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/Support Staff
Cortney Stark CopeDirector of Admissions
Wendy KlineDirector of Operations
Liz Erlich, Director of Finance
Naomi Shapiro, Director of Institutional Advancement
Abbe RothDirector of Marketing and Communications
Alex TreygerDirector of Digital Learning and Technology
Esther SolookiDirector of Annual Giving
Tamar ShapiraAssistant to Admissions, Busing Coordinator, Art Specialist
Paulette HerbstmanAdministrative Assistant to the Director of the Middle School and Head of School
Lisa Lieberman, Operations and Finance Associate 
Barbara Gordon, Receptionist 

Educational Leadership Team
Jill Kushnir LeVeeAssistant Head of School
Rachel PickusDirector of Middle School
Tamar CytrynDirector of Jewish Studies and Campus Life
Penina BerdugoDirector of Hebrew and Jewish Studies (JK-Grade 2)


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