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

    Palmer House

    17 E. Monroe Street
    Chicago, IL 60603
    Phone: (312) 726-7500
    Fax: (312) 917-1707
    Web: http://palmerhousehiltonhotel.com

    Danziger cRc kosher certification available.

    PaNosh Kosher Catering

    364 Lexington Drive
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    Phone: (847) 947-2100
    Fax: (847) 947-2101
    Email: info@panoshcatering.com
    Web: http://www.panoshcatering.com

    Rabbi Howard Lifshitz-certified.

    Park Plaza Retirement Center

    6840 N. Sacramento Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-6700
    Fax: (773) 465-2490
    Email: yehuda@park-plaza.org
    Web: http://park-plaza.org
    Contact: Yehuda

    Apartments, kosher meals, daily live music, social activities, exercise classes, lectures, weekly housekeeping services, round trip transportation, strictly kosher kitchen, on-site synagogue, wellness center, assisted living services available if needed. Situated on a nine-acre parklike setting.

    Partners in Healthcare

    2601 Chestnut Ave.
    Suite 2110
    Glenview, IL 60026
    Phone: (847) 904-5113
    Fax: (847) 904-5116
    Web: http://www.partners-healthcare.com

    Home care agency that provides non-medical home care services to North Shore residents. Services range from bath visits for one hour to caring for hospice, dementia, and post hospital clients 24 hours per day.

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    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 Yitzchok Ehrman

    Eight-week camp for grades three to eight featuring daily learning, athletics, swimming, weekly trips, arts & crafts, entertainers and skill development.

    Pearl of Israel

    Gan Israeli Home Child Care
    Phone: (847) 972-1777
    Email: yitzhakhedva@yahoo.com
    Contact: Hedva Yitzhak

    Open to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. POI believes that children need to feel unconditional love and acceptance from the adults who take care of them. Secular and Jewish education with warmth, love, professionalism and competence. Inspiring children to lifelong learning!

    Persian Iran Hebrew Congregation

    3820 Main Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (847) 674-5444
    Email: persianhebrewcong@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.persianhebrew.com
    Contact: Rabbi Shaoul Hamaoui

    Orthodox congregation.

    Personal Care *

    CJE SeniorLife
    3003 W. Touhy Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 508-1000, (847) 282-3883
    Fax: (773) 508-1028
    Email: info@cje.net
    Web: http://www.cje.net
    Contact: Yelena Abramova, Supervisor

    Personal Care includes assistance on an hourly basis with meal preparation, light housekeeping and laundry, escorting to appointments or activities, companionship, medication reminders, help with bathing and dressing, and assistance with other household tasks for eligible low income seniors.

    Personalities Inc.

    3328 Commercial Ave.
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (847) 272-7892
    Fax: (847) 272-7894
    Email: info@personalitiesinc.com
    Web: http://www.personalitiesinc.com
    Contact: Lou Loiben

    North Shore interactive D.J. company. Bar/bat mitzvahs and corporate affairs. All parties customized to clients needs.

    Peterson Park Health Care Center

    6141 N. Pulaski Road
    Chicago, IL 60646
    Phone: (773) 478-2000
    Fax: (773) 478-6873
    Email: aoshinski@petersonparkhealthcarecenter.com
    Web: http://petersonparkhealthcarecenter.com
    Contact: Alice Oshinski, Administrator

    Fully kosher skilled nursing facility. Hospice, respite programs. Specializes in wound and Alzheimer's care.

    Peterson Park Mikvah

    Chicago Mikvah Association
    3541 W. Peterson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659
    Phone: (773) 315-7255
    Email: ybider@agudathisrael-il.org
    Contact: Yitzchok Bider

    Women (Friday night and Yom Tov night) and men.

    Pharmacy Technician Training Program *

    JVS Chicago
    3033 W. Touhy
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (855) 463-6587 (855-INFO-JVS)
    Fax: (847) 553-5526
    Email: info@jvschicago.org
    Web: http://www.jvschicago.org

    Free pharmacy technician training program for income eligible adults. 144 hours of classroom, 120 hours externship training and preparation for state and national certification exams. Job placement assistance for graduates.

    Philip & Ethel Klutznick Lectures in Jewish Civilization *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4770
    Fax: (312) 855-2476

    Co-sponsored by Northwestern University. Free annual lectures by eminent Jewish scholars on topics of interest to the Jewish community.

    Philip and Rebecca Esformes Cheder Lubavitch Girls School *

    Associated Talmud Torahs
    2809 W. Jarvis Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 465-0863
    Fax: (773) 973-2119
    Email: info@clhds.com
    Web: http://www.clhds.com
    Contact: Leah Rivka Perlstein, Principal

    State-accredited day school for girls, grades one to eight, and co-ed preschool, run in the Lubavitch tradition.

    Pirchei Day Camp

    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 Yitzchok Ehrman

    Eight-week camp for grades nursery through two featuring daily learning, athletics, swimming, weekly trips, arts & crafts, entertainers and skill development.

