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1/31/2015

10:30 AM -
12:00 PM
  

T'Fillot Nashim - A Women's Prayer Service

Sisterhood Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents T’Fillot Nashim (Women’s Prayer Service), Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:30 a.m. Shabbat morning service will be led by members of Sisterhood and all are welcome to attend. Luncheon follows. For more information call 847-675-0951 or visit www.tbiskokie.org.

Location:
Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster St.
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
andrea blain
Phone: 847-675-0951
Email: ablain51@gmail.com

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1/31/2015

11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

Northbrook Community Synagogue Offers Junior Congregation and Tot Shabbat

Join Northbrook Community Synagogue every Shabbat at 11:00 AM for Junior Congregation for children 8 to 13 years old and Tot Shabbat services for children 3-8 years old. Fun and games to follow by our youth director during kiddush. Northbrook Community Synagogue is located at 2548 Jasper Court in Northbrook. For further information, call the synagogue office at 847-509-9204or email office@northbrookcommunitysynagogue.org.

Location:
2548 Jasper Court
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Northbrook Community Synagogue
Phone: 847-509-9204
Email: office@northbrookcommunitysynagogue.org

Web Page

1/31/2015

4:00 PM -
11:00 PM
  

Annual Adult Kallah Retreat 2015

Come join us for fun and lively discussions that offer a Jewish perspective on issues of our time. Topics to be explored might include: Immigration Reform, Gun Violence, Minimum Wage, Voting Rights and whatever might make the headlines of the newspaper during the weekend of the Kallah! Join Rabbi Bellows for fun, enlightening, no-pressure study sessions, optional Jewish meditation and/or yoga session. Free time to relax and renew, use the hotel pool and facilities and more! See flyer for specific cost options. Registration and deposit of $50.00 due by Monday, January 5, 2015. Please register by printing registration form at www.congregation-betham.org and turning it in to the temple office or by calling Lynne at 847-383-5017.

Location:
Hampton Inn Suites
1400 Milwaukee Avenue
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Contact:
Rabbi Prass
Phone: 847-383-5017
Email: rabbiprass@congregation-betham.org

Web Page

1/31/2015

7:00 PM -
10:00 PM
  

ComboSinglesJSS January Social Trio

RSVP. $5 Extra charge at door. Birthday Party-1/31, Cost-$17; SUPER BOWL BASH!-2/1, Cost-$25; Social Bowling-2/8, Cost-$20+shoe rental. Please check our website www.combosingles.org. We pride ourselves on offering GREAT events at reasonable prices. As you know, we have no membership. We are "one of a kind" singles group that offers a variety of activities including theater, socials, bowling & more. We have interest groups in horseback riding, health, music and billiards. We welcome your participation. Social bowling-Classic Bowl, Niles - 2/8, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3. 5:45 pm, bowling $10 socializing (w/o bowling). Call Howard 847 331-1066 or Helen 847 757-1299 for more information. ALL ARE WELCOME, PLS COME JOIN US!

Location:
Nancy's Pizzeria, 8706 W. Golf
(in small strip mall, west of Mykonos Restaurant)
Niles, IL 60714

Contact:
Helen/Howard
Phone: 847-757-1299
Email: combosingles@aol.com

Web Page

1/31/2015

8:15 PM -
10:30 PM
  

Hebrew Theological College Annual Melave Malka

Hebrew Theological College will hold its 34th Annual Melave Malka. Rabbi Micah Greenland, National Director of NCSY will speak on "Inspired Teens, Inspired Adults, Inspired Community" There will be entertainment by LISTEN UP! A CAPPELLA. The Rabbi Herman Davis Memorial Scholarship will be awarded.

Location:
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie,, IL 60077

Contact:
Rabbi Gershon Seif
Phone: 847-982-2500
Email: Seif@htc.edu

Web Page

2/1/2015

  

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

2/1/2015

9:30 AM -
2:00 PM
  

Indoor Farmers Market

Enjoy a wide range of seasonal, sustainably-produced goods from local farmers and vendors at this indoor market. Take home winter-available produce, honey, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and a wide variety of specialty items. Stock up for the Super Bowl! Easy access through public transit! Use 36, 135, 145, 146, 151 buses or the Red Line!

