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Orthodox in Lakeview

Located on Chicago’s beautiful lakefront, ASBI boasts the idyllic combination of a warm Jewish community with all of Chicago’s great amenities nearby.

Kashrut Resources

Please click here to view information on Community Standards of Kashrut.

Parks and the Eruv

With the lakefront and numerous parks and scenic paths in walking distance, a Shabbat at ASBI provides a true day of rest. Some enjoy the Jack Strulowitz Lakeview Eruv. For more information on the Jack Strulowitz Lakeview Eruv, click here.

Click here to view government authorization for the eruv construction.
Click here to view confirmation from Rabbi Chaim Jachter that the Jack Strulowitz Lakefront Eruv is Kosher.

Adam R. Straus Memorial Mikvah

Opened at Anshe Sholom in 2008 with a separate entrance behind the Shul, the Adam R. Straus Memorial Mikvah is a beautiful new addition to our community. The Mikvah is available by appointment only to all who would like to use it. To make an appointment, women may e-mail at least 48 hours in advance.
Men’s hours are available before Shabbat and holidays and for grooms at additional times upon special request. Men interested in making an appointment may e-mail
The kelim mikvah is available during daylight hours without an appointment.

Kosher Restaurants

For a list of Kosher restaurants in and around Chicago, please visit the CRC listing by clicking here.

We are happy to have Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed in the neighborhood. Milt's serves lunch and dinner, and is under cRc supervision. For more information about Milt's, please click here.


In addition to those Jewish schools listed on the cRc Chicago Guide, here are some of the schools in the neighborhood and the greater Chicago area.

Lakeview hosts the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School. For more information about Bernard Zell, please click here.

Just west of Lakeview is the Chicago Jewish Day School. For more information about CJDS, please click here.

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School has convenient bus service from Lakeview/Lincoln Park. For more information about Akiba-Schechter, please click here.

Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School is located in Skokie. For more information about Hillel Torah, please click here.

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School is located in Deerfield. For more information about RZJHS, please click here.

Ida Crown Jewish Academy is located in West Rogers Park. For more information about ICJA, please click here.

Solomon Schechter Day School is located in Northbrook. For more information about Solomon Schechter, please click here.









Sun, June 13 2021 3 Tammuz 5781