Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Max and Benny’s Restaurant, Deli and Bakery presents author Ronald Balson speaking about his new book, ‘The Trust.”

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.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents Dr. Daniel L. Haulman speaking on  “A Brief History of the Tuskegee Airmen.” 6:30-8 pm., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847) 967-4800 or www.ilholocaustmuseum.org.

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.

Monday, January 15

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents special program on Martin Luther King. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Half price admission for children and students ages 5-22. (847) 967-4800.

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds Israeli Dance Night. 7:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster Skokie. $5. Reservations and information, (847) 675-4141.

Max and Benny’s Restaurant, Deli and Bakery presents author Ronald Balson speaking about his new book, ‘The Trust.” 7-8:30 p.m., 461 Waukegan Road, Northbrook. For registration or to RSVP (847) 272-9490.

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 Judea presents singer Rick Recht. 11 a.m., Route 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. (847) 634-0777.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents Murry Sidlin speaking on “The New Music at Terezin.” 2-3:30 pm., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847) 967-4800.

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.

Sunday, February 4

Shir Hadash holds “Bagel Breakfast” featuring Jerry Kaye speaking on “People of the Scribe…Stories Humorous and Sincere.” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 200 W. Dundee Road, Wheeling. $5. (847) 498-8218.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents Kerry Kennedy speaking on “Speak Truth to Power.” 1-2 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847) 967-4800.

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