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

    Sam & Nina Bellows Kollel *

    7135 N. Carpenter Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 982-2500
    Email: htc@htc.edu
    Web: http://www.htc.edu

    Advanced rabbinical study and research in Talmud and Jewish law.

    Sam Siner

    5415 N. Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60640
    Phone: 708-769-8546
    Email: samsinershir@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.samsiner.com

    Cantorial soloist, singer, guitarist, and pianist. Available for services, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, and all occasions.

    Sanctuary *

    Jewish United Fund
    Chicago Board of Rabbis
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 5056
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: 312-444-2864
    Email: sanctuary@juf.org
    Web: www.juf.org/videos

    A public affairs television program focusing on Jewish issues, concerns and culture. Produced four times a year by the Jewish United Fund and the Chicago Board of Rabbis, in cooperation with WLS-TV. Airs at noon on Sundays in February, May, August, and November on the Live Well Network, Digital 7.2, and year-round at www.juf.org/videos.

    Saul Silber Memorial Library *

    Hebrew Theological College
    7135 N. Carpenter Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 982-2500
    Fax: (847) 674-6381
    Email: eginsparg@htc.edu
    Web: http://www.htc.edu
    Contact: Rabbi Elie Ginsparg

    Academic research library with more than 65,000 Judaica items; public reading room; membership required for circulation privileges. Includes rabbinics, halakha, and Jewish history.

    Say it in Hebrew! *

    JCC Chicago
    Phone: (847) 763-3627
    Email: aashkenazi@jccchicago.org
    Web: http://www.jccchicago.org/hebrew
    Contact: Abby Ashkenazi

    Connect to Israel and Jewish culture by learning the everyday language spoken in Israel so that is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency. Multiple levels of instruction at three sites across the Chicago area.

    Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

    Chicago Loop Synagogue
    16 S. Clark St.
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: (312) 346-7370
    Fax: (312) 346-9791

    Annual weekend discussions with a nationally known scholar on issues facing the Jewish community.

    School of the Art Institute *

    Metro Chicago Hillel
    924 S. Morgan Street
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Phone: (312) 829-1595
    Web: http://www.metrochicagohillel.org

    Carly Greenspan, carly@metrochicagohillel.org
    Jake Beckert, jake@metrochicagohillel.org

    Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital *

    1401 S. California Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60608
    Phone: (312) 522-2010
    TTY: (773) 522-2032
    Web: http://www.schwabrehab.org
    Contact: Carrie M. Brethauer

    Inpatient, subacute, and outpatient programs specializing in stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, pediatrics, and general neuromuscular & musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is the Midwest's first fully licensed and accredited rehabilitation hospital and is proud to celebrate delivering quality patient focused care for over 90 years. Inpatient, outpatient physical medical and rehabilitation services for children and adults. A member of Sinai Health System.

    Schwartz Pickle Co.

    4401 W. 44th Pl.
    Chicago, IL 60632
    Phone: (773) 927-7700

    Pickles and sauerkraut. OU-certified.

    Scintillating Productions: Hedda Hopper & Greta Garbo Musicals

    1958 N. Oak Park Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60707
    Phone: (708) 829-5050
    Email: jillsgabrielle@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.scintillatingproductions.com
    Contact: Jillann Gabrielle

    Original, 90-minute, one-woman musicals on Hedda Hopper, the gossip columnist in the hats, and Greta Garbo, the mysterious Swedish film star. Skillfully written and brilliantly performed by master of musical theater and cabaret, Jillann Gabrielle. Well researched, gloriously fun, and thought-provoking crowd pleasers!

    Seal-K Kosher Certification

    29 E. Madison Street
    Suite 1818
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Phone: (312) 212-8166
    Email: info@sealk.org
    Web: http://www.sealk.org

    Rabbanut program providing kosher certification for products and facilities including hotel catering operations, university cafeteria and lunch room services worldwide. Seal-K adheres to the strict guidelines of Halachah - Jewish Law for certifying kosher products and operations.

    Second Act Cancer Recovery Boutique

    2924 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Phone: 773-525-2228, 312-560-3076
    Fax: 773-348-2228
    Email: pattie@secondactchicago.com
    Web: www.secondactchicago.com

    Downtown Chicago's only ABC accredited cancer recovery boutique providing post breast surgery and compression garments, wigs, hats, scarves and accessories for cancer patients and survivors.

