Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah shows film “The Ritchie Boys.”

Saturday, January 13

KAM Isaiah Israel holds 9th Annual KAMII Food Justice & Sustainability Weekend. 4 p.m., also 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m., Sunday, January 14, 1100 East Hyde Park Boulevard, Chicago. Registration and complete list of workshops see kami.org/mlk or call (773) 924-1234.

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.

Sunday, January 14

Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Sisterhood holds Rummage and Book Sale. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., also 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Monday, January 15. 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213.

Am Yisrael Conservative Congregation presents Laurie Grauer, Midwest Manager of A Wider Bridge, speaking on Moving from Divisions to Dialogue: The Need to Engage LGBTQ Communities on Israel. 10 a.m., 4 Happ Road, Northfield. For more information contact executive@bhcbe.org.

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

Chicago-Kent College of Law holds Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Forum: The Impact of Hate Speech on Our Community. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ogilvie Auditorium, 565 W. Adams, Chicago. RSVP to alumni.kentlaw.edu.

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.

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah shows film “The Ritchie Boys.” 7:30 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. $10 suggested donation. (847) 256-1213.

Tuesday, January 23

Keturah Hadassah holds open meeting  featuring fitness with Barbara Ann O’Hara for women. 12:30 p.m., Mayer Kaplan JCC, 5050 Church, Skokie. $3. (847) 673-0773.

Wednesday, January 24

Moriah Congregation presents Rabbi Dov Lipman speaking on “Innovation Africa.” 7-8:30 p.m., also 7:30 p.m., Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob, 8825 E. Prairie Road, Skokie, Tuesday, Jan. 23. 200 Taub Dr., Deerfield. (708) 733-7010.

Congregation Beth Judea and AIPAC present Michael Anderson, AIPAC Midwest deputy Regional Director, leading program on Israel in the Headlines. 8 p.m., Route 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. Registration (847) 634-0777.

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.

Wednesday, January 31

Temple Beth Israel holds Centennial Birthday Celebration. 6-8 p.m., 3601 Dempster, Skokie. $8, $30 family. Registration (847) 675-0951.

Thursday, February 1

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership hosts reception for artist Ellen Rothenberg’s new installation “ISO 6346: ineluctable immigrant.” 5:30 p.m., 610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (312) 922-1700.

Friday, February 2

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

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.

Sunday, February 4

Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Congrega 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.

Saturday, February 10

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

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