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

L'Chaim Center

405 Lake Cook Road, Suite 207
in Deerfield Park Plaza
Deerfield
IL
60015
Phone: (847) 899-8599
Email: lchaimcenter@sbcglobal.net
URL: http://www.lchaimcenter.org
Contact: Rabbi David Begoun

Through a wide array of classes and events, monthly Shabbat programs, and trips and retreats, L'Chaim Center offers Jewish people of all ages, backgrounds and affiliations authentic Jewish experiences.

La Criolla

909 W. Randolph Street
Chicago
IL
60607
Phone: (312) 243-8882
Email: c.maldonado@lacriolla.com
URL: http://www.lacriolla.com

Wholesale spices, flour, honey, beans, olives, oils. Only those factory sealed products bearing the cRc logo are certified by the cRc.

Lake Shore Drive Synagogue - Shomrei Israel

70 E. Elm Street
Chicago
IL
60611
Phone: (312) 337-6811
Fax: (312) 337-6118
Email: lsds0@yahoo.com
URL: http://www.lsds70.org

Traditional congregation.

Lake Shore Health Care & Rehabilitation Centre

7200 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago
IL
60626
Phone: (773) 973-7200

Managed care, Medicare/Medicaid provider, 24-hour skilled care, respite care, respiratory care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, and hospice care.

Lake Shore Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

7200 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago
IL
60626
Phone: (773) 973-7200
URL: http://www.lakeshorehrc.com

Fully kosher skilled nursing facility.

Lakeshore Jewish Funerals

3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago
IL
60657
Phone: (773) 625-8621
Fax: (773) 625-8609
Email: dan@lakeshorejewishfunerals.com
URL: http://www.lakeshorejewishfunerals.com
Contact: Dan Schubring, Funeral Director

The only Jewish funeral provider located south of the North Shore and Northwest Suburbs. Serving the entire Jewish community. Advance planning, chapel, graveside, or synagogue services. 

Larry Brent Orchestra

4208 N. Harvard Ave.
Arlington Heights
IL
60004
Phone: (847) 392-4910

Leah Shoshanah

2827 W. Sherwin Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 517-9042
Email: leahshoshanah@gmail.com
URL: http://www.leahshoshanah.com
Contact: Leah Shoshanah

Singing with guitar accompaniment and song leading for Shabbat, bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, parties and special events.

Leah Sosewitz

1469 St. Johns Ave.
Highland Park
IL
60035
Phone: (847) 432-8258
Fax: (847) 432-8994
Email: leah@judaicartstudio.com
URL: http://www.judaicartstudio.com
Contact: Leah Sosewitz

Ketubot, illuminations, papercuts, invitations, synagogue donor recognition projects, etched glass and wood Judaica.

Legacies and Endowments *

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 357-4853
Fax: (312) 855-3284
Email: legacy@juf.org
URL: http://www.jufplannedgiving.org
Contact: David Rosen

Helps ensure the continuation of vital programs and services supported by the Jewish Federation by building a strong endowment fund. Services include: gift planning; bequest and philanthropic consultation; administration of philanthropic funds; income for life gifts; charitable gift and trust management; and family foundation education, consultation and administration.

Legal Advocacy Center *

Jewish Child & Family Services
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 800
Chicago
IL
60606
Phone: 855-275-5237 (855-ASK-JCFS)
Email: ask@jcfs.org
URL: http://www.jcfs.org
Contact: Sande Shamash, J.D.

Provides legal representation, consultation, and information and referral services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Levy House *

CJE SeniorLife
1221 W. Sherwin Ave.
Chicago
IL
60626
Phone: (773) 508-1000 , (773) 262-3113
Email: info@cje.net
URL: http://www.cje.net

Eight-story building with 56 affordable one-bedroom apartments for seniors 55 or older. Rental certificates and vouchers welcome. Located steps from the lakefront and public transportation. Social services and activities provided. Transportation through CJE's Shalom Bus Services is available for residents. 

