Humanistic Congregations/Synagogues

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

Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community

1457 Wilmot Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 945-6512
Email: info@bethchaverim.net
Web: http://www.bethchaverim.net
Contact: Rabbi Jodi Kornfeld

Education, Jewish heritage and traditions, critical and independent thought.

Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

175 Olde Half Day Road, Suite 123
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Phone: (847) 383-5184
Fax: (847) 777-6848
Email: info@kolhadash.com
Web: http://www.kolhadash.com
Contact: Jeremy Owens, Administrator

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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