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12/20/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Free Menorah Lighting Kit Available

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie is once again providing FREE menorah lighting kits for this Chanukah season. We provide these kits to help fulfill the mitzvah (Jewish commandment) of lighting the menorah on Chanukah. Each kit contains everything necessary for the ritual - a menorah, candles, and step-by-step instructions and blessings for lighting the Chanukah candles. To receive your FREE kit, call 847-677-1770 or contact us via the website, www.SkokieChabad.org/2389091.

Location:
4059 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/20/2014

10:45 AM -
12:00 PM
  

B'yachad Family Services - December

B'yachad Family Services - Please join us for B'yachad Family Shabbat for children in 1st grade and younger b'yachad - together with parents, grandparents and friends! Playtime and singing begin at 10:45 am; services begin at 11:00am. Special theme changes each week.

Location:
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Ali Drumm
Phone: 847-432-8126
Email: adrumm@nssbethel.org

Web Page

12/20/2014

9:00 PM -
11:00 PM
  

Fire and Ice Hanukkah Celebration

Russian Jewish Division and CLUB 1948 invite you to the Fire and Ice Hanukkah Celebration. Enjoy first cocktail free, special live performances,DJ, Hanukkah drink specials, sufganiyot and donuts, treats, and candle lighting. Early Bird tickets $10.

Location:
Parliament Chicago
324 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60654

Contact:
Ramona Luka
Phone: 312-673-2350
Email: rjd@juf.org

Web Page

12/21/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/21/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Free Menorah Lighting Kit Available

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie is once again providing FREE menorah lighting kits for this Chanukah season. We provide these kits to help fulfill the mitzvah (Jewish commandment) of lighting the menorah on Chanukah. Each kit contains everything necessary for the ritual - a menorah, candles, and step-by-step instructions and blessings for lighting the Chanukah candles. To receive your FREE kit, call 847-677-1770 or contact us via the website, www.SkokieChabad.org/2389091.

Location:
4059 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/21/2014

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Mega Channukah Festival

Mega Chanukah Festival at Westfield Fox Valley (Center Court ) Sunday December 21st 10:00-12:00 Featuring Magic by famed Danny Orlean Help Build a Giant Lego Menorah! Chanukah Crafts! Hair Fun by Safari Snips! Face painting! Lively Music! Cookie decorating with Steve Cap and Cara Cap Gelt! Donuts! Raffle! RSVP by December 18th to reserve your booth ticket. Open to the entire community free of charge

Location:
196 Fox Valley Ctr
Aurora, IL 60504

Contact:
Rabbi Mendy
Phone: 630-957-8122
Email: rabbi@chabadnaperville.com

Web Page

12/21/2014

10:30 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie - Chanukah Wonderland

Children’s open house Chanukah party with activities galore: bounce house, face paint, make your own donut, Judah Maccabee, Chanukah games, crafts, latkes, chocolate gelt and much more!

Location:
Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie
4059 Dempster St
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: Yona@SkokieChabad.org

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12/21/2014

10:30 AM -
12:30 PM
  

Chanukah Party

The public is invited to a gala Chanukah party and puppet show, sponsored by the Men’s Club of Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie, Sunday, December 21, starting at 10:30 a.m. Admission is free and open to kids of all ages. Entertainment for the morning is puppeteer Dave Herzog and his Marionettes, who are dedicated to preserving the uniquely American art form of the marionette variety show. Dave creates all of the beautiful hand carved marionettes used in his dazzling performances. He has been involved in the art of puppetry since receiving a toy marionette from his father when he was four years old. For information: 847-675-4141

Location:
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation
4500 W. Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Esther L. Manewith
Phone: 773-274-6215
Email: emanewith36@sbcglobal.net

12/21/2014

12:00 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Chanukah Family Funland 2014

Chanukah Family Funland will be back again this year in Buffalo Grove One day only this year - Sunday, December 21. Fun for the entire family - crafts, activities, games, prizes, shows. Purchase advance discounted tickets by clicking here https://fs7.formsite.com/fundraiser/form12/index.html or visit www.chanukahfamilyfunland.com

Location:
1072 Ivy Hall Lane
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Contact:
Sara
Phone: 224-534-9613
Email: chanukahfamilyfunland@gmail.com

Web Page

12/21/2014

1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
  

Chanukah Craft Booth at Westfield Old Orchard

Visit the Chanukah booth at Westfield Old Orchard mall! Enjoy Chanukah crafts, kosher refreshments, Jewish holiday spirit and lighting of the Menorah. Show your Jewish pride! The Chanukah booth is open to everybody, no membership required. Located at the Unilock plaza (near the Cube / Apple store), open from 1:00pm-5:00 pm daily, Sunday December 21-Tuesday, December 23. Hosted by Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie in partnership with Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois.

