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Trivia with YLD Pride

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Show off your random knowledge as YLD Pride tries to win it all at Duffy’s weekly trivia!

7:00 PM – Drinks & mingling
8:00 PM – Trivia begins

Drinks and food are at the individual’s expense.

For more information contact Tori Weinstein at toriweinstein@juf.org or (312)357-4543


Location:
Duffy's Tavern
810 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
toriweinstein@juf.org
312-357-4543


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CLE Seminar: Wills, Powers of Attorney & Guardianship

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Put your wills, powers of attorney and guardianship knowledge to use as a volunteer attorney for the JUF Community Legal Services. JCLS provides individuals and families in need with access to free and much needed legal representation. JCLS is staffed entirely by volunteer attorneys who generously donate their time each year to provide pro bono legal assistance in civil matters. You will receive one CLE credit for attending this course.

Location:
30 S Wells St
6th Floor
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Lindy Dembowitz
lindydembowitz@juf.org
312-357-4662


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YLD's Party of 8

Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Calling all foodies! Get excited for YLD’s annual Party of 8! Let YLD schedule a reservation at a restaurant for you and 7 others, giving you a chance for a fun night out with good food and new friends. After dinner, all parties of eight will meet up for an after-party at a central location.

The cost to participate is $10, which includes one drink and admission to the after party. Diners are responsible for their own dinner bill. After-party tickets can only be obtained at dinner placements.

Diners will have the option to sign up solo or with a significant other/friend, a kosher venue, or to join an LGBTQ group. Registration closes on February 15, 2019.


Location:
Various Locations
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Jaclyn Nagel
jaclynnagel@juf.org
312-357-4942


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Bar Mitzvah Bash

Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join the Back from Birthright Israel community as we relive our favorite Jewish party. Celebrate with us on Thursday February 28th from 6:00-9:00pm at The Bassment (353 W. Hubbard), one of Chicago's premiere live music venues!

The cost is $20 which includes two drinks, and heavy hor d'oeurves.

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


Location:
The Bassment
353 W. Hubbard St - Lower Level
Chicago IL, 60654


Contact:
Lauren Silverman
LaurenSilverman@juf.org
312-357-4612


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Steak & Scotch

Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Please join the JUF Financial Services, Lawyers and Real Estate & Building Trades for a night of drinks and dining, a multi-course dinner, tasting, and networking event.
A minimum gift of $2,500 to the 2019 JUF Annual Campaign is required to attend. For donors 40 and under, a minimum gift of $1,000 is required to attend.



Location:
Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago IL, 60604


Contact:
Sunny Krantz
SunnyKrantz@juf.org
312-357-4864


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YLD's Comedy Night

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD for a night of laughter at The Comedy Bar with rising comedian Chris Bader! Bader is a Chicago Laugh Factory regular, and has worked with the likes of Bob Saget, David Koechner, and more. We will be gathering prior to the show for drinks, dinner, and mingling on the first floor.

For more information contact Jaclyn Nagel at JaclynNagel@juf.org or (312)357-4880.


Location:
The Comedy Bar @ Gino's East
500 N. LaSalle
Chicago IL, 60654


Contact:
Jaclyn Nagel
jaclynnagel@juf.org
312-357-4942


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Spring LEADS 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:00 PM - Friday, May 17, 2019 10:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The Spring LEADS Program is a great way to meet new people in Chicago and offers an introductory exploration of the Jewish community in a fun, relaxed social setting. Groups will be formed in several areas of the city and separated by age. LEADS participants will join together for a bar event following most sessions.

The cost to participate is $50, which includes 8 sessions, food, speakers and all program supplies. In addition to the program fee participants will also be asked to make a meaningful gift to the 2019 JUF Annual Campaign (minimum $36) and will have the opportunity to do so during the course of the program.

When
• Tuesday, March 19
• Tuesday, March 26
• Wednesday, April 3
• Thursday, April 11
• Wednesday, April 17
• Monday, April 29
• Tuesday, May 7
• Friday, May 17


Location:
Various Locations
Chicago IL, 60603


Contact:
Molly Rudnick
mollyrudnick@juf.org
312-357-4738


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Purim Party

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join the JUF Young Leadership Division and Silverstien Base Hillel: Loop for a Purim celebration...costumes are encouraged!

5:30pm Megillah Reading
7:00pm Celebration

Make it a mitzvah! Please bring a Kosher food pantry item to be donated to those in need.

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


Location:
Silverstein Base Hillel: Loop
910 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago IL, 60605


Contact:
Molly Rudnick
mollyrudnick@juf.org
312-357-4738


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Philip M. & Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

The Crown Family Center for Jewish And Israel Studies At Northwestern University & The Jewish Federation Of Metropolitan Chicago proudly present the Philip M. & Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization.

Location:
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University Campus
50 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston IL, 60208


Contact:
Lily Booker
LilyBooker@juf.org
312-357-4675



JFNA LGBTQ Mission to Israel

Thursday, June 6, 2019 8:00 AM - Sunday, June 9, 2019 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Explore Israel and JUF through a uniquely LGBTQ lens at this historic moment in time. Experience Israel's thriving, vibrant LGBTQ community against the complex cultural backdrop of the country. Tour Chicago’s partnership region, Kiryat Gat & Lachish & Shafir for a day of hands-on projects and interactive site visits. Witness the energy, tradition, and love as you travel with Federations from across North America and a local group of Chicagoans. Limited subsidies are available on a first come, first serve basis for Chicago travelers under the age of 40.

National Mission Chairs: Michael Bauer of JUF, Lee Goldberg of UJA-New York

Local Recruitment Chair: Alex Entratter

Minimum gift: $500 to the 2019 JUF Annual Campaign.

Mission highlights and travel information please contact Tori Weinstein at 312-357-4543 or ToriWeinstein@juf.org.


Location:
30 S Wells St
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
ToriWeinstein@juf.org
312-357-4543


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