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

    Cafe Sababa

    503 E. John Street
    Champaign, IL 61820
    Phone: 217-344-1328
    Web: https://www.illinihillel.org/cafesababa

    Hillel at the University of Illinois' cRc hot Kosher lunch cafeteria. At some days we offer dinners as well. Check the website for more information.

    Cagen Music LLC

    915 Shermer Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 559-0900
    Email: info@cagenmusic.com
    Web: http://www.cagenmusic.com
    Contact: Don Cagen

    Don Cagen Orchestra, Big Beat, Incognito, Orchestra Chicago, and Ashira. Nationally renowned musicians for Weddings and special events. We have produced the entertainment for over 4,000 Chicago weddings, plus hundreds of destination weddings nationwide. We bring you once in a lifetime music for your once in a lifetime event.

    Camp Agudah Midwest *

    Agudath Israel of Illinois
    3542 W. Peterson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 279-8400
    Fax: (773) 279-9571
    Contact: Rabbi Daniel Myers

    Orthodox overnight camp located in South Haven, MI. Separate four-week sessions for boys and girls in grades four-11.

    Camp Ben Frankel

    1206 Touch of Nature Road
    Makanda, IL 62958
    Phone: 618-975-2416, 877-714-6103
    Fax: 877-714-6103
    Email: info@campbenfrankel.org
    Web: http://www.campbenfrankel.org
    Contact: Aaron Hadley

    A coed, overnight, summer camp for Jewish children and teens located near Carbondale, IL. Since 1949, our campers have developed lifelong friendships and deep connections to Judaism and Israel. With enrollment limited to only 100 campers, children enjoy a small, personal community with lots of individual attention. Established as a program of The Jewish Federation of Southern Illinois, Southeast Missouri and Western Kentucky, for almost 70 years Camp Ben Frankel has touched the lives of thousands of Jewish children. We are viewed by our families as a hidden gem - our campers receive the same great experience as at other camps at a lower cost.

    Camp Bnos Ma'arava *

    Agudath Israel of Illinois
    3542 W. Peterson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 279-8400
    Fax: (773) 279-9571
    Web: http://www.aicamps.com
    Contact: Rabbi Daniel Myers

    Orthodox overnight camp located in Marshall, IN. Four-week session for girls in grades four-11.

    Camp Firefly *

    Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS Chicago)
    Abe and Ida Cooper Center
    6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: 855-275-5237
    Email: ask@jcfs.org
    Web: www.jcfs.org/campfirefly
    Contact: Elizabeth Robbin

    As part of the JCFS family of services, Camp Firefly provides a supportive, welcoming community for children, teens and young adults who oftentimes have difficulty connecting with peers and navigating social situations. Everything in our program, including the best of summer fun and exceptional therapeutic group activities, is designed to support campers on the autism spectrum and with other social challenges.  Presented in partnership with JCC Chicago's Camp Chi

    Camp Firefly (ages 9-14)

    Firefly A: July 15-20, 2019 
    Firefly B: July 21-26, 2019

    Firefly Teen Camp (ages 14-16)

    July 15-26, 2019 

    Firefly Next Step (ages 17-18)

    July 7-26, 2019 

    Some Teen Camp alumni may be asked to apply for this leadership and vocational training program.

    Camp Lee Mar

    805 Redgate Road
    Dresher, PA 19025
    Phone: (215) 658-1708, (570) 685-7188
    Fax: (215) 658-1710
    Email: gtour400@aol.com
    Web: http://www.leemar.com
    Contact: Ari Segal

    7-week private residential special-needs camp for ages 5-21 with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges. Structured environment, individual attention, traditional camp activities i.e.. academics, speech and language therapy, music and art

    Camp Moshava of Wild Rose, WI *

    3740 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-9733 x7
    Fax: (847) 750-0222
    Email: moshava@moshavawildrose.org
    Web: http://www.moshavawildrose.org
    Contact: Dikla Weitzner, Director

    Four-week sessions for campers entering grades four-12; Eight-week option for high school campers. Shomer Shabbat and Glatt kosher.

    Camp Nageela Midwest *

    Agudath Israel of Illinois
    3542 W. Peterson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 604-4400
    Fax: (773) 604-4405
    Email: info@campnageelamidwest.org
    Web: http://www.campnageelamidwest.org
    Contact: Nosson Factor

    ACA accredited camp for children of all Jewish backgrounds in grades three-10. Located in Marshall, IN. Three-week boys session and three-week girls session. Kosher meals, Shabbat observed.

    Camp Ramah in Wisconsin *

    65 E. Wacker Place
    Suite 1200
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (312) 606-9316 x221
    Fax: (312) 606-7136
    Email: registrar@ramahwisconsin.com
    Web: http://www.ramahwisconsin.com
    Contact: Jacob Cytryn, Executive Director

    A full range of fun activities integrate Jewish values and observances into the daily camp experience. Activities include sports, swimming, high and low ropes courses, climbing wall, archery, sailing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, cooking, music, dance, nature, photography, radio, arts and drama. Meals are kosher, and Shabbat is observed. The camp is located 15 miles north of Eagle River, WI, on beautiful Lake Buckatabon. Sessions include two Ruach Ramah five-day sessions for entering third-graders, two-week sessions for entering fourth-graders, four-week sessions for entering fifth- and sixth-graders, and an eight-week session for entering seventh- to 11th-graders. Scholarships available.

    Camp TOV *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 5034
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 444-2867
    Fax: (312) 444-2086
    Email: tovteen@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/teens/camp_tov.aspx
    Contact: Ariel Rosen

    Week-long, interactive service-oriented summer program on wheels focusing on poverty, hunger, homelessness, environmental concerns, caring for the elderly, and leadership skills. Camp, which can serve as a bar/bat mitzvah service project, is for seventh- through 10th-graders from throughout Chicago and its suburbs.

    Camp Young Judaea Midwest *

    60 Revere Drive
    Suite 800
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (224) 235-4665
    Fax: (847) 789-7197
    Email: info@cyjmid.org
    Web: http://www.cyjmid.org
    Contact: Robin Anderson, Director

    Co-ed overnight summer camp for campers from all over the country in grades two through nine. Full range of activities including waterskiing, tubing, biking, arts & crafts, digital media, ropes course, makers space and more. Our pluralistic approach allows for campers and staff to learn, grow and play together to make informed choices about their connections to Judaism and Israel. We focus on an individualized approach while teaching campers to work in a group setting that fosters mutual respect, friendship, leadership, and development. Session lengths range from 6 days to 28 days. Counselor in training program offered for entering 12th graders. Kosher meals, Shabbat observant. Tuition assistance is available.