Location:
4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/21/2014

5:30 PM -
9:30 PM
  

Hanukkah Dinner, singles 40+

Celebrate Hanukkah, with other single professionals 40+. We'll have a delicious meal, including roast or brisket, fish, salads, all kinds of veggies, sumptuous chocolate desserts, and lots of latkes of course. $25 by Dec. 11th, $35 thereafter. Pay online at www.beshert.com or send a check to Beshert, P.O. Box 445, Wilmette, IL 60091.

Location:
714 12th street
Wilmette, IL 60091

Contact:
Elsa Malinsky
Phone: 847-853-0474
Email: elsa@beshert.com

Web Page

12/22/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/22/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Free Menorah Lighting Kit Available

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie is once again providing FREE menorah lighting kits for this Chanukah season. We provide these kits to help fulfill the mitzvah (Jewish commandment) of lighting the menorah on Chanukah. Each kit contains everything necessary for the ritual - a menorah, candles, and step-by-step instructions and blessings for lighting the Chanukah candles. To receive your FREE kit, call 847-677-1770 or contact us via the website, www.SkokieChabad.org/2389091.

Location:
4059 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/22/2014

1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
  

Chanukah Craft Booth at Westfield Old Orchard

Visit the Chanukah booth at Westfield Old Orchard mall! Enjoy Chanukah crafts, kosher refreshments, Jewish holiday spirit and lighting of the Menorah. Show your Jewish pride! The Chanukah booth is open to everybody, no membership required. Located at the Unilock plaza (near the Cube / Apple store), open from 1:00pm-5:00 pm daily, Sunday December 21-Tuesday, December 23. Hosted by Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie in partnership with Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois.

Location:
4999 Old Orchard Center
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/22/2014

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Say It In Hebrew - Chicago's Premier Hebrew Ulpan (Skokie evening session)

SAY IT IN HEBREW! Chicago's premier Hebrew Ulpan for adults. Learn to speak Hebrew or improve upon the Hebrew you already know. No experience necessary. Fun classes in multiple locations at multiple times.

Location:
Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St..
Skokie, IL

Contact:
Abby Ashkenazi
Phone: 847-763-3627
Email: aashkenazi@gojcc.org

Web Page | Register Online

12/23/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/23/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Free Menorah Lighting Kit Available

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie is once again providing FREE menorah lighting kits for this Chanukah season. We provide these kits to help fulfill the mitzvah (Jewish commandment) of lighting the menorah on Chanukah. Each kit contains everything necessary for the ritual - a menorah, candles, and step-by-step instructions and blessings for lighting the Chanukah candles. To receive your FREE kit, call 847-677-1770 or contact us via the website, www.SkokieChabad.org/2389091.

Location:
4059 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/23/2014

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Build your own Menorah at Home Depot

Menorah Workshop at Home Depot Tuesday December 23rd Build your Menorah Free Workers apron Chanukah refreshments Fun for the whole family Parents accompany children RSVP to save your spot!!

Location:
2929 Audrey Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

Contact:
Rabbi Mendy
Phone: 630-957-8122
Email: rabbi@chabadnaperville.com

Web Page

12/23/2014

12:30 PM -
2:30 PM
  

Chanukah Celebration

Ketura Hadassah invites you to a Chanukah Celebration. Hazzan Sarah Alexander will entertain us with Holiday Songs. Hazzan Sarah Alexander began her musical life as an instrumentalist almost 30 years ago. She currently serves as the spiritual leader of Kehillat Shalom in Skokie. $3.00

Location:
Meyer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Bert Finkel
Phone: 847-675-5873
Email: weinsteinmarjie@gmail.com

12/23/2014

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Say It In Hebrew - Chicago's Premier Hebrew Ulpan (Chi evening session)

SAY IT IN HEBREW! Chicago's premier Hebrew Ulpan for adults. Learn to speak Hebrew or improve upon the Hebrew you already know. No experience necessary. Fun classes in multiple locations at multiple times.

