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

Rabbi Chaim Twerski

6542 N. Christiana Ave.
Lincolnwood
IL
60712
Phone: (847) 679-3052
Email: chaimtw@gmail.com

Sofrim.

Rabbi Dovid Zucker

6630 N. Mozart St.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 761-0212

Sofrim.

Rabbi Mordecai Tarkieltaub

2857 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 251-4529 , (773) 761-4878
Email: bestbris@yahoo.com

Listed with Agudath Israel, cRc, and USCJ, as a mohel bris for adults, children and infants. Practicing for over 35 years.

Rabbi Phil Karesh

Phone: (773) 877-2247
Email: philkaresh@chicagomilah.com
URL: http://www.chicagomilah.com
Contact: Rabbi Phil Karesh, Certified Mohel, M. Ed.

Rabbi Roy Vey

Phone: (815) 541-2692
Email: rabbiroyvey@gmail.com
Contact: Tony Invergo

Comedy and Illusion for almost any occasion.

Rabbi Samuel Biber

2823 W. Fargo Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 450-5160 , (773) 465-7922
Email: sbiber@sbcglobal.net

Listed with CRC and Agudath Israel.

Rabbi Shaoul Hamaoui

3547 Arcadia Street
Evanston
IL
60203
Phone: (773) 621-0051
Email: shaoulhamaoui@gmail.com
URL: http://www.koshercircumcisions.com
Contact: Rabbi Shaoul Hamaoui, Certified Mohel, M. Ed.

Listed with CRC.

Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst

6100 N. Drake Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 539-4241

Listed with Agudath Israel.

Rabbinical Assembly, Midwest Region

c/o Am Yisrael
4 Happ Rd.
Northfield
IL
60093
Phone: (847) 446-7202
Fax: (312) 606-7136
Contact: Rabbi Debra Newman Kamin

Association of Conservative rabbis.

Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care

1550 Bishop Court
Mount Prospect
IL
60056
Phone: (847) 685-9900 , (888) 707-2462
Email: jokazaki@rainbowhospice.org
URL: http://www.rainbowhospice.org
Contact: Jeff Okazaki

Provides caring and compassionate services to people with serious illness and their families. For more than 31 years, Rainbow has been a non-profit, community-based organization serving all of Chicagoland. In addition, Rainbow Hospice provides extensive bereavement services including the Good Mourning program for children, all free of charge to hospice families.

Ramah Day Camp *

Operated by Camp Ramah in Wisconsin
65 E. Wacker Place
Suite 1200
Chicago
IL
60601
Phone: (312) 606-9316
Fax: (312) 606-7136
Email: info@ramahday.com
URL: http://www.ramahday.com
Contact: Lori Stark

Offers a fun, enriching and nurturing summer experience in a Jewish context. Campers enjoy swimming, arts & crafts, nature, drama, music, cookouts, sports, field trips and more! Small groups and a mature professional staff provide a warm and welcoming environment in which Judaism and Hebrew are seamlessly blended with daily activities. Children entering grades kindergarten through six can enroll for a full eight-week session or one of two four-week sessions. Transportation from Lakeview and suburban areas is provided and included in fees. Scholarships available.Camp location: 98 W. Hintz Road Wheeling, IL 60090

Ravinia Tutors

Highland Park
IL
60035
Phone: 847-579-9450
Email: tamar@raviniatutors.com
URL: http://www.raviniatutors.com
Contact: Tamar Berman

Ravinia Tutors provides online and in person educational services to students of all ages. All teaching is provided 1:1 or in small groups. We take pride in our ability to adapt our instruction to the unique needs and interests of every student. Our subject areas include: Hebrew (Modern and Biblical) Dutch English (ESL and ELL) Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Preparation Computer Programming Office Software Music Theory Vocal Performance Mathematics Our Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah preparation program is comprehensive and includes: Reading Hebrew Torah and Haftarah trope The specifics of the student's Parashah and Haftarah Many tips that will ensure a positive and unforgettable Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience. No prior knowledge of Hebrew required.

REACH – Resources for Educational Achievement, Collaboration and Health Serving Chicagoland Jewish Day Schools *

3531 Madison Street
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: 224-601-6020
Email: jgordon@reachchicago.org
Contact: Julie Gordon

Helps Jewish day schools to meet children's academic, social-emotional, and health needs, so that children with different learning styles, abilities, challenges and special needs can access a Jewish education that reflects their parents' values. Providing resources and services at individual schools, developing systems and protocols, and providing affordable assessments and consultations, REACH helps school staff to meet students' needs. REACH is a partnership between ATT and JFMC.  PLEASE NOTE: Parents interested in REACH should contact their school's principal.

Refoenu Health Care Society

6333 N. Troy Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 761-4005
Email: office@thechicagocenter.org
Contact: Rabbi Yisroel Matzliach

Medical referrals and advocacy. Provides cab and pharmacy services on Shabbat and Yom Tov for those needing immediate medical care.