Location:
Temple Sholom
3480 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657

Contact:
Karen Lewis
Phone: 773-454-8875
Email: KarenLewisConsultant@gmail.com

Web Page

2/1/2015

9:45 AM -
10:45 AM
  

Help Our Girls Feel Good about Being Female

Helping our Girls Feel Good about Being Female. Sunday morning, 2/1. Grades 3-8 are transitional times in our girls’ lives. How do we help them maintain positive self-esteem as their bodies, minds and feelings transform from girlhood to young womanhood? Bring your questions! Led by an OB/GYN with extensive experience in puberty education.  adolescent pediatrician. Free. Temple Sholom of Chicago, 3480 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. For time and more information contact Ann Luban, LSW, 847.745.5420, AnnLuban@jcfs.org

Location:
3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60057

Contact:
Ann Luban, LSW
Phone: 847-745-5420
Email: AnnLuban@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/1/2015

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Sefer TorahShanah Torah

During this year of learning, Congregation Beth Judea is offering numerous opportunities to engage in Torah learning on a daily basis. Scribe, Rabbi Yochanan Nathan, will join us to teach about how tefillin are made, as well as teaching us about his work creating sacred scrolls.

Location:
Rte. 83 & Hill Top Road
Long Grove, IL 60047

Contact:
Audrey Taxer
Phone: 847-506-9043
Email: abethjudeapublicity@gmail.com

Web Page

2/1/2015

10:30 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Tu B'Shevat Seder

All are welcome to join us to celebrate the most delicious holiday of the Jewish Year! We will celebrate trees, any vague hint of spring we can find in Chicagoland, and the fruits and nuts that make life sweet. No charge, no RSVP required.

Location:
Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation
1959 N. Waukegan Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Dawn Friedman
Phone: 847-383-5184
Email: education@KolHadash.com

Web Page | Register Online

2/1/2015

10:30 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Pre- and Post-Natal Care Series: Expert Advice for New and Expecting Moms - February 1

Along with an entirely new world of joy and discovery, life with newborns brings countless questions and concerns. This special four-session series gives new and expecting moms the opportunity to directly connect with early childcare experts at the nationally recognized Virginia Frank Child Development Center. Cost is $40 (4-session series). Advance registration is highly recommended.

Location:
Jewish Child & Family Services - January 11
3033 W. Touhy Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645

Contact:
Beryl Elenbogen
Phone: 773-467-3770
Email: BerylElenbogen@jcfs.org

Web Page | Register Online

2/1/2015

11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

Women to Women Luncheon "Above Nature"

Women to Women invites you to our 16th Annual Luncheon "Above Nature" When: Sunday February 1, 2015, Shvat 12, 5775 Time: 11am-1pm Where: Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook 2095 Landwehr Rd., Northbrook IL 60062 RSVP by January 20 - $45 After January 20- $54 Featuring: Chana Gittle Deray, Pittsburgh PA Chana Gittle uses humor, stories, and visual cues to give her audience tools and perspectives with which to increase joy and satisfaction; make constructive changes; and reach goals - all delivered in her signature feel-good up-beat humorous style. Chana Gittle is a mother of 9, B"H, a teacher, mentor, speaker and writer. http://chanagittlederay.blogspot.com/

Location:
2095 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Rabbi Meir Moscowitz
Phone: 847-564-8770
Email: info@chabadnorthbrook.com

2/1/2015

12:00 PM -
1:00 PM
  

King Artie & The Knights of the Rad Table - February 1

Gwen’s spending her Saturday reading a book and Artie’s riding around on a skateboard. Just typical American teenagers… until Merlin wakes up from a 1500 year snooze to whisk them away to the days of chivalry! JCC Chicago presents this fanciful farce about the legend of King Arthur where Artie is majestically crowned king and Gwen meets the ’to-die-for’ Lancelot and the ’Knights of the Rectangular Table.'  Come see what happens.

Location:
JCC Chicago
5050 Church St
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Robert Bouwman
Phone: 847-763-3514
Email: rbouwman@gojcc.org

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2/1/2015

12:30 PM -
2:00 PM
  

Anshe Emet Young Families Tu B'Shevat Seder

Families with children first grade and younger are invited to join Anshe Emet Young Families for lunch, singing, planting and celebrating trees and our connection to Israel!

