This event is the project of the RJD's Tikkun Fellow 2015 Julia Grinberg who will be hosting an evening filled with Israeli nostalgia. Come celebrate with Mediterranean Shabbat dinner and wine and play popular Israeli board games! We encourage you to bring games of your own if you have any and we will give out prizes to our winners! The evening will be held in a beautiful private lounge area and rooftop. Israeli Board Games & Wine Mixer is sponsored by the Genesis Philanthropy Group. Please
to secure your spot. Cost: $10 per person.
On June 12, 2015, twenty two Russian-speaking Jewish families with children gathered at the JCC Perltstein Resort in Wisconsin for the 3rd Annual Russian Family Retreat.
On Friday, May 8th, close to 400 people gathered at the Illinois Holocaust Museum to celebrate 70th Anniversary of the Victory Day of the Soviet and Allied forces against Nazi Germany. The event was organized by Michael and Tanya Polsky, Illinois Holocaust Museum, Holocaust Community Services, Chicago Association of WWII Veterans and JUF's Russian Jewish Division. RJD, in partnership with Chicago's Association of WWII Veterans and TOV, organized over 60 volunteers within the Russian-speaking young adult and young families community to visit over 250 bed-ridden veterans and survivors at their homes this past weekend. Volunteers brought flowers, cards made by children in Russian daycares, and food packages donated by Russian grocery stores. See
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