Reform Cantors of Chicago

c/o Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: (847) 205-9982
Email: cantor@templebeth-el.org
Contact: Cantor Faryn Kates Rudnick, President

Chicago area members of the American Conference of Cantors.

REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home

Phone: (312) 927-0490
Email: ethanbensinger@gmail.com
URL: http://storiesofselfhelp-film.com
Contact: Ethan Bensinger

A highly acclaimed documentary that explores the lives of Holocaust survivors and refugees from Chicago and tells the story of a community here that has given refuge to more than 1,000 victims of Nazi persecution from Central Europe. Director Ethan Bensinger is available for programs. Accompanying educational curriculum. No charge to community organizations and schools.

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

345 E. Superior St.
Chicago
IL
60611
Phone: (312) 908-6000
Fax: (312) 908-4300

Inpatient and outpatient medical and rehabilitation services for children and adults with neurological and orthopedic disabilities.

Reproductive Genetics Innovations

2910 Macarthur Blvd.
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: (847) 400-1515
Fax: (847) 400-1516
Email: info@rgipgd.com
URL: http://www.rgipgd.com

Pre-implantation diagnosis for chromosomal and genetic disorders, including those common among Ashkenazi Jews.

Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC)

564 W. Randolph Street, Suite 200
Chicago
IL
60661
Phone: (312) 646-2571
Fax: (312) 646-2501
Email: jwynes@rjchq.org
URL: http://www.rjchq.org
Contact: Jeremy Wynes, Midwest Regional Director

Fosters and enhances ties between the American Jewish-community and Republican decision-makers.

Research Training Internship (RTI) *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Suite 5035
Chicago
IL
60606
Phone: (312) 444-2802
Email: teens@juf.org
URL: http://www.juf.org/teens/rti_about.aspx
Contact: Rebecca Birger

A selective 10-month paid internship where high school-aged girls will learn University-level research skills as tools for social change. Interns will be paid a stipend for their work, and will have opportunities to present their findings to Jewish community leaders in a variety of settings.

Residential Supports *

CILA Homes for Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
URL: http://www.jcfs.org

Residential Supports provides support, assistance and training in community settings for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. CILA, Home Based Waiver and private funding accepted.

Response for Teens *

JCFS Chicago
Seigle Building
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: 847-676-0078
Email: responsecounseling@jcfs.org
URL: http://www.jcfs.org/response

As part of the JCFS family of services, Response for Teens partners with community organizations to provide outreach, leadership skills development, sexual health education and therapeutic counseling that supports teens as they face challenges such as cyberbullying, depression, anxiety and addiction. 

Ridgelawn-Beth El Cemetery

5736 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (847) 673-1584

Exclusively Jewish, serving all Jewish traditions.Mailing Address: 6807 N. East Prairie Road Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Road Scholar, formerly Elderhostel *

JCC Chicago
Administrative Office
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: (224) 406-9233
Fax: (847) 205-9350
URL: http://www.jccchicago.org/travel

JCC offers a variety of multi-day programs with a focus on Chicago. Each program provides an opportunity for stimulating and interesting experiences and discussions, enriched by the insight of expert docents and the company of fellow lifelong learners. Past programs have included Signature City Chicago, A Taste of Chicago's Food History, Beautiful Music at Ravinia, Theatre in Chicago, and City Highlights Weekend. Road Scholar programs offer adults 55+ affordable, short-term vacation opportunities designed to be both educationally and culturally stimulating and socially gratifying. Program fees include Road Scholar educational sessions, accommodations, entertainment and most meals.

Robert and Sylvia Haag Pavilion *

CJE SeniorLife
Short-Term Rehabilitation Unit
9700 Gross Point Road
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (847) 929-3320 , (773) 508-1000
Fax: (847) 929-3290
Email: info@cje.net
URL: http://www.liebermancenter.net

Short-term Rehabilitation serves patients after hospitalization. Licensed therapists provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy to Medicare-certified residents seven days a week. The rehab program emphasizes short-term, sub-acute rehabilitation and medical care with the goal of returning home.

Robert's Fish Market

2916 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 761-3424
URL: http://robertsfishmarket.com

Kosher fish market. cRc certified.

Robineau Residence *

CJE SeniorLife
7550 N. Kostner Ave.
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (773) 508-1000 , (847) 675-8580
Fax: (847) 675-8591
Email: info@cje.net
URL: http://www.cje.net
Contact: Dorothy Levant, Manager

Designed for 24 older adults, is located in a residential neighborhood and offers private rooms and bathroom arranged in suites around living rooms with kitchens. Residents enjoy group activities, meals, transportation, excursions and 24-hour staff. Applicants must be 62 years or older and qualify for subsidized housing under the provisions of HUD's Section 8 program. Service coordinator on site. Transportation through CJE's Shalom Bus Services is available for residents.  

