Upcoming Events


YLD's Big Event Fundraiser

Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:15 PM - Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Doors open at 8:15pm, comedy program, featuring James Corden, begins promptly at 9:00pm, followed immediately by an after-party.

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


Contact:
ElyseSaretsky
ElyseSaretsky@juf.org
312-357-4880


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Newish and Jewish

Thursday, January 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Are you new to Chicago? Interested in learning about opportunities for involvement in the Chicago Jewish community? Are you looking to meet other Jewish 20 and 30 somethings in Chicago?

Join YLD at Newish and Jewish!

For more information contact Jaclyn Nagel at JaclynNagel@juf.org or (312)357-4942.


Location:
Old Crow River North
149 W. Kinzie St.
Chicago IL, 60654


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



Recent Graduate Shabbat

Friday, January 18, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

A special evening for alumni of the Classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018. Celebrate Shabbat with Silverstein Base Hillel and Chicago Young Leadership Division (YLD)! Reunite with college friends and make new Chicago friends over Shabbat dinner.

Class of 2018 grads are invited for a pre-dinner reception at 6 pm.


Location:
Silverstein Base Hillel
858 W. Wrightwood Ave.
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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YLD Pride’s Brews & Jews

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join the queer women and non-binary individuals of YLD Pride for a night of beer sampling and a discussion on the history of beer in Chicago. We’ll be joined by Bill Jacobs, Jewish founder and CEO of Piece Brewery & Pizzeria to discuss the history of his company and Liz Garibay, founder of the Chicago Brewseum, America’s first beer museum to guide us through the beer tasting. Cost: $12

Location:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
1927 W North Ave
Chicago IL, 60622


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
ToriWeinstein@juf.org
312-357-4880


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Suburban Paint Night

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join fellow young adults in the suburban and show off your artistic skills as we paint the night away at Fox and Hound in Arlington Heights. We will be joined by a professional artist who will teach us how to create our own works of art.

Location:
Fox & Hound
910-918 W. Dundee Rd
Arlington Heights IL, 60004


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


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BPN’s New Year, New You Workshop

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD’s Business Professional Network (BPN) for an evening of rotating round table discussions focused on building life skills for the new year. Industry experts from our very own YLD community will discuss: financial planning 101, navigating buying your first home, approaching health & wellness this year and managing your professional brand. Cost: $36

Location:
WeWork
20 W Kinzie St.
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
ToriWeinstein@juf.org
312-357-4880


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YLD Pride and Silverstein Base Hillel Shabbat Dinner

Friday, February 1, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD Pride and Silverstein Base Hillel for a LGBTQIA+ Shabbat dinner and services on Friday, February 1. We will be gathering in the relaxed setting of Silverstein Base Hillel: Lincoln Park. Cost: $30.

6:00PM-Optional services with Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh from Mishkan Chicago
7:00PM-Dinner


Location:
Silverstein Base Hillel: Lincoln Park
858 W Wrightwood Ave.
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
Tori Weinstein
ToriWeinstein@juf.org
312-357-4880


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Back from Birthright Israel at Anti-Cruelty Society

Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Volunteer with fellow Birthright Israel alumni! Spend the afternoon making toys for some fuzzy friends at the Anti-Cruelty Society. We will learn about the work of the Anti-Cruelty Society, have a behind the scenes tour, and spend time with some animals!

Location:
Anti Cruelty Society
169 W. Grand Ave
Chicago IL, 60654


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


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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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