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613

Contact:
Maxine Handelman
Phone: 773-868-5152
Email: kmartin@ansheemet.org

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2/1/2015

2:30 PM -
5:30 PM
  

Sibshops for Children

Sibshops for Children Ages 6-12. Sundays, 2:30 – 5:30 pm. Brothers and sisters of children with special needs have an opportunity to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive and recreational setting. They can discuss their common joys and concerns, learn how to handle everyday situations and have fun! $30 per session fee. Elaine Kersten Children's Center, 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062. For dates and more information, contact Allison Rodenhouse, LCSW , 773-467-3750, AllisonRodehouse@jcfs.org

Location:
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Allison Rodenhouse, LCSW
Phone: 773-467-3750
Email: AllisonRodenhouse@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/1/2015

2:30 PM -
3:30 PM
  

King Artie and The Knights of the Rad Table - Feb 1

Gwen’s spending her Saturday reading a book and Artie’s riding around on a skateboard. Just typical American teenagers… until Merlin wakes up from a 1500 year snooze to whisk them away to the days of chivalry! JCC Chicago presents this fanciful farce about the legend of King Arthur where Artie is majestically crowned king and Gwen meets the ’to-die-for’ Lancelot and the ’Knights of the Rectangular Table.'  Come see what happens.

Location:
JCC Chicago
5050 Church St
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Robert Bouwman
Phone: 847-763-3514
Email: rbouwman@gojcc.org

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2/1/2015

4:00 PM -
11:00 PM
  

Annual Adult Kallah Retreat 2015

Come join us for fun and lively discussions that offer a Jewish perspective on issues of our time. Topics to be explored might include: Immigration Reform, Gun Violence, Minimum Wage, Voting Rights and whatever might make the headlines of the newspaper during the weekend of the Kallah! Join Rabbi Bellows for fun, enlightening, no-pressure study sessions, optional Jewish meditation and/or yoga session. Free time to relax and renew, use the hotel pool and facilities and more! See flyer for specific cost options. Registration and deposit of $50.00 due by Monday, January 5, 2015. Please register by printing registration form at www.congregation-betham.org and turning it in to the temple office or by calling Lynne at 847-383-5017.

Location:
Hampton Inn Suites
1400 Milwaukee Avenue
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Contact:
Rabbi Prass
Phone: 847-383-5017
Email: rabbiprass@congregation-betham.org

Web Page

2/1/2015

4:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

JSSComboSingles Super Bowl Bash

RSVP. $5 Extra charge at door. Birthday Party-1/31, Cost-$17; SUPER BOWL BASH!-2/1, Cost-$25; Social Bowling-2/8, Cost-$20+shoe rental. Please check our website www.combosingles.org. We pride ourselves on offering GREAT events at reasonable prices. As you know, we have no membership. We are "one of a kind" singles group that offers a variety of activities including theater, socials, bowling & more. We have interest groups in horseback riding, health, music and billiards. We welcome your participation. Social bowling-Classic Bowl, Niles - 2/8, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3. 5:45 pm, bowling $10 socializing (w/o bowling). Call Howard 847 331-1066 or Helen 847 757-1299 for more information. ALL ARE WELCOME, PLS COME JOIN US!

Location:
Nancy's Pizzeria, 8706 W. Golf
(in small strip mall, west of Mykonos Restaurant)
Niles, IL 60714

Contact:
Helen/Howard
Phone: 847-757-1299
Email: combosingles@aol.com

Web Page

2/2/2015

  

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

2/2/2015

9:30 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Parent/Tot Visual Arts - February 2

Join Lauren Perlman from Mummies & Masterpieces for hands on art exploration with your 18-36 month old. Each session will also include stories, games and a snack. Free and open to the community. We look forward to seeing you.

Location:
North Shore Congregation Israel
1185 Sheridan Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022

Contact:
Susan Ellenby
Phone: 847-835-0724
Email: susane@nsci.org

Web Page

2/2/2015

6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
  

Jewish Soul Care Sampler

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette > presents "Jewish Soul Care Sampler" a mid-winter micro retreat for > the soul. Rabbi Heather Altman, a Yoga Alliance registered yoga > teacher will lead classes Monday evenings February 2, 9 and 23 at > 6:30 PM.....where you will breathe, stretch, grow and explore your > inner spiritual soul. > $10 per person/per session. For further information, 847-256-1213.