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School *

1095 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield
IL
60015
Phone: (847) 470-6700
Fax: (847) 324-3701
Email: tigers@rzjhs.org
URL: http://www.rzjhs.org
Contact: Tony Frank, Head of School and Riv Lynch, Director of Admissions

Co-ed, college-preparatory high school committed to academic excellence that has served the Chicagoland Jewish community since 2001. The mission of Rochelle Zell Jewish High School is to create a culture that inspires students to think critically and achieve their full potential, while preparing them to live Judaism as responsible and involved citizens in the modern world. Offers a comprehensive education, which includes exceptional general and Jewish students programs, supplemented by strong athletic and fine arts programs, and numerous extracurricular activities and leadership opportunities. Committed to making education affordable through tuition assistance.

Rohr Chabad Center of Glenview

701 Harlem Ave.
Glenview
IL
60025
Phone: (847) 910-1738
Email: chabad@chabadofglenview.com
URL: http://www.chabadofglenview.com
Contact: Rabbi Yishaya Benjaminson & Mrs. Sara Benjaminson, Co-Directors

Rohr Chabad House at UIC

1074 W. Polk Street
Chicago
IL
60607-3415
Phone: (312) 733-1383
Email: chabaduic@gmail.com
URL: http://www.chabaduic.com
Contact: Rabbi Bentzion Shemtov

Rohr Jewish Center-Chabad At U of C & Hyde Park

5700 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago
IL
60637
Phone: (773) 995-8672
Email: chabad@uchicago.edu
URL: http://www.chabaduchicago.com
Contact: Rabbi Yossi Brackman

Romanian Kosher Sausage Co.

7200 N. Clark Street
Chicago
IL
60626
Phone: (773) 761-4141
URL: http://www.romaniankoshersausage.com

Delicatessen, fresh meats, poultry. Glatt kosher. OU-certified.

Roosevelt University *

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

  

Rosehill Cemetery

5800 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago
IL
60660
Phone: (773) 561-5940

Nondenominational, with an exclusively Jewish section.

Rosenblum's World of Judaica

9153 Gross Point Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (773) 262-1700 , (800) 626-6536
Fax: (773) 262-1930
Email: info@alljudaica.com
URL: http://www.alljudaica.com
Contact: Joshua Zwelling

Full-service Jewish book/Judaica store.

Rubschlager Baking Corp.

3220 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago
IL
60651
Phone: (773) 826-1245
URL: http://www.rubschlagerbaking.com

Kosher, parve, specializing in European and cocktail styles. OU-certified.

Ruby Harris Band, Rock Simcha!, The Wavehunters, Segula Orchestras

6645 N. California Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 465-6565
Email: lectricguitar7@gmail.com
URL: http://www.rubyharrismusic.com
Contact: Rubin Harris

All styles of music for every occasion with Chicago's top musicians. Visit us at: Facebook: Rock Simcha!

Rush University Medical Center

Genetic Disorders Program
1725 W. Harrison Street, Suite 710
Chicago
IL
60612
Phone: (312) 942-6298
URL: https://www.rush.edu/services/genetic-disorders-program

Russian Book Buddies *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 673-2351
Email: rjd@juf.org
URL: http://www.juf.org/rjd/young_families.aspx
Contact: Genia Kovelman

Features Jewish-themed arts and crafts and a story time. Designed for Russian-speaking young families with children ages 0–5 and is held in the Russian language. Russian Book Buddies is an initiative of the Russian Jewish Division of JUF in partnership with JUF’s Young Families and PJ Library Chicago.

Russian Jewish Division *

Jewish United Fund
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 673-2351
Email: rjd@juf.org
URL: http://www.juf.org/rjd
Contact: Genia Kovelman

Serves Russian-speaking Jewish young adults between the ages of 18 and 40. RJD's mission is to maintain and increase the outreach to the Russian-speaking Jewish community in the Chicago area while reinforcing Jewish pluralism through the spectrum of Jewish observance. While continuing to tailor to the specific needs of the Russian-speaking Jewish young adult community, Russian Jewish Division utilizes various available resources and serves as a resource and connection to JUF and the Jewish community at large.

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JCC Chicago Early Childhood at Beth Emet

At JCC Chicago Early Childhood at Beth Emet, in Evanston, we believe that children as young as 6-weeks are capable and confident learners. Our Reggio Emilia based curriculum provides the foundation for children to develop and grow while bringing Jewish values to life. Our professional, loving, one-of-a-kind educators help your family feel that JCC Chicago Early Childhood at Beth Emet is your home away from home and help build the basis for lifelong relationships. From beautiful new classrooms to our amazing outdoor space, your child will have endless opportunities to learn, play, grow and make friends. We are a welcoming and diverse community with full and half day programs for ages 6 weeks - 5 years. Hours: 7:30am-6pm.