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Located on Chicago’s beautiful lakefront, ASBI boasts the idyllic combination of a warm Jewish community with Chicago’s great amenities nearby.


Please click here to view information on ASBI's Community Standards of Kashrut.


With the lakefront and numerous parks and scenic paths in walking distance, a Shabbat at ASBI provides a true day of rest. We proudly maintain the Jack Strulowitz Lakeview Eruv, which encompasses the shul and surrounding area.

Click here to view government authorization for the eruv construction. Click here to view confirmation from Rabbi Chaim Jachter that the Jack Strulowitz Lakefront Eruv is Kosher.

You can stay updated on the status of the Eruv on our Eruv Twitter page. You can also sign up to receive eruv status text alerts; visit and click "sign up" in the sidebar. 

Click here for more details on the boundaries of the eruv.



Opened at Anshe Sholom in 2008 with a separate entrance behind the Shul, the Adam R. Straus Memorial Mikvah is a beautiful addition to our community. The Mikvah is available by appointment only to all who would like to use it. To make an appointment, please email at least 48 hours in advance.

A Kelim (vessels) Mikvah is also available with a separate designated entrance on the east side of the building and is open during daylight hours. A code is required to gain access to the Kelim Mikvah. Please email at least 24 hours in advance to receive an entry code.

Click here to learn more about the Adam R. Straus Memorial Mikvah.


For a list of Kosher restaurants in and around Chicago, please visit the cRc listing by clicking here.

We are happy to have Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed in the neighborhood. Milt's serves lunch and dinner, and is under cRc supervision. For more information about Milt's, please click here.

The local Jewel-Osco grocery store at 3531 N. Broadway St. stocks a number of kosher options:

-Kosher meat and deli is at the eastern end of aisle 1
-Frozen kosher is in aisle 1b
-Shelf-stable kosher is in the eastern end of aisle 3b
-Dairy is in the eastern end of aisle 5b
-Bread and Challah are in aisle 3a


This list is non-exhaustive, and includes some of the schools in the neighborhood and the greater Chicago area:

Lakeview hosts the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School. For more information about Bernard Zell, please click here.

Just west of Lakeview is the Chicago Jewish Day School. For more information about CJDS, please click here.

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School has convenient bus service from Lakeview/Lincoln Park. For more information about Akiba-Schechter, please click here.

Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School is located in Skokie. For more information about Hillel Torah, please click here.

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School is located in Deerfield. For more information about RZJHS, please click here.

Ida Crown Jewish Academy is located in West Rogers Park. For more information about ICJA, please click here.

Solomon Schechter Day School is located in Northbrook. For more information about Solomon Schechter, please click here.









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