We offer a variety of programming for adults and teens at Shir Hadash, including:

  • Our youth group, Shir Hadash Youth, and other youth activities

  • W.I.S.H. (Women in Shir Hadash)

  • MOSH (Men of Shir Hadash)

  • Book club

  • Israel Education and Advocacy

  • Lahaka (adult choir)

  • Adult Education


W.I.S.H. Women in Shir Hadash is open to any adult woman member who wants to socialize, have fun, form lasting friendships in a relaxed environment while having a purpose and relevance within our Shir Hadash community as well as the community at large. Activities may include social action and fundraising, but our primary goal is to develop a sense of belonging and kinship among our Shir Hadash family. You get to choose which activity is right for you!

We are looking for input and development of programs and activities and WELCOME the “Take Charge” attitude of anyone who has a passion for any of the listed events.


Please contact Julie Wellisch for more information or to be added to our email list at


MOSH (Men of Shir Hadash) is a relaxed program for “the guys” to hang out, kibbitz, and have some fun.  Guys of all ages are welcome.

  • Don’t forget about Saturday night cards (never a dull moment)…

  • We’ve got bowling (Shir Hadash style)…

  • Take in a hockey game…

  • See a basketball game…

  • Join us for a round of golf…

Whatever it is we’re doing, we’re always having some fun and enjoying each other’s company. Come join us and be an active member of the Shir Hadash community. For more information, e-mail You won’t regret it!

Book Club

The Shir Hadash book club meets every other month at a member’s home for socializing and spirited discussion. Members, non-members, men, and women of all ages are welcome. The books we have read include:

  • Drawing in the Dust: A Novel, by Zoe Klein

  • People of the Book: A Novel, by Geraldine Brooks

  • The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo’s Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican, by Benjamin Blech and Roy Doliner

  • Sarah’s Key, by Tatiana de Rosnay

  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon

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200 W. Dundee Road

Wheeling, IL 60090

Phone: (847) 498-8218