Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership presents Rabbi Evan Moffic speaking on “The Happiness Prayer.”

Tuesday, December 26

Keturah Hadassah hosts Joffrey Ballte’s Nutcracker. 2 p.m., Auditorium theatre. $38. For main floor seats, contact Beth Sair at (630) 294-7247 or Rosanne Sangerman at (773) 761-6862.

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.

Friday, January 5

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat with a Twist” for families with children up to Pre-K. 11-11:45 a.m.; also Friday January 19. 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Friday, January 12

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat B’Yachad” dinner and service for families. 6 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. $12 adults, free for kids. (847) 498-4100.

Saturday, January 13

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Havdallah, Dinner and a Movie” followed by film review of  “Tikkun.” 5:30-10 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. $25 non-members. RSVP (847) 498-4100 ext. 46.

Thursday, January 18

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership presents Rabbi Evan Moffic speaking on “The Happiness Prayer.” 7-8:30 p.m., Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. $18, Spertus members $10, Spertus students and alumni $8. (312) 322-1773.

Saturday, January 20

Temple Beth Israel holds “Havdallah and a Movie” featuring “In Search of Israeli Cuisine.” Dinner at 6 p.m., movie at 7 p.m., 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. $10 for dinner, movie is free. (847) 675-0951.

Thursday, January 25

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Young Professional Committee presents “Tyler Hilton.” 7-11 p.m., Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago. $100. (847) 967-4800.

Saturday, January 27

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat Yoga” with Joanna Kaplan. Bring  your own yoga mat. 11 a.m.-noon, 3433 Walters, Northbrook.  (847) 498-4100.

Sunday, January 28

Congregation Beth Shalom Men’s Club holds “No Limit Texas Hold’em Tournament and Dinner.” 3 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. $50. $60 door. (847) 498-4100 or dpike1481@gmail.com.

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