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7/29/2015

9:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Interviewing, July 29, 2015

An interactive workshop that provides the knowledge and confidence necessary to enter an interview fully prepared, dressed for the desired role and ready to engage in an effective conversation with the interviewer. To register and learn more about the workshops, please visit http://jvschicago.org/career-moves-workshops-and-events, call 847.745.5460 or email summergrider@jvschicago.org. Workshop Fees: Career Moves Clients: $10 per workshop and Non-Clients: $20 per workshop. JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

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

Contact:
Summer Gridder
Phone: 847-745-5460
Email: careermoves@jvschicago.org

Web Page

7/29/2015

9:30 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Yoga for Kids! [4-6 Yrs]

This group provides a fun, child-centered environment that merges age-appropriate yoga practices including breathing techniques and animal poses with other play, art and social game experiences. This class encourages exploration of early yoga practices while building your child's gross motor skills, coordination and body awareness. Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Fee: $300 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

7/29/2015

2:00 PM -
3:45 PM
  

Movie: Lost Embrace

Chicago YIVO Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture. From Argentina. Spanish, Yiddish, and other languages. English subtitles. Comedy-drama. The grandson of Holocaust-era Polish refugees is on a complex search for his personal and cultural identity. 100 minutes.

Location:
Indian Trails Public Library District
355 South Schoenbeck Road
Wheeling, IL 60090

Contact:
Fran Dvorkin
Phone: 630-620-0634
Email: fdvorkin@comcast.net

Web Page

7/29/2015

7:30 PM -
9:30 PM
  

Yoo Hoo Mrs.Goldberg - a movie

Yoo Hoo Mrs. Goldberg, a film about the life of Gertrude Berg, will be presented by the Men’s Club of Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie, Wednesday, July 29, 7:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Free popcorn is available. Gertrude Berg, an entertainment genius, wrote, starred in and produced the first successful domestic situation comedy. The movie, Yoo Hoo Mrs. Goldberg is a collage of vintage film clips and interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and intimate conversations with Berg and her friends, colleagues and family members. It traces Berg's rise to stardom.

Location:
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation
4500 W. Dempster
Skokie, IL 60676

Contact:
Esther L. Manewith
Phone: 847-675-4141
Email: manewith@earthlink.net

7/30/2015

9:00 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Summer Parent-Tot classes

Please join us for Summer Parent-Tot classes at Akiba. Classes meet Thursday and Friday 9:00-10:30 p.m. This is a taste of preschool, while still in the comfort of a parent or caregiver. Sing songs, do art projects, enjoy music and movement, read stories, bake challah and celebrate Shabbat.

Location:
5235 S. Cornell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615

Contact:
Yelena Spector
Phone: 773-493-8880
Email: admissions@akibaschechter.org

Web Page

7/30/2015

11:30 AM -
1:30 PM
  

Women’s Division and Jewish Women’s Foundation Leadership Luncheon

The Women's Division of the Jewish United Fund and the Jewish Women's Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago invite you to attend our 2015 Leadership Luncheon featuring Sharon Tal, Head Designer of Maskit, the Israeli Fashion House.

Click here to learn more about Maskit

Both new and prized vintage Maskit fashions will be on display. A trunk show will be held at the Standard Club immediately following the event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to JUF/JWF.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact the Jewish Women’s Foundation at MaryThomas@juf.org or (312) 357-4850.

Register Online

7/30/2015

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Yiddish Show by Tum Balalaika Band

Enjoy an evening of great music by Tum Balalaika Band and delicious food at DEKA Restaurant on Thursday, July 30th,7pm. NO COVER!!! Regular Menu - Reservations are required! 847-520-DEKA (3352) or OpenTable

Location:
401 EAST DUNDEE ROAD, Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Wheeling, IL 60090

Contact:
Peter Sadkhin
Phone: 847-219-6468
Email: tumbalalaika_band@yahoo.com

7/31/2015

5:30 PM -
7:00 PM
  

Shabbat Picnic & Service in Fink Park

Shabbat Picnics in Fink Park! July 17 & 31 5:30 pm Picnic 6:15 pm Service Share Shabbat with your friends & family! Bring your own picnic dinner and stay for the Shabbat Service in Fink Park. Bring a blanket & enjoy the beautiful summer weather! Feel free to call (847)433-3555 or email soleloffice@solel.org with any questions.

Location:
Congregation Solel
1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Michelle Raz
Phone: 847-433-3555
Email: soleloffice@solel.org

Web Page

7/31/2015

5:30 PM -
8:00 PM
  

BHCBE Shabbat at the Beach

Join Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah of Wilmette in welcoming Shabbat at the Beach on Friday, July 31st at 5:30 PM. Special Shabbat service at Gilson Park - Wilmette. Bring your family & friends and a picnic dinner. Challah and dessert will be provided.

Location:
Gilson Park
Wilmette, IL 60091

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

7/31/2015

7:30 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Shabbat Evening Worship (July 31)

This worship service will be led by Cantorial Soloist Barbara Barnett and Ben Hurwitz. Ben Hurwitz will be reading Torah.

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

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

Web Page

8/1/2015

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 847-509-9204 or 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

8/1/2015

3:00 PM -
4:00 PM
  

Love Religion and Baby: Shabbat Spirituality Stroll

Saturdays, July 18, August 1 and August 22 Meet other interfaith families for a Shabbat spirituality stroll and walk the new 606 trail to talk about parenting from two different religious backgrounds. Bring your baby, come alone, with your partner, with your child in a stroller--whatever works for you and your family. Location: The 606 (meet one block north of the rail access at Rockwell and Moffat, 2554 W. Moffat Street. Email: Rabbi Ari Moffic, arim@interfaithfamily.com or Phone: Rosalie Greenberger, at JCFS, 224.625.2819

Location:
The 606 Trail
2554 W. Moffat Street
Chciago, IL 60647

Contact:
Rosalie Greenberger
Phone: 224-625-2819
Email: communications@jcfs.org

Web Page

8/1/2015

4:30 PM -
6:00 PM
  

North Shore Congregation Israel Swim, Snack & Socialize

Join North Shore Congregation Israel clergy, educator and families at the Lutz Lil Pool for some summer fun. Hear about what we have planned for the fall. Free and open to the community.

Location:
Lutz Lil Pool
1195 Half Day Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

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

Web Page

8/1/2015

4:30 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Swim, Snack & Socialize

Join the North Shore Congregation Israel clergy, educators and staff for a fun afternoon at the pool. RSVP to susane@nsci.org

Location:
Lutz Lil Pool
1195 Half Day Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

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

Web Page

8/2/2015

9:00 AM -
3:00 PM
  

Congregation Beth Judea Holds Annual Rummage Sale

Congregation Beth Judea (Ill. Rt. 83 at Hilltop Road, Long Grove, Illinois) invites the community to its annual Sisterhood Rummage Sale to be held on August 2, 2015, from 9:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the synagogue. Available items include clothing, household items, dishes, kitchenware, books, toys, bikes, pictures, linens and small furniture items. Questions can be directed to the synagogue office at 847-634-0777.

Location:
Ill. Rt. 83 at Hilltop Road
Long Grove, Illinois, IL 60047

Contact:
Lisa Neiman
Phone: 847-634-0777
Email: lneiman@bethjudea.org

Web Page

8/2/2015

9:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

Congregation Rummage Sale

The Sisterhood of Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette will host its popular semi-annual Rummage and Book Sale on Sunday, August 2nd....9AM to 1PM and Monday, August 3rd....9AM to 11AM. Featured will be quality merchandise....housewares, collectibles, clothing, jewelry, furniture, toys and lots more! Bargains Galore!

Location:
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091

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

8/2/2015

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

A Morning With David Harris

The Adult Education Committees of West Suburban Temple Har Zion and Oak Park Temple invite you to attend “A Morning with David Harris” Mr. Harris studies, writes, and teaches about police behavior and regulation, law enforcement, and national security issues and the law. He is the leading national authority on racial profiling.

Location:
1040 Harlem
River Forest, IL 60305

Contact:
Janice Patterson
Phone: 708-366-9000
Email: Join@wsthz.org

8/2/2015

11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

Project Esther Adoptive Families Summer Picnic

Project Esther: The Chicago Jewish Adoption Network of Jewish Child & Family Services invites adoptive and prospective adoptive families to our Annual Summer Picnic - with Mini-Golf this year! Fun for all ages! Please join us for a kosher picnic lunch, activities and mini-golf at the Skokie Sports Park.

Location:
Skokie Sports Park
3459 Oakton
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Marsha Raynes
Phone: 847-745-5408
Email: MarshaRaynes@jcfs.org

Web Page

8/2/2015

11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
  

Summer Family Day(2)

Whether your children are interested in seeing art or making it, exploring the interactive Make a Difference! The Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Exhibition, or learning through hands-on activities, your family will leave inspired to make a difference.

Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie , IL 60077

Contact:
Amanda Berrios
Phone: 847-967-4835
Email: Amanda.berrios@ilhmec.org

Web Page

8/2/2015

12:30 PM -
1:30 PM
  

Monthly Survivor Speaker

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear Holocaust Survivors tell their inspiring stories of survival and strength. Hear Agnes Schwartz, former hidden child from Hungary, relate her experiences. Free with Museum admission

Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Amanda Berrios
Phone: 847-967-4835
Email: amanda.berrios@ilhmec.org

Web Page

8/2/2015

4:00 PM -
7:00 PM
  

Young Professional's Picnic

Please join Rabbi Annie Tucker of Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah - Wilmette with other young professionals from the synagogue and beyond on Sunday, August 2nd, 4 to 7 PM at Millennium Park's Great Lawn. Bring a blanket and a dairy/vegetarian snack to share. Wine and beer will be provided. Questions? Please contact a Rabbi Tucker 847-256-1213......rabbi@bhcbe.org

Location:
Millennium Park
Chicago, IL 60611

Contact:
Rabbi Annie Tucker
Phone: 847-256-1213
Email: rabbi@bhcbe.org

8/3/2015

  

Lincoln and the Jews exhibition

Groundbreaking exhibit coming to Lincoln library SPRINGFIELD - A groundbreaking exhibit on Abraham Lincoln''s relationships with the small but growing Jewish population of Civil War-era America opens at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Aug. 3 and runs through Nov. 15. With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews examines Lincoln''s role in paving the way for acceptance and inclusion of Jews in America. The exhibit gathers Lincoln documents, photographs, letters, Bibles and other artifacts from many different sources. Some items have never been exhibited publicly until now. For information about reservations for these events, please visit the ALPLM website: www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov.

Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 N Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Contact:
Katherine Parker
Phone: 217-558-9183
Email: katherine.parker@illinois.gov

8/3/2015

9:30 AM -
11:00 AM
  

Toddler Developmental Group [2-3 Years]

Encouraging early interactions such as saying 'hello' and sharing a toy are important skills for entering preschool. This group will focus on participating in circle time and engaging in play-time activities that promote communication, early problem solving and following directions. Led by a Developmental Therapist.

Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

8/3/2015

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM
  

Yoga For Kids! [4-6 Years]

This group provides a fun, child-centered environment that merges age-appropriate yoga practices including breathing techniques and animal poses with other play, art and social game experiences. This class encourages exploration of early yoga practices while building your child's gross motor skills, coordination and body awareness. Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist

Location:
Knapp Children's Center 3145 W Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

8/3/2015

4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
  

Friends ClubPeer Group [5-7 Years]

Does your child have difficulty finding his/her footing with peer groups? Does your child struggle to pick up on social cues from others? If so, consider including your child in our group based on Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking approach. This group, for children 5-7 years of age, allow for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts and sensory activities to help form and maintain friendships. Led by a Developmental Therapist and Social Worker. Parent collaboration is emphasized. Fee: $390 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Elain Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

8/3/2015

6:45 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Goodnight, Sleep Tight

“How can I get my kids to sleep better?” This is one of the most common questions among parents today. Join Rabbi Ari Moffic from InterfaithFamily/Chicago, along with JCC Chicago Early Childhood, for this free event and learn about the importance of sleep and how to introduce Jewish bedtime rituals into your routine. Guest speakers: Rabbi Ari Moffic and Linda Szmulewitz, LCSW, CGSC and owner of Sleep Tight Consultants. In Linda’s work as a child sleep consultant, she works with tired families to end their sleepless nights and teach their children the necessary, life-long skill of sleep. Come away with tips and strategies for improving your child’s sleep. Questions or RSVP by August 1 contact iffchicago@interfaithfamily.com

Location:
Bernard Weinger Jewish Community Center
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Rabbi Ari Moffic
Phone: 312-550-5565
Email: iffchicago@interfaithfamily.com

8/4/2015

  

Lincoln and the Jews exhibition

Groundbreaking exhibit coming to Lincoln library SPRINGFIELD - A groundbreaking exhibit on Abraham Lincoln''s relationships with the small but growing Jewish population of Civil War-era America opens at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Aug. 3 and runs through Nov. 15. With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews examines Lincoln''s role in paving the way for acceptance and inclusion of Jews in America. The exhibit gathers Lincoln documents, photographs, letters, Bibles and other artifacts from many different sources. Some items have never been exhibited publicly until now. For information about reservations for these events, please visit the ALPLM website: www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov.

Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 N Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Contact:
Katherine Parker
Phone: 217-558-9183
Email: katherine.parker@illinois.gov

8/4/2015

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

8/4/2015

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

Fun with Art (4-6 Years)

This Art-focused group is great for a child who has limited experience with art activities or a child who loves art and needs extra support using materials. Each week children complete an art project--from setup, execution, to clean-up! Children are exposed to a variety of art materials such as paint, glue and sand, and practice school-based skills such as cutting, gluing, painting, and following multi-step directions. Additionally, this group incorporates fun, gross and fine motor and sensory play activities to build upon each week’s art project theme. Come join the Fun! Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Fee: $450 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

8/4/2015

6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

JCC PresenTense Chicago Rooftop Networking Event

Join JCC PresenTense Chicago for our first ever rooftop networking event! Network with entrepreneurs, experts in various fields and business professionals in a fun relaxed environment. Learn more about PresenTense and ways you can get involved. Evening includes light appetizers and two drink tickets. $10 in advance/ $15 at the door Register at: http://bit.ly/1G5Gxz4 Free to JCC PresenTense Chicago alumni! Questions? Badelberg@gojcc.org or 847.763.3629 Main Entrance: 324 W. Chicago Avenue

Location:
The Kensington Roof and Garden
812 N. Orleans
Chicago, IL 60654

Contact:
Becky Adelberg
Phone: 847-763-3629
Email: badelberg@gojcc.org

Web Page

8/4/2015

7:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Prospective Member & Religious School Open House

Prospective Member & Religious School Open House. We would like you to come so you can see what it is that we are all SO passionate about.

Location:
Congregation Solel
1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Michelle Raz
Phone: 847-433-3555
Email: soleloffice@solel.org

Web Page

8/4/2015

7:00 PM -
8:15 PM
  

Crash course in Reading Hebrew at Congregation B'nai Tikvah in Deerfield

For all who wished they could daven in Hebrew..... NOW IS THE TIME. Sign up for B'nai Tikvah's Crash Hebrew Course and you will be reading Hebrew in time for Rosh Hashanah. Take this eight sessions course that meets at the synagogue: 1558 Wilmot Rd, starting August 4th through August 27th on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-8:15pm. Registration fee: $60/member; $85/Non Member. For registration and 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

8/5/2015

  

Lincoln and the Jews exhibition

Groundbreaking exhibit coming to Lincoln library SPRINGFIELD - A groundbreaking exhibit on Abraham Lincoln''s relationships with the small but growing Jewish population of Civil War-era America opens at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Aug. 3 and runs through Nov. 15. With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews examines Lincoln''s role in paving the way for acceptance and inclusion of Jews in America. The exhibit gathers Lincoln documents, photographs, letters, Bibles and other artifacts from many different sources. Some items have never been exhibited publicly until now. For information about reservations for these events, please visit the ALPLM website: www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov.

Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 N Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Contact:
Katherine Parker
Phone: 217-558-9183
Email: katherine.parker@illinois.gov

8/5/2015

9:30 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Yoga for Kids! [4-6 Yrs]

This group provides a fun, child-centered environment that merges age-appropriate yoga practices including breathing techniques and animal poses with other play, art and social game experiences. This class encourages exploration of early yoga practices while building your child's gross motor skills, coordination and body awareness. Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Fee: $300 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

8/5/2015

7:30 PM -
9:45 PM
  

JET YP Downtown BBQ & Fireworks!

Join JET YP for a great get-together overlooking Navy Pier fireworks. Fantastic JET YP crew with personal chef BBQ while mingling under the stars on an exclusive deck. Lots of summer fun & connection.

Location:
250 E. Pearson
Chicago , IL 60610

Contact:
Rabbi Shalom Garfinkel
Phone: 310-903-7398
Email: rabbishalomg@gmail.com

Web Page

8/6/2015

  

Alliance, August 6, 2015

Response's summer program for LGBTQ+ teens and allies! See the world premiere of About Face Youth Theatre 2015! AFYT creates honest and relatable plays about issues that LGBTQ youth deal with. Don't miss this chance to see the summer premiere of their youth theatre performance! This event is part of Response's Alliance summer program. For more info visit: http://www.responsecenter.org/outreachprograms/

Location:
Response
Please contact Rachel at 224.625.2946 for all details on timing, location, and transportation
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Rachel Marro
Phone: 224-625-2946
Email: communications@jcfs.org

Web Page

8/6/2015

  

Lincoln and the Jews exhibition

Groundbreaking exhibit coming to Lincoln library SPRINGFIELD - A groundbreaking exhibit on Abraham Lincoln''s relationships with the small but growing Jewish population of Civil War-era America opens at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Aug. 3 and runs through Nov. 15. With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews examines Lincoln''s role in paving the way for acceptance and inclusion of Jews in America. The exhibit gathers Lincoln documents, photographs, letters, Bibles and other artifacts from many different sources. Some items have never been exhibited publicly until now. For information about reservations for these events, please visit the ALPLM website: www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov.

Location:
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
212 N Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Contact:
Katherine Parker
Phone: 217-558-9183
Email: katherine.parker@illinois.gov