Mikva'ot

Mikvah is ritual immersion in fresh, "living" water used by men and women for physical and spiritual purification.

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Adam R. Straus Memorial Mikvah

540 W. Melrose Street
Chicago, IL 60657
Email: mikvah.asbi@gmail.com
Web: http://www.asbi.org

By appointment only with at least 48 hours advance scheduling.

Bnei Ruven Community Mikvah

6350 N. Whipple Street
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 743-4282, (773) 743-1578
Fax: (773) 743-3446
Contact: Chanie Hertz

By appointment only.

Community Mikvah of the Conservative Movement

3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (847) 256-4699

By appointment only.

Congregation Yehuda Moshe Mikvah

4721 W. Touhy Ave.
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Phone: (847) 673-5870

By appointment only.

North Shore Community Mikvah

874 Central Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: (847) 266-0783

Peterson Park Mikvah

Chicago Mikvah Association
3541 W. Peterson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
Phone: (773) 315-7255
Email: ybider@agudathisrael-il.org
Contact: Yitzchok Bider

Women (Friday night and Yom Tov night) and men.

Skokie Mikvah

Chicago Mikvah Association
4242 Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (847) 568-8710
Email: ybider@agudathisrael-il.org
Contact: Yitzchok Bider

Women only.

Touhy Mikvah

Chicago Mikvah Association
Joseph & Rose Robinson Memorial Building
3110 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (777) 274-7133
Email: ybider@agudathisrael-il.org
Contact: Yitzchok Bider

Women and men.

Waters of Purity

Women's Mikvah of Buffalo Grove
491 Farrington Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: (224) 442-4241
Email: bgmikvah@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bgmikvah.com

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