Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents Cantor Benjamin Warschawski in concert “Songs From the Heart”

Thursday, July 27

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents in a live performance, “The Broadway Musical: A Mirror to the Human Condition.” 6:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847) 967-4800.

Congregation Beth Judea hosts Tisha B’Av services. 8 p.m., Rt. 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. RSVP (847) 634-0777.

Friday, July 28

Congregation Beth Shalom holds 50th Flashback Friday for young families. 5:45 p.m., 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

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

Tuesday, August 1

Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation AG Beth Israel holds Tisha B’Av educational program showing and discussing film, “Denial” followed by Mincha/Maariv service. 5 p.m., 7117 N. Crawford, Lincolnwood. RSVP (847) 676-0491.

Thursday, August 3

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center holds “Summer Soiree,” a benefit for student/educator programming and special exhibitions, with entertainment, food, silent auction, raffles and more. 6-9 p.m. 702 W. Fulton St., Chicago. For more information call (847) 967-4850 or e-mail wlc@ilhmec.org.

Friday, August 4

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Pizza and PJ’s” Shabbat dinner and young family service. 5:45 p.m., 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. $25 immediate family or $8 adult. (847) 498-4100.

Saturday, August 5

Young Israel of West Rogers Park presents Even Sh’siyah headlining Shabbat Nachamu musical café. 9:45 p.m., 2706 W. Touhy, Chicago. Donation requested. (773) 501-4728.

Sunday, August 6

Congregation Beth Judea holds Community Rummage Sale. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Rt. 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. (847) 634-0777.

Chicago Jewish Historical Society holds bus tour of “Chicago’s Jewish West Side.” 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Pick-ups/drop-offs, Horwich JCC, 3003 W. Touhy, Chicago and Marriott Hotel, 540 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago (Rush St. entrance.) $40-$45. (847) 432-7003.

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents Cantor Benjamin Warschawski in concert “Songs From the Heart” followed by dessert buffet. 7 p.m., 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie. $40. (847) 675-4141.

Thursday, August 10

Sweet Singers of Congregation Ezras Israel presents program of Jewish music. 10 a.m., The Astoria, 6300 N. California. Chicago. (773) 764-8320.

Friday, August 11

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Prospective Members Picnic Dinner and service. 5:45 p.m., 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. $25 immediate family or $8 adult. Free for registered prospective members. (847) 498-4100.

Saturday, August 12

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts presents comedian Robert Klein in an “Intimate Night of Stand-up.” 8 p.m., 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $32-$48. (847) 673-6300 or northshorecenter.org.

Sunday, August 13

Congregation Kol Emeth hosts author Kenneth N. Green speaking on “I’m From Division Street.” 10:30 a.m., 5130 W. Touhy, Skokie. (847) 673-3370.

Chicago Jewish Historical Society presents Dr. Zev Eleff discussing “Gridiron Gadfly? Arnold Horween and Jewish Brawn in Protestant America.” 2 p.m., Hebrew Theological College, Goldberg Hall, 7135 N. Carpenter, Skokie. (312) 663-5634.

West Suburban Temple Har Zion presents “Stars in the Sky” featuring the Elaine Dame Trio. 2:30 p.m., 1040 N. Harlem Ave., River Forest. $25; $20 Seniors and Students. (708) 366-9000 or wsthz.org.

Monday, August 14

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “50th Anniversary Celebration Concert” featuring the Clergy Boys. 7:30 p.m., North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $36-$25. Northshorecenter.org or (847) 498-4100.

Tuesday, August 15

North Shore Senior Center Men’s Club hosts author Kenneth N. Green speaking on “I’m From Division Street.” 10:30 a.m., 161 Northfield Road, Northfield. (847) 784-6030.

Sweet Singers of Congregation Ezras Israel presents program of Jewish music. 2 p.m., Lincolnwood Place, 7000 McCormick Blvd., Chicago. (773) 764-8320.

Friday, August 25

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

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