JUF Publications

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

Guide to Jewish Living in Chicago *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: Email: GuidetoJewishLivinginChicago@juf.org
URL: http://www.juf.org/guide
Contact: Michelle Cohen

An annual directory offering a comprehensive, up-to-date listing of Chicago-area Jewish organizations, resources, products, and services, published as a service to the community by the Jewish United Fund.

Jewish Chicago: The JUF Magazine *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 357-4887
Fax: (312) 855-2470
Email: jewishchicago@juf.org
URL: http://www.jewish-chicago.org
Contact: Cindy Sher, Executive Editor

Monthly magazine published by the Jewish United Fund and distributed to JUF contributors and newcomers to the area, libraries, religious institutions and Chicago tourism offices. Covers local, national, and international news, lifestyle and trend features, and profiles on a wide array of topics facing the Jewish community.

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.