    Campaign Endowment Funds *

    Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4853
    Fax: (312) 855-3284
    Email: legacy@juf.org
    Web: http://www.jufplannedgiving.org
    Contact: Steven A. Wander

    Endowment gifts that sustain a donor's annual gift to JUF in perpetuity. These giving vehicles are designated as part of The Centennial Campaign. Donors receive special recognition, and those who provide gifts of over $100,000 are permanently inscribed on The Centennial Wall in the Jewish United Fund building’s lobby.

    Canavan Foundation

    450 West End Avenue, #6A
    New York, NY 10024
    Phone: (877) 907-1847
    Fax: (866) 907-1847
    Email: info@canavanfoundation.org
    Web: http://www.canavanfoundation.org

    Educates at-risk populations about Canavan disease and other Jewish genetic diseases and the reproductive options available to carrier couples. Encourages carrier screening for these diseases whenever appropriate. In addition, the foundation supports research that searches for treatments and a cure for Canavan disease.

    Canavan Research Foundation

    Fieldstone Plaza
    88 Route 37
    Fairfield, CT 06812
    Phone: (203) 746-2436
    Fax: (203) 746-3205
    Email: info@canavan.org
    Web: http://www.canavan.org
    Contact: Dr. Helene Karlin

    Supports education and research and provides family support.

    Canavan Research Illinois

    P.O. Box 5823
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (800) 833-2194
    Email: canavan@canavanresearch.org
    Web: http://www.canavanresearch.org

    A 501(c)(3) charity, funding medical research to cure Canavan disease, networking affected families, and raising awareness of carrier testing for this fatal childhood neurodegenerative disease.

    Cantor David Landau

    1185 Sheridan Road
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    Email: themohel@gmail.com
    Web: www.themohel.com

    Rabbinic certification. Over 20 years as a full-time Mohel. Doctors love the surgical technique. Nurses love the sterile technique. Parents, Grandparents, and guests love the love.

    Cantor Lawrence Elsberg

    2334 Auburn Lane
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 480-1999, (847) 845-2112 (cell)
    Email: elsberg@sbcglobal.net
    Web: http://www.brischicago.com

    Listed with USCJ. Certified by Chief Rabbinate Jerusalem.

    Cantors Assembly, Midwest Region

    c/o North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
    1175 Sheridan Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-8900, ext. 226
    Fax: (847) 432-9242
    Email: lgoller@nssbethel.org
    Web: http://www.cantors.org
    Contact: Hazzan Barbara Barnett & Hazzan Benjamin Tisser, Co-Presidents

    Association of Conservative hazzanim seeks to preserve and enhance the heritage of Jewish liturgical music.

    Career Coaching *

    JVS Chicago
    Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
    Fax: (312) 553-5544
    Email: info@jvschicago.org
    Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

    Career counselors empower and support professionals and skilled workers who have been impacted by unemployment or underemployment. Career identity and job fit identification services, 1:1 career counseling, and a unique seminar series are all available.  Fees apply for individual counseling sessions, but scholarships are available based on need.

    Carol Roberts Gerson, M.D., D.Be., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

    Phone: (708) 304-3710
    Email: mohelet@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.drmohelet.com

    Mohelet.

    Cathey Dining Commons at the University of Chicago

    6025 S. Ellis Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 702-1445
    Web: https://dining.uchicago.edu

    cRc glatt kosher available.

    Center for Enriched Living *

    280 Saunders Road
    Riverwoods, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 948-7001
    Fax: (847) 948-7621
    Email: info@centerforenrichedliving.org
    Web: http://www.centerforenrichedliving.org
    Contact: Mary Ellen Holt

    Exists to enhance and enrich the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from youth through adulthood. CEL's programs provide social, recreational and educational opportunities for our members in our newly renovated Universally Designed building in Riverwoods. CEL is a Charity Navigator four-star rated nonprofit agency. Volunteers are welcome; must be age 15 years.

     

    Center for Jewish Philanthropy *

    Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4853
    Fax: (312) 855-3284
    Email: cfjp@juf.org
    Web: http://www.jufplannedgiving.org
    Contact: Rose Jagust

    The Center helps local philanthropists establish charitable vehicles tailored to their preferences, and manages hundreds of philanthropic funds as well as dozens of supporting foundations, field of interest funds, designated funds, and giving circles. The Center's resources are available to trustees of independent private family foundations. The Center sponsors research on trends that impact Jewish philanthropy, offers a forum to network and pursue collaborative grant making, and features skill-building and educational programs for Jewish grant makers. The Center's professional staff help Jewish philanthropists frame their grant-making priorities, facilitate their intergenerational dialogue regarding philanthropic values, and acquaint them with best practices.

    Central Synagogue of Chicago

    122 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 1449
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: (312) 787-0450
    Email: info@centralchicago.org
    Web: http://www.centralchicago.org
    Contact: Hazzan Toby Lou Hayman

    The traditional egalitarian conservative synagogue of downtown Chicago. Mailing address: P.O. Box 13079, Chicago, IL 60613

    Chabad and F.R.E.E. of Niles

    9401 Margail Ave.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    Phone: (847) 296-1770
    Fax: (847) 296-1823
    Email: chabad@chabadandfree.com
    Web: http://www.chabadandfree.com
    Contact: Rabbi Binyomin Scheiman

    Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Downtown Chicago

    1236 N. Dearborn Pkwy.
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Phone: (312) 664-7770
    Email: chabad@centerforjewishlife.com
    Web: http://www.centerforjewishlife.com
    Contact: Rabbi Meir Chai Benhiyoun

    Shabbat/holiday services and meals, daily shacharit and Ma’ariv Minyanim, Beis Medrash, counseling, preschool, classes, and Judaica and gift shop.

    Chabad Hebrew School

    Chabad of Northbrook
    2095 Landwehr Road
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 564-8770
    Email: cchs@chabadnorthbrook.com
    Web: http://www.northbrookhebrewschool.com

    Chabad Hebrew School of Skokie

    Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: 847-677-1770
    Email: zeesyposner@skokiechabad.org
    Web: http://www.SkokieHebrewSchool.org
    Contact: Zeesy Posner

    Skokie Chabad Hebrew School offers a warm, welcoming environment to engage children and give them a love for Judaism. No membership required.

