Being Jewish in Hyde Park can be a challenge at times. Hyde Park is about 20 miles from the major Jewish neighborhoods of West Rogers Park and Skokie.

We have compiled this list based on inquiries that have been made to us over the last few years.

Kosher Food:
The Co-Op Markets at 55th and Lake Park has a limited selection of frozen kosher meat, poultry and other supplies.

For a listing of accepted kosher symbols click here

Chabad is working with other businesses to provide a greater variety of koshand perhaps fresh meat and poultry.

The Bartlett Commons Dining Hall (corner University Ave & 57th St) and the South Campus Dining Hall (Ellis and 60th St) at the University of Chicago has a kosher dining option that is open for lunch and dinner throughout the school year. Is is kosher under supervision of the cRc

The Chabad Jewish Center is able to purchase kosher food that is not available locally, on behalf of students, community and visitors. Please e-mail a detailed list of what you require. A $5 surcharge is required for all orders.

For a listing of restaurants and kosher shopping on Chicago's North Side (West Rogers Park, Skokie and beyond) please click here.

Mikvah:
Currently there is no mikvah in Hyde Park. For a list of Mikvah's in Chicago (and anywhere else in the world) click here.

Judaica/Bookstores:
The Chabad House has a limited supply of Mezuzot on hand. However, any Judaica can be purchased through us or through our website.  To visit one of Chicagoland's Judaica/bookstores click here.

Eiruv:
There is no eiruv in Hyde Park.

Daily Services:
During the school year there is a daily morning service on campus at the Hillel located at 5715 S. Woodlawn Ave. Services begin at 7:30 AM midweek, and at 8:40 AM on Sundays.
Shabbat morning services at Hillel is at 9:15 AM

Shabbat Services and Dinner:
For Shabbat services at Chabad click here.
For Shabbat dinner at Chabad click here.

Jewish School:
Akiba Schechter Jewish Day School is one of teh best elementary schools in the area. Please visit http://www.akiba-schechter.org