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1/25/2015

9:00 AM -
10:00 AM
  

Temple Jeremiah's Babies and Bagels Playgroup - January

Temple Jeremiah hosts a monthly playgroup for babies and their parents or grandparents (older siblings welcome, too). Little ones enjoy toys, songs, and fun while adults enjoy coffee, bagels, and each other’s company. Bring a toy or two to play with or share and please also bring any snacks your little one might need (no nuts, please). Members and non-members, moms, dads, caregivers, and grandparents are welcome. RSVP or just come if you can. Questions? Contact Rabbi Segal at rabbisegal@templejeremiah.org. Save the date for our upcoming playgroups: Feb. 22, 2015; Mar. 22, 2015; Apr. 26, 2015.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield, IL 60093

Contact:
Rabbi Emily Segal
Phone: 847-441-5760
Email: rabbisegal@templejeremiah.org

Web Page

1/25/2015

9:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

BHCBE 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, January 25....9AM to 1PM and Monday, January 26....9AM to 11AM. Quality merchandise....housewares, collectibles, clothing, jewelry, furniture, toys and lots more! Bargains Galore! Proceeds from the event will enable the Sisterhood to continue its many community wide pr

Location:
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091

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

1/25/2015

9:15 AM -
11:00 AM
  

Helping Our Girls Feel Good about Being Female

Helping our Girls Feel Good about Being Female. Sunday, 1/25: Grades 3 – 5; 9:15 - 10:00 am. Grades 6 – 8; 10:15 -11:00 am. 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! $15 fee; free for TBI members. Temple Beth Israel, 3601 Dempster, Skokie. Program will also be presented in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood—to be announced. Contact Tracey Kite, LCSW, 847-745-5411, TraceyKite@jcfs.org

Location:
3601 Dempster
Skokie, IL 60076

Contact:
Tracey Kite, LCSW
Phone: 847-745-5411
Email: TraceyKite@jcfs.org

Web Page

1/25/2015

9:30 AM -
11:00 AM
  

SuperHero Character Breakfast

Super Hero Sunday with Spiderman, Batman, and Rapunzel! Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:30 - 11:00 am Breakfast, Activity Stations and Photos with Super Heros! $12/adult, $6/child Register in advance at www.gojcc.org/breakfast Limited space available

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

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

Web Page

1/25/2015

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
  

jBaby Chicago Bucktown - Wicker Park Playdate

Play, schmooze and get to know other families in the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhoods. This is a drop-in event – come for all or part of the time.

Location:

Purple Monkey Playroom
2040 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

Contact:
Nikki Wallenstein
Phone: 312-357-4864
Email: nicolewallenstein@juf.org

1/25/2015

10:30 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Book Buddies - January

Bringing PJ Library books to life! JCC Chicago, PJ Library, and JUF Young Families invites you to join us at Book Buddies! Hear a story, make a craft, celebrate the Jewish calendar, and meet new families. Bring friends and make new ones.

Location:
Barnes and Noble Bookstore
720 Hawthorn Center
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Contact:
Pat Nisenholz
Phone: 847-763-3622
Email: pnisenholz@gojcc.org

Web Page

1/25/2015

10:30 AM -
11:30 AM
  

Adult Ed: Messengers of God (12515)

In this class we will explore an overview of the life and teachings of some of the greatest teachers and figures in Jewish Tradition. This class will be taught 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.orhg

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1/25/2015

11:00 AM -
3:30 PM
  

Congregation Beth Am's Sisterhood Brunch & Mah Jongg Tournament

Cost: $45 RSVP and check due by 1/20/15. Registration: 11:00-11:30 Brunch: 11:30-12:15 Play: 12:30-3:30 Prizes: 3:30

Location:
The Arboretum Club
401 Half Day Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

1/25/2015

12:00 PM -
1:00 PM
  

King Artie & The Knights of the Rad Table - Jan 25

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

Web Page | Register Online

1/25/2015

1:30 PM -
3:00 PM
  

IN CONVERSATION WITH...Survivors of Auschwitz

In recognition of the International Day of Holocaust Remembrance and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the Museum hosts a moderated discussion with Holocaust survivors of Auschwitz featuring Northwestern Professor Benjamin Frommer.

