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

    Ta’am Yisrael: A Taste of Israel - Eighth Grade Israel Experience *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 673-3268
    Email: taamyisrael@cfje.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/cfje
    Contact: Richard Moline, Director, Israel Education

    A yearly Israel experience sponsored by the Community Foundation for Jewish Education of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago. The trip is for eighth grade students from around Chicagoland, highlighted by visits to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Masada, the Dead Sea, and more. A special track day includes immersive experiences in politics, high-tech, sports, environment, fine arts, and culinary arts. Pre-trip preparation, engagement with Israeli peers while in Israel, and post-trip follow-up are all part of the experience.

    Taboun Grill

    8808 Gross Point Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 965-1818
    Fax: (847) 965-1866
    Email: taboungrill@yahoo.com
    Web: http://www.taboungrill.com

    cRc-certified.

    Taglit-Birthright Israel Chicago Community Trips *

    1440 N. Dayton Street, Suite 301
    Chicago, IL 60622
    Phone: (312) 267-0677
    Fax: (312) 276-4739
    Email: birthrightisrael@shorashim.org
    Web: http://www.israelwithisraelis.com

    Offers a free, first-time, 10-day educational trip to Israel for Jewish young adults (ages 18-26) through a unique partnership between people of Israel through their government, local Jewish communities (North American Jewish Federations through United Jewish Communities, Keren Hayesod, and The Jewish Agency for Israel), and private philanthropists through Birthright Israel Foundation. JUF sponsors Chicago Community Trips, run by Shorashim.

    Talent Referral Services *

    Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
    255 Revere Drive
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
    Fax: (312) 553-5544
    Email: info@jvschicago.org
    Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

    Helps companies and organizations find talented, skilled employees from a pool of pre-screened candidates without charging a recruiting fee; provides pre- and post-hire support and resources.

    Tannenbaum Chabad House

    Northwestern Jewish Center
    2014 Orrington Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Phone: 847-869-8060
    Fax: 847-869-8061
    Email: contact@NUchabad.org
    Web: http://www.nuchabad.org
    Contact: Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein

    Taped with Rabbi Doug

    Email: taped@tvrabbi.com
    Web: http://www.tvrabbi.com
    Contact: Rabbi Doug Zelden, Host/Producer

    TV show that airs Monday nights on channel 19 at 8:30 p.m. in Chicago and North/NW suburbs. Features guests, entertainers and events in the Chicago Jewish community.

    Teens @ JUF *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street, Suite 5033
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 444-2904
    Email: Teens@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/teens
    Contact: Hallie Shapiro Devir

    Your central address for learning about programs for teens. Learn more about philanthropy programs, Israel advocacy and culture programs, camps and travel programs, youth movements, Israel Experience programs, volunteer opportunities and more.

    Tein Li Chow

    2485 Howard Street
    Evanston, IL 60202
    Phone: (847) 328-4642
    Fax: (877) 232-3581
    Email: teinlichow@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.teinlichow.com

    Located in Jewel-Osco. Authentic Chinese takeout dining experience. Offers free delivery within a two-mile radius, for orders over $25. cRc-certified.

    Tel Aviv Kosher Pizza

    6349 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 764-3776

    Pizza, pasta, falafel; Israeli, Mexican, and vegetarian; catering for large or small groups. Counter service, takeout, delivery. Cholov Yisrael. cRc-certified.

    Tel-Aviv Kosher Bakery

    Tam Tov
    2944 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 764-8877, (773) 764-8853

    OU-certified. Pareve, Yoshon.

    Telshe Yeshiva Chicago *

    3535 W. Foster Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60625
    Phone: (773) 463-7738
    Fax: (773) 463-2849
    Email: sadler@telshe.edu
    Contact: Rabbi Shmuel Adler, Administrative Director

    Boys' four-year high school: general studies, Talmud, Bible, prophets, and Jewish law. Post-high school trains future rabbis, teachers, professionals, and laymen dedicated to study of Torah. Kollel for married men studying Torah.

    Temple Anshe Sholom A Beth Torah

    20820 Western Ave.
    Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    Phone: (708) 748-6010
    Fax: (708) 748-6068
    Email: amoeckler@templeanshesholom.org
    Web: http://www.templeanshesholom.org
    Contact: Rabbi Paul Caplan

    Reform congregation.

