Events Coming Up In Jewish Chicago

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah presents three residents of Gaza border communities sharing their personal stories of living under attack.

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: glenwoodave.org.

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.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows film “13 Minutes,” the true story of a failed assassination attempt on Hitler, in German with English subtitles.

2-4:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free with Museum admission.  Reservations (847) 967-4800.

Monday, August 20

Max and Benny’s Restaurant holds Author Night featuring Devin Murphy. 7-8:30 p.m. 401 Waukegan Road, Northbrook. Register or RSVP info@maxandbennys.com.

Thursday, August 23

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah presents three residents of Gaza border communities sharing their personal stories of living under attack. 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213.

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.

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds Friday night “tacos and fixings” dinner followed by Shabbat service. 6:30 p.m., Reservations (847) 675-4141.

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.

Monday, August 27

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows film “Denial” followed by panel discussion. 6-9 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free. Reservations required (847) 967-4800.

Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook presents Professor Dovid Yehuda Imbo lecturing on “The Genesis of Change: The Nature and Origin of Time in Physics and Torah.” 7:30-9 p.m., 2095 Landwehr Road, Northbrook. $18 suggested donation. RSVP info@chabadnorthbrook.com.

Tuesday, August 28

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

Decalogue Society of Lawyers holds Building Bridges Awards, “Honoring the Dreamers.” Honored will be Iraqi Mutual Aid society and HIAS Chicago. Kosher and Halal food will be served. 5:30 p.m., DePaul University College of Law, 1 East Jackson, 11th floor, Chicago. $10. decaloguesocity.org.

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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