Sunday, November 19
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation’s Sisterhood holds “Unique Boutique.” 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. (847) 675-4141.
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership hosts kick-off and reception for “One Book, One Community 2017” by Renee Rosen. 2 p.m., 610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Also 7 p.m., Thursday, November 30, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park; 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 5, Congregation Etz Chaim, 1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard; and finale at 3 p.m., Sunday, December 10, Spertus Institute, $10. For more information, spertus.edu/onebook.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents Elisha Wiesel speaking about his father, Elie Wiesel. 1-2 p.m., Highland Park High School Auditorium, 433 Vine Ave., Highland Park. $20 non-members, $10 members. Reservations required, (847) 967-4889 or ilholocaustmuseum.org/events..
Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Men’s Club presents Dr. Michael J. Greenberg speaking on stories of Jewish GI’s stationed at camps holding Nazi POW’s in the United States. 9:45 a.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213.
Monday, November 20
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El presents Nitsana Darshan-Leitner for book signing and discussion of “Harpoon,” an inside look at the covert war against terrorism’s money masters. 7 p.m., 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, November 21
Winston & Strawn LLP presents Brigadier General Gal Hirsch speaking about “Cyber Warfare, From Political Terrorism to the Business World.” 6 p.m., 35 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago. RSVP email@example.com.
Friday, November 24
Gene Siskel Film Center shows premier of film “Gilbert” a portrait of funnyman Gilbert Gottfried. For more information contact Michael Saltzman (310) 271-5789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 25
Congregation Yehuda Moshe holds annual Menorah Art Show. 9-11 p.m., also 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, November 26, 4721 W. Touhy, Chicago. (847) 673-5870.
Tuesday, November 28
Ketura Hadassah holds open meeting featuring Brandon Bernstein discussing Jewish wisdom and contemporary knowledge. 12:30 p.m., Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church, Skokie. $3. (847) 675-5873.
Ketura Hadassah holds dine in/carry out fundraiser with 20% of order benefitting Keturah. 4 p.m., Valley Lodge, 2132 Waukegan Road, Glenview. (847) 676-2579.