Mission Statement

The Prairie Jewish Coalition serves as a portal to things Jewish in the Fox River Valley and surrounding Northern Illinois communities, raises awareness of the diversity of Jewish life in the area, and provides the means for local Jewish groups to collaborate to meet the social, educational, and spiritual needs of Jews in the region.

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PJY Mitzvah Day!

Open to all Jewish 5th graders through high school. Come and help sort food donations for Thanksgiving and/or clean toys for families in need (or whatever help is needed). Sunday, November 8 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm At the Community Crisis Center in Elgin Please RSVP for directions. No charge, but suggested donation: A new […]


All Jewish 5th graders through High Schoolers are invited to attend! LazerMaxx Sunday, August 2, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM Early Bird Discount if you RSVP & PAY by Wednesday, July 29 – $25.00 per person Regular Price at the door – $30 per person Price includes two 30-minute laser games, 20 arcade tokens, […]

Shabbat on the Farm

FAMILY | COMMUNITY SHABBAT – FRIDAY, JULY 17TH There is no cost for this experience of welcoming Shabbat with old and new friends. 6 pm Tour the Farm and visit with the Farm Animals 6:30 pm Services 7 pm Shabbat Meal 8 pm Oneg | Dessert – provided by PJC Bring Your Own Dinner, Blankets […]