Location:
9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077

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

Web Page

1/25/2015

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

"How I Do Genealogy: Starting Research and Beginning to Gather Information"

“How I Do Genealogy: Starting Research and Beginning to Gather Information” is the topic of a presentation by Barry Finkel, corresponding secretary of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois, planned for the Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, JGSI meeting. The program will begin at 2 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, Ill. The JGSI meeting facilities at Temple Beth-El will open at 12:30 p.m. to accommodate those who want to use or borrow genealogy library materials, get help with genealogy websites or ask genealogical questions before the main program begins. For more information, visit http://jgsi.org/ or phone 312-666-0100.

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

Contact:
Sandra Kiferbaum
Phone: 312-666-0100
Email: events@jgsi.org

Web Page

1/25/2015

2:00 PM -
4:00 PM
  

Summer in January

Enjoy the magic of camp on a cold winter day! Sport activities, games, inflatables, art projects, singing, refreshments and more. Family Magic Show presented by James Sanden! Fun for children of all ages. Meet Camp Director Lori Stark and many head staff. Walk-ins welcome. This event is FREE! Please RSVP to Program@RamahDay.com

Location:
Ramah Day Camp
3433 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Judy Jury
Phone: 312-606-9316
Email: program@ramahday.com

Web Page

1/26/2015

  

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

1/26/2015

9:30 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Parent & Tot Visual Arts - January 26

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

1/26/2015

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

1/26/2015

7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

NU Hillel Presents Critically-Acclaimed Author Ari Shavit

NU Hillel is thrilled to invite the community to a special lecture featuring Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit. Shavit is the author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel. An outspoken columnist for Haaretz, Israel's newspaper of record, and a prominent commentator on Israel Public Television, Shavit has become one of the strongest voices in the the nation's public arena. To RSVP please contact Shayna Horwitz at (847)491-5717 or at shayna.horwitz@u.northwestern.edu.

Location:
Ryan Auditorium at Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Contact:
Shayna Horwitz
Phone: 847-491-5717
Email: shayna.horwitz@u.northwestern.edu

1/27/2015

  

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

1/27/2015

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

1/27/2015

6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Entrepreneurship Panel

Russian Jewish Division, JUF invites you to the Russian Jewish Entrepreneurship Panel. Come hear successful entrepreneurs and risk-takers who built their companies from scratch: Steve Kreynin, Forte Group Igor Golubchik, Chicago Ethnic Media Eddie Lichstein, Autoplicity.com Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:00 p.m. - Registration & Networking | 6:30 p.m. - Program Begins Jewish Federation, 30 S. Wells St, 6th floor, Chicago, IL 60606 COST: $25 The fair market value of this event is $25, which is not tax-deductible. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Dietary laws observed. Informal after party at the nearby bar to follow. Event Co-Chairs: Anton German, JoinGiving, LLC; Vlad Eydelman, RediTech Inc. Host Committee: Peter Razumovskiy, iCanvasART, Michael Iklov, Vueplanet.com; Alex Turik, HAN Capital; Gennadiy Elikman, MD, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital With questions please contact Genia Kovelman at EvgeniaKovelman@juf.org or 312-673-2351

Location:
JUF, 30 S. Wells St, 6th floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Genia Kovelman
Phone: 312-673-2351
Email: RJD@juf.org

Web Page | Register Online | Invitation (PDF)