    Temple B'nai Israel of Aurora

    400 N. Edgelawn Drive
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 892-2450
    Fax: (630) 892-8317
    Email: info@temple-bnai-israel.org
    Web: http://www.temple-bnai-israel.org
    Contact: Rabbi Edward Friedman

    Independent congregation.

    Temple B'nai Israel Religious School

    400 N. Edgelawn Drive
    Aurora, IL 60506
    Phone: (630) 892-2450
    Fax: (630) 892-8317
    Email: info@temple-bnai-israel.org
    Web: http://www.temple-bnai-israel.org
    Contact: Tamara Scott, office; Edward Friedman, Rabbi

    Unaffiliated synagogue serving Reform, Conservative and Traditional families in the Fox Valley area and beyond. Offering preschool through 10th grade confirmation classes: Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Temple Beth Israel

    3601 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 675-0951
    Fax: (847) 675-0960
    Email: tbiinfo@yahoo.com
    Web: http://www.tbiskokie.org
    Contact: Rabbi Michael Weinberg

    Reform congregation.

    Temple Beth-El

    3610 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-9982
    Fax: (847) 205-9921
    Email: office@templebeth-el.org
    Web: http://www.templebeth-el.org
    Contact: Rabbi Sidney Helbraun

    Reform congregation.

    Temple Chai

    1670 Checker Road
    Long Grove, IL 60047
    Phone: (847) 537-1771
    Fax: (847) 537-8075
    Email: dgreenswag@templechai.org
    Web: http://www.templechai.org
    Contact: Deborah Greenswag

    Reform congregation.

    Temple Jeremiah

    937 Happ Road
    Northfield, IL 60093
    Phone: (847) 441-5760
    Fax: (847) 441-5765
    Email: rabbi@templejeremiah.org
    Web: http://www.templejeremiah.org
    Contact: Rabbi Paul Cohen

    Reform congregation.

    Temple Judea Mizpah

    8610 Niles Center Road
    Skokie, IL 60077-2398
    Phone: 847-676-1566
    Fax: 847-676-1579
    Email: mtopp@templejm.org
    Web: www.templejm.org
    Contact: Marla Topp

    Inclusive Reform community with a strong commitment to social action. We celebrate Jewish spirituality, traditions, and life cycle events and provide engaging programs for all generations. Busy families appreciate our one-day-a-week combined Hebrew and Religious School and appealing youth activities. 

    Temple Sholom of Chicago

    3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Phone: (773) 525-4707
    Fax: (773) 525-3502
    Email: info@sholomchicago.org
    Web: http://www.sholomchicago.org
    Contact: Rabbi Edwin Goldberg

    Reform congregation.

    Temple Sholom of Chicago Gan Sholom Early Childhood Center

    3480 N. Lake Shore Dr.
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Phone: (773) 525-4867
    Email: heidi@sholomchicago.org
    Contact: Heidi Cooper, Early Childhood Education Director

    Parent/child programs ages 4 to 36 months; nursery school ages 2½ to 4; day care age 2 to 4; enrichment programs ages 3 to 5.

    The Abington of Glenview

    3901 Glenview Road
    Glenview, IL 60025
    Phone: (847) 729-0000
    Fax: (847) 729-1552
    Web: http://www.theabington.com

    Respite, hospice, short- and long-term care; state-of-the-art rehabilitation program. Kosher food and Jewish religious services.

    The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science

    Midwest Region
    180 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3110
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 641-5700
    Fax: (312) 641-1018
    Email: midwest@acwis.org
    Web: weizmann-usa.org
    Contact: Lee J. Brown, National Vice President & Executive Director; Marilyn L. Tamayo, Assistant Director; and Sheryl Adelman Kimmel PhD, Development Associate

    Supports Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

    The ARK *

    Email: ark@arkchicago.org
    Web: http://www.arkchicago.org
    Contact: Marc J. Swatez, Ph.D., Executive Director

    Not-for-profit, community-funded social service agency. Since 1971, The ARK's mission has been to create a safety net for Chicagoland Jews in need by providing vital human services within a framework of Jewish values and laws, and to build bridges between volunteers and those in need in the community. The ARK recognizes that many members of the Chicagoland Jewish family -- Jews from all walks of life -- are deeply in need of help and kindness, and works with each person or family in distress to create a unique and comprehensive care plan that draws upon The ARK's wide array of free social and medical services. Guided by the ideals of our shared Jewish tradition, The ARK provides opportunities for Jews of all backgrounds to volunteer their time and perform mitzvot (good deeds).

