Educating our children in the richness of their past,
the diversity of their present and the possibilities for their future.

Internal Image

Scroll Down Button

Internal Utility

Contact & Directions

Contact Us

Chicago Jewish Day School
3730 N California Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60618

phone: 773-271-2700
fax: 773-271-2570

Head of School
Judy Finkelstein-TaffHead of School

Operational Leadership Team/Operational Team
Liz Erlich, Director of Business Operations
Cortney Stark CopeDirector of Admissions
Henry Bernstein, Operations and Logistics Administrator
Jen MinkusMarketing and Communications Manager
Tamar ShapiraAssistant to Admissions, Art Specialist
Eve SegelDevelopment Coordinator
Paulette HerbstmanExecutive Assistant to the Head of School and Director of the Middle School
Lisa Lieberman, Program Associate 

Educational Leadership Team
Jill Kushnir LeVeeAssistant Head of School
Rachel PickusDirector of Middle School
Tamar CytrynDirector of Judaic Studies 
Penina BerdugoDirector of Hebrew Curriculum


CJDS moved to our New Campus, which is located in the family-friendly neighborhood of Irving Park. Learn more!