Upcoming Events

lgbtQ&A: Approaching Jewish Weddings

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

YLD Pride brings you a panel discussion on Jewish wedding traditions, what Judaism has to say about same-sex marriage, and how contemporary LGBTQ Jews and couples are integrating these realities into their daily lives.

The second half of the program will include a round table intergenerational discussion to confront the many questions surrounding same-sex, traditional and Jewish wedding ceremonies.

Panelists include Rabbis Lauren Henderson, Mishkan Chicago, D’ror Chankin-Gould, Anshe Emet Synagogue, & Reni Dickman, Chicago Board of Rabbis

This event costs $18, which includes appetizers, beer and wine

Adults of all ages are invited to participate.

For more information please contact Lauren Silverman at laurensilverman@juf.org or (312) 357-4612.

Jenner & Block
353 N. Clark St., Floor 45
Chicago IL, 60654

Lauren Silverman

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JUF Hard Hat Tour

Thursday, November 7, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for an exclusive guided tour of 333 North Green St., Sterling Bay’s new office and prime retail building located in Chicago’s most dynamic neighborhood: Fulton Market. Networking and drinks to follow.

JUF Real Estate Network Vice-Chairs: Josh Diamond & Bryan Rosenberg.

333 N. Green St.
Chicago IL, 60607

Tori Weinstein

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BPN's Coffee and Connections

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD's Business Professional Network (BPN) and other Jewish young professionals for light breakfast and speed networking.

The cost to attend is $12, which includes a light kosher breakfast.

For more information please contact Molly Rudnick at MollyRudnick@juf.org or (312) 357-4880.

Plante Moran
10 S. Riverside Plaza
Chicago IL, 60657

Molly Rudnick

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Back from Birthright Israel Fall Happy Hour

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Back from Birthright Israel, Chicago’s Birthright Israel alumni network, invites you to join us for an evening of drinks, games and connecting with fellow Birthright Israel alumni.

Reconnect with your Birthright Israel bus and meet new people over some friendly ping pong competitions.

Tickets are $12 and include one drink and ping pong games.

AceBounce Ping Pong Bar Restaurant Chicago
230 N Clark St
Chicago IL, 60601

Lauren Silverman

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YLD's Big Event Fundraiser 2020

Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:15 PM - 11:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD for our biggest fundraiser of the year featuring comedian John Mulaney!!

Doors open at 8:15pm, program beings at 9:00pm. The after-party featuring Sixteen Candles will begin immediately following the program.

Ticket price includes a $25 gift to the 2020 JUF Annual Campaign, the stand-up comedy show and after-party with late-night food, 3 drink tickets as well as a cash bar.

Dietary laws will be observed.

Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E. North Water St.
Chicago IL, 60611

Elyse Saretsky

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