Rabbi Adir Glick began his tenure at Temple Har Zion in August, 2015.
David has been with Temple Har Zion since 2018.
Cantor Stewart Figa has served at Temple Har Zion since 1998.
Dear Friends, On Tuesday, Rachel and I, and a small group from our synagogue joined nearly 300,000 other American Jews in an extraordinary and exhilarating march for Israel in Washington D.C. Our day began at Midway airport at 6am with a departure hall overflowing with blue and white. Everywhere we looked were Israel-themed beanies, shirts, […]Learn More
October 17, 2023 | Current Events
Rabbi Glick’s speech at the October 17th solidarity with Israel gathering at Oak Park Temple. We have heard tonight from our local Jewish community a piece of what we the Jewish people have been undergoing, feeling, and expressing over the past ten days all around the world. We have invited our civic leaders, clergy leaders, […]Learn More
August 21, 2023 | Performance
Professionally, one of the best moments of my summer this year was performing a concert for the Chicago YIVO society at the Skokie Public Library back in June. The Chicago YIVO society always presents a summer festival series of individual performances or lectures, and I have been doing my concerts for YIVO since 1990. That […]Learn More
I was just in Israel. A nation going through tremendous upheaval. There was this moment in my first few days. We went to see a concert of a celebrated singer of piyyutim, Sephardic religious melodies. She came on and she was struggling. She said it was not easy for her to come do a concert […]Learn More
One of my favorite moments in our services is when at the end we chant in Hebrew and English the priestly blessing. I look and I see members of the congregation putting their arms around each other, and standing still, waiting, even receptive. We know what this moment is about, there is a clarity to […]Learn More
May 8, 2023 | Spiritual
I recently went to visit a friend in France for a few days who has a serious illness. He’d been through hell. It is a sad story, but it is also an inspiring story. Through it all, he’s found and given so much love; love of his family, his wife and daughters, the friends who […]Learn More