Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Chicago Jewish Historical Society holds 40th Anniversary Gala featuring screening of documentary “Driving West Rogers Park: Chicago’s Once and Future Jewish Neighborhood.”

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.

Wednesday, November 29

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents intimate concert with Jam Band “Mr. Blotto” featuring music by Bill Graham Artists with pre-concert tour of exhibit “Rock & Roll Revolution.” 5:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. $25, $35 VIP (front 2 rows.) ilholocaustmuseum.org/billgraham or (847) 967-4800.

Friday, December 1

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat with a Twist” for families with children up to Pre-K, featuring stories, songs and challah making. 11-11:45 a.m.; also December 15, 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat B’Yachad dinner and service” for families. 6 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100 or MRissien@bethshalomnb.org.

Saturday, December 2

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabba-Teen Shabbat Experience” with Rabbi Ari Averbach and Matt Rissien, youth director, discussing relevant topics. 10:30 a.m.-noon, 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Congregation Beth Shalom presents “Havdallah, Dinner and a Movie” showing film, “The Kindergarten Teacher.” 5:30-10 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. $25 non-members. RSVP (847) 498-4100 or bbalbot@bethshalomnb.org..

Sunday, December 3

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Towhship Jewish Congregation presents Rabbi Jeffrey Weill speaking on “God Calls the Prophets: Eat, Pray, Flee…Get Busy!” 10 a.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $5 with registration, $8 door. (Light breakfast served.)

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership presents Shifra Bronznick and Anne Weisberg speaking on “Ending the Gender Gap, Achieving the Power of Workplace Equity.” 2 p.m., 610 S. Michigan, Chicago. $18, $10 members, $8 students and Spertus alumni.  spertus.edu or (312) 322-1773.

Chicago Jewish Historical Society holds 40th Anniversary Gala featuring screening of documentary “Driving West Rogers Park: Chicago’s Once and Future Jewish Neighborhood.” 2 p.m., Congregation Adas Yeshurun Anshe Kaneses, 3050 Touhy, Chicago. $10. CJHS and congregation members free. (312) 663-5634.

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Men’s Club hosts “Burgers & Beer” tasting event. 5-8:30 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. $18. $25 after Nov. 27. RSVP office@bhcbe.org or (847) 256-1213.

Wednesday, December 6

StandWithUs Chicago shows film “The Mizrachi Project” followed by panel discussion. 7 p.m, Kehilat Chovevei Tzion, 9220 Crawford, Skokie. Reservations required, assafg@standwithus.com or (708) 733-7010.

Solomon Schechter Day School presents Israeli artist David Moss in multi-sensory presentation of his work. 7-9 p.m., 3210 Dundee Road, Northbrook. RSVP (847) 498-2100.

Thursday, December 7

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows film “The Jewish Sonderkommando of Auschwitz” preceded by reception with Dr. Gideon Grief and followed by book signing. 5:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Reservations required, ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

Debbie Sue Goodman presents “An Evening of Comedy, Music and Spoken Word.” 8-10 p.m., Rock House, 1742 Glenview Road, Glenview. (224) 616-3062.

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