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  • More than 50 people attended RJD Sumer Social Mixer on the Packing House rooftop. SEE PHOTOS
  • "ECHOES OF HOPE" Concert by David Lisker
    Celebrate the lives and music of Jewish composers directly affected by the Holocaust. Reserve your tickets at: www.liskermusicfoundation.org
  • The second annual Russian Family Getaway gathered 21 families for a wonderful weekend at the Perlstein Resort in Wisconsin on June 27-29, 2014. SEE PHOTOS
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'Echoes of Hope' Concert by David Lisker - Oct 19

2014 Tikkun Fellowship recipient, David Lisker, is presenting an inspiring evening celebrating the lives and music of Jewish composers directly affected by the Holocaust. The concert 'Echoes of the Hope' will feature world class performances by renowned artists from the U.S. Europe and Israel,  and violinist David Lisker (Chicago). They will perform a wide array of works by 7 different composers, 6 of whom perished in concentration camps. Sunday, October 19th 5:00 PM at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston, IL.Tickets can be reserved at www.liskermusicfoundation.org

Summer's End Bonfire

Join the annual social end of summer campfire organized by the Russian Jewish Division of the JUF and Russian Moishe House. The event is free of charge. We'll bring some kosher pizza, soda and s'mores. You bring guitars, friends and joy! Sunday, August 24th, 7:00 PM at the Northwestern University Lakefill Fire Pit, Evanston, IL Free public parking is available. RSVP on Facebook

Russian Family Getaway

Second annual Russian Family Getaway in Wisconsin gathered 21 families for a weekend of June 27-29, 2014 at the Perlstein Resort & Conference Center, the territory of Camp Chi in Wisconsin Dells. Weekend featured Shabbat celebration and discussions for parents with cantor Vicky Glikin, creative arts and crafts activities for children led by Zhenya Plechkina of NY’s Zshuk Art Initiative, boat rides and pool, bonfire and a great opportunity to connect with other families that share similar stories. See photos.

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