Location:
Florence G. Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose St.
Chicago, IL

Contact:
Abby Ashkenazi
Phone: 847-763-3627
Email: aashkenazi@gojcc.org

Web Page | Register Online

12/23/2014

7:15 PM -
10:00 PM
  

Chanukah Comedy Lounge

This Chanukah join Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie for our annual Chanukah event for adults. Enjoy the Chanukah Lounge: a relaxed atmosphere with an open bar, hilarious entertainment, and delicious dinner stations. You will enjoy great moments with a fun presentation from comedian Brett Walkow! Expect lots of good laughs with friends new and old. Doors open at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie, 4059 Dempster Street in Skokie. Advance reservations via the website are $22 adult/ $42 couple. Admission at the door is $25 adult/ $48 couple. Reserve via the website, www.SkokieChabad.org, or contact us for more information, 847-677-1770.

Location:
4059 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/24/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/24/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Free Menorah Lighting Kit Available

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie is once again providing FREE menorah lighting kits for this Chanukah season. We provide these kits to help fulfill the mitzvah (Jewish commandment) of lighting the menorah on Chanukah. Each kit contains everything necessary for the ritual - a menorah, candles, and step-by-step instructions and blessings for lighting the Chanukah candles. To receive your FREE kit, call 847-677-1770 or contact us via the website, www.SkokieChabad.org/2389091.

Location:
4059 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Yona Posner
Phone: 847-677-1770
Email: yona@skokiechabad.org

12/25/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/25/2014

9:30 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Half Way To Summer

Join JCC as we celebrate 1/2 Way to Summer! We’ll have open gym, open swim, bouncy houses, crafts, a dance party with Personalities D.J. and more! Dress in summer attire and bring your bathing suit and towel. Doors open for Registration at 9:30 am. Cost: $35/family Pre-registration is appreciated! Register online at www.gojcc.org/summer

Location:
300 REVERE DRIVE
WEINGER JCC
NORTHBROOK, IL 60062

Contact:
Laurie Orenstein
Phone: 847-763-3631
Email: lorenstein@gojcc.org

Web Page

12/25/2014

10:00 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Say It In Hebrew - Chicago's Premier Hebrew Ulpan (NB morning session)

SAY IT IN HEBREW! Chicago's premier Hebrew Ulpan for adults. Learn to speak Hebrew or improve upon the Hebrew you already know. No experience necessary. Fun classes in multiple locations at multiple times.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Abby Ashkenazi
Phone: 847-763-3627
Email: aashkenazi@gojcc.org

Web Page | Register Online

12/25/2014

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Say It In Hebrew - Chicago's Premier Hebrew Ulpan (NB evening session)

SAY IT IN HEBREW! Chicago's premier Hebrew Ulpan for adults. Learn to speak Hebrew or improve upon the Hebrew you already know. No experience necessary. Fun classes in multiple locations at multiple times.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Abby Ashkenazi
Phone: 847-763-3627
Email: aashkenazi@gojcc.org

Web Page | Register Online

12/26/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/26/2014

7:30 PM -
8:30 PM
  

"Taste of Shabbat" Service and Program

"Taste of Shabbat" Service and Program is a unique service without a siddur, followed by a discussion with a guest speaker. Oneg and Kiddish follow the one hour service/program. Cantor Nancy Diamond Landsman (a rabbinic student), our spiritual leader delivers an inspiring D'var Torah to our warm and welcoming community of primarily empty nesters who share similar values and beliefs. Guest speaker on Dec. 26 is Maggid Pinchas (Paul) Platt, discussing Mysticism, Kabbalah and Shabbat. Come early for nosh and mingling.

Location:
600 Deerfield Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Alan Posner
Phone: 847-502-8120
Email: alposner@aol.com

Web Page

12/27/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page

12/27/2014

10:45 AM -
12:00 PM
  

B'yachad Family Services - December

B'yachad Family Services - Please join us for B'yachad Family Shabbat for children in 1st grade and younger b'yachad - together with parents, grandparents and friends! Playtime and singing begin at 10:45 am; services begin at 11:00am. Special theme changes each week.

Location:
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Ali Drumm
Phone: 847-432-8126
Email: adrumm@nssbethel.org

Web Page

12/28/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is pleased to present a selection of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica) for the home and community by local architect and designer Amy Reichert. Amy Reichert has been creating Judaica since 1995, when she was inspired to create a Passover seder plate for a competition funded by Philip and Sylvia Spertus (the son and daughter-in-law of Herman Spertus, one of the brothers for whom Spertus Institute is named). First floor vestibule gallery. Admission is free.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Nicholas Sagan
Phone: 312-322-1773
Email: nsagan@spertus.edu

Web Page