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Mayer Kaplan JCC

We are your neighborhood JCC. Everyone’s welcome!

Check out our programs for more things to learn, more ways to stay fit, more connections to make and to get more out of life. Bring the whole family and join the fun.

Check out our programs!

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Early Childhood

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Day Camp

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Facilities

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Upcoming Events

Sep
2
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Sep
8
Mon
Travel Basketball Tryout @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

JCC J-HAWKS Elite travel basketball program is the premiere travel program in the northwest suburbs. Now in its thirteenth season, this program was formed to teach boys & girls the fundamentals of basketball and give them the skills needed to compete at a high level. JCC J-HAWKS Elite is a competitive program for boys & girls who want to excel on and off the court. This is a focused and intense program that requires multiple practices each week and travel to other communities for weekend tournaments. Players are coached by our staff of experienced coaches, who have strong backgrounds in youth player development. JCC J-HAWKS Elite coaches pride themselves on preparing players to excel at middle school, high school and collegiate levels.

The program runs out of the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook, but tryouts have been moved due to construction.

  • 2nd & 3rd grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 6-7pm
  • 4th grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 7-8pm
  • 5th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 6-7pm
  • 6th & 7th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 7-8pm

Call Cameron Edelman at 224.406.9224 for more information.

Sep
9
Tue
Travel Basketball Tryout @ Bernard Horwich JCC
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

JCC J-HAWKS Elite travel basketball program is the premiere travel program in the northwest suburbs. Now in its thirteenth season, this program was formed to teach boys & girls the fundamentals of basketball and give them the skills needed to compete at a high level. JCC J-HAWKS Elite is a competitive program for boys & girls who want to excel on and off the court. This is a focused and intense program that requires multiple practices each week and travel to other communities for weekend tournaments. Players are coached by our staff of experienced coaches, who have strong backgrounds in youth player development. JCC J-HAWKS Elite coaches pride themselves on preparing players to excel at middle school, high school and collegiate levels.

The program runs out of the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook, but tryouts have been moved due to construction.

  • 2nd & 3rd grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 6-7pm
  • 4th grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 7-8pm
  • 5th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 6-7pm
  • 6th & 7th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 7-8pm

Call Cameron Edelman at 224.406.9224 for more information.

Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Sep
10
Wed
Travel Basketball Tryout @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

JCC J-HAWKS Elite travel basketball program is the premiere travel program in the northwest suburbs. Now in its thirteenth season, this program was formed to teach boys & girls the fundamentals of basketball and give them the skills needed to compete at a high level. JCC J-HAWKS Elite is a competitive program for boys & girls who want to excel on and off the court. This is a focused and intense program that requires multiple practices each week and travel to other communities for weekend tournaments. Players are coached by our staff of experienced coaches, who have strong backgrounds in youth player development. JCC J-HAWKS Elite coaches pride themselves on preparing players to excel at middle school, high school and collegiate levels.

The program runs out of the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook, but tryouts have been moved due to construction.

  • 2nd & 3rd grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 6-7pm
  • 4th grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 7-8pm
  • 5th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 6-7pm
  • 6th & 7th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 7-8pm

Call Cameron Edelman at 224.406.9224 for more information.

Sep
11
Thu
Travel Basketball Tryout @ Bernard Horwich JCC
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

JCC J-HAWKS Elite travel basketball program is the premiere travel program in the northwest suburbs. Now in its thirteenth season, this program was formed to teach boys & girls the fundamentals of basketball and give them the skills needed to compete at a high level. JCC J-HAWKS Elite is a competitive program for boys & girls who want to excel on and off the court. This is a focused and intense program that requires multiple practices each week and travel to other communities for weekend tournaments. Players are coached by our staff of experienced coaches, who have strong backgrounds in youth player development. JCC J-HAWKS Elite coaches pride themselves on preparing players to excel at middle school, high school and collegiate levels.

The program runs out of the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook, but tryouts have been moved due to construction.

  • 2nd & 3rd grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 6-7pm
  • 4th grade
    Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie
    Monday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 10 7-8pm
  • 5th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 6-7pm
  • 6th & 7th grade
    Bernard Horwich JCC, Rogers Park
    Tuesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 11 7-8pm

Call Cameron Edelman at 224.406.9224 for more information.

Sep
14
Sun
JJamz: Family Concert Series @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am

miss-jamie

Debut Concert Featuring
Miss Jamie from the Farm

Sing! Dance! Laugh! Learn!
Miss Jamie and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure in a sing-along, dance-along show that’s fun for kids and grownups alike.

Tickets: $10/adult, $5/child

Questions?
Call Lawrence @ 847.763.3603 or tickets@gojcc.org

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Sep
15
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

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Sep
16
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and line dances. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and spend an evening getting exercise, having fun dancing, and making new friends!

For more information on Israeli Folk Dancing, contact Bruria at 773.454.7709 or Yoram at 847.732.7899 or rokdimchicago@gmail.com.

Sep
22
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting in small classes with fellow learners of similar language proficiency.

Learn more

 

Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St.
Skokie, IL  |  Map it!
847.763.3500

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm