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9/30/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

9/30/2014

12:30 PM -
2:30 PM
  

Rabbi Binyomin Scheiman

Ketura Hadassah invites you to our general meeting. Rabbi Binyomin Scheiman will talk about his unusual work. We all can learn from every situation- even prison. He will speak about why it is important for the Jewish Community should help families and children of prisoners remain connected and stable despite their troubling circumstances. $3.00

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

Contact:
Bevery Davis
Phone: 847-475-0672
Email: beverlyfdavis@me.com

9/30/2014

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

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9/30/2014

7:00 PM -
9:30 PM
  

Jerusalem U presents Sneak Preview of Beneath The Helmet

Join us for a sneak preview of Jerusalem U's newest movie - Beneath the Helmet. This film is a coming of age story highlighting five young, Israeli, high school graduates who are drafted into the army. These brave young men and women are fighting not only to protect their homes, but for shared values of peace, equality, opportunity, democracy, religious tolerance and women’s rights. Fun and inspirational evening includes buffet reception. Brought to you by the makers of the acclaimed film Israel Inside: How a small Nation Makes A Big Difference.

Location:
765 Sheridan Road
Winnetka, IL 60093

Contact:
David Coleman
Phone: 646-335-0275
Email: david@jerusalemu.org

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9/30/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

9/30/2014

7:30 PM -
11:30 PM
  

Israeli Dancing with Yoram and Bruria

Teaching,dancing and requests! The latest hits and the best of the classics. No partner required! $10 per person. Tuesdays, beginning July 8, 2014

Location:
Mayer Kaplan JCC
5050 Church St.
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Abby Ashkenazi
Phone: 847-763-3571
Email: aashkenazi@gojcc.org

Web Page

10/1/2014

  

Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future

Photographs by Judah Passow; Free and open to the public; 7th floor; Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing Scotland’s Jewish community, producing a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of the Scottish Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st century.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

10/1/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/1/2014

3:30 PM -
5:00 PM
  

Girl's Expressive Art Therapy Group

Girl’s Expressive Art Therapy Group. Wednesdays, 10/1 to 12/10, 3:30 – 5:00 pm. K to 3rd grade girls can participate in a group with emphasis on developing skills for emotional regulation, communication and deepening social relationships. Girls are encouraged to use art, drama and play to express themselves and to connect with one another in a small group. No groups 10/29, 11/5 & 11/24. $240 series fee. JCFS, Virginia Frank Center, 3003 Touhy, Chicago.. Contact Linnet Mendez, LCPC, 773-516.5459, LinnetMendex@jcfa.org or Debra Mier, LCSW, RDT/BCT, 773-516-5459. DebraMier@jcfs.org

Location:
3003 Touhy Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645

Contact:
Linnet Mendez, LCPC
Phone: 773-516-5459
Email: LinnetMendez@jcfs.org

Web Page

10/1/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

10/2/2014

  

Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future

Photographs by Judah Passow; Free and open to the public; 7th floor; Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing Scotland’s Jewish community, producing a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of the Scottish Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st century.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

10/2/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/2/2014

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

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10/2/2014

6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Fillm & Discussion: "Warsaw Rising"

The documentary “Jews in the Warsaw Uprising 1944” recalls the valiant effort of 40,000 soldiers of the Home Army, many of whom were Jewish, to liberate Warsaw from Nazi Germany. Presented in cooperation with the Consulate General of Poland in Chicago. RSVP required: reservations@ilhmec.org.

Location:
9603 Woods Dr
Skokie, IL 60077

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

Web Page

10/2/2014

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

10/2/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

10/3/2014

  

Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future

Photographs by Judah Passow; Free and open to the public; 7th floor; Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing Scotland’s Jewish community, producing a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of the Scottish Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st century.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

10/3/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/3/2014

6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
  

Free Kol Nidre Family Service

Join Congregation Beth Am for free High Holy Days Family Worship Services Open to the Community! Kol Nidre Family Service Friday,. October 3rd at 6:30pm High Holy Day worship will be held at: Buffalo Grove Performing Arts Center McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove Please RSVP to Lynne at the synagogue, 847-383-5017.

Location:
225 N McHenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/3/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

10/3/2014

8:15 PM -
10:00 PM
  

Temple Beth Israel Kol Nidre

Friday, October 3 at 8:15 p.m. Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre – Evanston Township High School Auditorium (1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston). Tickets required.

Location:
Evanston Township High School Auditorim
1600 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201

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

Web Page

10/4/2014

  

Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future

Photographs by Judah Passow; Free and open to the public; 7th floor; Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing Scotland’s Jewish community, producing a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of the Scottish Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st century.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

10/4/2014

9:00 AM -
10:00 AM
  

Temple Beth Israel Yom Kippur Young Families Holiday Service

Saturday, October 4 at 9:00 a.m. – Yom Kippur Young Families Holiday Service – Evanston Township High School Cafeteria. For families with children age 5 and under. Non-members welcome. No tickets are required.

