Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Moriah Congregation presents Rabbi Dov Lipman speaking on “Innovation Africa.”

Saturday, January 20

Temple Beth Israel holds “Havdalah 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.

Sunday, January 21

Skokie Theatre presents “The Junior Klezmer Orchestra.” 2:30 p.m., 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. $15, $10 ages 12 and under. (847) 677-7761.

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

Ezra Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents
Havdallah, Dinner and “The Lego Movie.” 5:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster,
Skokie. $5. Reservations (847) 675-4141.

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

Ezra Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation Sisterhood holds Tu B’Shevat celebration with lunch followed by bingo. 11:30 a.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $20 members, $25 non-members and guests. Reservations (847) 675-4141.

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.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah holds “Inclusion Disability
Awareness Shabbat” 9:30-11:45 a.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette.
(847) 256-1213.

Sunday, February 4

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Men’s Club holds “World Wide Wrap XVIII.” 9 a.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. For breakfast cost and details (847) 256-1213.

Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook holds annual women’s luncheon, Women-to-Women, featuring Kaila Lasky speaking on “Led by G-d’s Hand; Does G-d Micromanage?” and Mrs. Rochel Holzkenner. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2095 Landwehr Road, Northbrook. $45, $54 door. Reservations chabadillinois.com/luncheon.

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.

Tuesday, February 6

Max and Benny’s Restaurant presents “Bruce Levine Night with Pat Hughes.” 7-8:30 p.m., 461 Waukegan Road, Northbrook. Register (847) 272-9490.

Wednesday, February 7

Solomon Schechter Day School holds cultural arts festival featuring violinist Vadim Gluzman, pianist Angela Yoffe. 7-8:30 p.m., 3210 Dundee Road, Northbrook. For cost and more information, (847) 498-2100.

Friday, February 9

Congregation Beth Judea holds ”Inclusion Shabbat” featuring Cantor Amy Zussman and choir members from Selah. 7:30 p.m. Route 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. Register (847) 634-0777.

Saturday, February 10

Temple Beth Israel holds “Havdalah 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.

Sunday, February 11

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership shows documentary “Body and Soul: An American Bridge” featuring Louis Armstrong. 2 p.m., 610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $18, $10 Spertus members, $8 Spertus students and alumni. (312) 322-1773.

Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Sisterholds presents “Divas on the Bima” concert featuring four women cantors, Pavel Roytman and children’s choir. 4 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane Wilmette. $36. (847) 256-1213.

Saturday, February 17

Congregation Beth Shalom present Havdalah, Dinner and a Movie showing film, “Wedding Doll.” 5:30-10 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. $25 non-members. RSVP (847) 498-4100 ext. 46.

Debbie Sue Good presents “An Evening of Comedy and Music.” 7-8:30 p.m., Euro Echo Café, 7919 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. (847) 213-0598.

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