Founding Rabbi:
 Milton Kantor, z"l                                                
President: David Rubin
Interim Halakhic Advisor:
 Seth Winberg
Administrator: Mayre Press

Welcome To SVAJ

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue (SVAJ to our friends) is cutting edge, creative, and challenging. Our new programs are designed to reach out to all those seeking more meaning, more inspiration, more excitement, more participation and more responsiveness in their religious observance and experience within halacha, in a welcoming, non-judgmental environment.

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SVAJ offers
  • Daily Minyanim
  • Adult Education 
  • Excellent Youth Programming
  • Special Holiday Celebrations
  • Chesed / Social Action Projects
  • Community Involvement - JUF, JNF, & Israel Bonds
  • Shabbat Kiddushim
  • Men's Club
  • and much more.

Our Vision

We at Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob strive to be a welcoming, caring and accepting congregation which warmly embraces diversity within Halacha in a spiritually fulfilling and inspiring atmosphere.

We value:

  • Change that supports our current membership while reaching out to new members in the community.
  • Acts of chesed facilitating multi-generational support in caring for our families.
  • The State of Israel.
  • Excellence in Shabbat Youth Programming.

If you are new to the community and looking to affliate with a Shul, visiting for a day, or a week, or an established member of the community ready for a change, please visit us, and join us for services or classes.

Please join us for davening  every Sunday through Friday

Jun 26 - July 3
eekday Shacharit
Mon, and Thurs
7:00 AM
Tues, Wed
7:15 AM
Friday and Sunday
9:00 AM

Shabbat & Shavuot

Friday  Mincha
6:30  PM
Morning Service
9:00 AM
Shabbat Mincha
8:10  PM

Weekday Evenings
Mincha - Maariv

Sunday - Thursday
 8:15 PM

Printable Table of Davening Times for Month