Community Partners

Madison offers a diverse and welcoming assortment of wonderful Jewish organizations. We are honored to be working along side our community partners to enrich and strengthen Jewish life in Madison.

 

LOCAL SYNAGOGUES & RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

 

Beth Israel Center (Conservative)

1406 Mound Street, Madison, WI 53711

(608) 256-7763

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A welcoming, traditional Jewish congregation with nearly 300 families, representing widely diverse backrounds yet sharing a belief in the importance of preserving traditional Jewish practice in a modern context.

 

Chabad at UW-Madison (Lubavitch)

223 W. Gilman Street, Madison, WI 53703

(608) 257-1757

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Located downtown, in the heart of the campus area. Chabad is a warm, welcoming home away from home. It is a student organization of UW providing educational, recreational and social programming for students and faculty.

 

Chabad of Madison (Lubavitch)

1722 Regent Street, Madison, WI 53726

(608) 231-3450

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Chabad of Madison is dedicated to serving the Jewish community with Ahavat Yisrael - an unconditional love and concern for every Jew regardless of background and affiliation. It's multiple programs provide the education to promote Jewish knowledge and awareness and the means to practice and experience our Jewish heritage.

 

Congregation Shaarei Shamayim (Reconstructionist & Renewal)

Office: 1123 Vilas Avenue, Madison WI 53715 (inside Trinity United Methodist Church)

Services: First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive. Madison, WI 53705

Bet Sefer: 2120 Fordem Avenue, Madison, WI 53704

(608) 257-2944

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Congregation Shaarei Shamayim is dedicated to thoughtful, joyful celebration of Judaism. Coming together from varied backgrounds, CSS works together to create an environment where people are welcomed regardless of their religious, spiritual, political, or cultural identity.

 

Madison Minyan

Services: Gates of Heaven in James Madison Park, 302 E. Gorham Street, Madison, WI

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Madison Minyan is a lay-led community meeting the second Friday of every month for Kabbalat Shabbat and kosher potluck dinner. With a commitment to and respect for tradition and halacha, Madison Minyan strives to create a participatory and inclusive environment that provides an enriching and spiritual experience for all.

 

Temple Beth El (Reform)

2702 Arbor Drive, Madison, WI 5711

(608) 238-3123

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With nearly 650 family members, Temple Beth El has a vibrant program of religious, spiritual, educational, social, social action and support activities. Temple Beth El is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism and its Central District, which represents the liberal tradition of Judaism.

 

UW Hillel/The Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life

611 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53703

(608) 256-8361

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UW Hillel  is home to over 5,000 Jewish students on campus and provides programs and activities for the campus community at large.  Located in the heart of the UW campus and downtown Madison, the UW HIllel building provides a home and support to over 30 independent student organizations.

 

Young Jewish Professionals of Madison (Lubavitch/program of Chabad)

(608) 203-8014

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Young Jewish Professionals of Madison is a network and community for young Jews in their 20's and 30's living in the greater Madison area.  YJP offers inspiring social, learning and volunteer events in a warm and personal setting.

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

 

Jewish Social Services

6434 Enterprise Lane, Madison, WI 53719

(608) 278-1808

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Jewish Social Services of Madison is a non-profit human services agency that provides compassionate and effective support services for individuals and families. Inspired by the values of Jewish tradition, JSS serves people of all ages, religions, backgrounds and lifestyles, with a strong commitment to the Jewish community.

 

EDUCATION

 

Madison Jewish Community Day School

Temporary Location (through 8/30/15): 2702 Arbor Drive, Madison, WI 53711

1406 Mound Street, Madison, WI 53711

(608) 204-9900

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An elementary school serving families from all branches of Jewish life, MJCDS students build both a love of learning and a profound connection to Jewish life and heritage. MJCDS's talented teachers provide a challenging and inspiring dual curriculum in both general and Jewish studies.

  • Madison Community Leaders

    Community Rabbis and Shlichim performing a Purim Spiel at the Community Purim Carnival

    Community Rabbis and Shlichim performing a Purim Spiel at the Community Purim Carnival

    Community Rabbis and Shlichim performing a Purim Spiel at the Community Purim Carnival

    Community Rabbis and Shlichim performing a Purim Spiel at the Community Purim Carnival

    Community Rabbis and Shlichim performing a Purim Spiel at the Community Purim Carnival

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  • Madison Minyan

    Madison Minyan members at the Annual Community Hava Nagila Picinic

    Madison Minyan members at the Annual Community Hava Nagila Picinic

    Madison Minyan members at the Annual Community Hava Nagila Picinic

    Madison Minyan members at the Annual Community Hava Nagila Picinic

    Madison Minyan members at the Annual Community Hava Nagila Picinic

    Madison Minyan members at the Annual Community Hava Nagil...

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  • Temple Beth El

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth group, at Hanukkah Havdalah Tzedakah & Craft Night

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth group, at Hanukkah Havdalah Tzedakah & Craft Night

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth group, at Hanukkah Havdalah Tzedakah & Craft Night

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth group, at Hanukkah Havdalah Tzedakah & Craft Night

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth group, at Hanukkah Havdalah Tzedakah & Craft Night

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth group, at Hanukkah Havdalah...

    MATTY, Temple Beth El's youth gr...

    MATTY, Temple Beth El'...

  • Chabad & YJP

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration

    Putting on tefillin at the Yom H...

    Putting on tefillin at...