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
URL: 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
URL: 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
URL: 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
URL: 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
URL: 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

The Synagogue Security Council of North America

The Synagogue Security Council of North America is a 501c3 non-profit organization singularly focused on developing effective volunteer first responders within our own communities. SSCNA's mission is to make our synagogues and Jewish institutions safer by providing lifesaving skills and technology to committed community members, helping to cultivate cost-free, capable and effective first responders within every minyan. We do this by providing standardized technology systems, real-time intelligence, training and certification programs to community volunteers, giving them the necessary tools and skills to help prevent or respond to a targeted attack.

Rabbi Shmuel Katz, C.M.

Rabbi Shmuel Katz is a certified Mohel, recognized internationally. Practicing since 2014, he has performed hundreds of circumcisions and procedures across the United States of America, England & Israel.

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.