Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat Yoga Session.”

Sunday, June 10

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership holds “Gallery Talk” with artists Nelly Agassi, Dianna Frid, Matthew Girson, Roni Packer and Rana Siegel discussing their work. 3 p.m., 610 S. Michigan, Chicago. Reservations appreciated. (312) 322-1700.

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob presents David Shyovitz speaking on “Spreading Secrets: Philosophical and Mystical Esotericism in Medieval Sephard.” 8 p.m., 8825 E. Prairie Road, Skokie. Register (847) 674-3472.

Wednesday, June 13

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents “Jewish Short Stories with Rabbi Jeffrey Weill.” 3 p.m., also 3 p.m. Wednesdays, June 20 and June 27. 4500 Dempster, Skokie. (847) 675-4141.

Friday, June 15

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.

Turning Point Behavioral Health Center holds “Annual Rising to the Challenge Benefit” honoring Sara Moscato Howe, MS, CHES, Chief Executive Officer of the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health and emceed by Mary Ann Ahern. 6-9 p.m., Evanston Golf Club, 4401 Dempster, Skokie. $200. Reservations and more information (847) 933-0051 ext. 442.

Saturday, June 16

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds “Men’s Club Shabbat” followed by Kiddush lunch. 9:30 a.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. (847) 675-4141.

Sunday, June 17

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob presents David Shyovitz speaking on “Piety and Polemic: The Jews of Medieval Ashkenaz.” 8 p.m., 8825 E. Prairie Road, Skokie. Register (847) 674-3472.

Wednesday, June 20

Sweet Singers of Congregation Ezras Israel presents program of Jewish music. 11 a.m., Lincolnwood Manor, 7000 McCormick Blvd., Lincolnwood. Hyman Molotsky leemolt@yahoo.com.

Friday, June 22

Temple Beth Israel holds “Shabbat at the Park.” Bring your own dinner and dessert to share. 6:30 p.m., Lovelace Park, 2740 Gross Point Road, Evanston. (847) 675-0951.

Saturday, June 23

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

Sunday, June 24

Children of Holocaust Survivors Association in Michigan (CHAIM) holds “Gathering of the Tribe” for all children and grandchildren of holocaust survivors. For more information as to costs, time, events and locations in Michigan contact savtirosa@gmail.com.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois holds annual meeting featuring “Kvell and Tell” program. 2 p.m., Temple Beth-El, 36610 Dundee Road, Northbrook.  (312) 666-0100. (Research library opens at 12:30 p.m.)

Thursday, June 28

Sweet Singers of Congregation Ezras Israel presents program of Jewish music. 2 p.m., Dobson Plaza, 120 Dodge, Evanston. Hyman Molotsky <leemolt@yahoo.com>.

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