    Send-A-Kid-To-Israel Partnership (SKIP) *

    Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 5031
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 444-2895
    Email: israelexperience@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/Israel_experience/skip.aspx

    Unites families, congregations, and the Jewish Federation in a special savings incentive program, stressing the importance of an approved Israel Experience program for every high school or college student; students in grades 3-6 enroll through participating congregations.

    Sephardic Congregation of the Portuguese Israelite Fraternity

    1819 Howard Street
    Evanston, IL 60202
    Phone: (847) 475-7707
    Fax: (847) 475-7067
    Email: sephardic_congregation@yahoo.com
    Contact: Rabbi Hertzel Yitzchak

    Orthodox congregation.

    Services for Adults Staying in their Homes (SASI)

    1123 Emerson Street
    Suite 200
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Phone: (847) 864-7274
    Email: info@sasiathome.org
    Web: http://www.sasiathome.org

    Formerly Seniors Action Service Inc.

    Home care, caregiver screening, administrative assistance, and post-hospital/rehab transitional services to older adults to stay at home, safely and comfortably, as they age.

    Services for People with Disabilities *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Abe and Ida Cooper Center
    6639 N. Kedzie
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Web: http://www.jcfs.org

    Home Based Waiver for Children and Adults with I/DD - JCFS is a service facilitation agency and work with families through the family and agency based models.

    Respite Services are offered in a group setting, providing children and youth with special needs with social/recreational opportunities while also providing a break to their caregiver.

    Community Support Services provides therapeutic mentoring to children/youth with mental health diagnoses that have Medicaid.

    Glick Family Camp - A camp weekend for children with developmental delays/disabilities and their families filled with a variety of creative and outdoor activities for everyone!

    Camp Firefly - JCFS, in partnership with JCCs offers overnight camp experiences for boys and girls who have been diagnosed with social disorders such as Asperger's, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Social Anxiety.

    Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with special needs an opportunity to share common joys and concerns, learn to handle common dilemmas and have fun!

    Yad B' Yad is offered in collaboration with the Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University, bringing together young Jewish adults with learning disabilities or I/DD and young Jewish adults for social, recreational and religious activities.

    Hevra offers social outing and activities for Jewish adults ages 35-60 with learning disabilities or I/DD with opportunities to make friends and connections in the community.

    Residential Supports provides support, assistance and training in community settings for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. CILA, Home Based Waiver and private funding accepted. 

    Community Education - JCFS offers free monthly community education lectures on a variety of topics of interest to people with disabilities, family members and professionals. Continuing education credits (CEU's) available.

    Psychoeducational Groups  - JCFS offers a number of short term groups specifically for adults with I/DD. Topics have included Healthy Relationships and Sexuality, Anxiety and Anger Management, Dating Skills and Your Relationship with Food.

    Seymour J. Abrams Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School *

    Associated Talmud Torahs
    5201 W. Howard Street
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 675-6777
    Fax: (847) 674-6095
    Email: info@clhds.com
    Web: http://www.clhds.com
    Contact: Rabbi Shneur Zalman Twersky, Principal

    State-accredited day school for boys, grades one to eight, and co-ed preschool, run in the Lubavitch tradition.

    Sha'arei Tzedek Mishkan Yair

    2832 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 274-2223
    Email: info@shaareitzedek.com
    Web: http://www.shaareitzedek.com
    Contact: Rabbi Reuven Gross

    Orthodox congregation.

    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.

    Shaevitz Kosher Meat Market and Deli

    712 Central Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-8334
    Fax: (847) 432-8352
    Email: contact@shaevitzkosher.com
    Web: http://www.shaevitzkosher.com

    Rabbi Sander J. Mussman-certified.

    Shaevitz Uptown BBQ

    710 Central Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-7310
    Fax: (847) 432-8352
    Email: info@shaevitzkosher.com
    Web: http://www.shaevitzkosher.com
    Contact: David

    Kosher Texas BBQ beef brisket, skirt steaks, beef ribs, steak burgers, and more. Catering and restaurant. Rabbi Sander J. Mussman supervised.