    The ARK Northwest *

    3100 Dundee Road, Suite 802
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (773) 973-0011
    Fax: (847) 272-5330
    Email: ark@arkchicago.org
    Web: http://www.arkchicago.org
    Contact: Marc J. Swatez, Ph.D., Executive Director

    Services at the site include case management, a food pantry, rent and utility assistance, job counseling, a program for young adults with mental health needs, delivery of medications from The ARK's pharmacy, transportation to and from The ARK's main office, and other services as needed.

    Hours are Mon., 9-7:30; Tues. and Thurs., 9-5; and Fri., 9-2.

    The ARK Sarnoff Levin Residence *

    6450 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-1000
    Fax: (773) 973-4362
    Email: ark@arkchicago.org
    Web: http://www.arkchicago.org
    Contact: Michael Bellows, Director

    For homeless Jewish families and individuals in Chicagoland, provides short-term (up to 120 days) housing and supportive services in order to stabilize their lives and prepare them for the transition into permanent housing.

    The ARK Seymour H. Persky Building *

    Main Listing
    6450 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-1000
    Fax: (773) 973-4362
    Email: ark@arkchicago.org
    Web: http://www.arkchicago.org
    Contact: Marc J. Swatez, Ph.D., Executive Director

    Services include medical, dental and eye care, pharmaceutical assistance, rent and utility assistance, food, transitional housing, legal aid, job search assistance, benefits advocacy, case management, psychological therapy and testing, a day program for the chronically mentally ill, and more.

    The ARK Thrift Shop *

    1302 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60622
    Phone: (773) 862-5011
    Fax: (773) 862-9034
    Email: thriftshop@arkchicago.org
    Web: http://www.arkchicago.org

    Accepts donations of and sells gently used furniture, household items, appliances and clothing. Call for furniture and appliance pick up. All proceeds benefit The ARK's clients. 

    Hours are Mon. thru Thurs., 10-6; Fri., 10-5 (summer) and 10-4 (winter); Sun., 10-5.

    The Art of Memory

    Phone: (914) 316-4538, (312) 772-4689
    Email: info@artofmemorypress.com
    Web: http://www.artofmemorypress.com
    Contact: Ilana Segal

    Helping Jewish families preserve and honor their life stories, by conducting detailed biographical interviews and turning them into timeless, illustrated, hard-bound books. Special sensitivity to Holocaust survivors.

    The Balloon Lady

    1004 Hobson Drive
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 520-0122, (800) 980-9816
    Fax: (847) 520-6023

    Balloons, balloon arches, and basic centerpieces, for bar/bat mitzvahs, and other simchas.

    The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

    5333 N. Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60640
    Phone: 773-257-7333
    Web: www.seniorlifestyle.com/the-breakers-at-edgewater-beach

    Senior rental retirement living with many programs and transportation included.

    The Centennial Campaign *

    Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4853
    Fax: (312) 855-3284
    Email: legacy@juf.org
    Web: http://www.jufplannedgiving.org
    Contact: Dee Anthony

    A personal approach to funding essential capital and programmatic needs that offers naming opportunities for donors in perpetuity. These giving vehicles are designated as part of The Centennial Campaign. Donors receive special recognition, and those who provide gifts of over $100,000 are permanently inscribed on The Centennial Wall.

    The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies

    University of Chicago
    1115 E. 60th Street
    Room 302A
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 702-7108
    Email: ccjs@uchicago.edu
    Web: http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/ccjs
    Contact: Professor David Schloen

    Lectures, conferences, and arts programming in all areas of Jewish history, culture, literature, and religion, all open to the public; oversees undergraduate programs; and supports and coordinates graduate degree programs in multiple areas of Jewish Studies in 13 departments and schools.