    Chabad Jewish Center of Elgin

    30W509 Shoe Factory Road
    Elgin, IL 60120
    Phone: (847) 440-4486
    Fax: (847) 801-3061
    Web: http://www.elginchabad.com
    Contact: Rabbi Mendel Shemtov

    Chabad Jewish Center of Gurnee

    6268 Formoor Lane
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    Phone: (847) 782-1800
    Email: rabbi@chabadforgurnee.com
    Web: http://www.chabadofgurnee.com
    Contact: Rabbi Sholom Ber Tenenbaum

    Chabad center and synagogue.

    Chabad Jewish Center of Naperville

    1935 Brookdale Road, Suite 115
    Naperville, IL 60563
    Phone: (630) 344-9770
    Email: info@chabadnaperville.com
    Web: http://www.jewishnaperville.com
    Contact: Rabbi Mendy Goldstein

    Chabad Jewish Center of Oak Park

    219 Randolph Street
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    Phone: (708) 872-7771
    Email: info@oakparkjewish.org
    Web: http://www.oakparkjewish.org
    Contact: Rabbi Yitzchok Bergstein

    Chabad Jewish Center of Vernon Hills

    271 Hunter Court
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    Phone: (847) 984-2919
    Email: rabbi@jewishvernonhills.com
    Web: http://www.jewishvernonhills.com
    Contact: Rabbi Shimon Susskind

    Chabad of Lakeview

    655 W. Irving Park Road
    Suite 207
    Chicago, IL 60613
    Phone: (773) 973-6386
    Web: http://www.jewishlakeview.com
    Contact: Rabbi Baruch Hertz

    Chabad of Lincoln Park

    1935 N. Kenmore Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Phone: (213) 842-3327
    Web: http://www.jewishlincolnpark.com
    Contact: Rabbi Eliyahu Benhiyoun

    Chabad of Northwest Indiana

    1101 Ridge Road
    Munster, IN 46321-1851
    Phone: (219) 513-0327
    Email: rabbi@chabadnwind.com
    Web: http://www.chabadnwind.com
    Contact: Rabbi Eliezer Zalmanov

    Serves Northwest Indiana and Chicago's southern suburbs with Jewish educational programs.

    Chabad of River North & Fulton Market

    353 N. Desplaines Street
    Chicago, IL 60661
    Phone: (312) 933-9912
    Email: avrahamkagan@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.jewishrivernorth.org
    Contact: Rabbi Avraham Kagan & Mrs. Chava Kagan, Co-Directors

    Chabad of the South Loop

    1212 S. Michigan Ave.
    Suite 202
    Chicago, IL 60605
    Phone: (312) 498-0319
    Web: http://www.jewishsouthloop.com
    Contact: Rabbi Leibel Moscowitz & Mrs. Chaya Mushka Moscowitz, Co-Directors

    Chai Design

    Email: hello@mychaidesigns.com
    Web: http://www.mychaidesigns.com

    Chai Design boutique offers modern personalized gifts and unique Jewish inspired designs -- for all the special times in your life!

    Chai Lifeline Midwest/Chai Lifeline Midwest Camp Simcha/Simcha Special *

    6600 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Suite 300
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: (847) 763-1818, (888) 763-1819
    Fax: (847) 763-1820
    Email: midwest@chailifeline.org
    Web: http://www.chailifeline.org

    Provides free and year-round support services to families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Kosher, medically supervised overnight camps for seriously ill children and teens.

    Chaiway Riders

    Phone: (773) 936-0866
    Email: info@chaiwayriders.com
    Web: http://www.chaiwayriders.com

    Chicago-based Jewish motorcycle touring club, open to individuals and couples; all makes of bikes and riding experience welcome, regardless of riders’ Jewish identity and religious practice.

    Chalavi

    2931 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 338-9649

    Pizza shop. cRc-certified.

    Champaign-Urbana Eruv

    Chicago, IL Email: rabbi@illinihillel.org
    Web: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ChampaignUrbanaEruv/

    An eruv serving the Champaign-Urbana Jewish community.

     

    Charlene Brooks

    7855 N. Kilbourn Ave.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 721-6076, (847) 675-6731
    Fax: (847) 675-6087
    Email: charlenebrooks@rcn.com

    Singer, songwriter and actress performing cabaret, Jewish, Hebrew, Broadway and jazz. Cantoral soloist. Author and performer of "Life Stinks! And Other Things My Mother Taught Me," a popular show based on life and experiences of being the daughter of two Holocaust survivors.

    Chavayah Overnight Camp for Girls in Lake Delton, WI *

    JCC Chicago
    P.O. Box 104
    Lake Delton, WI 53940
    Phone: (847) 763-3605
    Fax: (847) 763-3680
    Email: wsinger@jccchicago.org
    Web: http://www.chavayahcamp.org
    Contact: Wendy Singer, Chavayah Camp Director

    At JCC Chicago's Chavayah Overnight Camp, Orthodox girls (C   grades) from across the United States come together to create lifelong friendships and memories in a Torah-rich environment. A summer at Chavayah is filled with non-stop laughter, incredible spirit, thoughtful learning and unimaginable fun. Located at the Perlstein Retreat Center in Lake Delton, WI. Day camp/overnight camp combinations offered through Apachi Rogers Park at the Bernard Horwich JCC.

    Chesed L'Avrohom Nachlas David Congregation

    3135 W Devon Ave
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 973-5161
    Contact: Rabbi Yehoshua Eichenstein

    Orthodox congregation.

    Chicago Area Friends of Yesha

    3740 W. Dempster St.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-9374
    Contact: David Abell

    Fundraising and support for the 240,000 Jews in the 146 Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria, and Aza.

    Chicago Board of Rabbis *

    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 444-2896
    Fax: (312) 855-3757
    Email: cbr@juf.org
    Web: http://www.chicagorabbis.org
    Contact: Rabbi Michael Balinsky

    Represents 200 rabbis from all denominations. The CBR works to support rabbis in their congregational, educational, institutional or chaplaincy settings work and is a voice of the rabbinate in Chicago in communal and interreligious affairs.

    Chicago Center for Torah & Chesed

    6333 N. Troy Street
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 761-4005
    Fax: (773) 761-7603
    Email: office@thechicagocenter.org
    Web: http://www.thechicagocenter.org
    Contact: Rabbi Tzvi Bider

    Assistance and services to the community.

    Chicago Chesed Fund

    7045 Ridgeway Ave.
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: (847) 679-7799
    Fax: (847) 679-0870
    Web: http://www.chicagochesedfund.org

    Assistance for those in need of food, clothing, employment or help in time of crisis.

