Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Congregation Beth Judea holds service to welcome its new clergy, Rabbi Morris Zimbalist and Hazzan Gil Ezring.

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

Congregation Or Shalom holds “Shabbat in the Park.” Bring your own picnic. Kids playtime at 5 p.m., picnic at 6 p.m., Service at 7 p.m. 1001 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills. (847) 362-1948.

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.)

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob presents Ben Z. Katz speaking on “Maimonides: an overview of his life and thought.” 8 p.m., 8825 E. Prairie Road, Skokie. Register (847) 674-3472.

Friday, July 6

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 Judea holds service to welcome its new clergy, Rabbi Morris Zimbalist and Hazzan Gil Ezring. 7:30 p.m., Route 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. RSVP (847) 634-0777.

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