Welcome to Project 613

The newest Jewish Young Professional group to hit downtown Chicago! Want to meet high-quality people who want a little more out of life than the rat race has to offer? Through creative social, education, and travel programs, Project 613 connects you with other amazing Jewish Young Professionals to build strong relationships & to develop your life potential…all while having a blast! Come check us out!


We focus on growth and development through three core areas:


From local getaways to international adventures, Project 613 provides a wide range of opportunities for individuals to have new and engaging experiences.
See our trips


While we have fun, we also strive to learn and grow ourselves. We provide many weekly opportunities for Jews to come together during the week and practice our faith.
See our weekly classes


At the core of all we do, is the focus on community. The people we surround ourselves with matter deeply and we strive to always create engaging and meaningful events.
See our events


Events and Posts

Chanukah Party with a Purpose 2018!

Let’s Celebrate Chanukah in Style!          Join the fabulous crew of Project 613 and let’s celebrate Chanukah in STYLE at the Congress Hotel overlooking Grant Park. Look forward to festive candle lighting, world championship dreidel spin-off, and shmoozing with latkes in hand (applesauce optional). PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE CONTACT RABBI …


Sensational Shabbos in the City

Project 613 is bringing the magic of Shabbos to downtown Chicago! December 14th and 15th, 2018 Project 613 is bringing Shabbos from the ‘chood in West Rogers Park to downtown Chicago! Come out for a fun Shabbos with lots of schmoozing and, of course, lots of food. Register before we SELL OUT! We look forward …


WIN! Wednesday Inspriation Night. Your Source for Real Life Wisdom.

“WIN! – Wednesday Inspiration Night” RSVP TODAY! * EARLIER START TIME 6PM! Happy Hour/Dinner until 7pm. * WIN at WIN! Friendly ping-pong, foosball & other competitions for gift card prizes at our amazing Lit Lounge venue. #Bringyourgame! * 7pm- Exciting Torah Discussions Each Week RSVP TODAY! Loading…


Co-Ed Challah Bake with Back from Birthright Israel and Project 613!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH @ 7:00 PM IN THE GOLDCOAST NEIGHBORHOOD Join JUF’s Back from Birthright Israel & Project 613 for a culinary experience unlike no other: Challah Making! YP Men & Women are invited to roll up your sleeves and pump those muscles to create a true masterpiece: CHALLAH! You will get to hang with …


Summer 2018 BBQ

Project 613 Annual Young Professional Summer Rooftop BBQ at DrumBar! Wow! What a night! The Project 613 Summer Rooftop BBQ was such an incredible event. Over 150 incredible YP’s enjoyed the crowd, the gorgeous weather on a stunning rooftop patio, fun PHOTOBOOTH stations, awesome Kosher BBQ, fine wine & beer…and of course…those brownies! Special thanks to our …


Making Realtionships Work

CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN TO PART 1: Romance & Beyond by Rabbi Eric Goldman Following the first presentation on how to build a successful relationship, Rabbi Goldman will apply those same principles to building a more meaningful life. NOTE: This class stands on its own, and you do not need to have attended the first …


Top 5 Reasons to go on the Summer Israel Journey 2018!

Here at Project 613 we think you should go on our Summer Israel Journey 2018 for the trip of your life. However we turned to our past trip alumni to find out what they think are the top 5 reasons  YOU  must go on the Summer Israel Journey 2018. Here are the top 5 reasons …


WIN! Chicago’s fastest growing Jewish Young Professional program!

Don’t Miss Out! WIN!(Wednesday Inspiration Night). The best social and learning program for Jewish Young Professionals in downtown Chicago. WIN! happens EVERY week and you can come ANY WEEK. Hebrew at 6:30pm, Dinner/Socializing at 7:30pm, & Torah Discussions at 8:00pm. Come for any part of the evening or the whole thing.    Hebrews & Shebrews (6:30-7:30 PM): WIN! with Hebrew. …


WIN! – Wednesday Inspiration Night

It’s time to WIN! Join dozens of fantastic Jewish YP’s weekly who want a healthy dose of inspiration after a long day at the office. WIN! offers a serious Hebrew language course (ulpan), a great dinner with serious socializing, and then various options of inspirational Jewish discussions. This is what you were missing all those …