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

    Habonim Dror Camp Tavor

    59884 Arthur L. Jones Road
    Three Rivers, MI 49093
    Phone: 269-215-1399
    Email: info@camptavor.org
    Web: www.camptavor.org

    Non-denominational Jewish overnight camp experience. Offers programs for boys and girls entering grades three-12. Session lengths range from five days to seven weeks. Camp Tavor's community is nurturing and inclusive. Activities are individualized and aim to build self-confidence. Serves kosher meals, and much of the food grown is from the camp organic farm. New campers may be eligible for up to $1,000 off camp tuition.

    Hadassah Associates North Shore Chapter

    Women's Zionist Organization of America
    Joseph & Mae Gray Hadassah House
    60 Revere Drive, Suite 800
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-1909
    Fax: (847) 205-1909
    Email: chicago-northshore@hadassah.org
    Web: http://www.northshore.hadassah.org
    Contact: Jeff Richardson

    The men's affiliate of Hadassah.

    Hadassah Chicago-North Shore Chapter

    Joseph & Mae Gray Hadassah House
    60 Revere Drive
    Suite 800
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-1900
    Fax: (847) 205-1909
    Email: chicago-northshore@hadassah.org
    Web: http://www.hadassah.org/chicago-northshore
    Contact: Luisa Ellenbogen, President

    Enhances the health of people worldwide through support of medical care and research at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem.

    Hadassah Chicago-North Shore Chapter's 11,000 members are committed to making a difference in Israel and in their local communities. From book groups to mah jongg, from education to travel, from history to culture and literature, Hadassah has something special for members of all ages.

    Hadassah Resale Shop

    405 Lake Cook Road
    Deerfield Park Plaza
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (224) 415-3994
    Contact: Jessica Castrejon, Manager

    Upscale resale shop serving the North Shore and surrounding communities. Donations accepted year-round. Furniture pick-up can be arranged by calling the store. All proceeds benefit Hadassah Medical Organization.

    Hamachi Sushi Bar

    2801 W. Howard Street
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 293-6904
    Email: hamachisushibar@gmail.com
    Web: http://hamachichicago.com

    Offers a variety of sushi rolls, sandwiches and pasta, including vegetarian options. cRc-certified. Available for dine-in, take out, delivery and catering.

    Hanna Sacks Bais Yaakov High School *

    Associated Talmud Torahs
    3021 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 338-9222
    Fax: (773) 338-2405
    Email: office@hsby.org
    Web: http://www.hsby.org
    Contact: Tobie Teller, Principal

    Four-year Orthodox high school for girls, accredited by North Central Association.

    Har-Shalom

    1221 Lake Cook Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (513) 807-7679
    Email: rabbi@har-shalom.com
    Web: http://www.har-shalom.com
    Contact: Rabbi Michael Sommer

    Reform congregation.

    HATAV Orchestra

    5736 N. Drake Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 539-1965

    Variety of Jewish music, featuring Chasidic.

    Hatzabarim Israeli Folk Dance Co.

    3850 White Cloud Drive
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-6677
    Fax: (847) 674-5606
    Email: hatzabarim@aol.com
    Contact: Marla Balaban

    Performs Israeli and Jewish dances, songs, and dramatizations. Israeli folk dance instruction.

    Headcovers Unlimited

    214 S Iowa Ave.
    League City, TX 77370-4016
    Phone: (281) 334-4287, (800) 264-4287
    Web: http://www.headcovers.com
    Contact: Danielle

    An online store and great resource for total head coverage hats, wigs and scarves.

    Headscarf and Tichel Online

    Email: pint12@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.mitpachat.com/en
    Contact: Ilan

    Designer headscarves and tichels. Huge selection of styles and models. Products shipped worldwide via Israel post office.

    Hebrew Benevolent Society of Chicago

    1132 Lockwood Drive
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 279-8115
    Email: hbensoc@comcast.net
    Contact: Cathy Eiseman-Horwitz, President

    Manages Gates 2 and 3 of what is commonly known as Jewish Graceland Cemetery (3919 N. Clark Street, Chicago). Not affiliated with Gates 1 and 4.

    Hebrew Seminary

    A Rabbinical School for Deaf & Hearing
    4435 W. Oakton Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-4113
    Fax: (847) 677-7945
    Email: abrown@hebrewseminary.org
    Web: http://www.hebrewseminary.org
    Contact: Alison Brown

    The mission of Hebrew Seminary is to train women and men as rabbis and Jewish educators to serve all Jewish communities, including the deaf community. Hebrew Seminary has been an inclusive and egalitarian community for the study and practice of Judaism since our founding in 1992. Our program encourages the highest commitment to traditional scholarship, such as Talmud, Bible, and Hebrew, as well as the spiritual discipline of Kabbalah. This teaches our students to be scholars, educators, and leaders, as well as spiritual guides who can hear and share the voice of God with members of their communities.

    Hebrew Theological College (HTC) *

    Main Office
    7135 N. Carpenter Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 982-2500
    Fax: (847) 674-6381
    Email: htc@htc.edu
    Web: http://www.htc.edu

    Academic and professional educational programs for advancement of scholarship in Jewish law and culture, offered in accordance with the principles of Orthodox Judaism. 

    Beis Midrash
    A serious Yeshiva and college program, where its focus is to foster a love of Torah learning and enable students to advance professional goals in a framework of a Yeshiva. Students form lifelong relationships with Rabbeim and faculty, making HTC a warm and comfortable environment in which to grow.

    Kanter School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Courses in liberal arts and sciences, optional additional majors in accounting, business, computer and information sciences, education, English and psychology, pre-professional health track.

    Rabbinic Ordination Program
    Bressler School of Advanced Hebrew Studies and Kanter School of Liberal Arts and Sciences offer training in Orthodox principles for rabbis and laity; B.A. in Judaic studies, with a second major option in business, accounting, computer and information science, and psychology; for men only. Israel experience program option.

    Hecht Chassidus Library

    2935 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 274-5123
    Fax: (773) 274-3810
    Email: f.r.e.e.@ix.netcom.com

    Books on Jewish life and religion. Open to the public.

    Heller JCC Adult Program *

    Temple Sholom
    3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Phone: (773) 975-8375
    Web: http://www.jccchicago.org

    Program offers older adults the opportunity to come together for Open University and activities like current events discussions, Yiddish lessons, and a variety of lecture and day trips in a relaxed, social environment.

    Herb Hartman

    3848 W. Roscoe Street, Suite 1
    Chicago, IL 60618
    Phone: (773) 583-7463

    A cantor for Conservative or Reform services and wedding ceremonies.

    Heritage Multimedia Library

    2941 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-1800
    Email: heritage@russianjews.org
    Web: http://www.russianjews.org
    Contact: Rabbi Eliezer Dimarsky

    Multilingual.

    Heritage Russian Jewish Congregation

    2941 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-1800
    Email: heritage@russianjews.org
    Web: http://www.russianjews.org
    Contact: Rabbi Eliezer Dimarsky

    Orthodox synagogue geared to Russian Jews of all affiliations and ages. Bilingual (Russian and English) seminars about Jews and Judaism. Adult Jewish Education for Russian Jews. Multilingual library and multimedia resources.

    Herut-Likud

    901 W. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL 60622
    Phone: (312) 829-9010
    Fax: (312) 829-6683

    Supports the policies of the Likud Party and the rights of the Jewish people to their homeland.

    HIAS Chicago (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Chicago) *

    216 W. Jackson Blvd.
    Suite 700
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 357-4666
    Fax: (312) 855-3291
    Email: hiaschicago@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.hiaschicago.org
    Contact: Jessica Schaffer

    Advocacy for the rights of refugees and immigrants on national, state, and local levels. Broad range of pre- and post-immigration services, including refugee processing; permanent residency preparation; assistance with family-based petitions; assistance in the citizenship application process; reparations assistance for Holocaust survivors; community outreach and education; immigrant integration programs. Trained multi-lingual staff and corps of volunteers. Services provided at multiple sites in Chicago and the north and northwest suburbs. Volunteers are welcome! Volunteers help individuals in the citizenship application process through teaching citizenship preparation classes in English, providing bilingual in-home citizenship tutoring and conducting practice citizenship interviews with applicants.

    HIAS Chicago Volunteers *

    Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS Chicago)
    216 W. Jackson Blvd.
    Suite 700
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 357-4666
    Fax: (312) 855-3291
    Email: hiaschicago@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.hiaschicago.org

    Promotion of immigrant and refugee rights for Jewish refugees and immigrants from the former Soviet Union and others, location services, and assistance in the citizenship application process: teaching citizenship preparation classes in English, providing bilingual in-home citizenship tutoring and conducting practice citizenship interviews with applicants.

    Hidden Children/Child Survivors Chicago

    Phone: (312) 664-3769
    Email: olgamweiss@gmail.com
    Contact: Olga Weiss

    Members of this international organization survived the Holocaust, as children in Europe during World War II.

    Highland Park Eruv

    874 Central Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 266-0770
    Web: http://www.hperuv.com

    Approved by Rabbi Benzion Twerski and Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst, Dayan of Agudath Israel.

    Highland Pop, Ltd.

    2070 Green Bay Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: 847-433-4200
    Email: info@highlandpop.com
    Web: www.highlandpop.com
    Contact: Kimberly Cohen

    Gourmet popcorn store with a large variety of candies, fudge, Italian ice, and much more. cRc-certified.

    Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School *

    Associated Talmud Torahs
    7120 N. Laramie Ave.
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 674-6533
    Fax: (847) 674-8313
    Email: margot.parnass@hilleltorah.org
    Web: http://www.hilleltorah.org
    Contact: Rabbi Menachem Linzer, Principal; Margot Parnass, Director of Admissions

    Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school, for children in preschool through eighth grade. Emphasis on Torah and Chesed, Israel and Ivrit language instruction beginning in the early childhood program. Interactive dual language curriculum and 21st century, child-centered learning approach.

    Holocaust Community Services *

    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1004, (773) 508-1000
    Email: hcs@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Yonit Hoffman, Holocaust Community Services Program Director

    Provides care management, financial assistance, and socialization programming for survivors living in the Chicagoland area. A collaborative effort of JUF/Federation, CJE SeniorLife, Jewish Child & Family Services, in partnership with HIAS Chicago. Social services for Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

    Holocaust Educational Foundation

    619 Emerson Road
    Evanston, IL 60208
    Phone: (847) 467-4408
    Email: hef@northwestern.edu
    Web: http://hef.northwestern.edu
    Contact: Benjamin Frommer

    Establishes Holocaust courses in colleges and universities. Holds biennial Lessons and Legacies Holocaust International Conference for professors. Established annual Summer Institute for Holocaust and Jewish Civilization at Northwestern University. Videotaped Holocaust survivors for inclusion in the Yale Archives for Holocaust Testimony.

    Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago

    133 E. Ogden Ave., #201
    Hinsdale, IL 60521
    Phone: (630) 243-5886
    Email: hcachicagoil@gmail.com
    Web: www.homecareassistancechicago.com

    Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago is here to serve families like yours. If you or your loved one is in need of high quality home care, you have come to the right place. Home Care Assistance is privileged and honored to be care partners to so many local families in the Greater Chicago area.

    Home-Delivered Meals *

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

    Through Title III, CJE provides the home delivery of one to two hot kosher meals for older adults who are unable to shop and/or prepare food. All meals provide for calorie controlled, diabetic, low fat and low salt diets. Frozen meals, available during weekday delivery, may be used for weekends. Meals are delivered by volunteers between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Eligibility regulations, prices and menu options differ according to the funding source and the client’s location.

    Hometown Bagel, Inc.

    12401 S. Kedvale Ave.
    Alsip, IL 60803
    Phone: (708) 385-0002
    Fax: (708) 280-5925
    Email: info@hometownbagel.com
    Web: http://hometownbagel.com

    Wide variety of bagels and bagel chips. Available in various grocery stores and at local farmers markets. Commercial delivery. Only those factory sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

    Honest Reporting

    10024 Skokie Blvd.
    Suite 202
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (866) 508-7884, (847) 674-8783
    Email: gkenzer@honestreporting.com
    Web: http://www.honestreporting.com
    Contact: Gary Kenzer

    Monitors international media for fair, accurate representation of Israel; works to expose bias and effect change through education and action; also has a media facility in Jerusalem where journalists have access to supportive services, and training programs.

    Hungarian Kosher Foods

    4020 W. Oakton Street
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 674-8008
    Web: http://www.hungariankosher.com

    Midwest's largest All Kosher Only Kosher™ supermarket. cRc-certified.

    Hy Life Bistro

    4120 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-2021

    Meat cuisine. Drop-off catering and party room. cRc-certified.

    Hyatt Regency Chicago

    151 E. Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 239-4700
    Web: http://www.chicagoregency.hyatt.com

    More than 25 years of kosher catering experience. On-site glatt kosher kitchen. cRc-certified.

    Hyde Park JCC Day Camp *

    5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Phone: (773) 966-1069
    Fax: (773) 753-3085
    Email: jkramer@jccchicago.org
    Web: http://www.jccchicago.org/hpcamp
    Contact: Josh Kramer, Camp Director

    Neighborhood day camp for children ages 3 years through second grade. The camp offers swim instruction and features an air-conditioned gym and fun indoor spaces, art studio, playground, close to lakefront, and access to Harold Washington Park for sports and outdoor activities. Four- and eight-week sessions are available. A third through ninth grade camp is available at Apachi Flossmoor located at the Anita M. Stone Community Center or JCC Apachi Chicago Day Camp at UIC (bus service from Hyde Park JCC is provided).

    Hyde Park/Kenwood Council of Jewish Organizations

    5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Phone: (773) 753-3080
    Fax: (773) 753-3085
    Contact: Laurie Goldberg

    An umbrella group representing South Side Jewish organizations and producing community events.

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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

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