Miscellaneous Programs

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

JCC Perlstein Retreat Center *

Summer Address
P.O. Box 104
Lake Delton, WI 53940
Phone: 847-763-3605
Fax: 847-763-3680
Email: retreats@jccchicago.org
Web: www.perlsteinretreat.com
Contact: Chuck Kahalnik

Located on Lake Blass in the Wisconsin Dells, the JCC Perlstein Retreat Center is available for business and private rentals throughout the year. The location and facilities are perfect for your next retreat, meeting or simcha. Accommodations include include hotel-style rooms with a private balcony or patio, housekeeping and kosher meals and snacks. There's space for activities and meetings on our property and adjacent Camp Chi.

Winter Address:
3050 Woodridge Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062

JCC Pritzker Center for Jewish Education *

Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 763-3627
Fax: (847) 675-2914
Web: http://www.jccchicago.org
Contact: Abby Ashkenazi

Supporting Jewish educational programs and services offered by JCC.

JET - Jewish Education Team

8170 N. McCormick Blvd.
Suite 221
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (773) 817-4406
Email: info@jetcampus.com
Web: http://www.jetcampus.com
Contact: Rabbi Zev Kahn

Empowers and inspires Jewish college students and young professionals to develop a stronger connection to our Jewish heritage, the Jewish people and the land of Israel through fun, authentic and innovative educational, social and travel programs.

Mummies and Masterpieces

Phone: (847) 220-0325
Email: lauren@mummiesandmasterpieces.com
Web: http://www.mummiesandmasterpieces.com
Contact: Lauren Perlman, Founder and Director

A program for the enhancement of classroom curriculum through museum collections, slide shows, art projects and museum visits for schools, synagogues, summer camps and other Jewish organizations.

ORT Chicago

3701 Commercial Ave., Suite 13
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-1605
Fax: (847) 291-7538
Email: chicago@ortamerica.org
Web: https://www.ortamerica.org/regions/chicago-region

ORT Chicago is the regional office for ORT America, the leading fundraising organization for World ORT. We help promote the organization's mission and collect contributions for ORT's growing global network of schools and programs. Established 138 years ago and currently active in 37 countries and 235 schools, ORT is the Jewish organization meeting the world's educational needs. ORT stands alone in providing opportunities for more than 300,000 students each year. ORT programs are truly life-changing. To learn more, please visit: www.ortamerica.org.

 

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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