Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Congregation Kol Emeth hosts author Kenneth N. Green speaking on “I’m From Division Street.”

Saturday, August 5

Mazurdance School presents “Big Show of Jewish Dances.” Noon, Theatre of Stevenson High School, One Stevenson Dr., Lincolnshire. For tickets and information call (847) 506-9390 or (847) 431-1425.

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.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education center shows film, “After Auschwitz, The Stories of Six Women,” followed by discussion with filmmaker. 2-4 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. For costs and more information call (847) 967-4800 or see ilholocaustmuseum.org.

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.

Congregation Beth Judea holds block party with hot dog lunch, snacks, arts and crafts, athletics. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Twin Creeks Park-Buddy Baseball Field, Lincolnshire (call office for more exact location address.) $5 adult, $4 child, $20 family. (847) 634-0777.

StandWithUs, Chicago presents “Sababa on the Beach,” an Israel beach party for meeting with representatives of top Israeli universities. 2-5 p.m., Grove 16 at Montrose Beach, Chicago. Registration required. bit.ly/sababaonthebeach.

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.

Wednesday, August 16

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation Men’s Club hosts Cultural Dance Night featuring Flora and Martin Steigman teaching the rhumba. 7:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie.$15 advance, $20 door. (847) 675-4141.

Thursday, August 17

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center holds Rolling Stone magazine’s chief photographer, Baron Wolman, photo exhibition opening event. 6:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations: ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

Friday, August 18

Congregation Beth Judea hosts “Shabbat Under the Stars,” a BBQ Shabbat service followed by Oneg. Please bring your own chairs and blankets. 8 p.m., Rt. 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. (847) 634-0777.

Wednesday, August 23

Congregation Beth Judea hosts presentation by “Volunteers for Israel.” 8 p.m., Rt. 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. (847) 634-0777.

Friday, August 25

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah presents “Shabbat in the Shade,” a block party featuring challah making, corn husking, crafts and musical Shabbat service followed by BBQ dinner. 5:15 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. $20 suggested donation per family, $10 individual. Reservations (847) 256-1213,.

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.

Sunday, August 27

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Men’s Club holds “Food For Thought Breakfast” featuring HIAS director Jessica Schaffer. 9:30 a.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213.

Protect Our Heritage PAC holds 35th Anniversary Celebration honoring Sen. Mark Kirk and featuring keynote speaker, Gil Hoffman, Jerusalem Post Political correspondent and analyst; and Moshe Yaalon, Israel’s former defense minister. 5:30 p.m., Northbrook Hilton, 2855 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook. $250. Reservations and more information, Ethel Fenig (773) 262-6281.

1 Comment on "Events coming up in Jewish Chicago"

  1. Love and respect anything Ken green does.
    When he speaks its with authority, experience and his
    love of being Jewish and Protective of Israel. he is a man that all parents should teach their children to emulate.

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