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

    Congregation Or Menorah

    7006 N California Ave
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 299-8022
    Contact: Rabbi Doug Zelden

    Orthodox congregation.

    Oak Park Temple B'nai Abraham Zion

    1235 N. Harlem Ave.
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    Phone: (708) 386-3937
    Contact: Rabbi Max Weiss

    Reform congregation.

    Oakridge Jewish Cemetery

    4301 W. Roosevelt Road
    Hillside, IL 60162
    Phone: (708) 344-5600

    Exclusively serving all Jewish traditions.

    Oakton Community College *

    Metro Chicago Hillel
    924 S. Morgan Street
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Phone: (312) 829-1595
    Contact: Jonah Brandhandler, Senior Jewish Life Associate

    Oakwoods Cemetery

    1035 E. 67th St.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 288-3800
    Contact: Myrtis Taylor

    Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

    Ohel Shalom Torah Center

    2949 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-5274
    Fax: (773) 465-6170
    Contact: Rabbi Daniel J. Raccah

    Orthodox congregation.

    OK Kosher Certification

    391 Troy Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11213
    Phone: (718) 756-7500
    Fax: (718) 756-7503

    Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute URJ (OSRUI) *

    1121 Lake Cook Road, Suite D
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 509-0990 x1
    Fax: (847) 509-0970
    Contact: Denise Heimlich

    OSRUI is the Reform movement camp in Wisconsin, offering a unique environment for campers in grades two-12. They combine creative and innovative Jewish experiences with all the fun of summer camp – swimming, sports, drama, dance, archery, boating, horseback riding, visual arts, campfires, photography, waterskiing, high- and low-ropes, biking, camping trips, caring counselors and lifelong friendships.

    One Happy Camper *

    Foundation for Jewish Camp
    Jewish United Fund
    Phone: (312) 357-4995
    Contact: Rachel White

    The Foundation for Jewish Camp and the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago offer opportunities to make sure that every child has access to an unforgettable Jewish summer experience. One Happy Camper offers incentive grants of up to $1,000 for children attending nonprofit, Jewish overnight camp for the first time for 19 days or longer.

    Onward Israel *


    Develop your professional future and build your resume through a high-level internship side by side with Israeli peers. This Tel Aviv based internship program places you in a work environment based on your skills, interests and future plans. Intern four days a week while one day a week will be devoted to learning about and experiencing contemporary Israeli society.

    This program is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other lead philanthropists, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Jewish United Fund, and is organized by Israel Way.

    Or Tzedek: Teen Institute for Social Justice

    610 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 400
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Phone: 312-663-0960
    Contact: Hannah Arwe

    Or Tzedek is JCUA's Teen Institute for Social Justice! A unique 12-day summer immersion program for teens across Illinois and the country who want to become agents of change. Learn about social justice and community organizing through a Jewish lens and participate in hands-on justice work with local organizations. Build Jewish community and bond with fellow teens interested in making a difference in their communities. Tour Chicago in the summer time and have a blast!

    Oren Lakser, MD

    9024 Sleeping Bear Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-0868

    ORT America

    3701 Commercial Ave., Suite 13
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 291-0475
    Fax: (847) 291-7538

    Committed to strengthening communities throughout the world by educating people, financially supporting schools and programs in 35 countries.

    ORT Resale Shop (Evanston)

    ORT America Metropolitan Chicago Region
    915 Chicago Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60202
    Phone: (847) 864-6099

    Proceeds benefit the ORT America education programs. Monday-Saturday: 11:30am-6:00pm

    ORT Resale Shop (Highland Park)

    ORT America Metropolitan Chicago Region
    1710 1st St.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 433-1697

    Proceeds benefit the ORT America education programs. Monday-Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (donations accepted until 4pm).

    Oy!Chicago *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 357-4891
    Contact: Steven Chaitman

    An online community for Jews in the Loop, Oy!Chicago is for the socially conscious, intellectually curious and community-minded. Oy! is home to articles, blog posts, event listingsand ongoing discussions about Jewish life. You’re living Jewishly—or Jew-ishly—in Chicago and we want to talk about it.

    Advertising Phone: (312) 357-4872
    Advertising E-mail:

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