Upcoming Events


Class of 2017 Spring Happy Hour

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD for the Class of 2017 Spring Happy Hour on Wednesday May 2nd from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Concrete Cowboy (646 N. Franklin St.) Connect with fellow recent grads and learn more about Chicago’s Jewish young adult community. The cost to attend is $10, which includes two drink tickets.

For more information contact Lauren Silverman at LaurenSilverman@juf.org or (312)357-4612.


Location:
Concrete Cowboy
646 N Franklin St
Chicago IL, 60654


Contact:
Lauren Silverman
LaurenSilverman@juf.org
312-357-4612


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YLD Couples Ballroom Dance Class

Thursday, May 3, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD for a Couples Ballroom Dance class on Thursday, May 3 from 7-8pm at Windy City Wedding Dance (410 S Michigan Ave.). The class will teach a variety of styles and participants will learn a basic step in the Waltz, the Rumba, the Foxtrot, and the Hustle. After the class, we will head over to a nearby restaurant/bar for schmoozing.

The cost is $12 per person and includes a private class taught by a Windy City Wedding Dance instructor.

For more information contact Hanna Holman at hannaholman@juf.org or (312)357-4880


Location:
Windy City Wedding Dance
410 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago IL, 60605


Contact:
Hanna Holman
hannaholman@juf.org
312-357-4814


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LGBTQ and Jewish: Intertwining Identities, Histories and Communities

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD Pride and Base Hillel for a discussion facilitated by Silverstein Base Hillel Rabbi, Megan GoldMarche, that hopes to explore, in text and narrative, how LGBTQ-identified individuals belong to the grander story and history of what makes the Jewish people significant. We will also touch upon what makes Jewish religious values and practice relevant and in line with our intersecting identities in 2018.

The cost to attend is $10, which includes a kosher dinner.

For more information contact Tori Weinstein at ToriWeinstein@juf.org or (312) 357-4543.


Location:
Silverstein Base Hillel
858 W Wrightwood Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
ToriWeinstein@juf.org
312-357-4543


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Medical Professionals and Educators Divisions Dinner

Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Annual TIP dinners provide a venue for professionals from a wide variety of industries to meet and network while hearing from distinguished speakers. With Guest Speaker Col. (Res.) Dr. Ofer Merin, Commander of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Mobile Field Hospital and Director of the Trauma Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Corporate Partners, TIP dinners are free of charge. Guests are encouraged to bring colleagues and friends. TIP dinners are fundraising events and all guests are asked to make a contribution to the JUF Annual Campaign.

Location:
Hyatt Regency Crystal Ballroom
151 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago IL, 60601


Contact:
Jordan Amrani
JordanAmrani@juf.org
312-444-2822


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BGS Luncheon

Thursday, May 17, 2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for the sixth annual BGS luncheon, where we will celebrate successful young Jewish professionals through an interactive panel discussion. The lineup of panelists includes Ari Levy, Founder, CEO, SHIFT and former Team Physician, Chicago Blackhawks, Jessica Malkin, Chief of Staff, Uptake and former CEO, Chicago Ideas and David Rekhson, Principal, DineAmic Group. The event promises to be a fun, informative, and engaging afternoon.

Registration is $30, which includes a kosher lunch. Networking will start at 11:45am and the panel will begin at 12:15pm. The program will conclude by 1:15pm.

BGS members are entitled to bring a guest to this event. A minimum gift of $1,000 to the 2018 JUF Annual Campaign is required to attend.

*The Ben-Gurion Society is a national donor recognition society for young adults ages 25-45 who make a contribution of $1,000 or more to the Jewish United Fund's Annual Campaign.


Location:
Mesirow Financial
353 N. Clark St.
Chicago IL, 60654


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
toriweinstein@juf.org
312-357-4543


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Financial Services, Real Estate & Building Trades and High Tech, Marketing & Media Divisions Dinner

Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Annual TIP dinners provide a venue for professionals from a wide variety of industries to meet and network while hearing from distinguished speakers. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Corporate Partners, TIP dinners are free of charge. Guests are encouraged to bring colleagues and friends. TIP dinners are fundraising events and all guests are asked to make a contribution to the JUF Annual Campaign.

Location:
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago IL, 60601


Contact:
Mallory Rubin
MalloryRubin@juf.org
312-357-4662


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Board Games and Brews with YLD Pride and Base Hillel

Monday, June 4, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Calling all female and non-binary identifying LGBTQ individuals in the Jewish community: Join Silverstein Base Hillel and YLD Pride for a night of sushi, drinks and board games. BYOBoard Game if you have a favorite. Stop by for a bit or stay for two hours!

Cost to attend is $10, which includes sushi, drinks and board games.

For more information contact Tori Weinstein at toriweinstein@juf.org or (312) 357-4543.


Location:
Silverstein Base Hillel
858 W Wrightwood Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
toriweinstein@juf.org
312-357-4543


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Lawyers & Government Officials, Foods & Hospitality and Wholesalers, Retailers & Manufacturers Dinner

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Annual TIP dinners provide a venue for professionals from a wide variety of industries to meet and network while hearing from distinguished speakers. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Corporate Partners, TIP dinners are free of charge. Guests are encouraged to bring colleagues and friends. TIP dinners are fundraising events and all guests are asked to make a contribution to the JUF Annual Campaign.

Location:
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago IL, 60601


Contact:
Sunny Krantz
SunnyKrantz@juf.org
312-357-4864


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Cubs Game with YLD

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 7:05 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Hey, Chicago, what do you say... Join YLD for a baseball game at Wrigley Field on June 6 for at 7:05PM game. Come cheer on the Cubs while getting to know other Jewish young adults.

The cost is $40 with tickets located in the lower level.

Go Cubs Go!

For more information contact Hanna Holman at YLD@juf.org or (312)357-4880


Location:
Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St.
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Hanna Holman
hannaholman@juf.org
312-357-4814


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YLD Summer Softball League

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 6:30 PM - Tuesday, August 14, 2018 10:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for YLD’s Summer Softball League! This league is about playing a sport AND supporting a great cause, the Jewish United Fund. The games will be played on Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30pm on June 19 in Stanton Park (618 W Scott St). After the games, teams can walk over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun!

Game days:
June 19, 26
July 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14

You may sign up as an individual or a team ($80 per player for JUF donors and $105 for non JUF donors). Teams must have a minimum of 13 players with 3 females. Teams are allowed bench players- players MUST be on the roster. Price includes six regular season games and two weeks of playoffs. Parking is readily available onsite.

Registration closes June 12th.


Location:
Stanton Park
618 W. Scott St.
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
Hanna Holman
hannaholman@juf.org
312-357-4814


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