Welcome to the Chicago Conversion Institute
of the Conservative Movement of Judaism

Our conversion program is sponsored by the Chicago Region of the Conservative Rabbinical Assembly and the Central District of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the association of Conservative Jewish congregations in the Midwest.

Our Mission

The mission of the Institute is to provide dedicated, involved and nurturing instruction and guidance by the Institute’s Instructor and sponsoring Rabbis for individuals interested in exploring conversion to Judaism.

About the conversion program of the Chicago Conversion Institute

The Program

Our conversion program helps people interested in Judaism work toward conversion to Judaism with a Conservative Rabbi. Learn more »

Topics covered in the conversion classes of the Chicago Conversion Institute

Class Topics

In our 9 months of classes, we will learn about and discuss a wide variety of topics related to Jewish religious practice and Jewish history. Learn more »

Have questions about converting to Judaism? Ask the Chicago Conversion Institute

Have Questions?

If you're interested in converting to Judaism and want to know more about our conversion program, find more information here. Learn more »

Contact Us Today

To contact Nancy Labbie, the Institute’s Instructor, and to find a sponsoring Rabbi, please contact us at instructor@conversioninstitute.org.

Classes are held from September until June. Students may register for the program at any time during the year, and may begin classes at any time from September until June.

Partner Program

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Anshe Emet Synagogue offers a comprehensive program for people who are considering conversion to Judaism.