Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

SelfHelp Home holds “A Jazzy Evening of Thanks” featuring Alex Koffman and Gail Mangurten.

Sunday, August 5

Congregation Beth Judea holds Rummage Sale. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Rt. 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. (847) 634-0777

StandWithUs, Chicago holds “Campus Crash Course,” for High Schoolers, College Students, Parents and Community Members. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., North Shore Congregation Israel, 1195 Sheridan Road, Glencoe. $18 advance only (includes lunch, snacks, swag, t-shirt and materials.) Advance Registration required:

Friday, August 10

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Service Under the Stars: Family Game Night Shabbat” following 6 p.m. Service. Prospective members welcome. 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Sunday, August 12

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation presents Cantor Benjamin Warschawski in concert, “Musical Memories-An Evening of Favorites!” with dessert buffet. 7 p.m., 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie. $40. (847) 675-4141.

Monday, August 13

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Israel’s Gone Platinum: Celebrating 70 Years in Dance, Drama & Music” benefiting JNF Special in Uniform and CBS HUGS Program.  7 p.m., North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $36 main floor, $25 balcony, $10 students. Tickets:

Tuesday, August 14

Ketura Hadassah holds fundraiser. Dine out with friends and family and 20% of the pre-tax order goes to Ketura. 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Via Veneto restaurant, 6340 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Reservations (773) 267-0888.

Saturday, August 18

Glenwood Avenue Organization holds Arts Festival with 120 artists, 3 stages, 36 bands, local food vendors. Also Sunday, August 19. Near Morse L Station, Rogers Park. Free admission. For more information contact:

Sunday, August 19

Chicago Jewish Historical Society holds bus tour of “Jewish Albany Park & Rogers Park.” 11:30 a.m. pick-up and 4 p.m. drop-off, Marriott Hotel, 540 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Pick-up noon and drop-off 3:30 p.m., Bernard Horwich JCC, 3002 W. Touhy, Chicago. $40 members, $45 non-members. Reservations: Leah Axelrod (847) 432-7003.

Friday, August 24

Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Congregation holds “Shabbat in the Shade” block party followed by service and dinner.  5 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. Reservations (847) 256-1213.

Saturday, August 25

LilFest presents Chicken Fat Klezmer Band appearing at Glenview Farmer’s Market, Wagner Road and Lake Street, Glenview. For exact time and location address contact Nancy Freeman (518) 576-9513.

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

Tuesday, August 28

Ketura Hadassah presents Jerry Yusen speaking on the
“Home Front-War Front-World Was II.” 12:30 p.m., Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation, A.G. Beth Israel, 7117 N. Crawford Ave., Lincolnwood. $3. (847) 675-5873.

Thursday, August 30

SelfHelp Home holds “A Jazzy Evening of Thanks” featuring Alex Koffman and Gail Mangurten. 6:45 p.m., 908 W. Argyle, Chicago. (773)271-0300.

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