducted by Rabbi Douglas Zelden
and begin each Saturday and Holiday morning at  9:30 A.M.

Friday and Saturday Afternoons 10 Minutes before Sunset.
(Friday evenings during the Summer:  7:00 PM)
(Saturdays during the Winter: Mincha Gedola after Kiddush)
Members and guests are welcome to participate as Baale Tfilla, Baale Kriah, and Baale Maftir.
For More Information Click the flashing e-mail address below to e-mail Rabbi Doug:

Click here for the Ezras Israel Mechitza Minyon web page.

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