Location:
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091

Contact:
Al Rodin
Phone: 847-256-1213
Email: office@BHCBE.org

2/2/2015

7:15 PM -
8:45 PM
  

Psychotherapy Groups -- Mondays

Psychotherapy group—Mondays in Northbrook. Mondays, 7:15 – 8:45 pm. Ongoing therapy groups help clients address individual and relationship issues by addressing feelings, communication and other issues. JCFS Elaine Kersten Children's Center - 255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062. Contact Ceil Berger, LCSW, 847- 412-4327, CeilBerger@jcfs.org

Location:
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Ceil Berger, LCSW
Phone: 847-412-4327
Email: CeilBerger@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/3/2015

  

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

2/3/2015

  

YLD Mensches in Motion

Are you interested in volunteering with your peers around Chicago on a regular basis? If so, we are now accepting applications for YLD’s ongoing volunteer program, Mensches in Motion. This six-session program will give you the opportunity to volunteer at a variety of Jewish United Fund supported agencies and meet other young adults in the Chicago community! Limited space is available. The cost to participate is $25 which covers all program costs and will be collected upon acceptance. Please fill out the application questions below and you will be notified of your acceptance in the next few weeks.

Location:
Various Locations

Contact:
Samantha Harrison
Phone: 312-357-4880
Email: yld@juf.org

Register Online

2/3/2015

1:00 AM -
4:00 PM
  

Branding, February 3, 2015

Differentiate yourself from the competition and discover how to sell what employers buy. To register, visit jvschicago.org/workshop-and-events/.

Location:
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Sandra Saltzman
Phone: 847-745-5482
Email: sandrasaltzman@jvschicago.org

Web Page

2/3/2015

11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
  

JCC Shalom Over 50

Lunch ‘n Learn! The Club meets Tuesdays year ‘round except for Jewish and National holidays. — For adults 50+ Shalom Over 50 is a Jewish club that meets weekly at Temple Anshe Sholom in Olympia Fields for lunch, Yiddish classes, speakers and fellowship. A full schedule of thought-provoking lectures, current events and performances ensures lively discussion and a good time. Lunch is provided each week, so bring your appetite!

Location:
Temple Anshe Shalom
20820 South Western Ave
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Contact:
Ilene Uhlmann
Phone: 224-406-9233
Email: iuhlmann@gojcc.org

Web Page

2/3/2015

6:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Ta'am Yisrael Orientation III

Participants and parents are required to attend the third and final Ta'am Yisrael orientation. Last minute questions will be answered and final details will be provided to ensure everyone is prepared and excited for their Ta'am Yisrael experience!

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield, IL 60093

Contact:
Ariel Rosen
Phone: 312-673-3268
Email: taamyisrael@cfje.org

 

2/3/2015

6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Nechama -- Workshop to Comfort Bereaved

Nechama: A Workshop to Comfort the Bereaved among us. Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:00 PM, 2/3/2015. This workshop’s goal is to meet the unique needs of the newly bereaved and their loved ones through education on the mourning process, normalization of the feelings of grief and connection to the Jewish rituals of mourning. Sponsored by Healing Hearts North West Suburban Jewish Grief Support. Free. Temple Chai, 1670 Checker Rd., Long Grove. Rosalie Greenberger, LCSW, 224-625-2810, RosalieGreenberger@jcfs.org.

Location:
1670 Checker Road
Long Grove, IL 60047

Contact:
Rosalie Greenberger, LCSW
Phone: 224-625-2819
Email: RosalieGreenberger@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/3/2015

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

1st Annual Tu b’Shevat Recovery Seder

Judaism is spirituality of redemption and renewal, as is recovery. Tu b’Shevat is an opportunity for spiritual growth and recovery through its customs and symbols of a seder. Program features Rabbi Paul Steinberg, Director of Elaine Breslow Addiction Institute at Beit T’Shuvah, an addiction treatment center and synagogue community. His book, Recovery: the 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality: Reclaiming Hope, Courage and Wholeness, tells of his personal struggles with addiction, offering a way to integrate Jewish spirituality with principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Anyone personally touched by or supportive of addiction recovery is welcome. $10 per person; $18 per couple.. Register at jcfs.formstack.com/forms/Jewish_Center_for_Addiction