    Chicago Community Kollel

    6506 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 262-9400
    Fax: (773) 262-7866
    Email: cckollel@cckollel.org
    Web: http://www.cckollel.org

    Adult education classes for men and women throughout Greater Chicago.

    Chicago Community Kollel Audio Torah Tape Library

    6506 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 262-9400
    Fax: (773) 262-7866
    Web: http://www.cckollel.org
    Contact: Rabbi Moshe Sterman

    Extensive lending library on many Jewish topics.

    Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema

    P.O. Box 524
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 687-2126
    Email: info@israelifilmchi.org
    Web: http://www.israelifilmchi.org
    Contact: Cindy Stern, Executive Director

    The mission of the CFIC, an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is to share a love and appreciation of Israeli culture with the Jewish community and community at large through the magic of film. Annual Fall Festival screenings take place in Chicago and its suburbs, including the ArcLight Cinemas in The Glen, Glenview, with other special events hosted throughout the year. Shown is an inclusive, multi-dimensional view of Israel through the country's most current, internationally award-winning features, documentaries and shorts. Guest appearances by Israeli filmmakers, actors and other experts add discussions and context to the mix.

    Chicago Hilton & Towers

    720 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago , IL 60605
    Phone: (312) 922-4400
    Web: http://www.hiltonchicagohotel.com

    cRc glatt kosher catering available.

    Chicago Israeli Dancing

    formerly Northwestern University Hillel Israeli Folk Dancing
    c/o Temple Judea Mizpah
    8610 Niles Center Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 274-1809
    Email: philip_b_moss@hotmail.com
    Contact: Phil Moss

    Chicago's longest running recreational Israeli folk dance session. Meets every Thursday night (except for holidays). All are welcome!

    Chicago Jewish Day School *

    3730 N. California Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    Phone: (773) 271-2700
    Email: info@chicagojewishdayschool.org
    Web: http://www.chicagojewishdayschool.org
    Contact: Judy Finkelstein-Taff, Head of School and Cortney Stark Cope, Director of Admissions

    Chicago Jewish Day School is a multi-denominational Jewish day school on the cutting edge of best practices in progressive education. CJDS has an extraordinary commitment to engaging and educating the next generation of Jewish learners and leaders at our new campus in the Irving Park neighborhood. Through our integrated and experiential learning curriculum, we are recognized for both our academic excellence and our meaningful approach to Judaic Studies and Hebrew. Together, they create a challenging and thought-provoking curriculum that develops a child's capacity for complex learning and a strong moral compass. Whether it be the 2.6 acres of outdoor space allowing children to explore nature, their imaginations, and active play, or the stunning, state of the art, thoughtful classrooms that encourage the students to dig in, question, collaborate, struggle, explore, and learn, every space at CJDS reflects our respect for individual students and their schools and communities

    Chicago Jewish Entrepreneurs Forum (CJEF) *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 3011
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4836
    Email: entrepreneur@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/professionals

    CJEF is Chicago’s premier Jewish business entrepreneurial organization designed for those who have owned their own business for at least one year and either have $500,000 in minimum revenue or 5+ employees; or have worked in their family business for at least one year and are poised to take a major leadership role in the near future.

    Chicago Jewish Funerals

    Phone: (847) 229-8822, (888) 509-5011
    Fax: (847) 229-1188
    Email: info@chicagojewishfunerals.com
    Web: http://www.chicagojewishfunerals.com

    195 N. Buffalo Grove Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

    8851 Skokie Blvd.
    Skokie, IL 60077

    Independent Jewish funeral home; chapel, synagogue, graveside and pre-need services.

    Chicago Jewish Historical Society

    610 S. Michigan Ave.
    Room 803
    Chicago, IL 60605-1901
    Phone: (312) 663-5634
    Email: info@chicagojewishhistory.org
    Web: http://www.chicagojewishhistory.org
    Contact: Dr. Rachelle Gold, co-president; Jerry Levin, co-president

    Historical material on Chicago Jewry; sponsors public programs; tours of Jewish historic sites; quarterly journal.

    Chicago Jewish News

    5301 W. Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 966-0606
    Fax: (847) 966-1656
    Web: http://www.chicagojewishnews.com
    Contact: Joseph Aaron

    An independent weekly Jewish newspaper.

    Chicago Jewish Star

    P.O. Box 268
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-7827
    Fax: (847) 674-0014
    Email: chicagojewishstar@comcast.net

    A twice-monthly newspaper, free of charge in Chicago and suburbs.

    Chicago Klezmer Ensemble

    721 Case Street
    Evanston, IL 60202
    Phone: (847) 475-3905
    Email: cke@muziker.org
    Web: http://www.muziker.org
    Contact: Kurt Bjorling

    Authentic traditional klezmer music for simchas, concerts, and educational events.

    Chicago Loop Synagogue

    16 S. Clark Street
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: (312) 346-7370
    Fax: (312) 346-9791
    Email: loopadmin@chiloopsyn.org
    Web: http://www.chiloopsyn.org
    Contact: Mary Lynn Pross, Administrator

    Traditional congregation.

    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

    540 N. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 836-0100
    Web: http://www.marriott.com/chidt

    cRc glatt kosher catering available.

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare

    8535 W. Higgins Road
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Phone: (773) 693-4444
    Web: http://www.marriott.com/chiap

    cRc glatt kosher catering available.

    Chicago Mitzvah Campaign

    2939 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 764-8872, (866) 697-2224
    Fax: (773) 262-8876
    Email: aw@chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
    Web: http://www.chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
    Contact: Rabbi Aron Wolf

    Transportation for the elderly and handicapped, hospital and nursing home visitations, subsidized emergency medical alert systems, delivery of Kosher food for patients and the homebound, free Kosher guest meals in hospitals, promotes traditional Jewish funeral practices. Hospitality suites adjacent to local hospitals. Assists in selection, inspection, and hanging of mezuzot in homes, checks Tefillin.

    Chicago Rabbinical Council Beth Din (cRc)

    2701 W. Howard Street
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-3900
    Fax: (773) 465-6632
    Email: info@crcweb.org
    Web: http://www.crcweb.org

    Providing Beth Din services including religious divorce, litigation, arbitration and mediation of financial disputes, halachic documentation, and conversion. We provide kosher certification, operate a Chevra Kadisha and serve the community with publications and programming.

    Chicago Rabbinical Council Chevra Kadisha

    2701 W. Howard Street
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-3900
    Fax: (773) 465-6632
    Email: info@crcweb.org
    Web: http://www.crcweb.org

    Performs taharah ritual for Jewish deceased.

    Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer

    2701 Howard Street
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-3900
    Fax: (773) 465-6632
    Web: http://www.crcweb.org
    Contact: Rabbi Sholem Fishbane

    Information on kosher products and related issues; Passover guide and product guide; kosher talks and seminars.

    Chicago Sinai Congregation

    15 W. Delaware Place
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Phone: (312) 867-7000
    Fax: (312) 867-7006
    Email: info@chicagosinai.org
    Web: http://www.chicagosinai.org
    Contact: Rabbi Seth Limmer

    Reform congregation.

    Chicago TailGators

    3760 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (224) 534-7787
    Email: steven@chicagotailgators.com
    Web: http://www.chicagotailgators.com
    Contact: Steven Greenberg

    Caterers specializing in BBQ and vegetarian options. Shabbos in a box, Kiddush, events, bar/bat mitzvahs, simchas, fundraisers, corporate events. cRc glatt kosher.

    Chicago Torah Network

    2832 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 761-0400
    Fax: (773) 761-9262
    Email: info@torahnetwork.org
    Web: http://www.torahnetwork.org
    Contact: Rabbi Moshe Katz

    Classes, seminars, prayer services, torah study, and weekly publication of the torah portion.

    Chicago Yachad

    3200 W. Touhy Ave.
    2nd Floor
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (844) 4-YACHAD
    Fax: (866) 454-1320
    Email: cohene@ou.org
    Web: http://yachad.org/chicago
    Contact: Elliot Cohen

    Dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with disabilities, ensuring their inclusion in the full spectrum of Jewish life. Offering social, recreational, educational, clinical, and vocational services for individuals ages 7 to 40+.

    Chicago YIVO Society

    141 W. Jackson Blvd.
    Suite 1910 A
    Chicago, IL 60604
    Phone: (312) 408-9493
    Fax: (312) 408-9462
    Web: http://www.chicagoyivo.org
    Contact: Jacob Morowitz, President

    Local affiliate of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research: public programs on Yiddish language, culture, and history; Yiddish reading circle; scholarships in Yiddish studies.

    Chicagoland NCSY *

    Associated Talmud Torahs and NCSY
    3200 West Touhy Ave, 2nd Floor
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: 773-751-9025, 847-677-6279
    Fax: 847-745-0100
    Email: zeffrenl@ncsy.org
    Web: http://www.midwest.ncsy.org
    Contact: Levi Zeffren

    NCSY offers a diverse menu of social and educational programs for tweens and teens. Jr. NCSY (grades 6-8) runs monthly programming in Chicago and the North Shore, allowing participants to gain familiarity with the programs and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Additionally, Junior NCSYers can participate in quarterly weekend retreats around the Midwest. Senior NCSY offers regular programming four nights/week in Skokie and in Deerfield-providing meaningful and engaging Jewish learning experiences for teens, encouraging connection to the Jewish community, fostering identification with, and, understanding of, Israel, strengthening positive Jewish identity, developing understanding and respect for the diversity of the Jewish community, and developing Jewish literacy. Additionally, Senior NCSYers have access to monthly social action activities and Shabbat activities around the Midwest along with four region-wide conventions/year. All of our programs are subsidized and many are free.

     

    CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND FAMILIES

    Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
    Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Email: Ask@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.JCFS.org

    • K-12+ education and Yeshiva program at the  Therapeutic Day School

    • Speech, language and occupational therapy through  Integrated Pediatric Therapies

    • Therapeutic preschool and counseling for children and families at  Virginia Frank Child Development Center

    • Psychological testing and evaluation 

    • Therapy for disruptive behaviors in children 

    • Counseling and sexual health care for teens at  Response for Teens 

    • Specialized foster care and case management 

     

    CHUSY

    United Synagogue Youth (USY)
    601 Skokie Blvd.
    Suite 205
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 714-9130
    Fax: (847) 714-9133
    Email: marder@uscj.org
    Web: http://www.chusy.org
    Contact: Julie Marder, Continental Engagement Supervisor

    A Conservative movement group for high-school students; Israel Experience programs each summer plus college study. USY (grades 9-12) and KADIMA (grades 6-8) offer religious, educational and social programs.

    Cinnabon and Carvel Ice Cream

    4999 Old Orchard Center, Suite B17
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 673-2045
    Web: http://www.cinnabon.com

    Counter-serve chain serving cinnamon rolls plus other baked goods & specialty frozen beverages. Located in Westfield Old Orchard. cRc-certified.

    City Winery

    1200 W. Randolph Street
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Phone: (312) 733-9463
    Email: greg@citywinery.com
    Web: http://www.citywinery.com

    Combines a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food and wine classes, private events, and fine dining. Some wines OU-certified, kosher food upon request.

    CJE at Sinai *

    Chicago Sinai Congregation
    15 W. Delaware Place
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Phone: (847) 492-1400
    Fax: (847) 556-8430
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Sheri Wishnia, Program Manager

    Geared toward older adults with early to moderate memory loss, CJE at Sinai, meets two days per week, Mondays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and provides highly stimulating, supportive and structured programs within a group setting. Programs include creative arts for self-expression, discussions on current events, word and other games, dance and exercise, intergenerational programs and more.

    CJE Care Management *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: 773-508-1000
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Helen Grimaldi, Manager

    A program that coordinates and links care across community-based health and social services organizations and provides advocacy and support. The goal of the Care Management Program is to promote the safely and well-being of older adults in the community so they can remain independent for as long as possible. Participants need to meet certain age, income and geographic loascation requirements for eligibility.

     

    CJE Community Engagement *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000, (773) 508-1073
    Fax: (773) 508-1070
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Catherine Samatas, Manager

    Offers a variety of educational, wellness, social and life-enrichment programming for older adults at the Bernard Horwich Building and throughout the community. Programs and their locations change regularly and may include creative arts workshops, screenings to identify/prevent bone or hearing loss, and educational programs on how to use an iPad, organize financial records, care for an aging parent or improve memory skills.



    CJE Consumer Assistance *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000
    Fax: (773) 508-1114
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Christie Norrick, Manager

    Provides free information, resources and advocacy on issues that impact older adults, including consumer benefits, community service, public assistance, Social Security, and housing referrals. State-certified Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselors help older adults understand various types of health insurance and medical bill payments. Russian-speaking staff on site.

    CJE Counseling

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Rosann Corcoran, Manager

    Licensed clinical social workers provide individual counseling, as well as support groups, to help older adults and their families recover from symptoms of anxiety and depression and increase their capacity to cope with the challenges of aging.

