Events Coming Up in Jewish Chicago

City Winery presents “Christmas Comedy for the Jews” with Jon Fisch, Dan Lefkovitz and Rabbi Barry Schachter and “Jokes on Us” with Joel Chasnoff.

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

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie presents “Chanukah Playland.” 10 a.m.-noon. 4059 Dempster, Skokie. $10 advance, $12 door. RSVP skokiechabad.org/Chanukah.

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.

Temple Beth Israel holds Annual Brotherhood Chanukah Party with magician Mike McDonald. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. $5, $20 family. (847) 675-0951.

Monday, December 18

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents Rebbitzen Julie Weill and Miriam Davidson speaking on “Lighting Up Our Lives-A Creative Women’s Celebration of the New Month” for women. 7:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $5 advance, $10 door. Reservations (847) 67-4141.

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.

City Winery presents “Christmas Comedy for the Jews” with Jon Fisch, Dan Lefkovitz and Rabbi Barry Schachter and “Jokes on Us” with Joel Chasnoff. Doors open at 6 p.m.; 8 p.m. show with full food and wine menu. Tickets, info@joelchasnoff.com or www.joelchasnoff.com.

Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie presents “Comedy Lounge for Adults” featuring Reuven Russell. 7:15 p.m., 4059 Dempster, Skokie. $22 advance, $25 door. RSVP and more information at skokiechabad.org/Chanukah.

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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