    ShainDee Cosmetics

    6306 Benhurst Road
    Baltimore, MD 21209
    Phone: (877) 742-4639, (410) 358-1855
    Email: info@shaindeecosmetics.com
    Web: http://www.shaindeecosmetics.com

    Cosmetics, skin care, and mikvah essentials bag. All products chometz free. Star-K certified. Meets the guidlines of Rab Moshe Feinstein and Rabbi Blumenkrantz.

    Shakshuka

    1201 W. Wrightwood Ave., Unit 18
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Phone: (312) 607-3290, (847) 272-4542
    Email: shakshuka36@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.shakshuka.com
    Contact: Rachel Rosenberg

    Israeli and Sephardic music, spiced with jazz.

    Shalechet Aviv/Nitzanim Israeli Folk Dance Troupe

    822 Westwood Lane
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    Phone: (847) 251-2676
    Fax: (847) 251-2771
    Email: shalechetaviv@gmail.com
    Contact: Phil Moss

    Israeli and Jewish dances for all occasions.

    Shallots Bistro

    7016 Carpenter Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 677-3463
    Email: info@shallotsbistro.com
    Web: http://www.shallotsbistro.com

    Kosher steakhouse, sushi bar and catering. cRc-certified.

    Shalom Bus Service *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000
    Fax: (847) 556-8449
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Melissa Gelfand, Transportation Director

    Door-to-door assistance (from individual’s home onto the bus) or curb-to-curb (assistance on and off the bus) is available in a limited geographic area. The buses provide regularly scheduled group trips to community destinations such as grocery stores, medical appointments and community centers.

    Shalom Chicago *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4826
    Fax: (312) 553-5485
    Email: shalomchicago@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/shalom_chicago

    Welcomes newcomers to the area with a variety of materials. If you are new to Chicago, or thinking of moving here, JUF's Shalom Chicago is here to help you and introduce you to our Jewish community.

    Shalom Kosher Bakery

    1165 N. Arlington Heights Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 808-9300
    Fax: (847) 808-8403

    cRc-certified.

    Shalom Memorial Funeral Home and Park

    1700 W. Rand Road
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    Phone: (847) 255-3520
    Fax: (847) 394-5460
    Email: info@shalom2.com
    Web: www.shalom2.com
    Contact: Maynard Grossman

    Combined Jewish funeral service and cemetery.

    SHALVA *

    P.O. Box 46375
    Chicago, IL 60646-0375
    Phone: (773) 583-4673
    Email: info@shalvaonline.org
    Web: http://www.shalvaonline.org
    Contact: Carol Ruderman

    Provides services to help victims and survivors of domestic abuse in the Jewish community, Free, confidential clinical services include: 24-hour help line, individual and group counseling, legal information, referral services and court support.

    Sharon Borstein

    6749 Lakeridge Drive
    Long Grove, IL 60047
    Phone: (847) 732-5218, (224) 475-0971
    Fax: (847) 478-8119
    Email: sharon@borstein.com
    Web: http://www.borstein.com

    Hebrew and English calligraphy. Custom-designed ketubot, illuminated bar/bat mitzvah portions, baby naming and conversion certificates.

    Shatnez Testers of America (STAM)

    Email: shatnez@comcast.net
    Web: http://home.comcast.net/~shatnez

    Sheérit HaPleitah

    P.O. Box 59006
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 764-6350, (847) 863-9831
    Fax: (847) 677-5778
    Email: ivan.hubscher@sbcglobal.net
    Web: http://sheerithapleitah.com
    Contact: I. Moshe Hubscher, David Levine, Charles Lipshitz

    Umbrella organization for Holocaust survivor groups. Sponsor of Citywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration.

    Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

    301 East North Water Street
    Chicago, IL 60611-4300
    Phone: (312) 464-1000
    Web: http://www.sheratonchicago.com

    cRc glatt kosher catering available.

    Shiga'on Singers

    Jewish Performing Arts Academy
    Sager Solomon Schechter Day School
    3210 Dundee Rd.
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (312) 427-5570, ext. 318

    A choir for high-school students that performs Jewish, Israeli, and Yiddish selections for community events.

    Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue

    200 W. Dundee Road
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    Phone: (847) 498-8218
    Fax: (847) 947-2937
    Email: office@shir-hadash.org
    Web: http://www.shir-hadash.org
    Contact: Rabbi Eitan Weiner-Kaplow

    Welcomes singles, couples, families, interfaith and LGBT families. Celebrates the Jewish faith through creative worship, social action, music, arts, dance, and drama. Offers religious school, bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah services, teen program, adult programming.

    Shircago

    345 W. Fullerton Pkwy.
    Suite 2101
    Chicago, IL 60614-5367
    Phone: (773) 665-1234
    Fax: (773) 829-4459
    Email: info@shircago.com
    Web: http://www.shircago.com
    Contact: Loren Shevitz

    Jewish a cappella vocal ensemble in original arrangements. Renaissance music to modern Israeli, American pop, religious, secular; for b'nai mitzvah, luncheons, conferences, and by private engagement.

    Shirlee Todd

    2165 St. Johns Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 433-2842
    Email: shirlee_jazmer@ameritech.net
    Web: http://jazmerband.com

    Singer of Yiddish theater and folksongs, Hebrew, Ladino, Russian, Spanish, and English pop and theater music, for all occasions.

    ShivaFriend.com

    Phone: (872) 216-7318
    Email: info@shivafriend.com
    Web: http://www.shivafriend.com

    This easy-to-use website allows a shiva coordinator to support friends and family with effortless shiva collection. It also provides resources that bring organization and loving care to the shiva planning process.

    Shomrim Society of Illinois

    P.O. Box 59258
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 506-0171
    Email: president@shomrimillinois.org
    Web: http://www.shomrimillinois.org
    Contact: Cmdr. Marc S. Buslik

    Society of Jewish police officers.

    Shorashim *

    1415 N. Dayton Street, #A1
    Chicago, IL 60642
    Phone: (312) 267-0677
    Fax: (312) 276-4739
    Web: http://www.shorashim.org

    Shorashim is a nonprofit organization devoted to building bridges between Israeli and North American Jews. As the Taglit-Birthright Israel provider for JUF, Shorashim has taken thousands of Chicagoans to Israel. In addition,CCP has been bringing high school students to Europe and Israel for 25 years where, like all of our trips, they travel with Israeli peers for a life changing experience. In addition, Shorashim works with MBA programs and Jewish organizations to coordinate their Israel experiences.

    In conjunction with the Israel Education Center, Shorashim also runs programs in religious, day, and public schools specializing in the cultural and peoplehood aspects of Israel.

    Learning is a two-way process on Shorashim. Shorashim is committed to a pluralistic Jewish experience. Shorashim reaches out to American youth from all the major denominations and to Israelis from the religious and non-religious sectors. Shorashim programs observe Shabbat and the laws of Kashrut.

    Shorashim Club Israel *

    1415 N. Dayton Street, #A1
    Chicago, IL 60642
    Phone: (312) 239-8428
    Fax: (312) 276-4739
    Email: info@shorashim.org
    Web: http://www.shorashim.org

    Initiative to bring Israel into the lives of contemporary Chicago youth. Promotes Israeli educational, cultural programming within high schools; includes speakers, concerts, college visits, and conferences.

    Showtimers

    405 Janice Court
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    Phone: (847) 459-9239, (847) 673-3315

    Medleys from Broadway; Russian, Jewish folk music, comedy, sing-alongs.

    Sidney and Freda Davidson Library

    University of Chicago Hillel
    5715 S. Woodlawn Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 752-1127
    Email: hillel@uchicago.edu
    Web: http://www.uchicagohillel.org

    Contains thousands of volumes and a wide selection of periodicals. Borrowing privileges limited to members of the university and the Hyde Park community.

