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

2939 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 764-8872, (866) 697-2224
Fax: (773) 262-8876
Email: aw@chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
Web: http://www.chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
Contact: Rabbi Aron Wolf

Transportation for the elderly and handicapped, 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
Web: http://www.kesherstam.com

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

Rabbi Chaim Twerski

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

Sofrim.

Nathan Yochanan

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

Sofrim.

Rabbi Dovid Zucker

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

Sofrim.

What's New in the Guide

TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

• Early childhood education 

• Internship program for social work and psychology

• Pharmacy Technician Training 

• Janitorial Training program

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

• Recovery from addiction and substance abuse prevention 

• Adoption and infertility 

• Support during illness, grief and loss

• Domestic violence 

• Sexual abuse prevention 

• Connections to counseling, education and prevention services through synagogue partnerships 

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES

• Community-based group living 

• Support and assistance for independent living 

• Home-based waiver for children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities 

• Specialized recreational camp for children and teens atCamp Firefly

• Job training and customized employment opportunities 

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