Congregation Ahavat Olam is a welcoming Reform Jewish congregation in Deerfield, IL providing an intimate and spiritual community environment of belonging and connectedness. Individuals and families gather together at our Deerfield “Synagogue" for unique worship experiences, social, educational and interfaith programs.
Cantor Joanna P. Lind will be joining us for High Holiday Services and select Shabbat services. We welcome Joanna! Read about Joanna here in the Chicago Tribune.
Rabbi-Cantor Nancy Landsman featured in local papers.
Read here in Daily North Shore.
Ahavat Olam has two meanings . . . Love of the World, and
Everlasting/Eternal Love. Ahavat Olam is a prayer from our evening liturgy, expressing our love to God for the gift of Torah.