Located just 9 miles west of downtown Chicago, the communities of Oak Park/River Forest are known for tree lined streets and a green and peaceful ambiance. Oak Park/River Forest maintains a small town main-street feeling with block parties, family activities, a small theater, as well as a rapidly developing downtown area surrounding Lake Street, with shops, gourmet restaurants, and micro-breweries….
Why move to Oak Park/ River Forest?
Oak Park is one of the most attractive, interesting, diverse, and vibrant neighborhoods in the Chicagoland area.
Excellent public transportation– Downtown Chicago is just a 20-25 minute ride away. The Green Line delivers you nearly to the front doors of, the Art Institute, the Symphony, and Millennium Park/Grant Park. On a good traffic day, Downtown can be just a 15 minute drive by expressway (Eisenhower).
West Suburban Temple Har Zion (WSTHZ) is a warm and welcoming synagogue with deep roots, growing under the spiritual leadership of our young new Rabbi, Adir Glick. We have both a thriving preschool and a religious school. WSTHZ strives to provide for the religious and cultural Jewish needs of our eclectic congregation. We will joyfully welcome you to visit or make us your home.
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