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


Midwest Region
PO Box 594
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: 312-815-9083
Email: midwest.area@naamat.org
Web: http://www.naamat.org
Contact: Felicia Gross, Midwest Region Director

NA'AMAT plays a pivotal role in helping Israelis survive and thrive. Our Mission is to improve their lives through our critical network of women's empowerment and rights centers, daycare centers, youth villages, high schools, scholarship funds, legal aid bureaus, domestic violence shelter and more. Our vision is to work toward a vibrant, inclusive, egalitarian Israel where all citizens and families have access to the resources they need to thrive.

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The Synagogue Security Council of North America

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Rabbi Shmuel Katz, C.M.

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