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

    KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation

    1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Phone: (773) 924-1234
    Fax: (773) 924-1238
    Email: bdolo@kamii.org
    Web: http://www.kamii.org
    Contact: Bet Dolo, Operations Director

    Reform congregation located in the historic Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood. Diverse membership comes from all across the Chicago metro area. Welcomes interfaith families, GLBTQ members, and all those who seek an invigorating Jewish experience. Weekly Friday night and Saturday morning worship services, organic garden, education programs.

    Kanter School of Liberal Arts and Sciences *

    7135 N. Carpenter Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 982-2500
    Email: htc@htc.edu
    Web: http://www.htc.edu

    Courses in liberal arts and sciences, optional additional majors in accounting, business, computer and information sciences, education, English and psychology; pre-professional health track.

    Karen Ness

    8309 Oakwood Ave.
    Munster, IN 46321-1912
    Phone: (847) 922-3509, (219) 838-3837
    Fax: (219) 838-3937

    Hebrew and English calligraphy, custom ketubot, custom invitations and announcements, hand-painted invitations and stationery, Hebrew and English baby names, pesukim.

    Kari Howard

    64 Woodley Road
    Winnetka, IL 60093
    Phone: (847) 441-5926

    Singer/actress performs Jewish composers of Broadway

    Kaufman Orchestra

    Phone: (708) 528-2069
    Email: irinkaufman@yahoo.com
    Contact: Irina Kaufman

    Professional musicians for wedding receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, corporate events, gatherings. Klezmer with folk dancers. Jewish, jazz, and pop music.

    Keeping Up with ATT *

    Associated Talmud Torahs
    3531 Madison Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (773) 973-2828
    Web: http://www.att.org
    Contact: Mrs. Shayna Rosenberg, Editor

    Online publication that highlights the Parsha of the week and ongoing ATT events.

    Kehilat Chovevei Tzion

    9220 Crawford Ave.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 673-8592
    Email: contact@skokieshul.org
    Web: http://www.skokieshul.org
    Contact: Rabbi Shaanan Gelman

    Orthodox congregation.

    Kehilath Jacob Beth Samuel Congregation

    3701 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 539-7779
    Fax: (773) 539-9008
    Email: kjbsoffice@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.kjbs.org
    Contact: Rabbi Aaron Leibtag

    Orthodox congregation.

    Kehillah Jewish Education Fund

    8180 McCormick Blvd
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (224) 470-2926
    Fax: (847) 745-1735
    Email: nsiegal@kehillahfund.org
    Web: http://www.kehillahfund.org
    Contact: Nesanel Siegal, Executive Director

    Encourages and enables every Jewish child to pursue and receive a meaningful, passionate, enjoyable, superior Jewish and secular education. Kehillah Fund aims to make that education available and affordable through a funding system that will finance the education now and into the future, guaranteeing that our children and grandchildren remain Jewish.

    Kehillat Shalom

    8610 Niles Center Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: 847-834-9029
    Email: officekehillatshalom@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.kehillatshalom.org
    Contact: Debbie Dragon

    Conservative, egalitarian synagogue.

    Ken Siegel, MD

    30 Stratford Drive
    Suite 140
    Bloomingdale, IL 60108
    Phone: (630) 858-3200

    Ken's Diner

    3353 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-2850

    1950s-style Jewish-American fast food, counter service. cRc-certified.

    Kesher Stam Inc.

    2817 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-7826
    Fax: (773) 262-5361
    Email: info@kesherstam.com
    Web: http://www.kesherstam.com

    Certified sofer, examiner, and batim specialist, tefillin repair/reshaping.

    Keshet Education & Schools *

    3210 Dundee Rd.
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-0274
    Fax: (847) 205-1530
    Email: mremaly@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org
    Contact: Dr. Melinda Remaly, Director of Education

    Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov, Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi, Keshet Hokin High School, Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Solomon Schechter Day School, COE Transition Preschool

    Keshet GADOL Adult Program *

    8140 McCormick Blvd. Suite 138
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 983-1119
    Fax: 847-674-5711
    Email: dharris@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org/adult-programs/
    Contact: Debbie Harris, Director of Adult Programs

    GADOL is designed to bridge the gap existing in community-based programs serving young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Keshet offers state-of-the-art programming and vocational opportunities under the leadership of a supportive staff of directors and specialists, all trained to enable adults with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.

    Keshet Inclusive Camps *

    3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: 847-205-0274
    Email: jphillips@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org/camps/
    Contact: Jennifer Phillips, Chief Program Officer

    JCC Chicago Apachi Day Camps, Ramah Day Camp, JCC Camp Chi Chavayah Camp for Girls, Camp Nageela Midwest

    Keshet MY Life Residences *

    Homes located in Highland Park
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: 847-926-3340, 847-926-7367
    Email: jphillips@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org/residential/
    Contact: Jennifer Phillips, Chief Program Officer

    MY Life is Keshet's residential program. It is designed to allow residents to become fully active members of the community in a warm and caring home that promotes independence and a meaningful life.

