Addiction Recovery Meetings in Jewish Locations

Some addiction recovery support groups are meeting in person again, while others remain online.

Below is a list of peer support recovery groups that met in Jewish communal locations prior to covid restrictions; some have resumed meeting in person while others remain online.  Meeting status in light of the lifting of pandemic restrictions is changing rapidly.  Now more than ever we encourage you to contact the group to ensure the meeting information is correct. For meetings that remain virtual, the pre-covid location is identified in parentheses. Italicized meetings have resumed in person.

All meetings are Closed (for those who are in or have a desire for recovery) unless specified as Open (for those in recovery and their allies). For more information, to update meeting information, or to add a group to the list, contact JCFS Chicago: Beth Fishman847.745.5422. This list is also available as a printable document.

AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
AlAnon and Alateen – Al-Anon Family Groups
FA – Families Anonymous
OA – Overeaters Anonymous

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Sunday and Wednesday
6:30-7:30pm
(Congregation Etz Chaim)
Zoom Meeting ID: 819 7554 3024
Passcode: 627200

Mon., Tues., Wed., Thur. and Fri.
12:00 – 1:00pm In Person
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Rd., Northfield
847.441.5760

Monday
7:30 – 8:30pm In Person
The ARK
6450 N. California Ave., Chicago
773.973.1000 x238 (Rabbi Tenenbaum)

Tuesday
7:30–8:30pm
(Young Israel of West Rogers Park)
Beginners meeting

773.255.2149
Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89302061503?pwd=UTdOY2JoUW1BTmFlK1dPZUtaaVNNUT09
Meeting ID: 893 0206 1503

Passcode: friends

Wednesday
6–7pm
(North Shore Congregation Israel)

847.738.1919
Zoom Meeting ID: 4190351492

Thursday
7:30–8:30pm
(Chabad of Northbrook)
Big Book Study Meeting
Contact for Zoom link:
 847.687.7067 or akrontrip@yahoo.com

AL-ANON
Sunday
6:30-7:30pm
(Congregation Etz Chaim)
Zoom Meeting ID: 819 7554 3024
Passcode: 627200

Tuesday
10–11am
(Temple Sholom)

773.525.4707
Zoom Meeting ID: 874-6716-4534
Password: 765462

7-8pm In Person
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Rd., Northfield
847.441.5760

Wednesday
6:30-7:30pm 
In Person
Congregation Etz Chaim
1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard
Open meeting: with childcare
630.627.3912

Thursday
7:30–8:30pm
(Anshe Emet Synagogue)

773.281.1423
Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86534625371?pwd=dHhBRTY1MjRpUmVTdyswU1pxNGZFQT09
Password: LoisWilson

ALATEEN
Tuesday

7-8pm In Person
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Rd., Northfield
847.441.5760

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
Monday
10–11am
(Congregation Beth Shalom)
Open meeting

847.343.0818
Zoom meeting ID 348592801
Password:  OA

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS
Tuesday
7–8:30pm
(North Shore Congregation Israel)

847.738.1919 or 847.651.7100
Zoom Meeting ID: 4190351492

JACS
3rd Wednesday of each month
7:30-8:30pm
Email for Zoom link:

JACSCHICAGO@gmail.com

JACS is an independent, peer-led meeting based on 12 Step principles for Jews working any program of recovery (AA, Al-Anon and all others) or otherwise identifying as being in recovery.  JACS gives Jews a time and place to support each other in their recovery journeys.