Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Selfhelp Home presents “Around the World with Cantor Alberto Mizrahi.”

Saturday, December 9

Mitziut presents Rabbi Julia Vaughns, rabbinic emissary to the Lakota Nation, speaking on “Indigenousity: A Standing Rock Talk.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Beit Yichud, 6932 N. Glenwood, Chicago. $10-$20 sliding scale. mitziut@yahoo.com.

Jam Productions and WBEZ present “Ruggedly Jewish: An Evening with Bob Garfield.” 7:30 p.m., Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago. Special offer to Illinois Holocaust Museum members; $10 off tickets. Use code IHMEC. ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

Sunday, December 10

Mitziut presents Rabbi Julia Vaughns, rabbinic emissary to the Lakota Nation, speaking on “Origin prayers of the Jewish Tradition: Introducing a new presentation of the 13 Attributes of Mercy.” 9:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., Beit Yichud, 6932 N. Glenwood, Chicago. $26-$36 sliding scale. mitziut@yahoo.com.

Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation A.G. Beth Israel shows film “Echoes That Remain” followed by discussion. 10:30 a.m., 7117 N. Crawford, Lincolnwood. RSVP (847) 676-0491.

Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook presents a “Chanukah Wonderland.” 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Also December 11, 17 and 18 at Northbrook Court Lower Level near Tree House, Northbrook. $10 all inclusive admission. (847) 564-8770.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents Dr. Ian Hancock discussing “Romani Life: Then and Now.” 2-3:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with museum admission. RSVP (847) 967-4800.

Wednesday, December 13

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation Sisterhood holds Chanukah Party and Latke Luncheon with music by Bibi Marcell. Please bring unwrapped new book or toy for Chai Lifeline. 11:30 a.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $20 members, $25 non-members and at door. (847) 675-4141.

Thursday, December 14

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows film “Summer of Love” followed by discussion. 6:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free to public. RSVP (847) 967-4800.

Friday, December 15

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds “Family Chanukah Shabbat Evening.” 6:15 p.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $20 members, $22 non-members. $10 ages six to twelve, and free for age five and under. Reservations (847) 675-4141.

Saturday, December 16

Makom Shalom, a Jewish Renewal Congregation, holds Chanukah celebration including pot luck dinner, concert and Chanukah teachings. 5 p.m., Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N. Broadway, Chicago. $20 adults, $10 children. makomshalom.com.

Young Israel of West Rogers Park holds Chanukah concert featuring Efrayim Prero and the Voyage. 8 p.m., 2706 Touhy, Chicago. $10 suggested donation. (773) 501-4728.

Sunday, December 17

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Towhship Jewish Congregation presents Rabbi Ralph Ruebner speaking on ”Justice and Righteousness (Dvarim, Shoftim and Talmud).” 11:30 a.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $5. $8 door.  Registration (847) 675-4141.

Tuesday, December 19

Selfhelp Home presents “Around the World with Cantor Alberto Mizrahi.” 6:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, estein@selfhelphome.org or (773) 271-0300.

Thursday, December 28

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents “David Broza & Friends.” 7:30 p.m., North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Special offer to Illinois Holocaust Museum members; $5 off all remaining seats. Use code DBROZA6. ilholocaustmuseum.org or (847) 967-4800.

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