    The Chicago Workmen's Circle School

    2017 W. Montrose Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60618
    Email: sophie.blumberg@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.circle.org
    Contact: Sophie Blumberg

    This is Not Your Parents' Hebrew School! The Chicago Workmen's Circle School is the place for Jewish cultural, progressive education for families with children from ages 5 to 13. The supplementary school learning program, which meets two Sundays per month, brings together hands-on Jewish learning, social justice activism, Yiddish language and culture, history, music and arts, bar and bat mitzvah prep, and holiday celebrations for the whole family. The Workmen's Circle provides a home for families seeking an alternative to a more traditional religious school education.

    The Drake

    140 E. Walton Place
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 787-2200
    Fax: (312) 787-1431
    Web: http://www.thedrakehotel.com

    cRc glatt kosher available.

    The Eli's Cheesecake Company

    6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive
    Chicago, IL 60634
    Phone: (773) 205-3800
    Fax: (773) 205-3801
    Email: info@elicheesecake.com
    Web: http://www.elicheesecake.com

    Bakery cafe and retail store selling cheesecakes, cheesecake-by-the-slice, daily house-made pastries and desserts. Ships anywhere in the U.S.A. Local delivery available for Chicago and select suburbs. Tastings & Traditions experience every day at 1 p.m., free of charge. Family events year round. Only those factory-sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

    The Friend Center for Memory Care *

    CJE SeniorLife
    Weinberg Community for Senior Living
    1601 Lake Cook Road
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 374-0500, (773) 508-1000
    Fax: (847) 236-7888
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.weinbergcommunity.net

    Offers 40 private rooms for people with early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s and related dementia. Professional trained staff members provide appropriate programs and services, 24-hour supervision and individualized attention to meet the needs of each resident. Three kosher meals are served every day. Facility includes a lounge with generous activity space, a hands-on activity kitchen and a large, protected outdoor strolling garden. Housekeeping, laundry and personal care are included.

    The Friendship Circle

    The Stuart Raskas Friendship Circle of Illinois
    2095 Landwehr Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 943-9770
    Email: info@fcil.org
    Web: http://www.FCIL.org
    Contact: Rabbi Zelik Moscowitz

    Empowering today's teens to bridge the gap between families of children with special needs and the community. Offering friendship, social, Judaic and educational experiences.

    The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

    127 W. Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Phone: (312) 649-2000
    Fax: (312) 649-6699
    Email: godfrey@godfreyhotelchicago.com
    Web: http://www.godfreyhotelchicago.com

    cRc glatt kosher catering available.

    The Grill at Ravinia

    Ravinia Festival
    200 Ravinia Park Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (201) 658-1812
    Web: http://www.ravinia.org

    Glatt kosher concession during many events at Ravinia Festival. cRc-certified.

    The Hillels of Illinois *

    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 444-2868
    Fax: (312) 444-2086
    Email: hillel@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/college
    Contact: John Lowenstein, Executive Director

    Provides opportunities for Jewish students to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity at different Hillels on Illinois Campuses, as well as through Hillel Regional programs and an affiliation with Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. Hillel adds value -- and Jewish values -- to the lives of Jewish college students and the entire campus community.

    The Hinda Institute

    9401 N. Margail Ave.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    Phone: (847) 296-1770, (847) 334-1770
    Fax: (847) 296-1823
    Email: rabbi@jpafil.org
    Web: http://www.jpafil.org
    Contact: Rabbi Binyomin Scheiman

    Services to Jewish prisoners, prison visitation program, support for family members, and help to reintegrate inmates when they leave prison.

    The Imperial of Lincoln Park

    1366 W. Fullerton Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Phone: (773) 248-9300
    Web: http://www.imperialoflp.com

    Kosher meals available.

    The Joseph and Mae Gray Cultural & Learning Center

    North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
    1175 Sheridan Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-8900
    Email: rkamin@nssbethel.org
    Web: http://www.nssbethel.org
    Contact: Rachel Kamin, MLS, Director

    Provides congregations and the community with Judaic educational and cultural resources. The fully automated collection includes more than 20,000 books, periodicals, videos, DVDs, audio, and other resources, and is open to the community. Book discussions, author events, film screenings, and other cultural programming are also offered.

