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Board of Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago (BJE) *

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

Board of Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-7788
Fax: (847) 291-7792
Email: info@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Bonnie Neubauer, Business Manager

BJE Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, Center for Jewish Teacher Education *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-291-7788
Fax: 847-291-7792
Email: rolly@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjechicago.org
Contact: Rolly S. Cohen, Melton Director, Merle Tovian, Assistant Melton Director

Come experience a Melton class and see for yourself what high-quality, meaningful adult Jewish learning is all about. Discover a world-class curriculum created by scholars at Hebrew University that gives you a chance to explore Jewish thought and text with an outstanding faculty and a wonderful community of learners.

Frank G. Marshall Jewish Learning Center and JTeach.org *

3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 291-7788 x1305, (847) 291-7788 x2
Fax: (847) 291-7792
Email: marshallcenter@bjechicago.org
Web: http://www.JTeach.org
Contact: Linda Sonin, Director

Community-based resource center, serving rabbis, educators, and families. The MJLC's goal is to educate and inspire the next generation by providing expert services and support to those involved in the transmission of Jewish education. Hundreds of educators from a variety of religious schools, day schools, youth groups and camps come into the MJLC each year. JTeach.org, BJE Chicago's Online Jewish Teacher Resource Center provides web access to our extensive collection of innovative lesson plans, art projects and activities.


Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Centers *

Administrative Office
3320 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-634-0363
Fax: 847-634-0365
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Nancy Manewith, Director

BJE Early Childhood Center at B’nai Tikvah *

1558 Wilmot Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: 847-945-8577
Fax: 847-945-7006
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Janet Sear

BJE Early Childhood Center at Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah *

3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: 847-256-4507
Fax: 847-256-3225
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Debbie Appelbaum

BJE Early Childhood Center at Beth Judea *

5304 RFD
Long Grove, IL 60047
Phone: 847-634-0363
Fax: 847-634-0365
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: Judy Jacobson

BJE Early Childhood Center at Temple Beth-El *

3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-272-4455
Fax: 847-559-5808
Email: bjepreschool@bjechicago.org
Web: www.bjeecc.info
Contact: JoAnne Barston

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Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. Post 54

Open to all U. S. armed forces Jewish veterans regardless of where and when served. We support all veterans in local VA hospitals and through community activities, preserve the memories of patriotic service, honor the memory of our heroic dead, foster the education of former service-members, and provide support for active duty service members. We meet the second Sunday of every month at Cong. Etz Chaim in Lombard, at 10AM (please check our website for exact time and location). You are invited to attend a meeting, become a member, and help us help all veterans.

Maccabim Hebrew School

Serving Israeli and American children age 2 and older in the Chicago metro area, providing them a unique anchor to Hebrew language, Jewish learning and Israeli culture, and strengthening their Jewish-Israeli identity. Families come from a variety of Jewish backgrounds, and the Sunday-morning classes are conducted primarily in Hebrew by professional educators who are also native speakers.

JCYS Michael R. Lutz Family Center-Wicker Park

JCYS Wicker Park offers early childhood education for children ages 15 months-5 years through school year and summer camp programming. As our center grows, after-school programming for Grades K-6 and summer camps for Grades K-Grade 8 will be added.

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