Congregation Community Outreach

Welfare Chest

The Joliet Jewish Welfare Chest is established as an adjunct of the Joliet Jewish Congregation for the purpose of meeting the human and ethical needs of people and organizations in search of funds to satisfy the needs of the Joliet Community and Jewish people all over the world. It is to this mission of tzedekah that the Joliet Jewish Welfare Chest dedicates its efforts and financial support.

The following organizations have been supported by the Joliet Jewish Welfare Chest:

  • The Ark

  • Anti-Defamation League

  • American Jewish Congress

  • Chicago Board of Rabbis

  • Daybreak Shelter

  • Hadassah Hospital

  • Hillel

  • Jewish Braille Institute

  • Jewish United Fund

  • Joint Distribution Committee

  • Joliet Area Hospice

  • Mogan David Adom

  • National Jewish Outreach

  • Senior Services of Will County

  • United Jewish Community

  • Will Grundy Medical Group


Mt. Moriah Cemetery

The Joliet Jewish Congregation’s cemetery, Mt. Moriah, is a private Jewish cemetery located on the quiet northwest side of Joliet.


The property is fenced, secure and serene with large trees and is well maintained with some monuments dating back to the mid 1800’s.


The cemetery also contains a Jewish Veterans Memorial and tribute.


Mt. Moriah Cemetery is available to all those of the Jewish faith.  Provisions have also been made to accommodate any interred and/or future interments of non-Jewish spouses.


For information you can contact the cemetery manager, Mark Turk at 815-922-4065.

Mt Moriah 1
Mt Moriah 1

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