Lewis Family Summer Intern Program *

The Hillels of Illinois
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: 312-357-4889
Email: lsip@juf.org
URL: www.juf.org/lsip
Contact: Jen Lande, Director

Nationally recognized eight-week, paid, work-study internship for undergraduates. Field placements are available at agencies and departments of the Jewish United Fund, as well as businesses in the Chicago area. Interns work four days a week at their placement and spend one day a week in seminars focused on leadership development, practical training, and Jewish learning.

Libenu

8052 Monticello Ave #210
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: 847-213-0514
Email: info@libenu.org
URL: http://www.libenu.org
Contact: Shana Erenberg

Libenu is at the forefront of independence and inclusion for adults and children with disabilities and is internationally recognized as one of the most innovative organizations in the United States. Libenu uses person-centered planning to provide a gold standard of care in all of its programs. Libenu's mission is to provide residential, vocational, and respite opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to live with dignity and respect, as fully included members of our community.

Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation *

CJE SeniorLife
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

Lieberman Center is a skilled long-term nursing facility for those who need more specialized nursing care. It also provides post-hospitalization and Medicare Part A short-term rehabilitation, a dementia special care unit as well as hospice and respite care. Lieberman offers private rooms, an onsite health center, dining room with kosher meals, beauty/barber shop, synagogue, social hall and more. Unique social, recreational, religious and rehabilitative programs are a regular part of the weekly agenda.

Limmud Chicago

9318 Skokie Blvd.
Suite 4821
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: 319-321-7109
Email: limmudchi@gmail.org
URL: http://www.limmudchicago.org
Contact: Robyn Schneider and Ilana Emmet

A communiversity of Jewish learning and culture. Limmud means “learning” in Hebrew.

Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation A.G. Beth Israel

7117 N. Crawford Ave.
Lincolnwood
IL
60712
Phone: (847) 676-0491
Fax: (847) 676-0797
Email: officeljc@att.net
URL: http://www.ljcagbi.org
Contact: Rabbi Sam Biber

Orthodox congregation A warm Orthodox community in the heart of Lincolnwood. Two large social halls available for rental for simchot (dairy and meat kitchens).

Lincolnwood Place

7000 N. McCormick Blvd.
Lincolnwood
IL
60712
Phone: 847-686-2992
URL: www.seniorlifestyle.com/lincolnwood

Continuing-care retirement community with apartments, washers and dryers and on-site health care options.

Linda's Headquarters

3339 Dempster Street
Skokie
IL
60076-2411
Phone: (847) 679-0669
Contact: Linda Keefe

Hats, snoods, berets, caps, falls, scarves; fashionable, practical. Many products from Israel. Hosts hat parties.

Linkages for Families of Adults with Disabilities *

CJE SeniorLife
3003 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 508-1106 , (773) 508-1000
Fax: (773) 508-1028
Email: info@cje.net
URL: http://www.cje.net
Contact: Mariana Sanchez, Linkages Coordinator

Linkages identifies and addresses the issues, needs, and challenges of older adults and their family members with disabilities. Professional staff members explore resource options, provide phone support, coordinate services and assist with future planning and advocacy. Monthly support group meetings and educational programs give families the opportunity to discuss their mutual concerns.

Lion of Judah Endowment *

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: (312) 357-4853
Fax: (312) 855-3284
Email: legacy@juf.org
URL: http://www.jufplannedgiving.com
Contact: Dee Anthony

A special endowment opportunity for women to sustain their annual Lion of Judah contribution to the JUF Annual Campaign in perpetuity. These gifts are part of The Centennial Campaign. Those whose gifts exceed $100,000 are permanently inscribed on The Centennial Wall in the Jewish United Fund building's lobby.

