Conversion Process and Costs
- If you are interested in conversion, please attend services on Shabbat (Saturday) morning for a period of a month.
- Read Rabbi Maurice Lamm’s “Becoming a Jew”.
- Meet with Rabbi Friedman.
- Apply for conversion to Chicago Rabbinical Council. US$100 application fee.
- Join synagogue as associate member and commit to membership for 3 years. Contact the main office for current membership rates.
- Applicants will then be set up with weekly private tutor (cost included in associated membership i.e. no extra charge)
- Applicants must visit Chicago 3 times over the course of a minimum of 12 months. Please factor this cost into your plans.
- All applicants must undergo written psychological assessment. Fee US$75.
- At completion of conversion US$500 payable to Chicago Rabbinical Council.