    The Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4991
    Email: christophermelton@juf.org
    Contact: Christopher Melton

    An annual lecture that maintains the dialogue between Jews and Catholics on issues affecting their relationship.

    The Junior Klezmer Orchestra

    The Klezmer Music Foundation, Inc.
    4025 Harvard Terrace
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 675-4800
    Fax: (847) 675-4880
    Email: maxwellst@aol.com
    Web: http://www.klezmerband.com

    A city and suburban orchestra for Middle and High School students, advancing the learning of the art of klezmer music and Yiddish song. Meets twice a month Sunday afternoons in the north suburbs.

    The Kabbalah Bookstore Chicago

    3036 N. Ashland Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Phone: (773) 248-2622
    Email: chicago@kabbalah.com
    Web: http://www.chicago.kabbalah.com

    Non-profit organization that makes the principles of Kabbalah understandable and relevant to everyday life.

    The Kabbalah Bookstore Highland Park

    492 Central Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 433-3364
    Email: highlandpark@kabbalah.com
    Web: http://www.highlandpark.kabbalah.com

    Non-profit organization that makes the principles of Kabbalah understandable and relevant to everyday life.

    The Klezmer Music Foundation, Inc.

    4025 Harvard Terrace
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 675-4800
    Fax: (847) 675-4880
    Email: Maxwellstreetband@gmail.com

    Not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, supports the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, the Junior Klezmer Orchestra, outreach to seniors, students and other faith communities, educational programming, workshops, and performances to continue the tradition of Klezmer and Yiddish music.

    The Lincoln Cafe

    6599 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: (847) 892-6800
    Web: http://www.thelincolncafe.com

    Kosher cafe. cRc-certified.

    The Merion (Evanston)

    1611 Chicago Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Phone: (847) 864-6400
    Fax: (847) 864-0947
    Email: info@merionevanston.com
    Web: http://www.merionevanston.com

    The Merion is redefining retirement living by offering apartments situated in an environment suited for those with the most discerning tastes and expectations. Artfully reborn out of the historic North Shore Hotel in summer 2014, the building boasts a wide variety of striking features and amenities. From fully appointed and furnished apartments, to 10+ relaxation areas, to engaging entertainment and social activities, to distinctive dining options and the magnificent Crystal Ballroom, The Merion strives to exceed the desires of today's thriving, active retirees.

    The New Reform Congregation Kadima

    1020 Milwaukee Ave., Suite 310
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 229-9500
    Email: office@nrck.org
    Web: http://www.nrck.org
    Contact: Rabbi David Oler, Ph.D.

    Reform congregation.

    The Pritzker Pucker Keshet Inspire Center *

    3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-0274
    Fax: (847) 205-1530
    Email: jen@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org
    Contact: Dr. Jennifer Gendel

    With support from the Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation, the Pritzker Pucker Keshet Inspire Center provides professional development and consultation services locally, nationally and internationally. The goal is to assist organizations, schools, businesses and professionals in successfully integrating individuals with special needs into their environments.

    The Reis Family-Keshet Winter Program *

    3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-0274
    Fax: (847) 205-1530
    Email: jphillips@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org
    Contact: Jennifer Phillips

    Integrated camping experience for grades three to eight, held over winter break in the Wisconsin Dells.

    The Rissman Family Kol Ami Museum

    North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
    1175 Sheridan Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-8900
    Email: rkamin@nssbethel.org
    Web: http://www.nssbethel.org

    The Rissman Family Kol Ami Museum encompasses Jewish ceremonial art, articles of folklore, manuscripts and documents of historical value from the 18th century to modern times from countries around the world. Paintings, sculptures, prints, rare books and Judaic ritual objects are included. The Museum features objects from the core collection as well as visiting exhibits and programs throughout the year. 

    The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)

    160 E. Pearson Street
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 266-1000
    Fax: (312) 266-1194
    Web: http://www.fourseasons.com/chicagorc

    cRc glatt kosher catering available.

