Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center presents Peter Hayes, Northwestern Univ. professor emeritus, speaking on ”Why the Jews? Why murder? Why Didn’t More Jews Fight Back More Often?”

Sunday, June 18

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center presents Peter Hayes, Northwestern Univ. professor emeritus, speaking on ”Why the Jews? Why murder? Why Didn’t More Jews Fight Back More Often?” 2-3:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required, ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

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.

Congregation Ezras Israel’s Sweet Singers presents program of Jewish Music. 2 p.m., Dobson Plaza, 120 Dodge, Evanston. (773) 764-8320.

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie holds “Cteen leadership awards gala” honoring Rebecca Friedman. 6:30 p.m., 4059 Dempster, Skokie. $60, $40 teenager. Reservations at skokiechabad.org/cteengala or (847) 677-1770.

Thursday, June 22

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents Rena Rozen   teaching a program of  “Israeli Dancing.” 7:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. (847) 675-4141.

Friday. June 23

Temple Beth Israel holds “Shabbat at the Park.” Bring your own dinner and a dessert to share, along with school supplies for donation to CPS. 6:30 p.m., Lovelace Park, 2740 Grosse Point Road, Evanston. (847) 675-0951.

Sunday, June 25

Birthright Israel Foundation holds Annual Event benefiting the Foundation. CBS’s national correspondent, Dan Raviv is guest speaker. 6 p.m., Westin Chicago North Shore, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling. For ticketing information: birthrightisrael.foundation/chi2017.

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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