    Silver Beam Music

    4019 N. Oakley Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60618
    Phone: (773) 485-3363
    Email: bjsilverbeam@msn.com
    Web: http://www.silverbeammusic.com
    Contact: Barbara Silverman

    Front singer and rhythm guitarist for The Schticklers, The Laketown Buskers, The Teflons, The Silver Stars and more, Barbara Silverman has been performing on national radio, regional festivals, and prominent Chicago venues for three decades. Her appearances range from solo to trio to full band and encompass Vintage Swing, Old-time Country, Jewish gems, and originals. She has 7 recordings in her discography. In addition, Barbara has received multiple grants from the Rothschild Foundation and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs for her Life Story Theatre work involving the stories and wisdom of older adults woven into vignettes and presented region wide. Reviews describe Barbara as a "stunning vocalist," a "folk festival in a box," and a "master teacher." She is on the faculty of the Old Town School of Folk Music in four departments: Vocal, Guitar, Dance and Percussion. She is highly regarded as a warm, engaging, positive and interactive performer and faculty member.

    Silver Circle *

    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
    Contact: Dee Anthony

    Recognition society to honor donors who have contributed to JUF’s Annual Campaign for at least 25 consecutive years.

    Silverman & Weiss Cemetery

    1303 S. Des Plaines Ave.
    Forest Park, IL 60130
    Phone: (708) 366-0125

    Independently owned, serving all Jewish traditions.

    Silverstein Base Hillel *

    Lincoln Park
    Phone: 312-829-1595
    Email: megan@metrochicagohillel.org
    Web: www.metrochicagohillel.org/base
    Contact: Rabbi Megan GoldMarche

    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.

    Sima Miller

    8610 Avers Ave
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 673-6409
    Email: sim18@webtv.net

    Sings Yiddish, Israeli, Ladino, and Russian songs, American show tunes.

    Simcha Link

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

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

    Simon Wiesenthal Center

    Midwest Region
    180 N. LaSalle Street
    Suite 3700
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 981-0105
    Email: swcmidwest@wiesenthal.com
    Web: http://www.wiesenthal.com

    Global Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.

    Simply Simchas

    3011 W. Birchwood
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 761-4275, (312) 213-1075
    Fax: (773) 409-5707
    Email: ar77@aol.com
    Contact: Walter Richtman

    Kosher catering for hotels, homes, and synagogues. KOF-K-certified.

    Sinai Health System *

    California Ave. at 15th Street
    Chicago, IL 60608
    Phone: (773) 542-2000
    Fax: (773) 257-6208
    TTY: (773) 257-6289
    Web: http://www.sinai.org

    Sinai Preschool

    15 W. Delaware Place
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Phone: (312) 867-7000
    Web: http://www.sinaipreschool.org
    Contact: Fern Katz, Early Childhood Director

    NAEYC accredited preschool for children 2-5 years old. Optional enrichment classes and extended day. Parent/tot classes available.

    Skokie Central Congregation

    4040 Main Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-4117
    Email: skokiecentral@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.skokiecentral.com
    Contact: Rabbi Michael Gottesman

    Skokie Eruv Committee

    3709 Arcadia St.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-3788
    Email: skokieeruv@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.skokieeruv.com
    Contact: Meir Belsh

    Inspection and operation of Skokie Eruv.

    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.

    Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue

    8825 E. Prairie Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-3473
    Fax: (847) 674-3488
    Email: admin@svaj.org
    Web: http://www.svaj.org
    Contact: David M. Rubin

    Orthodox congregation.

    Skokie Women's Tefillah Group

    c/o Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob
    8825 E. Prairie Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Email: skokiewtg@gmail.com
    Contact: Rachel Stein

    The SWTG is a community of women and girls, providing a forum for an additional avenue of prayer and spirituality within the bounds of Halacha. Meets at 9 a.m. at Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue one Shabbat morning each month for davening, Torah reading and learning. Also meets on Purim morning for Megillah reading and on Simchat Torah morning for Hakafot. Babysitting provided.

    Slice of Life

    4120-26 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-2021
    Web: http://www.sliceoflifekosher.com

    Vegetarian and dairy cuisine; drop-off catering and party room. cRc-certified.

    Smoked Fish Productions

    2815 W. Greenleaf St.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 764-8936
    Email: smokedfishprod@aol.com
    Web: http://www.carynbark.com
    Contact: Caryn Bark

    A comedian performing one woman shows.

    Solange Sior

    326 Wilcox St.
    Elgin, IL 60123
    Phone: (847) 697-4023

    A vocalist in show tunes, opera, pop, and Jewish songs.

    Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago *

    3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: 847-498-2100, 847-674-3206
    Fax: 847-498-5837
    Email: lynn.weiss@schechter.org
    Web: www.schechter.org
    Contact: Lynn Weiss

    Solomon Schechter is a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, and an ISACS-accredited Jewish Day School with the Ginsburg Early Childhood Center in Skokie and the Sager Solomon Schechter Day School (K-8) in Northbrook.

    Graduates emerge as knowledgable Jews and creative thinkers, who can respect diverse ideas and opinions, feel passionately about Israel, advocate for themselves and important causes, and use their knowledge and skills to enrich the world. Solomon Schechter welcomes families from more than 50 synagogues and reflects a wide spectrum of Jewish observance. 

    Sager Solomon Schechter Day School (K-8)  
    3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062 
    lynn.weiss@schechter.org
     
    Contact: Lynn Weiss, Director of Admissions and Enrollment 

    Ginsburg Early Childhood Center 
    4500 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076 
    irene.sufrin@schechter.org  
    Contact: Irene Sufrin, Principal

    South Suburban Cooperative Jewish Council (CJC) *

    3400 W. 196th Street
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    Phone: (708) 798-1884
    Fax: (708) 798-9148
    Web: http://www.c-j-c.org

    Association of South Suburban Jewish institutions -- Congregation Am Echad, B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom, Temple Anshe Sholom a Beth Torah, Joliet Jewish Congregation, JUF South Suburban Community Services Office, JCC Chicago, Chai Unit B'nai B'rith, Zahava Deborah Hadassah, National Council of Jewish Women South Cook Section, and Jewish War Veterans Pvt. Sam Neivelt Post #407. The CJC was formed to increase affiliation of its respective organizations and to provide services more efficiently to strengthen the Jewish community of the southern suburbs.

    Southern Illinois University *

    Hillel - The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
    Phone: (224) 321–4284
    Email: staff@salukihillel.org
    Web: http://salukihillel.org

    SPARK – Teen Camp

    Agudath Israel of Illinois
    3542 W. Peterson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 279-8400
    Fax: (773) 279-9571
    Web: http://www.aicamps.com
    Contact: Rabbi Yitzchok Ehrman

    Four-week overnight camp located in Marshall, IN. Open to girls completing 10th and 11th grade. Additional limited staff support positions available for girls completing 12th grade, at a discounted price.

    Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership *

    610 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Phone: (312) 322-1700
    Email: info@spertus.edu
    Web: http://www.spertus.edu

    Offers learning opportunities that are rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture and open to all. Offerings are designed to enable personal growth, train future leaders, and engage individuals in exploration of Jewish life. Graduate programs and professional workshops are offered in the Chicago area, in select locations across North America, in Israel, and through distance learning. Public programs including films, speakers, seminars, concerts, and exhibits are offered at the Institute's Michigan Avenue facility, in the Chicago suburbs, and online.

    Spertus Kosher Catering featuring Cuisine by Wolfgang Puck *

    610 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Phone: (312) 322-1718
    Email: spertusevents@wolfgangpuck.com
    Web: http://www.spertus.edu

    Dedicated to using only the freshest, highest quality, seasonal ingredients, the culinary team works closely with Chicago's regional suppliers to create flavorful food for everyone, whatever their culture, at Spertus or your own location.

    Glatt kosher cRc-certified.

    Springboard *

    30 S. Wells Street, Suite 5042
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 357-4987
    Email: sarinagerson@juf.org
    Web: http://www.springboardchicago.org
    Contact: Sarina Gerson

    Created for Jewish teens of all backgrounds who are interested in having fun, making friends, and discovering new experiences. Teens and their families learn about exciting and meaningful ways to get involved in the Chicagoland Jewish community including local programs and immersive school break experiences. Springboard also offers professional development opportunities for Jewish youth professionals, lay leaders and volunteers.