    CJE Kosher Catering *

    CJE SeniorLife
    1551 Lake Cook Road
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 236-7859, (773) 508-1000
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Jennifer Reiner, Director

    A delicious choice for holiday meals, intimate dinners and large gatherings. Experienced, highly-skilled staff works with the client to create the perfect menu. Full dinners, side dishes, appetizers, trays, salads and more are available. Catering menu from CJE’s Lieberman Center in Skokie is cRc approved and catering menu from Weinberg Community in Deerfield is under supervision of Rabbi Mel Lifsics.

    CJE SeniorLife *

    Main Office
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000
    Fax: (773) 508-1028
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net

    For more than 45 years, CJE's wide range of services has grown to include more than 35 program areas, including counseling, geriatric care management, assisted living, short- and long-term skilled nursing care, Alzheimer's and dementia care, adult day services, home-delivered meals, health and wellness education and more.

     

    CJE Volunteer Services *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: 773-508-1000, 847-929-3040
    Email: volunteers@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Barbara Milsk, Manager

    Vital services are provided to clients of CJE by hundreds of volunteers. Whether it's delivering a nutritious meal to a homebound senior, assisting in a group activity, making a weekly call to someone alone at home, or having a heartfelt conversation over a game of cards, a wide variety of opportunities exist for volunteers to make a difference in the lives of others.

    Claremont at Buffalo Grove

    150 N. Weiland Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 465-0200
    Web: http://www.claremontbg.com

    Rehabilitation and skilled nursing center; kosher meals and synagogue services available.

    Claridge Healthcare Center

    700 W. Jenkisson Ave.
    Lake Bluff, IL 60044
    Phone: (847) 295-3900
    Fax: (847) 295-3989
    Email: claridge@claridgehc.com
    Web: http://www.claridgehealthcare.com

    Subacute rehabilitation, skilled nursing care, intermediate care, respite care. Kosher meals available.

    CLaSS: Chicago Land Simcha Schools

    6428 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (872) 225-7527
    Email: chicagolandsimchaschools@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.chicagolandsimchaschools.com
    Contact: Dr. Martha Bockian

    Torah-based center for interdependent learning. Encourages children to learn "al pi darko" in order to internalize rather than memorize. Volunteers welcome!

    Club 1948

    2405 N. Sheffield Ave.
    #126
    Chicago, IL 60614
    Email: info@myclub1948.org
    Web: http://www.club1948.org

    Connecting Israelis and Americans to the State of Israel. Brings together individuals of various backgrounds, to engage in Israel-themed social, cultural and educational events. Unaffiliated group connects individuals to their identity by fostering a passion for the soul, spirit and people of Israel.

    Coldstone Creamery-Champaign

    505 E Green Street
    Champaign, IL 61820
    Phone: 217-367-5555
    Web: https://www.facebook.com/CSCChampaign/

    An ice cream parlor and cake shop certified Kosher by the OV.  

    Columbia College Chicago *

    Metro Chicago Hillel
    924 S. Morgan Street
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Phone: (312) 829-1595
    Email: evan@metrochicagohillel.org
    Web: http://www.metrochicagohillel.org
    Contact: Evan Richter, Jewish Life Associate


     

    Community Calendar *

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

    Hosts the submissions from schools, organizations, synagogues, etc. that reflect events occurring in the greater Chicago community.

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

    Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)
    Chicago, IL Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Email: Ask@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.JCFS.org

    • 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 

    Community Foundation for Jewish Education (CFJE) *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 673-3270
    Email: cfjeinfo@cfje.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/cfje

    Through community collaboration and facilitated exploration, CFJE promotes, leads and supports diverse, lifelong Jewish education across metropolitan Chicago, including early childhood, congregational schools, and teen engagement. CFJE aims to utilize and strengthen the resources within congregations and other organizations, and help ensure dedication to the highest level of collaborative engagement, toward the goal of developing and nurturing impactful, imaginative, compelling, and experiential Jewish education in our community.

    Community Institute of Telshe Yeshiva *

    3535 W. Foster Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60625
    Phone: (773) 463-7738

    Adult Jewish courses at the Yeshiva and other various locations.

    Community Mikvah of the Conservative Movement

    3220 Big Tree Lane
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    Phone: (847) 256-4699

    By appointment only.

    Community Service Division *

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

    Adult education for Jewish men and women.

    Confection Connection

    504 Central Ave.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 432-3080
    Fax: (847) 432-3088

    Kosher products gift baskets, sweet shop, Passover chocolate. Some OU- and Circle K-certified items.

    Congregation Adas Bnei Yisroel

    6200 N. Kimball Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 583-8141
    Contact: Avrom Goldfeder

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Adas Yeshurun Anshe Kaneses Israel

    3050 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: 773-465-2288
    Fax: 773-639-1336
    Email: office@adasyeshurun.com
    Web: http://www.adasyeshurun.com
    Contact: Rabbi Zev Cohen

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Ahavat Olam

    1879 Chestnut Ave
    Glenview, IL 60025
    Phone: (847) 409-4848
    Email: NDLandsman@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.CongregationAhavatOlam.com
    Contact: Rabbi Nancy Landsman

    Reform congregation with diverse membership including interfaith, singles and empty nesters. Our Shabbat Services offer a warm inclusive experience.

    Congregation Am Echod

    15 Commerce Dr, Ste 115
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    Phone: (847) 265-1818
    Email: amehcod@amechod.org
    Web: http://www.amechod.org
    Contact: Rabbi Julie Pelc Adler

    Reform congregation.

    Congregation Atereth Yehoshua

    2915 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 764-1382
    Contact: Rabbi Yehoshua Eichenstein

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation B'nai Shalom of Buffalo Grove

    701 W. Aptakisic Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 415-1370
    Fax: (847) 415-1372
    Email: shuloffice@bnaishalom.org
    Web: http://www.bnaishalom.org
    Contact: Robert Cheifetz

    Traditional congregation.

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah

    1558 Wilmot Road
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 945-0470
    Fax: (847) 945-0706
    Email: flev@bnaitikvah.net
    Web: http://www.bnaitikvah.net
    Contact: Felicia Lev

    Conservative congregation.

    Congregation B’nai Chai North Shore

    Jewett Park Community Center
    901 Springfield Ave.
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 331-3584
    Email: bnaichai@gmail.com
    Web: http://bnaichai.blogspot.com

    Transdenominational congregation.