    Keshet Recreation *

    3210 Dundee Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-0274
    Fax: (847) 205-1530
    Email: jphillips@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org/recreation/
    Contact: Jennifer Phillips, Chief Program Officer

    Special Olympics Buddy Programs, Parents' Night Out, After School BBYO School Day Off

    Keshet Sunday School & Programs *

    3210 Dundee Rd.
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 205-0274
    Fax: (847) 205-1530
    Email: jphillips@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org/sunday-programs/
    Contact: Jennifer Phillips, Chief Program Officer

    Keshet Sunday School - Ida Crown Jewish Academy Sunday School - Temple Beth El, Northbrook Sundays at Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi Anshe Emet Synagogue SOAR - Social Opportunities and Adult Recreation

    Keshet: Special Needs. Extraordinary Opportunities *

    600 Academy Drive, Suite 130
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: 847-205-1234
    Email: abbie@keshet.org
    Web: http://www.keshet.org
    Contact: Abbie Weisberg, CEO/Executive Director

    Keshet, a non-profit organization founded in 1982, provides state-of-the-art, year-round educational, recreational, and vocational programs for children and young adults with developmental and varying learning challenges. Students are mainstreamed, with assistance, into existing schools, camps and the workplace alongside their typically developing peers. Keshet believes that every child and young adult should have the opportunity to participate in the mainstream of their community.

    Key Tov Orchestra

    Phone: (773) 465-3667
    Email: info@keytov.com
    Web: http://www.keytov.com
    Contact: Elliot Dvorin

    Seasoned orchestra for all simchas.

    Keystone Chamber Ensemble

    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 676-9647, (847) 525-0651
    Email: keystonemusic1@aol.com
    Web: http://www.keystonemusic.com
    Contact: Linda Loiben

    String quartet, specializing in weddings, private/corporate parties: classical, light classical, modern/contemporary and Jewish music.

    KFAR Jewish Arts Center

    Phone: (773) 362-4760
    Email: jewishfringe@kfarcenter.com
    Web: http://www.kfarcenter.org
    Contact: Adam Davis

    Independent arts organization promotes Jewish expression through art and culture.

    Khal Ohr Yisocher Chodorov

    6336 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: 872-888-9689
    Web: http://www.khaloyc.org
    Contact: Rabbi Pinchus Eichenstein

    Orthodox congregation.

    King's Men Orchestra

    7455 N. Maplewood Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-2663
    Contact: James or Robin Dvorin

    Wide variety of American, Jewish, klezmer, and Israeli music.

    Klezmer Music Foundation

    4025 Harvard Terrace
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 675-4800
    Fax: (847) 675-4880
    Email: klezmermusicfoundation@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.klezmermusicfoundation.org
    Contact: Lori Lippitz

    The Klezmer Music Foundation was founded in 1994 to further the educational and outreach activities of the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band. Their charitable work includes: Performances for senior citizen residences, school concerts, the Junior Klezmer Orchestra, the Salaam-Shalom Music Project, the Yiddish Arts Ensemble, klezmer workshops and master classes, and others.

    Knox College

    Jewish Student Association
    Knox College Box K-100
    2 E South Street
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    Phone: (309) 341-7479
    Fax: (309) 341-7601
    Email: dbunde@knox.edu
    Contact: David Bunde

    KOF-K Kosher Supervision

    201 The Plaza
    Teaneck, NJ 07666
    Phone: (201) 837-0500
    Email: info@kof-k.org
    Web: http://www.kof-k.org

    Kohl Children's Museum

    2100 Patriot Blvd
    Glenview, IL 60026-9010
    Phone: (847) 251-6950
    Web: http://www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org

    A hands-on children's museum with changing exhibits, some with Jewish content.

    Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

    175 Olde Half Day Road, Suite 123
    Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    Phone: (847) 383-5184
    Fax: (847) 777-6848
    Email: info@kolhadash.com
    Web: http://www.kolhadash.com
    Contact: Jeremy Owens, Administrator

    Kol Sasson

    8939 Karlov Ave.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-0344
    Email: slorge2@aol.com
    Contact: Susie Lorge

    Hebrew, American, and Israeli folk songs.

    Kol Sasson Congregation

    8825 E. Prarie Rd.
    (Lower level of Skokie Valley)
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Email: info@kolsasson.org
    Web: http://www.kolsasson.org
    Contact: Brad Sugar

    An inclusive, observant community that strives to transform Jewish lives through critical inquiry within the traditional framework of Halakha. Encourages men and women to participate in ritual and leadership roles — creating a generous and vibrant community with joyful tefillah.

