Young Adults

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

AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps

4707 N. Broadway Street, Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (773) 867-1704, (773) 867-1703
Email: avodahchicago@avodah.net
Web: http://www.avodah.net

National organization dedicated to developing and engaging a network of Jewish leaders fighting domestic poverty. Places young Jewish adults, 21-26 years of age, in a year of full-time service at local antipoverty organizations. During the year, corps members live together as a community and participate in intensive learning to deepen their understanding of domestic poverty, advance their leadership and professional skills, and explore their work through the lens of Jewish tradition. In January 2016, AVODAH will also launch a Fellowship for early-career professionals dedicated to integrating their Jewish and justice identities.

BESHERT

Introductions for Jewish Single Professionals
P.O. Box 445
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (847) 853-0474
Email: elsa@beshert.com
Web: http://www.beshert.com
Contact: Elsa Malinsky

Introduction service with thousands of online profiles of Chicago Jewish singles, events and speed dating.

Club 1948

2405 N. Sheffield Ave.
#126
Chicago, IL 60614
Email: info@myclub1948.org
Web: http://www.club1948.org

Connecting Israelis and Americans to the State of Israel. Brings together individuals of various backgrounds, to engage in Israel-themed social, cultural and educational events. Unaffiliated group connects individuals to their identity by fostering a passion for the soul, spirit and people of Israel.

JCC Chicago Seed 613 *

Administrative Office
Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church Street
Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: (847) 763-3629
Email: badelberg@jccchicago.org
Web: http://www.jccchicago.org/seed613
Contact: Becky Adelberg, Program Manager

Volunteer-run community of local innovators, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, creators and educators who invest their talent and energy to foster the next generation of social entrepreneurs and impact our Jewish community.

JCC Rose and Sydney N. Shure Kehilla *

300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
Email: badelberg@jccchicago.org
Web: http://www.jccchicago.org/programs/jewish-life/rose-sidney-n-shure-kehilla-program/
Contact: Becky Adelberg, Program Manager

A joint project of JCC Chicago and synagogues from Lakeview to Hyde Park for young adults in their 20s and 30s, newly married couples and families with young children.

Jewish Social Singles

ComboSingles
P.O. Box 2626
Northbrook, IL 60065
Phone: 847-757-1299, 847-331-1066
Web: http://www.combosingles.org
Contact: Helen or Howard

Email: jewishsocsingles@aol.com or combosingles@aol.com
Web: www.jewishsocsingles.org or www.combosingles.org

A one of a kind singles group (aged 21+) offering a variety of quality activities at reasonable prices, including socials, speakers, theater and special interests (horseback riding, health, music and billiards). Offering an alternative to computers and expensive dating organizations, the activities allow persons to become familiar over time in a non-threatening atmosphere. No membership fees.

Midwest Jewish Singles

8914 N. Central Park Ave.
Evanston, IL 60203
Phone: (847) 675-3335
Fax: (847) 675-0224

Orthodox Jewish matchmaking.

Moishe House Lakeview *

Email: chicagorepairhouse@gmail.com
Web: https://www.moishehouse.org/houses/chicago-lakeview

Moishe House is a network of peer-based Jewish communities for young adults aged 22-30. Each house is comprised of three to five residents who host five to seven programs per month, covering a wide variety of topics and activities.

Chicago is home to four Moishe Houses. Moishe House Lakeview is a hub for young adult Jewish life in Chicago. It aims to bring together young professionals from across Chicago several times each month for Shabbat dinners, game nights, art evenings, repair the world and other social programming.

Moishe House Old Town *

Email: moishehousesopo@gmail.com
Web: https://www.moishehouse.org/houses/chicago-old-town

Moishe House is a network of peer-based Jewish communities for young adults aged 22-30. Each house is comprised of three to five residents who host five to seven programs per month, covering a wide variety of topics and activities, including Shabbat dinners, camping trips and volunteering. Chicago is home to four Moishe Houses.

Moishe House RSJ *

Email: rsjchicago@gmail.com
Web: www.moishehouse.org/houses/chicago-rsj

Moishe House is a network of peer-based Jewish communities for young adults aged 22-30. Each house is comprised of three to five residents who host five to seven programs per month, covering a wide variety of topics and activities. Chicago is home to four Moishe Houses.

Moishe House Wicker Park *

Email: wpmoishe@gmail.com
Web: www.moishehouse.org/houses/chicago-wicker-park

Moishe House is a network of peer-based Jewish communities for young adults aged 22-30. Each house is comprised of three to five residents who host five to seven programs per month, covering a wide variety of topics and activities. Chicago is home to four Moishe Houses.

Shabbat.com

Web: http://www.shabbat.com

Host or be hosted for a Shabbat meal. Experience the warmth and beauty of Shabbat by savoring delicious foods, and enjoying new friendships. Connect with more than 25,000 fellow Jews in 99 countries via Shabbat.com's state-of-the-art social network features. Find your soulmate. Shabbat.com's team of matchmakers have a unique approach to dating.

Simcha Link

7045 N. Ridgeway
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Phone: (847) 679-0496

An introduction service for Orthodox Jewish singles; by appointment only.

Steppin' Out Adventures

Do Good Adventures
P.O. Box 7160
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (773) 960-7477, (877) 264-7694
Fax: (877) 264-7694
Email: info@steppinoutadventures.com
Web: http://www.steppinoutadventures.com
Contact: Robin Richman

Outdoor adventure travel company that focuses on activity to create experiences. The largest division, Jewish Singles Travel, offers adventures throughout the world, from beach getaways to ski trips to Africa Safaris. Do Good Adventures (www.dogoodadventures.com) is a division for the Jewish community where the trips incorporate elements of service work while exploring the world or your own backyard.

Weekend Connections

2849 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 973-6925
Fax: (773) 973-6988
Web: http://www.weekendconnections.com

Passover packages; cRc-supervision.

Yeshiva Yaakov Ovenu, YYO Introductions, YYO Singles

6800 N. California Ave.
Unit 1S
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (847) 745-8021, (847) 840-4269
Fax: (847) 745-8021
Email: yyo613@yahoo.com
Web: http://yeshivayaakovovenu.org
Contact: Sheila Segall

Dedicated to helping fellow Jews, providing Torah and chesed to those in need. Torah classes, home study programs, YYO Singles, YYO Introductions, Better Beginnings (relationship enhancement), seminars, Mishmeres Shmiras HaLoshon of Chicago, Clothes Committee (collects and distributes clothing to those in need), Pesa Bas HaRav Eliezer Shtick Gmach (shtick, arches for chasunas). All services are free of charge.

Young Adult Division (YAD) of Anshe Emet Synagogue *

3751 N. Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60613
Email: yad@ansheemet.org
Web: www.ansheemet.org/yad

Provides young Jewish adults with opportunities to meet, pray, play, learn, and give back in a community setting.

Young Leadership Division (YLD) *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60606-5056
Phone: (312) 357-4880
Email: yld@juf.org
Web: http://www.yldchicago.org

Committed to building a better Jewish community in Chicago, in Israel, and throughout the world. Raises funds for JUF agencies and initiatives, and offers a variety of educational and social events for young adults between ages 22 and 40ish.

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