Bnei Akiva is at the forefront of Religious Zionist education for youth, by youth. We have chapters across the United States, Canada, and the world over. Bnei Akiva school–year and summer educational programming takes participants and members from childhood through the college years.
For over a quarter of a century, we have remained committed to helping Jewish families in need throughout metropolitan Chicago by providing immediate assistance. With over 40 programs and services, including a food pantry, eviction prevention, emergency loans, and job placement, we provide vital assistance to over 4,000 individuals a year.
The ARK is a nonprofit social service agency that provides medical care, food and other basic necessities to more than 4,000 families throughout Chicagoland.
To create a safety net for Chicagoland Jews in need by providing vital human services within a framework of Jewish values and laws
To build bridges between volunteers and those in need in our community
Our core values:
To provide a model of unity for all Jews
To operate with high professional standards in accordance with Jewish law
To serve all people with the highest level of dignity and compassion
To help those we serve become self-sufficient
To create a Judaically enriching experience