    Congregation Bene Shalom

    4435 Oakton Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 677-3330
    Fax: (847) 677-7298
    TTY: (224) 534-0029
    Email: info@beneshalom.org
    Web: http://www.beneshalom.org
    Contact: Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer

    A spiritual congregation that welcomes hearing and deaf, interfaith couples, and offers Kabbalistic insights into traditional liturgy.

    Congregation Beth Am

    1370 Abbott Court
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 383-5017
    Fax: (847) 383-5070
    Email: admin@congregation-betham.org
    Web: http://www.congregation-betham.org
    Contact: Rabbi Lisa Sari Bellows

    Reform congregation.

    Congregation Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Kesser Maariv Anshe Luknik

    4341 W. Golf Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-9800
    Fax: (847) 679-5041
    Email: bhhkmal@yahoo.com
    Web: http://www.kessermaariv.org
    Contact: Ben Zion Lazovsky

    The oldest Orthodox Congregation in Chicago, opening our doors in 1867.  We base all our activities on Torah, Avodah and Gemilut Chasadim

    Congregation Beth Itzchok

    6716 N. Whipple Street
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-2522
    Email: info@bethitzchok.org
    Web: http://www.bethitzchok.org
    Contact: Rabbi Shlomo Crandall

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Beth Judea

    Route 83 & Hilltop Road
    5304 RFD
    Long Grove, IL 60047
    Phone: (847) 634-0777
    Fax: (847) 634-8055
    Email: lneiman@bethjudea.org
    Web: http://www.bethjudea.org
    Contact: Lisa Neiman

    Conservative congregation.

    Congregation Beth Shalom (Naperville)

    772 W. Fifth Ave.
    Naperville, IL 60563
    Phone: (630) 961-1818
    Fax: (630) 961-2094
    Email: office772@napershalom.org
    Web: http://www.napershalom.org
    Contact: Rabbi Marc D. Rudolph

    Independent congregation.

    Congregation Beth Shalom (Northbrook)

    3433 Walters Ave.
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 498-4100
    Email: info@bethshalomnb.org
    Web: http://www.bethshalomnb.org
    Contact: Rabbi Aaron Melman, Rabbi Ari Averbach, Cantor Steven Stoehr

    Conservative congregation.

    Congregation Beth Shalom Preschool

    772 W. 5th Ave.
    Naperville, IL 60563
    Phone: (630) 961-1818
    Email: sarah@napershalom.org
    Web: http://www.napershalom.org
    Contact: Sarah Ferrao

    Congregation Bnei Ruven

    6350 N. Whipple Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 743-5434
    Fax: (773) 743-3446
    Email: rabbihertz@yahoo.com
    Web: http://www.bneiruven.org
    Contact: Rabbi Baruch Hertz

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County

    1710 S. Highland Ave.
    Lombard, IL 60148
    Phone: (630) 627-3912
    Fax: (630) 627-9123
    Email: Rabbicosnowsky@congetzchaim.org
    Web: http://www.congetzchaim.org
    Contact: Rabbi Andrea Cosnowsky

    A Reform synagogue serving over 500 families, having a tradition of an 'open-door' which welcomes everyone: Jews by birth, Jews by choice, non-Jewish family members, singles, LGBT, and people of all ages and abilities. A caring community that draws strength on our commitment to honor and respect the diversity of our membership.

    Congregation Ezras Israel

    7001 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 764-8320
    Fax: (773) 764-7438
    Email: ezrasisrael@ezrasisrael.com
    Web: http://www.ezrasisrael.com
    Contact: Zevi Ashkanazy

    Traditional congregation, also provides a mechitza in its Beth Medrash.

    Congregation Hakafa

    P.O. Box 409
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    Phone: (847) 242-0687
    Email: conghakafa@hakafa.org
    Web: http://www.hakafa.org
    Contact: Rabbi Bruce Elder

    Reform congregation.

    Congregation K.I.N.S. of West Rogers Park

    2800 W. North Shore Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 761-4000
    Fax: (773) 761-4959
    Email: congkins@congkins.org
    Web: http://www.congkins.org
    Contact: Rabbi Dr. Leonard Matanky

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Kneseth Israel

    330 Division Street
    Elgin, IL 60120
    Phone: (847) 741-5656
    Fax: (847) 741-5924
    Email: rabbi@ckielgin.org
    Web: http://www.ckielgin.org
    Contact: Rabbi Margaret Frisch Klein

    Non-denominational congregation.

    Congregation Kneseth Israel Torah School

    330 Division Street
    Elgin, IL 60120
    Phone: (847) 741-5656
    Fax: (847) 741-5679
    Email: nanzim@foxvalley.net
    Web: http://www.ckielgin.org
    Contact: Nancy Zimmerman, VP of Education

    Early childhood program.

    Congregation Kol Emeth

    5130 W. Touhy Ave.
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Phone: (847) 673-3370
    Fax: (847) 673-3376
    Email: office@kolemethskokie.org
    Web: http://www.kolemethskokie.org
    Contact: Judy Aronson

    Conservative, egalitarian synagogue. Individuals and families of any age are always welcome. In addition to services for Shabbat and all holidays there are dinners, speakers, Sisterhood and Men's Club events, book reviews, craft club, and resident theatre troupe, the Old World Theatre Company. Rabbi Barry Schechter, is well known in the community, especially for his knowledge and use of Jewish humor.

    Congregation Or Shalom

    21 W. Hawthorn Pkwy.
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    Phone: (847) 362-1948
    Fax: (847) 362-7348
    Email: orshalom@orshalomlc.org
    Web: http://www.orshalomlc.org
    Contact: Andrea Freier

    Reform congregation.

    Congregation Or Tikvah

    330 Barron Blvd.
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    Phone: (847) 543-1613
    Fax: (847) 970-9474
    Email: ortikvah@sbcglobal.net
    Web: http://www.ortikvah.weebly.com
    Contact: Andrew Hohs

    Conservative congregation.

    Congregation Or Torah

    3800 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 679-3645
    Fax: (847) 679-3665
    Email: office@ortorah.org
    Web: http://www.ortorah.org
    Contact: Rabbi Zvi Engel

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Rodfei Zedek

    5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Phone: (773) 752-2770
    Fax: (773) 752-0330
    Email: info@rodfei.org
    Web: http://www.rodfei.org
    Contact: Rabbi David Minkus

    Conservative congregation.

    Congregation Shevet Achim

    Buckingham Pavilion
    2625 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 973-4843
    Email: shevetachim@buckinghampavilion.com
    Contact: Rabbi D.B. Dubovick

    Non-denominational congregation.

