Upcoming Events


Coffee in the Loop: Russian-speaking Jewish Young Professionals

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Calling all sunshine seekers RJD is pleased to announce that we are taking our coffee & conversations outdoors this month, the week of Passover!

We'd love to hear your fresh ideas for upcoming events, and all things relevant in the RSJ world. So please bring your beverage of choice, your lunch, (we’ll bring chocolate matza for dessert), don't forget to register, and we'll see you there!

JUF Russian Jewish Division’s programs are funded, in part, by Genesis Philanthropy Group.


Location:
Chase Tower
10 S Dearborn St
Chicago IL, 60603


Contact:
Leah Hasdan
LeahHasdan@juf.org
224-522-4631


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Victory Day - Volunteer Opportunities

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:00 PM - Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Dear Friends,

We’ve started to work on the Victory Day Celebrations. There will be a few things happening, as always.

We will need helpers to arrange flower bouquets in the evening of May 8th for the following day’s celebration.

Thursday, May 9th from 12 p.m to 4 p.m - Celebratory brunch and a concert for the veterans at Restaurant Petergof, 577 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062. We will need 20 volunteers to help at this event.

May 1st - May 15th - Home visits to bed-ridden veterans with flowers, cards, gifts. We will need 30-40 volunteers to visit and spend some time with our heroes.

To volunteer for the Victory Day events, please fill out this registration form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfcog445YzrXE4SYvcKKOWwmZZE2vUjgmzLDmt1An8b-YgrQw/viewform?usp=sf_link

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Yana Feyganova or Leah Hasdan.


Location:
Various Locations
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Leah Hasdan
Leahhasdan@juf.org
312-673-2351


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Russian Book Buddies - Yom Ha'atzmaut

Sunday, May 19, 2019 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 craft projects and stories about Israel and celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut - Israel's 71st Birthday! 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.

This event is free of charge, but registration is requested.


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


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
630-479-5263


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Russian Jewish Moms' Night Out - Piloga!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:15 PM - 9:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

Calling all Russian-speaking Jewish moms (and expecting mothers-to-be)! Join us for a night of fitness, friends, and fun! We invite you to connect with other Russian-speaking Jewish moms. $30 includes a 50-minute Piloga (Pilates/Yoga) class, dinner, and drinks. Complimentary yoga mats provided by Lifeway Foods!

Registration is requested by 5/20/19 to attend this event.


Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
630-479-5263


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Russian jBaby Classes - Musical Movement

Saturday, June 1, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian-speaking Jewish parents with babies and toddlers ages 0-2 are invited to join a series of 4 classes for an interactive musical movement experience. Enjoy Jewish music, Russian sing-alongs, Havdalah and a variety of instruments for your little ones to explore with. Older siblings are also welcome! Light snacks will be offered at each class.

Russian jBaby Musical Movement is a project in partnership with jBabyChicago, Russian Jewish Division, JUF and Genesis Philanthropy Group.

Dates: 5/4/19, 5/11/19, 5/18/19, & 6/1/19 (No class Memorial Day weekend)
Day of the week: Saturday
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Bernard Weinger JCC 300 Revere Dr. Northbrook
Room TBD
Fee: $18.00 per family for all 4 classes


Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
630-479-5263


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7th Annual Russian Family Getaway in WI

Friday, July 26, 2019 5:00 PM - Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The Russian Jewish Division is hosting it's 7th all-inclusive annual Family Getaway for Russian-speaking Jewish families!

Retreat will take place on the weekend July 26-28, 2019 at the Perlstein Resort & Conference Center, beautiful territory of the well-known to many of you Camp Chi in Wisconsin Dells.

It will feature 6 kosher meals, comfortable accommodations (rooms and private bathrooms), outdoor pool, arts and crafts activities, sport games, bonfire, kayaks and catamarans rides, social time for parents and more!

Annual Russian Jewish family retreat is generously funded by the Genesis Philanthropy Group.


Location:
Perlstein Resort
Clara Ave
Lake Delton WI, 53965


Contact:
Genia Kovelman
EvgeniaKovelman@juf.org
312-673-2351


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