COMPLETE LIST OF ENTRIES

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

Yana Fayn

Phone: (847) 668-7464
Email: y_fayn@yahoo.com

Singer, teacher, performer, Hebrew, Yiddish, Russian, Italian and Broadway for all occasions. Liturgical music from Shabbat services to High Holidays. Bar and bat mitzvah tutoring and service.

Year Course

Young Judaea
575 8th Ave., 11th Floor
New York
NY
10018
Phone: (917) 595-2100
Fax: (646) 649-2422
Email: yearcourse@youngjudaea.org
URL: http://www.youngjudaea.org/yearcourse
Contact: Ekka Adler

The original Gap Year in Israel, gives recent high school graduates, ages 17-19,  the opportunity to step out into the world, gain valuable life experience and skills, and begin the transition into independence. Earn up to 30 college credits while learning Hebrew; living with peers from the United States, Israel, Canada, the United Kingdom, and around the world; participating in volunteer activities; and developing a Jewish identity before heading off to college or university.

Yeshiva Migdal Torah

Jewish Learning Center
2728 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 465-7600
Fax: (773) 465-4554
Email: migdaltorah@sbcglobal.net
URL: http://www.migdaltorah.org

Yeshiva Ohr Boruch-The Veitzener Cheder *

Associated Talmud Torahs
2828 W. Pratt Blvd
Chicago
IL
60654
Phone: (773) 262-0885
Fax: (773) 262-2016
Email: office@yobvc.org
URL: http://www.att.org
Contact: Rabbi Moshe Unger, Dean

Orthodox school for boys, grades Nursery-8. Hebrew studies are taught in Yiddish.

Yeshiva Women *

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Fax: (847) 674-6381
Email: YeshivaWomen@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu

Organizes educational and social programs and fundraising for HTC.

Yeshiva Yaakov Ovenu, YYO Introductions, YYO Singles

6800 N. California Ave.
Unit 1S
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (847) 745-8021 , (847) 840-4269
Fax: (847) 745-8021
Email: yyo613@yahoo.com
URL: http://yeshivayaakovovenu.org
Contact: Sheila Segall

Dedicated to helping fellow Jews, providing Torah and chesed to those in need. Torah classes, home study programs, YYO Singles, YYO Introductions, Better Beginnings (relationship enhancement), seminars, Mishmeres Shmiras HaLoshon of Chicago, Clothes Committee (collects and distributes clothing to those in need), Pesa Bas HaRav Eliezer Shtick Gmach (shtick, arches for chasunas). All services are free of charge.

Yeshivas Brisk

3000 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 274-1177
Fax: (773) 274-6559

Training of rabbis, teachers, and laymen for Jewish leadership; for men only.

Yeshivas Hakayitz Summer Camp *

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500 , (847) 323-0203
Fax: (847) 674-6381
Email: yhk@htc.edu
URL: http://www.yhk.htc.edu
Contact: Rabbi Yosef Polstein

An alternative residential camping experience located on the suburban campus of Hebrew Theological College in Skokie. Open to boys grade 6th through 11th. The 200 campers and staff represent 50 communities worldwide. This offers a world-class and very unique experience for boys who are eager to have fun, play sports, make friends, and who have lots of ruach. Mornings are dedicated to Torah study with instruction conducted on several levels regardless of background. Afternoons are league sports and bunk activities. Evenings are trips to best of Chicago's attractions. The four-week camp runs the month of July. Scholarships are available.

Yeshivas Meor HaTorah of Chicago

3635 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 465-0419
Fax: (773) 465-0520
URL: http://www.ymhtchicago.org
Contact: Eliyahu Millen

Orthodox boys Yeshiva high school.

Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi *

Associated Talmud Torahs
6317 N. California Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 973-6150
Fax: (773) 973-0830
Email: yttoffice@jdbyytt.org
URL: http://www.jdbyytt.org
Contact: Rabbi Nosson Muller, Menahel/Principal

A state-accredited Orthodox Day School for boys, kindergarten through eighth grade; onsite REACH program; onsite Keshet classes for children with developmental disabilities.

