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

    L'Chaim Center

    405 Lake Cook Road, Suite 207
    in Deerfield Park Plaza
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 899-8599
    Email: lchaimcenter@sbcglobal.net
    Web: http://www.lchaimcenter.org
    Contact: Rabbi David Begoun

    Through a wide array of classes and events, monthly Shabbat programs, and trips and retreats, L'Chaim Center offers Jewish people of all ages, backgrounds and affiliations authentic Jewish experiences.

    La Criolla

    909 W. Randolph Street
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Phone: (312) 243-8882
    Email: c.maldonado@lacriolla.com
    Web: http://www.lacriolla.com

    Wholesale spices, flour, honey, beans, olives, oils. Only those factory sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

    Lake Shore Drive Synagogue - Shomrei Israel

    70 E. Elm Street
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 337-6811
    Fax: (312) 337-6118
    Email: lsds0@yahoo.com
    Web: http://www.lsds70.org

    Traditional congregation.

    Lake Shore Health Care & Rehabilitation Centre

    7200 N. Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60626
    Phone: (773) 973-7200

    Managed care, Medicare/Medicaid provider, 24-hour skilled care, respite care, respiratory care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and hospice care.

    Lake Shore Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

    7200 N. Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60626
    Phone: (773) 973-7200
    Web: http://www.lakeshorehrc.com

    Fully kosher skilled nursing facility.

    Lakeshore Jewish Funerals

    3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Phone: (773) 625-8621
    Fax: (773) 625-8609
    Email: dan@lakeshorejewishfunerals.com
    Web: http://www.lakeshorejewishfunerals.com
    Contact: Dan Schubring, Funeral Director

    The only Jewish funeral provider located south of the North Shore and Northwest Suburbs. Serving the entire Jewish community. Advance planning, chapel, graveside, or synagogue services. 

    Lakeside Children’s Center Preschool

    Lakeside Congregation
    1221 County Line Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-4766
    Email: pauladavis25@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.lakesidecongregation.org
    Contact: Paula Davis

    Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism

    1221 County Line Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-7950
    Fax: (847) 432-0583
    Email: office@lakesidecongregation.org
    Web: http://www.lakesidecongregation.org
    Contact: Rabbi Isaac Serotta

    A liberal Reform congregation offering many paths to meaningful Reform Judaism. Very welcoming to interfaith and LGBTQ relationships. Widely diverse musical, educational and social justice programs.

    Larry Brent Orchestra

    4208 N. Harvard Ave.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    Phone: (847) 392-4910

    Leah Shoshanah

    2827 W. Sherwin Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 517-9042
    Email: leahshoshanah@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.leahshoshanah.com
    Contact: Leah Shoshanah

    Singing with guitar accompaniment and song leading for shabbat, bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, parties and special events.

    Leah Sosewitz

    1469 St. Johns Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-8258
    Fax: (847) 432-8994
    Email: leah@judaicartstudio.com
    Web: http://www.judaicartstudio.com
    Contact: Leah Sosewitz

    Ketubot, illuminations, papercuts, invitations, synagogue donor recognition projects, etched glass and wood Judaica.

    Legacies and Endowments *

    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: David Rosen

    Helps ensure the continuation of vital programs and services supported by the Jewish Federation by building a strong endowment fund. Services include: gift planning; bequest and philanthropic consultation; administration of philanthropic funds; income for life gifts; charitable gift and trust management; and family foundation education, consultation and administration.

    Legal Advocacy Center *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    216 W. Jackson Blvd.
    Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 673-2740
    Fax: (312) 855-3754
    Email: sandeshamash@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.jcfs.org/legal-advocacy
    Contact: Sande Shamash, J.D.

    Provides legal representation, consultation, and information and referral services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

    Levy House *

    CJE SeniorLife
    1221 W. Sherwin Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60626
    Phone: (773) 508-1000, (773) 262-3113
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net

    Eight-story building with 56 affordable one-bedroom apartments for seniors 55 or older. Rental certificates and vouchers welcome. Located steps from the lakefront and public transportation. Social services and activities provided.

    Lewis Family Summer Intern Program *

    The Hillels of Illinois
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: 312-357-4889
    Email: lsip@juf.org
    Web: www.juf.org/lsip
    Contact: Jen Lande, Director

    Nationally recognized eight-week, paid, work-study internship for undergraduates. Field placements are available at agencies and departments of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, as well as businesses in the Chicagoland area. Interns work four days a week at their placement and spend one day a week in seminars focused on leadership development, practical training, and Jewish learning.

    Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation *

    CJE SeniorLife
    9700 Gross Point Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 929-3320, (773) 508-1000
    Fax: (847) 929-3290
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.liebermancenter.net
    Contact: Nancy Harris, Interim Executive Director

    Lieberman Center is a skilled long-term nursing facility for those who need more specialized nursing care. It also provides post-hospitalization and Medicare Part A short-term rehabilitation, a dementia special care unit as well as hospice and respite care. Lieberman offers private rooms, an onsite health center, dining room with kosher meals, beauty/barber shop, synagogue, social hall and more. Unique social, recreational, religious and rehabilitative programs are a regular part of the weekly agenda.

    Limmud Chicago

    9318 Skokie Blvd.
    Suite 4821
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 302-1155, (847) 602-6539
    Email: cochairs@limmudchicago.org
    Web: http://www.limmudchicago.org
    Contact: Shoshana Waskow, Anita Silvert

    A communiversity of Jewish learning and culture. Limmud means “learning” in Hebrew.

    Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation A.G. Beth Israel

    7117 N. Crawford Ave.
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: (847) 676-0491
    Fax: (847) 676-0797
    Email: officeljc@att.net
    Web: http://www.ljcagbi.org
    Contact: Rabbi Joel Lehrfield

    Traditional congregation.

    Lincolnwood Place

    7000 N. McCormick Blvd.
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: 847-686-2992
    Web: www.seniorlifestyle.com/lincolnwood

    Continuing-care retirement community with apartments, washers and dryers and on-site health care options.

    Linda's Headquarters

    3339 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076-2411
    Phone: (847) 679-0669
    Contact: Linda Keefe

    Hats, snoods, berets, caps, falls, scarves; fashionable, practical. Many products from Israel. Hosts hat parties.

    Linkages for Families of Adults with Disabilities *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1106, (773) 508-1000
    Fax: (773) 508-1028
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Mariana Sanchez, Linkages Coordinator

    Linkages identifies and addresses the issues, needs, and challenges of older adults and their family members with disabilities. Professional staff members explore resource options, provide phone support, coordinate services and assist with future planning and advocacy. Monthly support group meetings and educational programs give families the opportunity to discuss their mutual concerns.

    Lion of Judah Endowment *

    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: Dee Anthony

    A special endowment opportunity for women to sustain their annual Lion of Judah contribution to the JUF Annual Campaign in perpetuity. These gifts are part of The Centennial Campaign. Donors receive special recognition; those whose gifts exceed $100,000 are permanently inscribed on The Centennial Wall.

    Listen Up! Jewish Vocal Band

    4117 Greenwood Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (773) 973-3375
    Email: steve@jewishsong.com
    Web: http://www.jewishsong.com
    Contact: Steve Singer

    Jewish vocal band delivers all styles of Jewish music completely a cappella with harmony, humor, and vocal pyrotechnics. Also available for Shabbat. 

    Little Friends Inc.

    140 N. Wright St.
    Naperville, IL 60540
    Phone: (630) 355-6533
    Web: http://www.littlefriendsinc.com
    Contact: Tammy Niemeyer

    Serves children and adults with developmental, emotional or behavioral disabilities: early intervention, alternative schools, family support, vocational training and community-based residential services, services to children with autism.

    Liz Zoller Cohen

    Phone: (773) 251-1382
    Email: cohenliz@me.com

    Singer, pianist, cantorial soloist. Popular, standards, jazz, Broadway, Jewish music and liturgy, cocktail piano for all occasions.

    Loyola University *

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

    Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois

    Regional Headquarters
    2833 W. Howard Street
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 262-2770
    Email: info@chabadillinois.com
    Web: http://www.chabadillinois.com
    Contact: Rabbi Yosef Moscowitz, Rabbi Baruch Epstein, Rabbi Meir Moscowitz

    Regional headquarters for 43 Illinois Chabad Centers.

    Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook

    2095 Landwehr Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 564-8770
    Email: info@chabadnorthbrook.com
    Web: http://www.chabadnorthbrook.com
    Contact: Rabbi Meir Shimon Moscowitz, Director

    Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie

    4059 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 677-1770
    Fax: (847) 673-3487
    Email: info@skokiechabad.org
    Web: http://www.skokiechabad.org
    Contact: Rabbi Yosef Posner

    Jewish Learning Institute for adult education, Jewish Youth House with programming for teens, Hebrew School, Junior Gan Israel Day Camp, coordinated visitation of hospitals and nursing homes.

    Lubavitch Girls High School *

    Associated Talmud Torahs
    6350 N. Whipple Street
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 743-7716
    Fax: (773) 743-7735
    Email: lghs@sbcglobal.net
    Web: http://www.lghschicago.org
    Contact: Esther Rochel Moscowitz, Principal

    State-accredited Orthodox high school for girls, run in the Lubavitch tradition.

    Lubavitch Women's Organization

    2646 W. Farwell St.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 743-4662

    Programs for all Jewish denominations.

    Ludwig Rosenberger Library of Judaica

    Special Collections Research Center
    University of Chicago Library
    1100 E. 57th Street
    Chicago, IL 60637-1502
    Phone: (773) 702-8714
    Fax: (773) 702-3728
    Web: http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/scrc
    Contact: Daniel Meyer, Director

    Noncirculating collection of 17,000 titles documenting the social and cultural history of the Jewish people; catalog available at Judaica; Catalogue of the Library of Ludwig Rosenberger (Cincinnati, 1971) and Judaica; Catalogue of the Library of Ludwig Rosenberger, Expanded Supplement (Cincinnati, 1979). Collection open to the public for research. Contact department before visiting.

    Lynn Hazan

    79 W. Monroe Street
    Suite 1308
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: (312) 863-5401
    Email: lynn@lhazan.com
    Web: http://www.lhazan.com
    Contact: Lynn Hazan

    Storytelling, dramatic presentations and interactive workshops for all ages on Judaism and the Jewish experience for holidays, life cycle events, communal celebrations. Special programs on personal narratives, Jewish humor and global Jewish experience (including Sephardic and Ethiopian Jewry).

    Lyuba Golz Russian Judaica Library

    2935 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 274-3810
    Fax: (773) 274-3810
    Email: f.r.e.e.@ix.netcom.com

    Russian language books, audio/video library.

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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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