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11/24/2014

12:00 PM -
1:15 PM
  

Lunch & Learn

Bring your lunch and join Rabbi Pivo for a discussion of current events and Jewish ethics in the modern world. We'll talk about a little bit of this and a little bit of that as we look at what's happening in around the Jewish world.

Location:
Rte. 83 & Aptakisic
Sunset Foods
Long Grove, IL 60047

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

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11/24/2014

12:00 PM -
1:00 PM
  

Tracing Trends of Anti-Semitism and Effective Legal Challenges

Speakers: Michael Weber, Asst. Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, and Amy Stoken, AJC Regional Director. This program, co-sponsored by the AJC, is free and open to the public. Attorneys earn 1 hour General MCLE credit.

Location:
AJC
55 E Monroe Ste 2930
Chicago, IL 60603

Contact:
Aviva Patt
Phone: 312-263-6493
Email: decaloguesociety@gmail.com

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11/24/2014

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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11/24/2014

7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

24th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

The DuPage Interfaith Resource Network will hold its 24th Annual Thanksgiving Service on Monday, November 24th at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Procopius Abbey in Lisle. All are welcome to attend; there is no charge for admission. The service will include participation from a wide range of religions: Protestants, Buddhists, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Zoroastrians, Sikhs, and Baha’i. “I believe this is the most diverse Thanksgiving service in the country,” says Rabbi Steven M. Bob, chair of the DuPage Interfaith Resource Network. St. Procopius Abbey is located at the intersection of Maple and College Avenues in Lisle. For more information, call Congregation Etz Chaim of Du Page County at 630-627-3912.

Location:
St. Procopius Abbey
Maple & College Avenues
Lisle, IL 60532

Contact:
Carol Meyer
Phone: 630-627-3912
Email: cec.admin@congetzchaim.org

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11/25/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

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

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

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11/25/2014

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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11/25/2014

7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Latke Hamantash Debate

The 68th Annual Latke Hamantash Debate is the quintessential Jewish University of Chicago event - esteemed faculty argue the merits of these two Jewish foods and the audience votes (be forewarned, the latke always wins!)

Location:
Mandel Hall, University of Chicago
1131 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Contact:
Andrea Hoffman
Phone: 312-357-6176
Email: andreahoffman@uchicagohillel.org

11/26/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

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

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

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11/26/2014

10:00 AM -
10:45 AM
  

Tell Me A Story

FREE Story Time. Give your child a head start through this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music and rhymes. Share story time together and build early literacy skills including listening, building vocabulary, sequencing and more! 18 mos. – 3 years old (with a parent or caregiver)

Location:
JCC at Am Shalom
840 Vernon
Glencoe, IL 60022

Contact:
Nancy Kesselman
Phone: 847-835-0008
Email: nkesselman@gojcc.org

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11/26/2014

6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Erev Thanksgiving Program featuring The Jesse White Tumblers

.Come to Congregation Beth Shalom on Erev Thanksgiving, Wed, November 26, for dinner and to see The Jesse White Tumblers, 6:00 dinner – 7:00 entertainment. $10 per person or $25 per family with advance reservations by November 23. RSVP to Larry at 312-782-5100 or Larry@addapearl.com or 847-498-4100. CBS, 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Larry Dechter
Phone: 312-782-5100
Email: Larry@addapearl.com

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11/26/2014

7:00 PM -
9:30 PM
  

Jewish Values for Professionals and Lay Leaders

This 4-session master class begins Wednesday, November 5. Following classes meet November 12, 19, and December 3. $199 | $169 for Spertus members, students, and alumni https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=89207f800bd7a28d2cb27ef23f2237da Understanding Jewish values is essential for professionals and volunteers working with members of the Jewish community. Under the expert guidance of Rabbi Vernon Kurtz, learn core concepts and explore how they relate to working in and advancing Jewish organizations.

Location:
Solomon Schechter Day School
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

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

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11/26/2014

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Skeeball Leagues at Sluggers

We're teaming up with S3 leagues (s3leagues.com) to bring you JCC 20s & 30s first ever Skeeball league! First Games: Wednesday, November 5th- December 10 *No games November 26th, Thanksgiving Game Start Times: 7:00 - 8:30 pm Max Teams: 6 teams, 14-16/team = 98 Skeeballers! Location: Sluggers (See map below) Parking: Many great public transportation options. Decent street parking. League Fees: $40 per Skeeballer Register soon to reserve your space at: jccleagues.org

Location:
3540 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60657

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

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11/27/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

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

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

11/27/2014

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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11/27/2014

11:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

LEAP into Shabbat

CJDS is excited to launch its first tot Shabbat program where children ages 0-3 and their parents have an opportunity to learn about and celebrate Shabbat. Each week you and your child will experience different activities related to Shabbat, and you will take a piece of the workshop home with you. Sing about, decorate, and take home your very own toolbox of Shabbat Judaica, which will enhance your family’s Shabbat experience. Our program will run for six weeks on Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at CJDS starting October 30th. LEAP into Shabbat is only $75 for one child and $110 for two children for all 6 sessions. RSVP to Abbe Vallen at cjdsRSVP@chicagojewishdayschool.org or 773-271-2700.

