Events Coming Up In Jewish Chicago

Friendship Circle of Illinois holds “ChicagoWalk4Friendship” through the streets of Northbrook featuring music, refreshments and a carnival.

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

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.

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.

Sunday, September 2

Friendship Circle of Illinois holds “ChicagoWalk4Friendship” through the streets of Northbrook featuring music, refreshments and a carnival. For more information or to create account for participation, contact

Tuesday, September 4

Adult Jewish Education Co-op presents Lena Kushnir, Ed.D., Head of School at Solomon Schechter Day School, speaking on “Preparing Our Hearts and Souls for the New Year.” 10 a.m.-noon. 3210 Dundee Road, Northbrook. $15. (847) 363-0000.

Wednesday, September 5

Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation Sisterhood holds “Opening Luncheon and Fashion Show” with collections from Macy’s. 11:30 a.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. $25 members, $28 guests, $30 door. (847) 675-4141.

Thursday, September 6

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership holds opening reception of exhibition by mid-century artist Todros Geller, “Strange Worlds.”  5:30-8 p.m., 610 S. Michigan, Chicago. Reservations appreciated (312) 322-1270 or

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center Women’s Leadership Committee holds “End of Summer Soiree” with food, drink and entertainment. 6 p.m., Rockwell on the River, 3057 N. Rockwell, Chicago. RSVP (847) 967-4821 or

Friday, September 7

Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat with a Twist” for families with children up to Pre-K, also on Friday, September 21. 11-11:45 a.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Sunday, September 16

Temple Beth Israel Sisterhood holds “Bake Sale and Cookie Walk.” 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 3601 Dempster, Skokie. (847) 675-0951.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows documentary film “Who Will Write Our History?” the story of the Oyneg Shabes Archive, buried on the eve of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, followed by production notes by Producer/Director Roberta Grossman. 1-3:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. $5 members, $15 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students (includes museum admission.). Reservations required (847) 967-4889 or

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