Location:
Temple Beth Israel, 3601 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Beth Fishman, PhD
Phone: 847-745-5422
Email: BethFishman@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/3/2015

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Psychotherapy Groups -- Tuesdays

Psychotherapy group—Tuesdays in Arlington Heights. Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 pm. Ongoing therapy groups help clients address individual and relationship issues by addressing feelings, communication and other issues. JCFS, 1156 Shure Drive, Arlington Heights, 60004. Contact Dorinne Palmer, LCSW, 224-625-2816. DorinnePalmer@jcfs.org

Location:
1156 Shure Drive
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Contact:
Dorinne Palmer, LCSW
Phone: 224-625-2816
Email: DorinnePalmer@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/4/2015

  

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

2/4/2015

10:00 AM -
11:30 AM
  

JCC Men's Group

The Men’s Club meets throughout the year on Wednesday mornings. — For adults 55+ Every week there’s a stimulating new topic for you and the guys to talk about at the “J.” The JCC Men’s Club gives you an easy way to meet up with others for fellowship and intellectual stimulation. Enjoy the camaraderie while coming together for a broad range of interesting programs and lectures. There’s always something new to learn!

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Hillary Wenk
Phone: 224-406-9257
Email: hwenk@gojcc.org

Web Page

2/4/2015

11:30 AM -
2:30 PM
  

Tu B'Shevat Luncheon and Bingo

Tu B’Shevat, the Israeli Arbor Day, will be celebrated by the Sisterhood of Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie, with a gala luncheon and Bingo, Wed., February 4, starting at 11:30 a.m. Tu B’Shevat is considered "The New Year of the Trees." In contemporary Israel, the day is celebrated as an ecological awareness day, and trees are planted in celebration. In the Middle Ages, Tu B’Shevat was celebrated with a feast of fruits in keeping with the description of the holiday as a "New Year." The luncheon and Bingo is open to the public. Cost is $18 for Sisterhood members and $23 for non-members. One Bingo card is included with each paid reservation. 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

2/4/2015

6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

RJD and CJG Community Cooking Class

Collaborative event between RJD and the Center for Jewish Genetics, participants will learn how to make sushi and then enjoy dinner and wine with friends.

Location:
30 S. Wells St.
6111/6112
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Leah Steinberg
Phone: 312-357-4994
Email: LeahSteinberg@juf.org

 

2/5/2015

  

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

2/5/2015

9:30 AM -
12:30 PM
  

LinkedIn1, February 5, 2015

Navigate the site and construct your profile.

Location:
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Sandra Saltzman
Phone: 847-745-5482
Email: sandrasaltzman@jvschicago.org

Web Page

2/5/2015

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

2/5/2015

3:00 PM -
5:00 PM
  

Taxes for Small Business Owners

This workshop will teach you the techniques needed to avoid trouble with the IRS and streamline your financial process. Learn what deductions are allowed for your business and what records you should keep during the year to prepare for tax time. Bring your tax and financial questions too, as there will be a Q&A session at the end of the presentation. Facilitated by Michael Caramagno, CPA, Ltd., and Lema Khorshid, Fuksa Khorshid, LLC, Harold Washington Library, Video Theater (lower level), 400 S. State Street, Chicago. To register, visit us at http://jvschicago.org/event-registration/?ee=555.

Location:
Harold Washington Library
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Kathy Zook
Phone: 312-673-3762
Email: kathyzook@jvschicago.org

Web Page

2/5/2015

5:45 PM -
7:15 PM
  

Transitioning Adults

Adults in Transition. Thursdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm. Social support group for adults with disabilities. The group provides a safe environment in which to improve social skills as well as a place to talk about personal issues. $7 per session fee. JCFS, Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building - 5150 Golf Rd., Skokie, IL 60077. Contact Ben Kessler, LSW, 847-745-5443, BenjaminKessler@jcfs.org

Location:
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Ben Kessler, LSW
Phone: 847-745-5443
Email: BenjaminKessler@jcfs.org