    The Sandwich Club

    4507 W. Oakton Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 677-6020
    Fax: (847) 677-5692
    Web: http://www.thesandwichclub.net

    Dine-in, carryout, delivery and catering. cRc-certified.

    The Sandy and Glenda Mason Keshet Administrative Office *

    600 Academy Drive, #130
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: 847-205-1234
    Fax: 847-480-9120
    Email: abbie@keshet.org
    Web: www.keshet.org
    Contact: Abbie Weisberg, CEO

    The Selfhelp Home

    908 W. Argyle Street
    Chicago, IL 60640
    Phone: 773-271-0300, 773-271-8232
    Fax: 773-271-0633
    Email: info@selfhelphome.org
    Web: www.selfhelphome.org
    Contact: Efrat Dallal Stein

    The Selfhelp Home is the only non profit Jewish community for older adults in Chicago that offers a full continuum of care. A combination of exceptional quality in cultural programming and nursing care offering independent apartments, assisted living, long-term skilled nursing care and a 5-star short-term rehabilitation center with luxury all private suites that is open to the community. Kosher meals (unsupervised), daily activities rich in culture and the arts, exercise, movie theater, sanctuary, Jewish programming, wellness center, outdoor patio, live music concerts. The highest quality in culture and nursing care 24 hours a day. Ranked as America's Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News and World Report in 2016-17, 2015 and 2014.

    The Sidney & Frances Avner Torah Learning Center of Northbrook

    2548 Jasper Court, Suite 201
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 272-7255
    Fax: (847) 272-3677
    Email: rabbikarsh@torahlearningcenter.com
    Web: http://www.torahlearningcenter.com
    Contact: Rabbi Yehoshua Karsh

    Weekly study groups, parent/child discussion groups, classes and workshops, Hebrew and Judaism classes, international lecturers and more.

    The Sidney and Lisa Glenner Keshet GADOL Program *

    Giving Adults Daily Opportunities for Living
    8140 N. McCormick Blvd.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-5711
    Fax: (847) 674-5713
    Email: dharris@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org
    Contact: Debbie Harris

    This community-based day program for adults with special needs, located in the Wi-Fi building in Skokie, provides opportunities for adults ages 22 and up to live meaningful lives after exiting the educational system. It offers each participant both vocational and recreational experiences.

    The Simcha Hall

    6336 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 588-8108
    Contact: Tybi Ray

    Khal Ohr Yisocher Chodorov.

    The Society for Mishnah Study/Chevrah Lomdei Mishnah

    Phone: (732) 364-7029
    Email: info@societyformishnahstudy.org
    Web: http://www.chevrahlomdeimishnah.org/

    Commissions Torah scholars to complete a course of designated Mishnah study for the merit of their dear departed. Also arranges tractates of Talmud to be studied on behalf of the dear departed.

    The Sukkah Project

    6100 W. 55th Ave.
    Arvada, CO 80002
    Phone: (844) 478-5568
    Email: abram.sukkahproject@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.thesukkahproject.com
    Contact: Abram Herman

    Klutz-proof, easy-to-build, and affordable sukkah kits for small families or large celebrations. Unique wood frame and tubular sukkah kits, as well as other items for Sukkot observance.

    The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations

    11 Broadway
    New York, NY 10004
    Phone: (212) 613-8176
    Fax: (212) 613-0776
    Email: webstaff@ou.org
    Web: http://www.ou.org

    Non-profit educational, outreach and social service organization. Central coordinating agency for American and Canadian Orthodox Jewish congregations, with activities and programs reaching the United States, Canada, Europe and Israel.

    The University of Chicago Hillel (Johanna & Herman Newberger Hillel Center) *

    5715 S. Woodlawn Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 752-1127
    Fax: (773) 752-2460
    Email: hillel@uchicago.edu
    Web: http://www.uchicagohillel.org
    Contact: Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen, Executive Director

    The Westin Chicago North Shore

    601 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    Phone: (847) 777-6500
    Web: http://www.westinnorthshore.com

    In-house kosher kitchen. cRc-certified.

    The Westin Chicago River North

    320 N. Dearborn Street
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Phone: (312) 744-1900
    Web: http://www.westinchicago.com

    Kosher catering by Danziger. KOF-K-certified.