Yiddish Arts Ensemble

511 Woodlawn Ave.
Glencoe
IL
60022
Phone: (847) 835-5135
Contact: Lynn Shapiro

A professional touring theater troupe that performs in English, incorporating traditional Yiddish stories with klezmer music.

Yiddish Music Archives

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

A large collection of recorded and printed resources for the study of traditional klezmer music; available for purchase.

Yiddish Services

8914 N. Central Park
Evanston
IL
60203-1815
Phone: (847) 675-3335
Fax: (847) 675-0224
Contact: Dr. Khane-Faygl (Anita) Turtletaub

Translations, lessons and classes, lectures, Yiddish proverbs, Jewish humor.

YLD Pride *

30 S. Wells
Chicago
IL
60606
Phone: 312-357-4543
Email: yld@juf.org
Contact: Tori Weinstein

As a group of JUF and YLD, we hope to build a stronger, more vibrant Jewish LGBTQ young adult community in Chicagoland.

Yom Chadash/Matan Meitel

Phone: (773) 344-4394 , (847) 724-3731
Email: dimusic@comcast.net
URL: http://www.yomchadashorchestras.com
Contact: David Ivaz

Young Adult Division (YAD) of Anshe Emet Synagogue *

3751 N. Broadway Street
Chicago
IL
60613
Phone: Email: yad@ansheemet.org
URL: www.ansheemet.org/yad

Provides young Jewish adults with opportunities to meet, pray, play, learn, and give back in a community setting.

Young Israel of Northbrook Congregation

3545 Walters Ave.
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: (847) 480-9462
Email: fut99@aol.com
Contact: Rabbi Herschel Berger

Orthodox.

Young Israel of Skokie

8746 East Prairie Road
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (847) 329-0990
Email: gschaffel@aol.com
URL: http://yios.shulcloud.com
Contact: Rabbi Gershon Schaffel

Orthodox.

Young Israel of West Rogers Park

2706 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 501-4728
Email: webmaster@yiwrp.com
URL: http://www.yiwrp.com
Contact: Rabbi Elisha Prero

Modern Orthodox congregation.

Young Leadership Division (YLD) *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 357-4880
Email: yld@juf.org
URL: http://www.yldchicago.org

The Young Leadership Division of the Jewish United Fund is committed to building a better Jewish community in Chicago, Israel, and throughout the world. YLD raises funds for JUF's agencies and initiatives, and offering a variety of educational, leadership and social events for young adults between the ages of 22 and 40ish.

Your Eldercare Consultants (CJE Geriatric Care Management) *

CJE SeniorLife
3003 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 508-1000 , (773) 508-1015
Fax: (773) 508-1028
Email: info@youreldercareconsultants.com
URL: http://www.youreldercareconsultants.com
Contact: Joan Richman Ente, Manager

Your Eldercare Consultants have advanced degrees in social work with training in gerontology and can help older adults and their families manage the transitions of aging through a wide array of services including: managing Medicare and private insurance paperwork, planning for the future and use of assets, helping with a move to a new home, bill paying, hiring and supervising home caregivers and reporting regularly on a loved one's well-being.

Your Songs Inc.

181 W. Fabish Dr.
Buffalo Grove
IL
60089
Phone: (847) 541-7293 , (800) 338-SONG
Fax: (847) 459-0871

Jewish music and gifts for bar/bat mitzvahs.

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Duman Opportunity Center

Provides customized, person-centered services and streamlined supports leading to competitive integrated employment opportunities. Services to eligible participants include assessment of employment skills and goals, job readiness training, job development, job coaching, selection and enrollment in certified post-secondary education/vocational training and gaining practical skills through paid work experience or subsidized employment opportunities. Services and supports are also provided to partnering businesses including disability education, improving hiring practices to persons with disabilities, consultation of employment enhancements, and retention support. 

Contracted Employment Services

Assists adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment obtain and maintain jobs in janitorial or administrative support services.

Career Services

Helps individuals who are under or unemployed and may be experiencing challenges with their job search, such as career exploration, resumé building, interviewing skills, and the creation of a LinkedIn profile. Clients work closely with a career and employment specialist to determine specific services, including workshops, and groups, to develop a plan to reach their goal of employment.