Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

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.

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 peggys@standwithus.com.

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 m.schmitt@americaisrael.org.

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 michael@saltzmanpr.com.

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.

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