Sofrim

Sofrim are scribes trained and qualified to create and repair kosher Torah scrolls, tefilin, and mezuot.

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

Chicago Mitzvah Campaign

2757 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 764-8872 , (866) 697-2224
Fax: (773) 262-8876
Email: aw@chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
URL: http://www.chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
Contact: Rabbi Aron Wolf

Transportation for the elderly and people with disabilites, hospital and nursing home visitations, subsidized emergency medical alert systems, delivery of kosher food for patients and the homebound, free kosher guest meals in hospitals, promotes traditional Jewish funeral practices. Hospitality suites adjacent to local hospitals. Assists in selection, inspection, and hanging of mezuzot in homes, checks tefillin.

Kesher Stam Inc.

2817 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 973-7826
Fax: (773) 262-5361
Email: info@kesherstam.com
URL: http://www.kesherstam.com

Certified sofer, examiner, and batim specialist, tefillin repair/reshaping.

Nathan Yochanan

2704 W. Chase Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 338-7704

Sofrim.

Rabbi Chaim Twerski

6542 N. Christiana Ave.
Lincolnwood
IL
60712
Phone: (847) 679-3052
Email: chaimtw@gmail.com

Sofrim.

Rabbi Dovid Zucker

6630 N. Mozart St.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 761-0212

Sofrim.

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Rabbi Shmuel Katz, C.M.

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Rachael's Creations

Handmade, unique Judaica crafted from polymer clay, including mezuzah cases, shabbat candle stick sets, menorahs and seder plates. Pieces are adorned with a variety of elements including wire, beads, stones, mica powders and alcohol inks. Many gifts can be personalized with English or Hebrew letters.