    The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

    909 N. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (866) 716-8104
    Web: http://www.thewestinmichiganavenue.com

    Glatt kosher catering by Segal. KOF-K-certified.

    The Wig Shoppe

    3725 W. Rosemont Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 381-0392, (773) 719-7120
    Web: http://www.wigshoppe.com

    Wigs, hats and Nehedar shabbos makeup.

    Therapeutic Day School *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
    3145 W. Pratt Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 467-3900
    Email: therapeuticdayschool@jcfs.org
    Web: http://jcfsschool.org
    Contact: Sandra Spicher

    For students kindergarten to grade 12 who require the educational and social/emotional support of a therapeutic day school in a Jewish environment.

    Therapeutic Preschool *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Virginia Frank Child Development Center
    Bernard Horwich JCC Campus
    3033 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Email: jonicrounse@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.jcfs.org/therapeuticpreschool
    Contact: Joni Crounse

    The Therapeutic Preschool at The Virginia Frank Child Development Center is a nationally recognized program in the field of family-centered child development. At Virginia Frank, leading experts offer a continuum of preventative and therapeutic services for children from birth to 6 years, as well as supportive services and counseling for their parents and training for professionals in the field.

    Therapeutic Yeshiva Program *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
    3145 W. Pratt Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Email: davidrosenberg@jcfs.org
    Web: http://jcfsschool.org
    Contact: Rabbi David Rosenberg

    Jewish children who are challenged by a range of emotional and behavioral disabilities are provided an educational opportunity for success. The JCFS Therapeutic Yeshiva, an arm of the JCFS Therapeutic Day School, offers religiously observant families the experience of having their child participate in a therapeutic school program while also fulfilling the mitzvah of learning Torah and tefillah. When appropriate, students can take classes at other Jewish schools as part of their academic program. Reintegration to a mainstream school is advocated and supported as appropriate. To broaden their social and Jewish involvements, the JCFS Yeshiva encourages social and volunteer opportunities for students in the community.

    Thresholds

    2700 N. Lakeview Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Phone: (773) 281-3800
    Fax: (773) 281-8790
    TTY: 773-989-8992

    Vocational evaluation, job readiness and job placement services, residential program, school services, The Bridge Deaf Program, drop-in center, young adult program.

    Tikvah Program *

    Camp Ramah in Wisconsin
    65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1200
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 606-9316
    Fax: (312) 606-7136
    Email: registrar@ramahwisconsin.com
    Web: http://www.ramahwisconsin.com
    Contact: Rabbi David Soloff

    For Jewish teens, 13-17, with learning difficulties, including Asperger syndrome; four- or eight-week recreational, educational and social experience in a traditional camp setting.

    Tiny Tots Inc.

    2733 N. Seminary Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Phone: (773) 557-9391
    Email: hadasavni@hotmail.com
    Web: http://www.tinytotsincorporated.com
    Contact: Hadas Cohen

    An established licensed daycare for children from 6 weeks up to 6 years of age. Founded in 2008 by a loving Israeli-American mother with three young children of her own. Unique Hebrew immersion program enables children to learn in a truly bilingual environment with exposure to both Jewish and American culture. Nutritious kosher meals and snack provided. Full time care available 7:30am - 5:30pm Monday thru Friday.

    To Protect Our Heritage PAC

    2421 W. Pratt Blvd., Suite 1206
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (847) 676-4925
    Fax: (847) 679-5505
    TTY: (847) 676-1830
    Email: amolot@aol.com
    Web: http://www.protectourheritagepac.org
    Contact: Rabbi Victor Weissberg, Peggy Shapiro, Alan Molotsky

    Promotes a close relationship between the United States and Israel by disseminating educational information, meeting with elected federal officials and making federal political campaign contributions.

    Torah Academy of Buffalo Grove

    Educational Wing of Congregation Beth Am
    225 McHenry Road
    Buffalo Grove , IL 60089
    Phone: (773) 771-2613
    Email: RabbiZ@TorahAcademyBG.com
    Web: http://www.TorahAcademyBG.com
    Contact: Rabbi Zehnwirth

    Torah and general studies education for Jewish children of all backgrounds. Excellence in academics and a meaningful program of Jewish traditions, will empower each child achieve his or her maximum potential. Warm, caring, professional teachers build confidence and self-esteem, developing the refined character traits that will ensure success in life.