    Kol Tuv Kosher Foods

    2938 W. Devon Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 764-1800
    Fax: (773) 764-0130
    Email: Koltuvkosher@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.Koltuvkosher.com

    A full line of groceries. Kosher certified.

    Kol Zimrah

    Jewish Community Singers
    Phone: (773) 203-6711
    Email: mamitzen@sbcglobal.net
    Web: http://www.kolzimrah.org
    Contact: Michael Mitzen, President

    Kol Zimrah, which means "voice of song," began in 1996 as a community choir. The group now includes representatives from 21 synagogues as well as several unaffiliated members. Its mission: sustain and interpret the great tradition of Jewish choral music, serve as a musical resource for the region, and encourage the composition of new Judaic choral works. The volunteer choir, conducted by Cantor Pavel Roytman, who is also the choir's music director, performs in concerts, synagogues and community events.

    Kolay Noam Orchestra

    2844 W. Touhy Ave.
    Unit B
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-7412

    Chasidic, Israeli, and Yiddish music.

    Kollel Toras Chesed

    3732 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-7959
    Email: info@skokiekollel.org
    Web: http://www.skokiekollel.org
    Contact: Rabbi Shmuel Oren

    One-on-one learning sessions on Sundays, morning and evening learning sessions for men; classes and discussion groups for men and women; children's story hour on Shabbos; TNT & Besamim programs for children; Women's Tanach class; Torah To Go CDs.

    Kosher Casual

    Phone: (866) 825-3161
    Email: gary@koshercasual.com
    Web: http://www.koshercasual.com
    Contact: Gary

    Manufactures (in Israel) and sells online a great range of modern, modest clothing for women, teens and girls. The line includes skirts (school, denim, dressy, exercise, swimming and more!), layering tops, ¾ sleeve shirts and modest accessories.

    Kosher Confectionery Co.

    Long Grove Confectionery Co.
    333 Lexington Drive
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (800) 373-3102, (847) 459-3100
    Fax: (847) 459-4871
    Email: sales@longgrove.com
    Web: http://www.longgrove.com
    Contact: Debbie Weiner

    Chocolate, chocolate pops, novelties, pretzel rods, mint meltaways, other chocolate treats. Only those factory sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

    Kosher Lunches in the Loop

    Chicago Loop Synagogue
    16 S. Clark Sreet
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 346-7370
    Email: loopadmn@chiloopsyn.org
    Contact: Mary Lynn Pross

    Kosher lunches: $11. Only those factory sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

    Kosher Sports at the United Center

    United Center
    1901 W. Madison Street
    Chicago, IL 60612
    Phone: (201) 658-1812
    Web: http://www.unitedcenter.com/venue/dining

    Glatt kosher concession during many events at the United Center. cRc-certified.

    Kosher to Go *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000, (847) 929-3020
    Fax: (773) 508-1028
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Magdalyn Guzzo, Manager

    Like to eat but hate to cook? CJE has a selection of delicious and freshly prepared flash frozen kosher foods and soup that can be delivered to your door. Menu offers a selection of foods that accommodate most special diets. All items are supervised under the direction of a cRc mashgiach.

    KosherPatterns.com

    Email: support@kosherpatterns.com
    Web: http://www.kosherpatterns.com
    Contact: Mrs. Moriya Chesler

    Offers modest PDF sewing patterns for women and girls based on halacha. Patterns for tops, skirts, dresses, coats, jackets and many other accessories are easily generated for the professional and amateur sewer.

    Krasnow Residence *

    CJE SeniorLife
    8901 Gross Point Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (773) 508-1000, (773) 262-3113
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net

    Total of 48 one-bedroom and studio apartments. Head of household must be 62 years or older and entire household must meet HUD Section 8 income requirements. Social services and activities provided. Service coordinator on site. Transportation through CJE's Shalom Bus Services is available for residents.

     

    Krav Maga Illinois

    2200 Skokie Valley Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 433-0405
    Web: http://www.kravmagaillinois.com

    Krav Maga (contact combat in Hebrew) is the official self defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, has been taught to hundreds of law enforcement agencies and thousands of civilians in the United States and is also taught in the schools in Israel through the ministry of education.

    Kveller *

    24 W. 30th Street
    4th Floor
    New York, NY 10001
    Phone: (212) 643-1890
    Fax: (212) 643-8499
    Email: info@kveller.com
    Web: http://www.kveller.com

    Kveller.com provides an online home for parents raising Jewish children. By bringing together a range of voices in a non-judgmental, accessible space, Kveller is home to the most active and engaged community of Jewish parents on the web.

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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