Web Page

2/5/2015

6:30 PM -
7:45 PM
  

Ideas Cafe with Binnie Swislow

Meet Binnie Swislow, respected educator who currently works at the iCenter with educators who teach Hebrew in area public high schools, at Congregation Beth Shalom’s Ideas Café. She will be interviewed by Carl Schrag as they discuss, “Israel’s Success: A Story Told in Hebrew” on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 6:30-7:45 pm. $15 includes dinner. RSVP by February 1 to Deanne at 847-498-4100x46 or DFriedman@BethShalomNB.org. 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Deanne Friedman
Phone: 847-498-4100
Email: DFriedman@BethShalomNB.org

Web Page

2/5/2015

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

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2/5/2015

7:00 PM -
10:00 PM
  

Bar Mitzvah Bash

Join the Back from Birthright Israel community and Chicago's 20 and 30 somethings at the hottest party this winter, The Bar Mitzvah Bash. Dance and play arcade games with us on February 5th at The NEW Headquarters Beercade (River North, 213 W. Institute Pl) from 7-10 pm. Celebrate 15 years of Birthright Israel trips & those who became Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Israel. Mazel tov! The cost is $20 which includes 2 drinks, snacks, a DJ, photos and more. This event has sold out in advance for the past two years--don’t wait to buy your ticket! For more information contact Sammi Cutler at yld@juf.org or 312-357-4880

Location:
Headquarters Beercade (River North)
213 W. Institute Pl
Chicago, IL 60610

Contact::
Sammi Cutler
Phone: 312-357-4880
Email: yld@juf.org

 

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2/5/2015

7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Chetz V'Keshet in Chicago!

Shalom families, Chetz V'Keshet is a one month summer program in Israel for teens 15-18. We travel all over: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rosh Hanikra, Masada, Galil and more. During the program the children enjoy Israel through hiking, rafting, a week in the IDF (Gadna), biking, camel riding, rappelling, snorkeling and building friendships that will last a life time with American and Israeli teens. A quarter (!) of the participants are Israeli teens that are members of the Israeli Tzofim youth movement. Come hear more information about CVK! Our program director, Kesem Simon, will host an info session at the Skokie JCC, Thursday Feb 5th, 7:30pm. Please RSVP at cvk@israelscouts.org or call 212-3908130*309 See you soon!

Location:
575 8th Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Contact:
Kesem Simon
Phone: 917-780-9035
Email: cvk@israelscouts.org

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2/5/2015

7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Tu B'shvat Seder

This holiday marks the beginning of the “new year” for trees. Please joins Sisterhood for their Tu B’Shevat Seder led by Rabbi Bellows. Please RSVP by calling Lynne at the synagogue, 847-383-5017.

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Contact:
Rabbi Prass
Phone: 847-383-5017
Email: rabbiprass@congregation-betham.org

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2/6/2015

  

JCC Chicago JShabbat

JCC Chicago will host a Shabbat Across Chicago to engage the broader community and support the programs and services offered by the JCC.

Location:
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Addie Goodman
Phone: 224-406-9215
Email: agoodman@gojcc.org

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2/6/2015

  

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

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2/6/2015

5:30 PM -
7:00 PM
  

Shabbat Yeladim (Tot Shabbat) - February

An enjoyable introduction to temple and services for children up to age 7. Occurs on the first Friday of the month. Siblings are welcome to attend and participate too. There will be a complimentary pizza and pasta dinner at 5:30pm followed by singing, story, craft project, age-appropriate prayers, and an oneg from 6:00-7:00pm.

Location:
Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Janice Hadesman
Phone: 847-205-9982
Email: jhadesman@templebeth-el.org

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2/6/2015

5:45 PM -
8:00 PM
  

The Anshe Emet Young Families Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat service and dinner (Feb 2015)

Kabbalat Shabbat Service for families with children 5 and under, plus we also hold a rocking service for older kids (children in first grade and above) with Rabbi David Russo. BOTH services begin at 5:45 pm and are followed directly by ONE community dinner.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613

Contact:
Amy Karp
Phone: 773-868-5152
Email: akarp@ansheemet.org

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2/6/2015

6:00 PM -
7:45 PM
  

Young Family Outreach Shabbat Dinner & Storybook Shabbat - February

Young Family Outreach Shabbat Dinner and Storybook Shabbat Service at Congregation Beth Shalom. Come and enjoy a fun Shabbat dinner and stay for a family-friendly service. Cost for dinner is $25 per family. All Are Welcome! Call 847-498-4100x44 to rsvp or email LBlue@BethShalomNB.org.

Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
3433 Walters Ave.
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Leann Blue
Phone: 847-498-4100
Email: LBlue@BethShalomNB.org

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2/6/2015

6:15 PM -
7:00 PM
  

Tot Shabbat - February

Join Rabbi Bellows, Rabbi Prass, and Brad Egel for a Shabbat program filled with songs, story and more. Cost is a non-perishable food donation for our food pantry. Everyone is welcome! Please bring your family and friends. Questions? Call us at 847-383-5017

Location:
Congregation Beth Am
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Contact:
Rabbi Prass
Phone: 847-383-5017
Email: rabbiprass@congregation-betham.org

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2/7/2015

  

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

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2/7/2015

9:30 AM -
12:30 PM
  

Shabbat Morning Family Programming - February

K’tan’tanim Family Service: 9:30 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Preschool - 1st grade will have a spirited Tefillah (prayers), while 2nd-4th graders will have educational rotations: Torah trope, Weekly Torah portion, Jewish stories/rituals. Shabbat Tefillah Family Service: 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Highlights include spirited Tefillah (prayers), Children reading/chanting Torah, and a D’var Torah. Simultaneously, a Shabbat appropriate project/activity will occur with the families of younger children. Grades 5 and up: Services in the main sanctuary beginning at 9:30. Students lead from the Bimah. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend. All Kids on the Bimah: 11:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m. in the Main Sanctuary to sing concluding prayers. Followed by a Kiddush Lunch. RSVP by Monday, including names of those who will be attending, grades of children and letting us know if there are special dietary needs.

Location:
Am Yisrael Congregation
4 Happ Road
Northfield, IL 60093

Contact:
Charlie Sherman
Phone: 847-446-7215
Email: csherman@amyisrael.org

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2/7/2015

11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

Northbrook Community Synagogue Offers Junior Congregation and Tot Shabbat

Join Northbrook Community Synagogue every Shabbat at 11:00 AM for Junior Congregation for children 8 to 13 years old and Tot Shabbat services for children 3-8 years old. Fun and games to follow by our youth director during kiddush. Northbrook Community Synagogue is located at 2548 Jasper Court in Northbrook. For further information, call the synagogue office at 847-509-9204or email office@northbrookcommunitysynagogue.org.

Location:
2548 Jasper Court
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Northbrook Community Synagogue
Phone: 847-509-9204
Email: office@northbrookcommunitysynagogue.org

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2/7/2015

11:30 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Inclusion Shabbat

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette offers a monthly Inclusion Shabbat for families and their disabled children and young adults. The next service will take place on Saturday, February 7 at 11:30AM. For further information, please call 847-256-1213.

Location:
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091

Contact:
Anita
Phone: 847-256-1213
Email: office@BHCBE.org

2/7/2015

3:00 PM -
5:00 PM
  

Go Shabbat?

A great way to spend a Saturday afternoon with your family & friends! Geared to ages 3-8, all are welcome Enjoy open swim, open gym, cookie decorating, and entertaining performance by: Juggler Ken Schultz – “The Flying Fool” 3:00-3:45 pm Swim, Gym and Cookie Decorating (Bring a swimsuit and towel) 4:00-4:45 pm Juggler 4:45-5:00 pm Havdalah

Location:
JCC Chicago
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Lawrence LeVine
Phone: 847-763-3603
Email: ljlevine@gojcc.org

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2/7/2015

6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

2ND ANNUAL MAGICAL MUSICAL EVENING

Join us for a fun evening of Jewish, classical, pop, jazz and rock music. The evening will feature B'nai Tikvah's Choir, the Hurricane Quartet, Steve Grant & Friends Jazz Group, B'nai Tikvah's Rock Band and the Deerfield High School Chamber Orchestra. Everyone is welcome to this exciting, musical evening. For additional information please contact the synagogue office: 847-945-0470.

Location:
1558 Wilmot Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Irit Talor
Phone: 847-945-0470
Email: info@bnaitikvah.net

2/8/2015

  

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

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