    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.

    TOV Teen MTV (Monthly Teen Volunteering) *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 5034
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 444-2867
    Fax: (312) 444-2086
    Email: tovteen@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/teens/mtv.aspx
    Contact: Ariel Rosen

    Gives Jewish teenagers the opportunity to take part in unique monthly community service projects, such as helping the environment, visiting the elderly, fighting hunger and poverty, or assisting people with disabilities. Participants will meet other teens from around Chicagoland and earn volunteer hours for school, all while making a difference in their community.

    Trades, Industries & Professions *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street, Suite 3002
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4877
    Email: tip@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/professionals
    Contact: Julie Ann Sklaver

    Offers opportunities to learn more about industry-related topics happening in Chicago, to network and socialize with colleagues, and to volunteer in the community.

    Transcontinental Music Publications

    American Conference of Cantors
    1375 Remington Road, Suite M
    Schaumburg, IL 60173
    Phone: (847) 781-7800, (847) 781-7801
    Email: tmp@accantors.org
    Web: http://www.transcontinentalmusic.com

    TMP is the premier publishing house for Jewish choral music and songbooks. Its sheet music and songbooks include music for worship, informal settings, and concert performance, by renowned Jewish composers. Long known for its choral publications, in recent years, Transcontinental has become known also as a provider of contemporary-style music in songbook form, including the best-selling Complete Shireinu, the Shabbat Anthology series, and Sing Unto God: The Debbie Friedman Anthology.

    True Nature Foods

    6034 N. Broadway Street
    Chicago, IL 60660
    Phone: (773) 465-6400
    Email: truenaturefood@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.truenaturefoods.com
    Contact: Paula Companio

    Glatt kosher-certified, 100% grass fed, pasture raised beef, lamb, chicken, turkey and duck. Join True Nature Foods Natural Meat Co-op for a group discount or shop in-store.

    Tsniout Runway

    9458 Harding Ave.
    Surfside, FL 33154
    Phone: (305) 308-5551
    Email: trrunway@gmail.com
    Web: www.trrunway.com
    Contact: Ila

    Tsniout Runway is a modest fashion boutique for style conscious, sophisticated woman that sells and develops fashion forward modest apparel. Works closely with each customer to ensure their image and style is reflected in each piece they buy.

     

    Tum Balalaika Klezmer Band

    Phone: (847) 219-6468
    Email: tumbalalaika_band@yahoo.com
    Web: www.klezmerband.us
    Contact: Peter

    There is hardly a venue in and around Chicago where Tum Balalaika has not performed – from the United Center to universities and radio stations. The band performs at many long-standing summer festivals, including the Greater Chicago Jewish festival, Chicago Summer Dance and the Evanston Arts Festival. Available for weddings, bnei mitzvah, birthdays, anniversaries and concerts.

    Tznius.com

    Email: modestclothing@ymail.com
    Web: http://www.tznius.com

    Modest, comfortable and feminine scarves and clothing.

What's New in the Guide

Moishe House 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.

North Shore Compassionate Care

Description: North Shore Compassionate Care will provide quality home care services for our clients. In this spirit, we have created and maintained a strong caring organization. As a home care agency we closely monitor our employees and provide our patients with continuity of care according to their changing needs. At NSCC, we believe we have an obligation to the community as a provider of quality services. We assist our clients in maintaining dignity, comfort and peace of mind with the freedom and safety of staying at home where life is best.

Silverstein Base Hillel

The Silverstein Base Hillel is a home for Metro Chicago Hillel students and their friends and the actual home of a rabbinic family committed to pluralism and founded on three core values: hospitality, learning, and service. Rabbi Megan and her wife Paige GoldMarche invite all Metro Chicago Hillel students and other young adults, living in or visiting the Lincoln Park area, into their home to learn, volunteer, celebrate, and of course, eat with them. Metro Chicago Hillel is fortunate to have the first Base Hillel in the country integrated into a campus Hillel.

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