COMPLETE LIST OF ENTRIES

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

Vaad Hadayanus/Council on Jewish Law

Agudath Israel of Illinois
3555 W. Peterson Ave.
Suite 109
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 539-4241
Fax: (773) 478-7591
Contact: Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst

Classes, publications and seminars.

Velvel Gorden Institute for Chasidic Study

Congregation Bnei Ruven
6350 N. Whipple Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 743-5434
Fax: (773) 743-3446

Audio tapes of Chasidic thought and teaching.

Venue SIX10

610 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago
IL
60605
Phone: 312-322-1725
Email: events@venuesix10.com
URL: http://www.venuesix10.com

Venue SIX10 offers extensive event options, including Spertus Kosher Catering featuring Cuisine by Wolfgang Puck.

Village Center *

CJE SeniorLife
5140 Galitz Street
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (773) 508-1000 , (773) 262-3113
Email: info@cje.net
URL: http://www.cje.net

Building has 150 one-bedroom apartments. Head of household must be 62 years or older and entire household must meet HUD Section 8 income requirements. Community wing with scheduled activities and social services. Service coordinator on site. Transportation through CJE's Shalom Bus Services is available for residents. 

Virginia Frank Child Development Center *

JCFS Chicago
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: 855-275-5237
Email: ask@jcfs.org
URL: http://www.jcfs.org
Contact: Kathy Ham

As part of the JCFS family of services, the Virginia Frank Child Development Center offers therapeutic preschool for children birth to six years old, along with individual and family counseling, and training for early childhood professionals.

Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Suite 5035
Chicago
IL
60606
Phone: (312) 444-2802
Email: voices@juf.org
URL: http://www.juf.org/teens/voices.aspx
Contact: Rebecca Birger

Provides monthly meetings for teens to learn about philanthropy and grant-making, discuss issues of social justice, learn how to request and evaluate grant proposals, and ultimately allocate $25,000 to organizations working to repair the world.

Volunteer Opportunities in JUF's Partnership Together Program *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 357-4737
Email: partnership@juf.org
URL: http://www.juf.org/p2g
Contact: Brooke Mandrea

Volunteer in JUF's Partnership Together region of Kiryat Gat-Lachish-Shafir in Israel's northern Negev. Volunteer pays transportation and misc. expenses; lodging, at no cost. No Hebrew necessary.

Volunteers *

JCFS Chicago
Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center
3145 W. Pratt
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: 855-275-5237
Email: ask@jcfs.org
URL: http://www.jcfs.org
Contact: Haley Zimmerman

Volunteer with JCFS Chicago and make a positive change in your community. We match your skills, availability and passions with our volunteer opportunities. Our projects range from once a year to once a week, from all across Chicago to the suburbs.

Volunteers for Israel *

Park West Finance Station
PO BOX 20616
New York
NY
10025
Phone: 866.514.1948 , 212.643.4848
Email: info@vfi-usa.org
URL: http://www.vfi-usa.org

Work on a supply base in Israel for one, two or three weeks. Ages 16 to 80. Room and board provided. You pay airfare. Certain to be a most rewarding experience. Programs throughout the year.

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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.