    PJ Library Chicago *

    Jewish United Fund
    30 S. Wells Street
    Chicago, IL 60606-5056
    Phone: (312) 357-4831
    Email: pjlibrary@juf.org
    Web: http://www.juf.org/pjlibrary
    Contact: Rachel Rapoport

    Free program that sends high-quality, age-appropriate Jewish books and music to families each month -- with no strings attached. The program is limited to families with children ages 6 months to 8 years living in the Chicago metropolitan area (Cook, Lake, Will, McHenry, DuPage, and Kane counties). PJ Library is also offered in over 200 communities in North America.

    Please Take A Gift Home

    3016 W. Jarvis St.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 338-1476
    Fax: (773) 338-4737

    Gifts for weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs.

    Poalie Zedek-West Rogers Park Congregation

    2801 W. Albion Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Phone: (773) 764-5680
    Contact: Rabbi Sidney Glenner

    Orthodox congregation.

    Polina Ben-Sira

    Phone: (847) 549-9894
    Email: polinabstudio@gmail.com
    Web: http://www.polinabstudio.com
    Contact: Polina

    Judaica, ketubot, ceramics, invitations.

    Premier Catering

    3760 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: (224) 251-7634
    Fax: (224) 534-7248
    Email: steven@premiercatering-chicago.com
    Web: http://www.premiercatering-chicago.com
    Contact: Steven Greenberg, Nancy Wolmark

    Full-service kosher, formal catering services to the Chicagoland area. Weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate dinners, large family dinners, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs or other special events. Caters at the location of your choice or at their new facility, capable of holding up to 100 people. Glatt kosher, cRc-certified. Vegetarian available.

    Project Esther: The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network *

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

    Supports, strengthens, educates and connects diverse Jewish adoptive and prospective adoptive families. Services include consultation regarding the adoption process, information and referral, support groups, educational programs, family social events and post-adoption services.

    Project Shield *

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

    Committed to building awareness, education and support for the recognition, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse in the Jewish community. Provides information, referral services for victims and adult survivors of sexual abuse, professional education and consultations, and trainings for schools, camps, and other Jewish institutions.

    Psychological Services at JCFS *

    Jewish Child & Family Services
    Elaine Kersten Children’s Center
    255 Revere Drive
    Suite 200
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    Phone: (855) 275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
    Email: ask@jcfs.org
    Web: http://www.jcfs.org
    Contact: Alysa Slay, Psy. D.

    Joy Faith Knapp Children's Center

    3145 W. Pratt

    Chicago, IL 60645

    Conducts psychological testing to understand the learning differences, cognitive or emotional, or other mental disorders.

    Pushing the Envelope Farm *

    1700 Averill Road
    Geneva, IL 60134
    Phone: 630-578-3313
    Email: genevafarm@gmail.com
    Web: www.pushingtheenvelopefarm.org

    A community farm and education center in Chicagoland's Fox Valley serving the greater metropolitan Chicago area. The farm explores Jewish connection to the land, provides hands-on educational experiences, and offers the opportunity to experience sustainable agriculture firsthand. The farm provides a wide variety of custom programs, such as educational programs and workshops for people of all ages and groups such as schools, synagogues, churches, home school and scout groups either on the farm or off the farm. The 14-acre site hosts organic farm that grows anything from small plots to multiple acres of land.

    Puzzle Israel

    Phone: (847) 436-6849
    Fax: (888) 840-2155
    Email: deb@puzzleisrael.com
    Web: http://www.puzzleisrael.com
    Contact: Deb Lust Zaluda

    Israeli tourism company that invites tourists and visitors from around the world to get to know Israel. Puzzle's main goal is to give its travelers an Israeli experience "with a twist," a memorable adventure built around the needs and desires of the traveler. The company focuses on unique and personalized journeys in Israel that do not resemble your standard tour, whether it's the client's first or tenth time visiting Israel. It is Puzzle's belief and experience that exposure to different layers of Israeli society and culture, visits to regions less traveled, and interactive activities will make the journey that much better and more special.

What's New in the Guide

Moishe House RSJ

Moishe House is a network of peer-based Jewish communities for young adults aged 22-30. Each house is comprised of three to five residents who host five to seven programs per month, covering a wide variety of topics and activities. Chicago is home to four Moishe Houses.

North Shore Compassionate Care

Description: North Shore Compassionate Care will provide quality home care services for our clients. In this spirit, we have created and maintained a strong caring organization. As a home care agency we closely monitor our employees and provide our patients with continuity of care according to their changing needs. At NSCC, we believe we have an obligation to the community as a provider of quality services. We assist our clients in maintaining dignity, comfort and peace of mind with the freedom and safety of staying at home where life is best.

Silverstein Base Hillel

The Silverstein Base Hillel is a home for Metro Chicago Hillel students and their friends and the actual home of a rabbinic family committed to pluralism and founded on three core values: hospitality, learning, and service. Rabbi Megan and her wife Paige GoldMarche invite all Metro Chicago Hillel students and other young adults, living in or visiting the Lincoln Park area, into their home to learn, volunteer, celebrate, and of course, eat with them. Metro Chicago Hillel is fortunate to have the first Base Hillel in the country integrated into a campus Hillel.

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