    Congregation Solel

    1301 Clavey Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Phone: (847) 433-3555
    Fax: (847) 433-3573
    Email: allan@solel.org
    Web: http://www.solel.org
    Contact: Allan Litwack

    A vibrant and growing Reform Jewish congregation of pathfinders committed to sacred worship, social justice and lifelong learning. Welcomes and embraces interfaith families and all who seek a spiritual home.

    Congregation Sukkat Shalom

    1001 Central Ave.
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    Phone: (847) 251-2675
    Fax: (847) 251-6002
    Email: aschultz@sukkatshalom.org
    Web: http://www.sukkatshalom.org
    Contact: Andy Schultz

    Reform congregation.

    Congregation Tikkun Olam

    1395 Candlewood Drive
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    Phone: (815) 455-9236
    Email: tikkunolam@hotmail.com
    Web: http://www.tikkun-olam.org
    Contact: Debbi Viger, President

    Services held at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 503 W. Jackson Street, Woodstock, IL 60098.

    Congregation Yehuda Moshe

    4721 W. Touhy Ave.
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: (847) 673-5870
    Email: rabbi@yehudamoshe.com
    Web: http://www.yehudamoshe.com
    Contact: Rabbi Joel Gutstein

    Orthodox congregation.

    Congregation Yehuda Moshe Mikvah

    4721 W. Touhy Ave.
    Lincolnwood, IL 60712
    Phone: (847) 673-5870

    By appointment only.

    Congregations & Community Campaign *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 444-2841
    Email: congs@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/congregants
    Contact: Sandi Kaplan

    Helps organize and promote dozens of annual educational programs and fundraising events among 125 Chicago-area congregations while working with JUF staff and the local rabbinic community.

    Are you interested in collaborating with the Congregations Division? Attend one of the Congregation events or volunteer during community phonothons in late January, mid-July, September and early December.

    Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest

    500 W. Madison Street
    Suite 3100
    Chicago, IL 60661
    Phone: (312) 380-8800
    Fax: (312) 380-8855
    Email: contactus@chicago.mfa.gov.il
    Web: http://embassies.gov.il/chicago

    The official representative of the government of Israel to the Midwest and its liaison with the Jewish community in 11 states. Israel-related services and programs: informational materials and brochures, cultural publications, events and exhibits; speakers bureau; academic activities (including visiting scholars); referrals on Israel-related questions, passport, visa, and other documentation services.

    Twitter: @IsraelinChicago

    Continental Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

    5336 N. Western Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60625
    Phone: (773) 271-5600
    Fax: (773) 271-2144
    Email: administrator@continental-nursing.com
    Web: http://www.continental-nursing.com

    Fully kosher skilled nursing facility. Russian cultural program with Russian-speaking staff.

    Continuum Theater *

    P.O. Box 1617
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    Phone: (847) 780-7230
    Fax: (847) 831-3365
    Email: devorah@continuumtheater.org
    Web: http://www.continuumtheater.org
    Contact: Devorah Richards

    Jewish artists and lovers of the arts created Continuum Theater to support Jewish learning, community and cultural continuity by preserving, growing and sharing Jewish performing arts experiences. Continuum Theater produces theater, music, dance and arts education experiences that explore Jewish history, heritage, contemporary issues and the full scope of the Jewish experience. The theater hopes to nurture Jewish artists and to forge productive partnerships with community organizations interested in creative programming. Programs include: The Chicago Jewish Play Reading Festival, The Midwest Jewish Play Writing Contest in association with the Jewish Plays Project and school artistic residences.

    Cool Ketubah

    216 W. Chicago Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60654
    Phone: (312) 640-1999
    Email: info@jnldesign.com
    Web: http://coolketubah.com

    Cool Ketubah is simply that: a good-looking, well designed Ketubah that looks like it belongs in the 21st Century. Designed by Chicago-based graphic designer Jason Pickleman, whose works are in the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Cool Ketubah projects the perfect balance between visual sophistication and poetic sentiment.

    Corporate Partners Program *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 3002
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4877
    Email: julieannsklaver@juf.org
    Contact: Julie Ann Sklaver

    Provides support to events and programs in return for year-round marketing opportunities to the Jewish community. Additional opportunities exist for funding specific programs and services in accord with corporate philanthropic mandates.

    Counseling at JCFS *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Locations across Chicagoland
    Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Email: ask@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.jcfs.org

    Professionally trained and licensed clinical social workers, counselors, psychologists, art and drama therapists specialize in high quality therapeutic services that enhance the emotional well-being of children, adults, families, couples and families throughout Chicagoland. Specializes in areas such as parenting, anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorders; emotional, physical and sexual trauma, grief and loss, financial issues, marriage and relationship issues; separation, divorce and co-parenting, stress management, life transitions, work-related issues and addictive behaviors.  Counseling Center locations include downtown Chicago,  West Rogers Park, Northbrook, Skokie and Buffalo Grove.

    CoverYourHair.com

    170 Oberlin Avenue North, Suite 23
    Lakewood, NJ 08701
    Phone: (866) 352-8194
    Email: sales@coveryourhair.com
    Web: http://www.coveryourhair.com

    Online store for observant women. Head coverings, hats, caps, headbands, snoods, tichels and more.

    Creations by Eudice

    12706 Sycamore Ct.
    Huntley, IL 60142
    Phone: (847) 669-7037
    Email: euvid@comcast.net
    Web: http://www.creationsbyeudice.com
    Contact: Eudice Germaine

    Dichroic glass artist specializing in jewelry and Mezuzot cases that are one of a kind, waterproof, and exquisite. Hebrew name pendants using 22k gold on fused glass, cabinet nobs and very unusual pendants that make a statement. She now has added custom paracord bracelets with safety whistles and beautiful cuff earrings and ear climbers of Sterling and Swarovski crystal Eudice is also a Makeup artist having trained by Mark Traynor, makeup artist to the stars. Eudice Gives private lesson that include graphs and drawings and pictures for all styles of makeup. Day, night, work. Along with skin care advice for your skin and age. Eudice was an Esthetician for over 20 years in Connecticut and used products made in Israel and also products you can make for yourself. Before and after photos are available. Lesson generally last around three hours. Call for a private appointment.

    JUF's Israel Scholarships *

    Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
    30 S. Wells Street
    Suite 5031
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: 312-444-2895, 312-357-4798
    Email: israelexperience@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/israel_experience

    Financial need-based (through age 28) and merit-based (through age 23) scholarships for high school and college students and young adults for approved Israel Experience programs of work, study, and travel. Spring and Fall deadlines each year.

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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