RJD's initiative that will help bring your ideas to life! Application process is now open! Selected Russian-speaking Jewish individuals between the ages of 22 and 40 will receive a grant of $500 to $2000 to develop their project that engages with the community in a meaningful and significant way. Projects must be innovative initiatives that impact the Chicago Jewish community in areas such as volunteering, children and families, arts and culture, religion, immigration, language, music and performing arts, technology, environmentalism, social justice, fundraising, social media, and many more. Apply today!
More than 20 Russian-speaking young families gathered on Sunday, December 1st in Buffalo Grove JCYS to celebrate the Hanukkah Holiday. Children lit the Menorah, engaged in arts and crafts, listen to Anna's Gorbikoff story about Latkes, sang Hanukkah songs led by Cantor Vicky Glikin, enjoyed donuts and met new friends. Families brought items for the annual Food Drive organized in conjunction with Jewish Relief Agency.
RJD in conjunction with Signature of Art Gallery, Glencoe, held a premier art event curated by Natalia Kogan: a reception of paintings by the late Ukrainian Jewish artist Yefim Rudminsky on Sunday, November 10th. Everyone is welcome to see the additional paintings by the artist, at the Richard J. Daley Center in the Loop, until November 16th, Monday- friday 8 AM- 5PM.