Location:
Evanston Township High School Auditorim
1600 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201

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

Web Page

10/4/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/4/2014

10:00 AM -
11:00 AM
  

Temple Beth Israel Yom Kippur Family Service

Saturday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m. – Yom Kippur Family Service – Evanston Township High School Cafeteria. Tickets required for adults. Following the Yom Kippur Family Service, children in Pre-K-3rd grade are invited to participate in special programming, complete with holiday activities and snacks until the conclusion of the adult Rosh Hashanah morning service.

Location:
Evanston Township High School Cafeteria
1600 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201

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

Web Page

10/4/2014

11:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

B'yachad Family Services - October

Shabbat services for families with children preschool through 2nd grade. Babies welcome. Special theme changes each week!

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

Contact:
Ali Drumm
Phone: 847-432-8900
Email: adrumm@nssbethel.org

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10/4/2014

2:30 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Temple Beth Israel Yom Kipour Afternoon, Yizkor and Neilah Services

Temple Beth Israel Yom Kippur Afternoon, Yizkor and Neilah services, Saturday, October 4 at 2:30 p.m. Evanston Township High School Auditorium. Tickets are not required.

Location:
Evanston Township High School Auditorim
1600 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201

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

Web Page

10/4/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

10/5/2014

  

Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future

Photographs by Judah Passow; Free and open to the public; 7th floor; Award-winning documentary photographer Judah Passow spent a year photographing Scotland’s Jewish community, producing a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of the Scottish Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st century.

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

10/5/2014

  

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

10/5/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/5/2014

10:15 AM -
11:15 AM
  

Music Together - October 5

Music Together engages parent/caregiver and child through singing, moving, chanting, listening, watching, and exploring musical instruments. Classes are taught by Harmonious Horizon’s, Music Together. This class follows the recommendations of child development researchers. Recommended for ages 0–5 years w/adult. 10 week session, Sundays Sept. 14 - Nov. 16. Cost: $190 for the first child • $80 for each sibling.

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

Contact:
Marnie Kalfen
Phone: 224-406-9205
Email: mkalfen@gojcc.org

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10/5/2014

11:00 AM -
12:30 PM
  

Young Family Outreach & CBS USY Decorate the Sukkah

Fun, crafts & snacks for kids(and their families) ages 0-8! All are welcome, free of charge!

Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
3433 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL 60061

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

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10/5/2014

1:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

COMMEMORATION: The Soviet Holocaust History

A program of readings and music highlights the rich cultural identity and history of Chicago’s Russian Jewish community during the Holocaust. Presented in Russian with English translation. Please RSVP with Holocaust Community Services at 847-568-5100.

Location:
9603 Woods Dr
Skokie, IL 60077

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

Web Page

10/5/2014

4:30 PM -
8:30 PM
  

ComboSinglesJSS Variety of Events

ComboSingles/JSS a "one of a kind" group offering events for Jewish singles 21+ including a Professional Speaker’s Series, impromptu socials, bowling and more. We promote meeting new people, having fun and investigating new ideas. Our website –www.ComboSingles.org. Call Helen (847-757-1299) or Howard (847-331-1066). Social Bowling: (1) Classic Bowl (8530 Waukegan Rd, Morton Grove), 1st Sunday of the month (Oct 5, 2014) at 4:30 pm. Cost - $20 per session; shoe rental-$3.00. Please RSVP. (2) Brunswick Zone-Deerfield (10 S. Waukegan Rd, Deerfield), 4thSaturday of the month (Oct 25, 2014) at 6:30 pm. Cost $25, shoes are free, refreshments may be served. Bowl at both houses, save $5 and only pay $20 for each league. CASH PAYMENTS ONLY.

Location:
Classic Bowl
8530 Waukegan Rd
Morton grove, IL 60053

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

Web Page

10/5/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

10/6/2014

  

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

10/6/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

10/6/2014

1:30 PM -
3:00 PM
  

Coffee & Conversation for Holocaust Survivors - October 6

Coffee and Conversation for Holocaust Survivors. Mondays, 1:30 – 3:00 pm. An ongoing group for Holocaust survivors to discuss past and present experiences, the challenges of aging, politics, current events, news from Israel, family celebrations and more. Free. Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Contact Yonit Hoffman, PhD, 847.568.5151, YonitHoffman@jcfs.org. www.jcfs.org

Location:
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Yonit Hoffman, PhD
Phone: 847-568-5150
Email: YonitHoffman@jcfs.org

Web Page

10/6/2014

3:00 PM -
5:00 PM
  

How to Write a Business Plan - October 6

Want to launch or grow your business? Attend this seminar to receive insight, advice, and guidance to prepare a business plan. You will save money and avoid countless mistakes by learning to plan from the ground up and write about your business. According to Ben Franklin, "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Let us help you prepare not to fail. Sponsored by Citi. Presented with the Harold Washington Library Center. Offered in conjunction with Crain’s Small Business Week.

