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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

October – November 2014

Oct
22
Wed
PNW Trip Info Night @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm

Want to learn more about the Camp Chi PNW Trip?

Join us as we preview the itinerary and trip logistics for Chi’s legendary adventure trip. Find out if this trip is right for your camper. Parents can attend with our without their campers.

Learn about the trip! 
Oct
26
Sun
JJamz: Family Concert Series @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Human TimJJAMZ Family Concert Series featuring:
HuMan_TiM+RoBOT_TiM

HuMan_TiM+RoBOT_TiM have been making music for small humans and their grown-ups since 2009. HuMan_TiM mostly plays the guitar and sings while RoBOT_TiM mostly pushes buttons and dances. With a little help from some talented friends, they play family-friendly, indie-rockin, slightly twangy electro-folk music geared to ages pre-school to 7 years old.

Come early at 9:30 am for kid friendly hands on activities outside the theater.

Show starts at 10:00 am. 

Tickets:
$10/adult, $5/child (Tickets available at the door)

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

Buy Tickets 
Oct
27
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 27 @ 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
Oct
28
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 28 @ 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.

Nov
3
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 3 @ 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
Nov
4
Tue
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 4 @ 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.

Nov
10
Mon
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 10 @ 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
Nov
11
Tue
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)
Amazing day of community building as we gather together to pay it forward for someone in need. We will break up into groups and prepare sack lunches for A Just Harvest. Add in some fun by decorating the bags and adding goodies to help make the day of person who gets each lunch. Additional fun includes games in the gym along with an hour of swimming. Children will be bused to the Kaplan JCC to participate. Kids will need to bring lunch, towel and swimsuit.

Bernard Horwich JCC | 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago
Email: wsinger@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.516.5883
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Bernard Weinger JCC | 300 Revere Dr., Northbrook
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
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Florence G. Heller JCC, 524 W. Melrose, Chicago
Email: dschwartzbaum@gojcc.org | Phone: 773.938.8349
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Hyde Park JCC | 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago
Email: Josh Kramer | Phone: 773.966.1069
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Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church St., Skokie
Email: Amy Kellogg | Phone: 847.763.3606
Register Online

Lake County Jewish Community Campus, 23280 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich
Email: Amy Kellogg| Phone: 847.763.3606
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Visit JCC Vacation Days >>

Camp Chi Info Night @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm

For nearly a century, generation to generation, Camp Chi has been enlivening campers with a summer experience beyond compare. Everything from our 600 pristine acres, our extensive activities and specialties, staff that support and inspire, and the beauty of Shabbat, exemplifies what makes Camp Chi so special.

Join us at our info night. Talk with a Director and learn all about JCC Camp Chi!

Visit campchi.com
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Nov 11 @ 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.

 

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

Business Manager:
Zivya Feifel

Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30am–6:00pm