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1185 Sheridan Road, Glencoe, IL 60022847.835.0724

hub of support: Addiction and Recovery

North Shore Congregation Israel is a caring community for individuals struggling with addiction and in recovery, as well as for their friends and family.

Community Recovery Seder
Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00-7:30 PM

This alcohol-free experiential Seder (Passover ritual meal) is intended for all who are journeying toward recovery, those in recovery, and their loved ones and allies, to celebrate Passover in a safe environment among others who speak the language of recovery. This event is open to the community. All are welcome and attendance is confidential. 


The cost is $20/person for a complete Passover meal including matzo ball soup, chicken, brisket, sides, and dessert. To register, please click HERE.

We are humbled to have received national recognition for our innovative Community Recovery Seder, a Passover experience that included traditional Jewish prayers and interpretive readings, as well as opportunities for guided reflection and festive meal. Click HEREto learn more about URJ's 2019 Belin Award.


Weekly Alateen, FA and AA Meetings at NSCI

Families Anonymous (FA) Meeting
Tuesdays, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Does someone in your family have a drug/alcohol/behavioral problem? Do you feel isolated, confused or in need of support? YOU ARE NOT ALONE! North Shore Congregation Israel is a host site for a weekly Families Anonymous meeting. FA is a Twelve Step Program for people concerned about drug/alcohol abuse and behavioral problems of a relative. Please enter through the school-wing door on the north side of the building. Meeting is in Kersten on the first floor of the school wing.

North Shore Alateen Meeting
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Is someone’s drinking or drug use bothering you? YOU ARE NOT ALONE! North Shore Congregation Israel is a host for a weekly Alateen meeting for teenagers 12-19 years old. Alateen meetings are for teens who are concerned about a family member’s or friend’s drinking or drug use. Alateen meetings are an opportunity to gather with other teens who are going through similar experiences. Please enter through the west facing doors at the south end of the building. For more information, click HERE or call 312.409.7245.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting 
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Do you struggle with addiction? Do you want or need support? North Shore Congregation Israel is a host site for a weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. AA is an anonymous Twelve Step Program for people who struggle with alcohol or other substances. Please enter through the door on the southernmost front side of the building. Meeting is in the Abe and Vera Cohen Family Room.

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