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*A Zoom How-To Guide can be found at the bottom of this page
*click here to see our School and Youth Offerings


Inside the Musicians Studio

Today, Music at Am Shalom will take a beat and pause our regularly scheduled programming in solidarity with our wider community. 

As we engage in honest reflection, we observe a day of listening and meaningful action in support of equal rights and justice.

Gather with us for Episode 3 of 1619:
The Birth of American Music 


Tuesday, June 2 at 4:30pm

"Almost Daily" Minyan

Tuesday, June 2 at 5:45pm

Rabbi David Ellenson 
Chancellor Emeritus; I.H. and Anna Grancell Professor Emeritus of Jewish Religious Thought
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York

Wednesday, June 3 at 12:00pm

"Almost Daily" Minyan

Wednesday, June 3 at 5:45pm

Screen Time with Rabbis Anne & Phyllis: Difficult People, Season 1 (HULU)

Up next week:
Mekimi (Amazon)

Thursday, June 4 at 9:30am

Around Our Table:
How to Grow and Thrive Emotionally During Challenging Times with Dr. Silvia Fox

Thursday, June 4 at 12:00pm

"Almost Daily" Minyan

Thursday, June 4 at 5:45pm



Need help connecting to Am Shalom's Livestream or Zoom calls?
Please contact Alyssa Latala at or 847.606.5168.

*Would you like a hard copy of Mishkan T'filah Prayer Book or Torah Commentary? Please fill out this form.

You can find a digital Mishkan T'filah prayer book here. It is also on our livestream page, along with a link to this week's yahrzeit list. Click here for the weekly Torah portion. Our complete Zoom and livestream schedule, along with instructions for joining the gatherings, can be found here.


Zoom is a free technology for calling and videoconferencing. You do not need a personal Zoom account to use it.

  • Zoom has step-by-step instructions on how to use it here.
  • This is also a good guide to using Zoom.
  • This is the simplest video on how to “join a meeting”

How you can use Zoom

  • You can use Zoom on your computer, iPhone, Android phone, or Mac.  
  • You can use it on your desktop or download an app on your computer or phone.
  • You can listen in by landline phone as well. 

Video and Microphone

  • If you have a camera on your computer you can participate by video (or turn it off).  
  • If you want to talk you must have a microphone or call in on the phone.  

Here are some good basic requirements and directions

On your phone:

  • On your iPhone or Android - download the app from the App Store/Google Play - search for Zoom Cloud Meeting and download the app.

Once you are on the Zoom class/conference/meeting - with our without video, on your phone, tablet or computer:

  • Make sure you are in a relatively quiet place. If you talk to someone else when you are unmuted we can hear you.  
  • Consider earphones, or headphones.
  • In a large group we will mute you.  

Advanced instructions:  

Wed, June 3 2020 11 Sivan 5780