URJ Biennial is Coming to Chicago!
Chicagoland residents can enjoy the whole Biennial experience, or take advantage of a special, one-day program.
Back in Chicago for the first time in over 30 years,
the URJ Biennial is headed to your area! It’s never
been easier to be a part of the biggest and most
exciting Jewish gathering in North America—
now so close to home.
As a Chicagoland resident, you can take full advantage of the entire amazing program without the added travel expenses. Or, join us for Chicago Shabbat, a full day of Biennial Shabbat programming. Register now for Chicago Shabbat.
Saturday’s event highlights include:
Awe-inspiring Torah study led by teachers and scholars from Reform congregations in Israel
Shabbat morning services… with 5,000 of your closest Jewish friends from around the world
Engaging, compelling afternoon programs featuring world-renowned authors, artists, musicians, and more – with lots of programming opportunities from which to choose
A powerful closing plenary with historian Deborah Lipstadt’s address about anti-Semitism; outstanding music performances, including our famous Biennial song session; and a hilarious improv performance by renowned comedy troupe The Second City, tailored exclusively for the Biennial’s live audience