Upcoming Events

Gala featuring Natan Sharansky

Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, the historic March on Washington which helped free millions of Jews from the then-Soviet Union.

Join the Russian Jewish Division, JUF Gala Fundraiser to remember Freedom Sunday, celebrate the success of the Russian-speaking Jewish community of Chicago and recognize outstanding leaders.

Special guest speaker is Natan Sharansky נתן שרנסקי - Chairman of the Executive Board of The Jewish Agency for Israel, Prisoner of Zion, Human Rights Activist.

6:00 pm Registration, Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres
7:00 pm Program & Dinner

Couvert $100 per person*
Additionally, all guests are required to make a meaningful gift to the JUF Annual Campaign.

Dietary laws will be observed.
Valet parking.

The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago IL, 60604

Genia Kovelman

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Russian Mom's Night Out- Chanukah Party

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:15 PM - 10:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian Moms’ Night Out!
Calling all moms (and expecting mothers-to-be). Meet new friends or come with your tribe of mamas. We will celebrate Chanukah at a local favorite, Maestro Grill in Northbrook. Karaoke anyone?

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Where: Maestro Grill in Northbrook
Time: 7:15 PM
Cost: $25
Feel free to extend this invitation to other moms raising Russian Jewish kids.

Maestro Grill
500 Anthony Trail
Northbrook IL, 60062

Jane Faynshteyn

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Russian Book Buddies- Hannukah

Sunday, December 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Russian Book Buddies invites young families with kids 2-5 to join us at the Barnes and Noble in Deerfield!

Enjoy stories about Hannukah, craft projects and family fun! Russian Book Buddies is the initiative of the Russian Jewish Division in partnership with the JUF Young Families, PJ Library Chicago and Genesis Philanthropy Group.

Event is free of charge and is held in Russian.
RSVP to RJD@juf.org.

Barnes and Noble Bookstore
728 N. Waukegan Rd
Deerfield IL, 60015

Jane Faynshteyn


Chanukah Celebration

Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian Jewish Division, JUF in Partnership with RSJ Moishe House, Chicago Invite you to a Chanukah Celebration! Calling all Russian-speaking Jewish young adults to Join us for a formal sit down dinner in a beautiful private lounge area overlooking Chicago! Special guest: Ben Weinschnieder from A1 Torah will be leading a meaningful and interactive discussion in celebration of the third night of Chanukah. Eat delicious food, drink wine, light candles and meet new friends in an intimate setting! Did you think we forgot about dessert? Indulge in the traditional holiday treat- Sufganiyot's!

When: Thursday, December 14th 2017- 6:30-9:30pm
Where: 215 W. Washington St. Chicago (please let the frontdesk person know you are here for Sasha/Chanukah Party)
Cost: $15.00pp includes kosher dinner provided by ‘Zelda’s Kosher Gourmet’, wine & dessert.

Questions? Contact Sasha at SashaShmurak@juf.org.

215 W. Washington St.
Chicago IL, 60606

Sasha Shmurak

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