Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Ketura Hadassah holds meeting featuring Minna Rae Friedman speaking about “Remembering America’s Beloved Writer, Erma Bombeck.”

Saturday, September 16

Shir Hadash holds “Selichot-Prayers of Forgiveness” featuring film documentary “Joe’s Violin.” 7:30 p.m., 200 West Dundee Road, Wheeling. (847) 498-8218.

Sunday, September 17

Read It & Eat hosts tasting, signing and talk by Emily Paster speaking on “The Joys of Jewish Preserving,” followed by food and book party. 2:30-7 p.m., 2142 N. Halsted, Chicago. For cost information and reservation call (773) 661-6158.

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership hosts exhibition opening for “Outside Inside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness.” 4-6 p.m., 610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. spertus.edu or (312) 322-1773.

Thursday, September 21

HUGS (Healthy Understanding Growing Spaces) holds Rosh Hashanah service for special needs community. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Congregation Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. RSVP (847) 498-4100.

Sunday, September 24

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center holds family arts program, “Posters That Rock” for ages 8 and over. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations: ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents “The Rock House” in live performance. 1 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations: ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

Ketura Hadassah presents “The Civility of Albert Cashier,” a civil war era musical. 4 p.m., Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago. $48. Ticket information, (773) 761-6862.

Tuesday. September 26

Ketura Hadassah holds meeting featuring Minna Rae Friedman speaking about “Remembering America’s Beloved Writer, Erma Bombeck.” 12:30 p.m., Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church, Skokie.  $3. vickirubin@comcast.net.

Ketura Hadassah holds “Dining Out with Ketura Hadassh” at Palace Restaurant with 15% of bill going to Keturah. 9236 Waukegan Road, Morton Grove. Call restaurant for reservations or carry out (847) 966-2231 and for coupon call Patti Levi (847) 676-2579.

Jewish Judges Association of Illinois holds Annual Installation and Awards

Dinner. Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Dr., Chicago. For time, costs and more information call (312) 593-8953.

Thursday, September 28

Debbie Sue Goodman presents “An Evening of Comedy and Music.” 8 p.m., Rock House, 1742 Glenview Road, Glenview. No cover charge. (224) 306-3062.

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