Location:
Harold Washington Library, Video Theater (lower level)
Chicago, IL 60605

Contact:
Amy Berk
Phone: 312-673-3433
Email: amyberk@jvschicago.org

Web Page

10/6/2014

6:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Meet the Matchmaker - Wilmette

Event Description: Elsa Malinsky, a matchmaker with 13 years of professional experience and many marriages under her belt will meet with you, get to know you, and explain how the matchmaking service works. If you are a single professional looking for a serious relationship then make an appointment to meet with Elsa. Find out if you are a good match for one of her clients or would be a good candidate to become a client. This consultation is free but an RSVP is required.

Location:
714 12th street
Wilmette, IL 60091

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

Web Page

10/6/2014

6:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Business Plans for New Initiatives

This 4-session master class begins Monday, October 6. Following classes meet October 13 , 20, and 27. All sessions take place from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. $199 | $169 for Spertus members, students, and alumni. In this four-session master class, taught by Alexandra Beygel, you will learn about the nature and function of a business plan, and then how to develop an effective plan for your own new initiative. http://tinyurl.com/otuc4cb

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

10/6/2014

6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
  

Children of Divorce Intervention Program

Children of Divorce Intervention Program. Mondays, 10/6 – 12/8, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. This group helps children, ages 9 to 12, to better cope with issues they face related to Divorce/ Separation. Focus on developing problem solving skills, improving self- expression and normalizing feelings. $250 series fee. JCFS, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook. Contact Tami Sollo, LCSW, 847.412-4347, TamiSollo@jcfs.org

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

Contact:
Tami Sollo, LCSW
Phone: 847-412-4347
Email: TamiSollo@jcfs.org

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10/6/2014

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

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10/6/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

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10/7/2014

  

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

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10/7/2014

9:00 AM -
5:00 PM
  

Third Annual Children's Coat Drive

We are doing our part to help children stay warm during the harsh Chicagoland winters. No child should be without a winter coat. CBA Sisterhood is collecting new and gently used Children’s Winter Coats, snow-pants, hats, mittens and scarves. Please help us by donating items that you can pass along. They can be dropped off at the synagogue to the blue box in the lobby throughout September and October. E-mail Jodi at Jodi.Weinberg@marriott.com with any questions. All donations will be given to a local school in the area. Thank you for your assistance!

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

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10/7/2014

9:15 AM -
10:00 AM
  

Ani B'Gani - October

Hillel Torah's Early Childhood is excited to continue its Hebrew Immersion class אני בגני “Ani B’Gani” for toddlers and their caregivers (ages 18 months - 3 years) featuring stories, songs and games B’Ivrit. Come join us for our Fall session beginning Tuesday, September 30th from 9:15 – 10:00am @ the Pre-school Campus 8825 East Prairie in Skokie. For more information and to reserve your spot in this unique program, led by Morah Sarit Miller, please contact Ilene Cutler at 847-677-1021 or htearlychildhood@hilleltorah.org

Location:
Hillel Torah Day School
8825 N East Prairie
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Margot Parnass
Phone: 847-674-6533
Email: margot.parnass@hilleltorah.org

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10/7/2014

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Building Credit, Building a Business - October 7

Discover why having good credit is important for the entrepreneur. Are you starting a business or already in business and looking for a loan? Learn why your credit history is important for funding purposes and also learn the components of a credit score. Sponsored by Citi. Offered in conjunction with Crain’s Small Business Week.

Location:
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., 2nd Floor Training Room
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Amy Berk
Phone: 312-673-3433
Email: amyberk@jvschicago.org

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10/7/2014

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM
  

Terrific Tuesdays Open Gym in October

Open Gym and Story Time style program. Join us for as much as you can! For children ages birth to 5 years accompanied by an adult. A drop in activity hour ending with a story or music time. Questions? Contact Ava Nussbaum 847-432-8900 x213.

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

Contact:
Ava Nussbaum
Phone: 847-432-8900
Email: aanussbaum@nssbethel.org

Web Page

10/7/2014

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

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10/7/2014

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,

"Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life," a special exhibit from the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France, will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library September 8-October 20. The exhibit, created and designed by the Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris’ Holocaust memorial museum, is based on the journal of Hélène Berr, a young Jewish Parisian woman whose future was cut short by Vichy government's laws and the extermination plan imagined by the Nazis. Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. (847)432-0216. hplibrary.org.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60015

Contact:
Beth Keller
Phone: 847-432-0216
Email: bkeller@hplibrary.org

Web Page

10/7/2014

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Psychotherapy Groups – Tuesdays in Arlington Heights(3)

Psychotherapy Groups, 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. 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

10/8/2014

  

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