Listen Up! Jewish Vocal Band

4117 Greenwood Street
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (773) 973-3375
Email: steve@jewishsong.com
URL: http://www.jewishsong.com
Contact: Steve Singer

Crazy Awesome Jewish A Cappella. Humor, harmony and vocal pyrotechnics make Listen Up! a great choice for concerts and special events. The Chicago Tribune raves, "uniquely compelling... fresh and full of appeal." With an impressive repertoire of Israeli and Jewish music spanning decades and styles, Listen Up! can tailor performances to delight audiences of all ages.

Little Friends Inc.

140 N. Wright St.
Naperville
IL
60540
Phone: (630) 355-6533
URL: http://www.littlefriendsinc.com
Contact: Tammy Niemeyer

Serves children and adults with developmental, emotional or behavioral disabilities: early intervention, alternative schools, family support, vocational training and community-based residential services, services to children with autism.

Liz Zoller Cohen

Phone: (773) 251-1382
Email: cohenliz@me.com

Singer, pianist, cantorial soloist. Popular, standards, jazz, Broadway, Jewish music and liturgy, cocktail piano for all occasions.

Loyola University *

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

Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois

Regional Headquarters
2833 W. Howard Street
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 262-2770
Email: info@chabadillinois.com
URL: http://www.chabadillinois.com
Contact: Rabbi Yosef Moscowitz, Rabbi Baruch Epstein, Rabbi Meir Moscowitz

Regional headquarters for 43 Illinois Chabad Centers.

Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook

2095 Landwehr Road
Northbrook
IL
60062
Phone: (847) 564-8770
Email: info@chabadnorthbrook.com
URL: http://www.chabadnorthbrook.com
Contact: Rabbi Meir Shimon Moscowitz, Director

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie

4059 W. Dempster Street
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (847) 677-1770
Fax: (847) 673-3487
Email: info@skokiechabad.org
URL: http://www.skokiechabad.org
Contact: Rabbi Yosef Posner

Jewish Learning Institute for adult education, Jewish Youth House with programming for teens, Hebrew School, Junior Gan Israel Day Camp, coordinated visitation of hospitals and nursing homes.

Lubavitch Girls High School *

Associated Talmud Torahs
6350 N. Whipple Street
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 743-7716
Fax: (773) 743-7735
Email: office@lghschicago.org
URL: http://www.lghschicago.org
Contact: Esther Rochel Moscowitz, Principal

State-recognized Orthodox high school for girls, run in the Lubavitch Tradition.

Lubavitch Women's Organization

2646 W. Farwell St.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 743-4662

Programs for all Jewish denominations.

Ludwig Rosenberger Library of Judaica

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 E. 57th Street
Chicago
IL
60637-1502
Phone: (773) 702-8714
Fax: (773) 702-3728
URL: http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/scrc
Contact: Daniel Meyer, Director

Noncirculating collection of 17,000 titles documenting the social and cultural history of the Jewish people; catalog available at Judaica; Catalogue of the Library of Ludwig Rosenberger (Cincinnati, 1971) and Judaica; Catalogue of the Library of Ludwig Rosenberger, Expanded Supplement (Cincinnati, 1979). Collection open to the public for research. Contact department before visiting.

Lynn Hazan

1401 W. Olive St.
Suite 2
Chicago
IL
60660
Phone: (312) 369-9802
Email: lynn@lhazan.com
URL: http://www.lhazan.com
Contact: Lynn Hazan

Storytelling, dramatic presentations and interactive workshops for all ages on Judaism and the Jewish experience for holidays, life cycle events, communal celebrations. Special programs on personal narratives, Jewish humor and global Jewish experience (including Sephardic and Ethiopian Jewry).

Lyuba Golz Russian Judaica Library

2935 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago
IL
60659
Phone: (773) 274-3810
Fax: (773) 274-3810
Email: f.r.e.e.@ix.netcom.com

Russian language books, audio/video library.

The Children's Center

Lakeside Congregation
1221 County Line Road
Highland Park
IL
60035
Phone: (847) 432-4766
Email: pdavis@lakesidecongregation.org
URL: http://www.lakesidecongregation.org
Contact: Paula Davis

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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.