Location:
5959 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660

Contact:
Cortney Stark Cope
Phone: 773-271-2700
Email: cstarkcope@chicagojewishdayschool.org

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11/27/2014

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

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11/28/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

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

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

11/28/2014

10:00 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Russian Tea Time -- Conversations with Holocaust Survivors - Nov 28

Russian Tea Time. 11/14 and 11/28. 10:00 – 11:30 am. Socialization group for Russian-speaking Holocaust Survivors. 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month. Free. JCFS, 1156 Shure Drive, Arlington Heights. Contact Maya Gumirov, MA, LPC, 224.625.2708, MayaGumirov@jcfs.org. www.jcfs.org

Location:
1156 Shure Drive
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Contact:
Maya Gumirov, MACC, LPC
Phone: 224-625-2708
Email: MayaGumirov@jcfs.org

Web Page

11/29/2014

  

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

11/29/2014

10:00 AM -
11:00 AM
  

Shalom Shabbat (Fall)

The well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their parents. Singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out.

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

Contact:
Maxine Handelman
Phone: 773-868-5152
Email: sigal@aol.com

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11/30/2014

  

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

11/30/2014

11:30 AM -
12:00 PM
  

Next on "Sanctuary"...

Crossing the Line: The Israel Debate and Anti-Semitism on Campus When does debate cross the line to hate? The next episode of the public-affairs program “Sanctuary” probes the rising tide of anti-Israel activism on college campuses, and how legitimate protest is morphing into anti-Semitic taunts and attacks. Students from several Chicago-area campuses are featured, along with local and national educators and analysts. Cindy Sher hosts. Starting Monday, Dec. 1, the program will be available for viewing on the Jewish United Fund website, www.juf.org/interactive. “Sanctuary” is a joint production of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and the Chicago Board of Rabbis, in cooperation with ABC7-Channel 7.

Location:
ABC7-Channel 7
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Joel Schatz
Phone: 312-444-2864
Email: joelschatz@juf.org

11/30/2014

12:00 PM -
3:00 PM
  

Auditions for King Artie and the Knights of the Rad Table

Audition for the JCC Theater Production of King Artie and the Knights of the Rad Table. For more info follow the link to our website

Location:
5050 Church St
Skokie, IL 60077

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

Web Page

12/1/2014

  

Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

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

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

12/1/2014

  

Before Divorce or Separation -- Navigating Life

Navigating Life Before Divorce or Separation. Mondays, 11/10 – 12/29, 7 - 8:30 pm. For adults going through the transition of divorce or separation. Topics will include mentally, emotionally and financially preparing oneself for divorce or separation; obtaining a lawyer; helping children deal with the process of divorce; and using self-care through the divorce or separation. Learn about resources and receive mutual support. JCFS, 5150 Golf Road, Skokie. For fees contact Breena Freid, LCSW, 847-745-5445, BreenaFreid@jcfs.org

Location:
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Breena Freid, LCSW
Phone: 847-745-5445
Email: BreenaFreid@jcfs.org

Web Page

12/1/2014

12:00 PM -
1:15 PM
  

Lunch & Learn

Bring your lunch and join Rabbi Pivo for a discussion of current events and Jewish ethics in the modern world. We'll talk about a little bit of this and a little bit of that as we look at what's happening in around the Jewish world.

Location:
Rte. 83 & Aptakisic
Sunset Foods
Long Grove, IL 60047

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

Web Page

12/1/2014

1:30 PM -
3:00 PM
  

Holocaust Survivors -- Coffee & Conversation

Coffee and Conversation for Holocaust Survivors. Mondays, 1:30 – 3:00 pm. 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: 847-568-5151
Email: YonitHoffman@jcfs.org

Web Page

12/1/2014

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

Open for Enrollment -- Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace is Open for Enrollment! This year’s open enrollment continues until Feb. 15, 2015. Find out what is different and the same for 2015. Gain the information you need to decide if you should keep the insurance you have or explore new options this year. Sessions are free. Contact Tracey Kite, LCSW, 847.745.5411, TraceyKite@jcfs.org • Monday, 12/1, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., The Ark, Chicago • Monday, 12/8, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Gidwitz, CJE Senior Life, Deerfield • Tuesday, 1/6/15, 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. Associated Talmud Torahs, Chicago • Tuesday, 1/13/15, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Ezra Multiservice Center, Chicago

Location:
Chicago area
Chicago area, IL 60000

Contact:
Tracey Kite, LCSW
Phone: 847-745-4511
Email: TraceyKite@jcfs.org

Web Page

12/1/2014

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

Free ACA info session

Need Affordable Health Insurance? The Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace will be open again from Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015. The ARK will hold a FREE public information session on MON., DEC. 1 from 2-3:30 PM. Join us at The ARK, 6450 N. California Ave., to learn more about where you can get help accessing insurance, and perhaps get help paying for it. Open to all members of the Chicagoland Jewish community. Call 773-681-8976 to register.

Location:
6450 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645

Contact:
Michele
Phone: 773-681-8976
Email: ark@arkchicago.org

12/1/2014

5:00 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Social Thinking for Children on the Autism Spectrum & Group Firefly

Group Firefly: Social Thinking for Children on the Autism Spectrum. Mondays, through 12/22, 5 – 6:00 pm. A fun and engaging activity-based approach for teaching and practicing Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking. This group, for children 8-14 years of age, allows for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts and discussion. JCFS, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook. Contact Olena Vasilk, PsyD, 773.467.3744. OlenaVasilik@jcfs.org

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

Contact:
Olena Vasilik, PsyD
Phone: 773-467-3744
Email: OlenaVasilik@jcfs.org

Web Page

12/1/2014

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

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

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

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

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

Web Page | Register Online

12/2/2014

  

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