    Springfield Jewish Federation

    1045 Outerpark Drive, Suite 320
    Springfield, IL 62704-5126
    Phone: (217) 787-7223
    Fax: (212) 787-7470
    Web: http://www.shalomspringfield.org

    Star-K Kosher Certification

    122 Slade Ave.
    Suite 300
    Baltimore, MD 21208
    Phone: (410) 484-4110
    Fax: (410) 653-9294
    Email: star-k@star-k.org

    Starr Kosher Catering

    6320 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 465-6247
    Fax: (773) 465-4374
    Email: starrkosher@gmail.com
    Contact: Michael Kirshner

    80-seat banquet hall on site. Off-site catering drop-off. cRc-certified. Both meat and dairy available.

    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.

    Stewart Figa

    401 E. Ontario Street
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 751-0242
    Email: cantor@wsthz.org

    Vocalist in Yiddish theater music.

    Stories by Stuhlman

    6617 N. Mozart St.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 743-5288
    Email: ddstuhlman@earthlink.net
    Web: http://www.stuhlman.info
    Contact: Daniel Stuhlman

    Jewish storyteller.

    STORM Interactive Entertainment

    593 N. Wolf Road
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    Phone: (866) 551-5900
    Email: info@cspworldwide.com
    Web: http://www.partywithstorm.com
    Contact: Carey Smolensky

    Incorporating the talents of live musicians, vocalists, percussionists, and cirque performers into the mix of DJs, MCs and Interactive Dancers. STORM is for those who want something out of the ordinary! Part of the Carey Smolensky Productions family of companies for simchas and corporate events locally, nationally and globally.

    Studios of Lee Loebman

    243 Braxton Way
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    Phone: (847) 721-6639
    Email: lee@loebman.com
    Web: http://www.loebman.com

    Ketubot, paper cutting, lithographs.

    Sunset Memorial Lawns Cemetery

    3100 Shermer Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 724-0669

    Exclusively Jewish sections.

    Supporting Foundations *

    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.com
    Contact: Rose Jagust

    A flexible charitable giving program that allows donors and their designated family members, friends and associates, to participate actively in deciding how these resources will benefit our community. A separate charitable corporation or trust, a Supporting Foundation obtains the tax status of a public charity by affiliating in a defined way with the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

    Susan Stone

    1320 Wesley Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Phone: (847) 712-2844
    Email: susan@susanstone-storyteller.com
    Web: http://www.susanstone-storyteller.com

    An award-winning storyteller around the country as well as in Poland, Susan tells stories to enlighten, entertain and illuminate the human condition. Performances, workshops, for adults and families. She shares Midrash, folktales, Chasidic and personal stories. Keynote speaker.

    Swartzberg House *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3101 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000, (773) 262-3113
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net

    Total of 99 apartments. Head of household must be 62 years or older and entire household must meet HUD Section 8 income requirements. Social services and activities provided.

    Sweet Margy

    Phone: (773) 710-9666
    Email: info@confectiondiva.com
    Web: http://www.confectiondiva.com

    Hand-dipped, gourmet toffee. Available throughout the greater Chicago area at many fine foods stores. Only those factory sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

    Sweet Pea's Ice Cream

    764 Sheridan Road
    Highwood, IL 60040
    Phone: (847) 266-1116
    Web: http://www.sweetpeasicecream.com
    Contact: Sanford Blechman

    Kosher ice cream available.

    Swissotel Chicago

    323 E. Upper Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 565-7918
    Web: http://www.swissotel.com/chicago

    Kosher catering by Danziger. cRc-certified.

    Syd Lieberman

    2522 Ashland Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Phone: (847) 328-6281
    Web: http://www.sydlieberman.com

    Storyteller of folk tales, short stories, and original pieces.

    Synagogue F.R.E.E.

    2935 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 274-5123
    Fax: (773) 274-3810
    Email: snotik@obshina.com
    Web: http://www.obshina.com
    Contact: Rabbi Shmuel Notik, Executive Director

    Orthodox congregation.

    Synagogue-Federation Commission *

    Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 357-4861
    Fax: (312) 553-5479
    Email: synfed@juf.org
    Web: http://www.https://www.juf.org/congregants/Congregations-Connections.aspx

    The Commission was established to create an ongoing dialogue and enhance the working relationship among congregations, the denominational movements and the Jewish Federation with the objective of strengthening the Jewish community of metropolitan Chicago.

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