1/27/2015

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

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

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

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

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

Web Page | Register Online

1/27/2015

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

This Is Your Life Hanna Bloch Kohner International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Julie Kohner presents a unique and personal approach to Holocaust education through the use of broadcast and interactive media. Her mother, Hanna Bloch Kohner was the first Holocaust survivor to be featured on national television, in a 1953 episode of This Is Your Life. The original episode will be shared with the audience during this program, along with artifacts from the show. Spertus Professor of Holocaust Studies Dr. Elliot Lefkovitz will join Ms. Kohner for a conversation about the importance of this TV segment in American understanding of the Holocaust. $8-$18

Location:
610 S Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

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

Web Page

1/27/2015

7:00 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Adult Programming Presents Documentary Movie Series - "Orchestra of Exiles"

Movie begins at 7:00 Cost: $5 CBA members $8 non-CBA members We will be watching "Orchestra of Exiles". http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1906443/ Please RSVP by calling Lynne at the synagogue office (847-383-5017)

Location:
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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

Web Page

1/27/2015

7:30 PM -
9:00 PM
  

Faces of Faith: Korean Zen in America

In the second of the four-part Faces of Faith Series, Margaret McKenzie will speak about the Korean Kwan Um School of Zen Buddhism, of which she has been a member for more than 20 years. A Senior Dharma Teacher and currently the abbot of the local Zen community, Ms. McKenzie will speak on the history, main schools, and practices of the Buddhist faith and its relationship to American culture, Jews, and Judaism. Refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend.

Location:
Congregation Etz Chaim
1710 S. Highland Avenue
Lombard, IL 60148

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

Web Page

1/28/2015

  

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

1/28/2015

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

1/28/2015

3:00 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Annual Used Book Sale

Hundreds of books - secular and Judaic, adults and children’s - will be for sale at the Annual Used Book Sale at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. All hardcover books $2.00; all paperbacks $1.00. Cash or checks only. The sale will be open to the public on Wednesday, January 28, 3:00-6:00pm; Thursday, January 29, 10:00am-2:00pm; and Friday, January 30, 9:00am-12:00pm. Please enter through the synagogue office doors. Questions? Contact Rachel Kamin at rkamin@nssbethel.org or 847/432-8900x242.

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

Contact:
Rachel Kamin
Phone: 847-432-8900
Email: rkamin@nssbethel.org

Web Page

1/29/2015

  

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

1/29/2015

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

1/29/2015

3:00 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Annual Used Book Sale

Hundreds of books - secular and Judaic, adults and children’s - will be for sale at the Annual Used Book Sale at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. All hardcover books $2.00; all paperbacks $1.00. Cash or checks only. The sale will be open to the public on Wednesday, January 28, 3:00-6:00pm; Thursday, January 29, 10:00am-2:00pm; and Friday, January 30, 9:00am-12:00pm. Please enter through the synagogue office doors. Questions? Contact Rachel Kamin at rkamin@nssbethel.org or 847/432-8900x242.

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

Contact:
Rachel Kamin
Phone: 847-432-8900
Email: rkamin@nssbethel.org

Web Page

1/29/2015

4:30 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Young Women's Board Valor

Join the Young Women's Board for an evening with Piper Kerman, author of the bestselling memoir and inspiration for the Emmy nominated Netflix original series Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. 7:00 p.m. Drinks and Hors D'oeuvres 8:00 p.m. Program A $750 minimum individual women’s contribution to the 2015 JUF Annual Campaign is required to attend. The estimated value of the program is $70, which is not tax-deductible. Dietary Laws observed. Cancellations after Wednesday, January 21, 2015 will not be refunded.

Location:
JUF Young Women's Board
1957 Sheridan Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Lindsay Gordon
Phone: 312-444-4860
Email: lindsaygordon@juf.org

Web Page | Register Online

1/29/2015

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

Web Page | Register Online

1/29/2015

7:00 PM -
8:00 PM
  

King Artie & The Knights of the Rad Table - Jan 29

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

Web Page | Register Online

1/30/2015

  

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

1/30/2015

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

  

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

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

Web Page

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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2/1/2015

2:30 PM -
3:30 PM
  

King Artie & 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

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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

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