Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band holds “Listen, Learn, Nosh and Dance” benefitting Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation.

Saturday, May 27

Young Israel of West Rogers Park presents a Musical Café with musical guest “The Voyage.” 10:15 p.m., 2706 W. Touhy, Chicago. Suggested donation, $10 adults, $5 students.

Friday, June 2

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat with a Twist” for families with children up to Pre-K. 11 a.m. (also 11 a.m., Friday, June 16,) 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. (847) 498-5352.

Congregation Beth Shalom holds Shabbat B’Yachad Dinner and Service for families. 6 p.m., 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. $25. RSVP

Sunday, June 4

Congregation Beth Judea presents Richard Baehr speaking about President Trump and the New American Narrative for the Middle East. 10 a.m., Rt 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. RSVP (847) 634-0777.

Park Plaza holds “Renovation Reveal” featuring tour, food samplings by Zelda’s Kosher Gourmet and intergenerational program. 10 a.m.-noon. 6840 N. Sacramento Ave., Chicago. Advance registration and RSVP: (773) 465-6700.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents author Marty Brounstein discussing his book about a Catholic couple that saved the lives of over two dozen Jews in southern Holland during World War II followed by book signing. 2-3:30 p.m. 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Reservations and cost information, (847) 967-4800.

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band holds “Listen, Learn, Nosh and Dance” benefitting Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation. 7 p.m. Bella Via Ristorante, 1899 2nd St. Highland Park. $36 adults, $18 under age 18.

Monday, June 5

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds clothing and fabrics recycling drive. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., runs through June 8. 4500 Dempster, Skokie. (847)675-4141.

Tuesday, June 6

Keturah Hadassah presents docent-led tour of “Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichman.” 1:30 p.m., Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. $18. RSVP (773) 761-6862. (Call for information about optional lunch at Emma’s Bagel Café preceding tour.)

Thursday, June 8

Jewish Council on Urban Affairs holds annual Acts of Change dinner honoring Jamie Kalven, author and investigative reporter, and featuring cocktail reception, dinner and program. 6 p.m., Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie, Chicago. For RSVP, costs, and more information, or call (312) 663-0960.

Sunday, June 11

Central Synagogue of Chicago presents Hazzan Toby Lou Hayman discussing Elie Wiesel’s book “And the Sea is Never Full: Memoirs 1969.“ 10:30 a.m., private home. RSVP required, (312) 787-0450.

Thursday, June 15

Congregation Beth Shalom presents Rabbi Ari Averbach speaking on “Things I Forgot I Learned in Hebrew School-an Evening of Real Life Judaism.” 7:30-9 p.m., Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook. RSVP, or (847) 498-4100 Ext. 46.

Tuesday, June 20

Adult Jewish Education Co-op presents Jane Shapiro speaking on “Five Daughters From the Bible Dare to be Different” followed by lunch. 10 a.m., The Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Road, Buffalo Grove. $27. RSVP required. (847) 363-0000.

Wednesday, June 28

Decalogue Society of Lawyers holds 83rd Annual Installation and Awards Dinner featuring keynote speaker, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke. 5:15-8:30 p.m. Unions League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson, Chicago. For tickets, sponsorships and ads, (312) 263-6493.

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