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: http://www.campchi.com
Contact: Contact Name: Ari

Host your next gathering on our 20 wooded, lakeside acres, right next door to the Wisconsin Dells. Serene and spacious facilities offer your group a real retreat from the hustle and bustle of every day. We are the perfect location whether you are celebrating, working or playing. Our professional staff help coordinate your special events and meetings. Every event at Perlstein Retreat Center is unique. We will customize our services to meet your needs so that your next gathering will be unforgettable.

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.

 

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JCYS Iris & Steven Podolsky Family Center

JCYS Iris & Steven Podolsky Family Center offers early childhood education programs for children age 15 months through 5 years. JCYS Early Childhood Education lays a foundation for intellectual, social, emotional and physical development through play-based curriculum. In each classroom, children freely choose from different learning centers throughout the day, helping to build confidence and develop their social and problem-solving skills. Group time for stories, singing, language development, science, cooking activities, and games add structure to each day.

Dr. Chaim Cember Shaarei Chinuch Day School

At Shaarei Chinuch, we integrate Judaism with the Montessori method, to give each child a comprehensive hands-on learning experience catered to his/her unique talents. Our mission is to help each of our students to reach their full potential, while instilling an excitement for learning that lasts a lifetime. 

Illinois Center for Jewish Studies

The mission of the Illinois Center for Jewish Studies (ICJS) is to provide every Jew, regardless of background, affiliation, or religious observance, the opportunity to be inspired by and connected to Torah and Judaism. We believe that people learn and develop differently, and that Torah study should be unique to every person's individual journey. ICJS seeks to provide a personalized learning experience to nurture mind and soul in both individual and group settings. The Illinois Center for Jewish Studies hosts weekly educational classes for men and women in bible studies, Jewish philosophy, and special topics. The organization also provides individual one-on-one learning sessions for men to advance their bible knowledge and ability to improve personally. In addition to formal group/individual classes, the organization has seasonal social gatherings in an effort to promote Jewish education, as well as an annual benefit dinner to raise funds for its operations.

 

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