YLD Softball 2015

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YLD Co-Ed Summer Softball

Join us for YLD's Co-Ed Softball League! This league is about playing a sport AND supporting a great cause, the Jewish United Fund. The games will be played on Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30pm on July 14 in Stanton Park (618 W. Scott St.). After the games, teams can walk over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Details and registration .

Summer LEADS 2015

The Summer LEADS Program offers an introductory exploration of the Jewish community and contemporary issues in a relaxed social setting. The program dates are July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12 and August 21. Groups will be formed in several areas of the city and separated by age. Details and registration

Israel Summer Trivia host by Back From Birthright Israel

Join Chicago's Back from Birthright Israel community for a night of bar trivia featuring Israel and Birthright themed questions on Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 pm at Gaslight Bar & Grille (2450 N Clark St). Reunite with your bus mates and show your group spirit, or play with new friends who traveled this summer from the Chicagoland area. Details and registration

YLD Golf Outing

The Young Leadership Division of the Jewish United Fund invites you to join us for an afternoon of lunch, golf and a steak dinner at this year's premiere venue, the beautiful Bryn Mawr Country Club.  Details and registration

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