Events Coming Up In Jewish Chicago

SelfHelp Home presents Maxwell Street Jr. Klezmer Orchestra.

Sunday, September 16

Congregation Beth Shalom holds Blood Drive with flu shots (for a fee.) 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

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 ilholocaustmuseum.org.

SelfHelp Home presents Linda Nussbaum Piano Quartet. 908 W. Argyle, Chicago. For more information call (773) 271-0300 or visit selfhelphome.org.

Sunday, September 23

SelfHelp Home presents cellist, Martine Benmann and pianist, Dunata Berger. 908 W. Argyle, Chicago. For more information call (773) 271-0300 or visit selfhelphome.org.

Sunday, September 26

Ketura Hadassah holds ice cream social in the Sukkah with speaker Lori Sagarin. 12:30 p.m., Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation A.G. Beth Israel, 7117 N. Crawford, Lincolnwood. $3. (847) 674-4468.

Thursday, September 27

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents Noah Lederman speaking about his book, “A World Erased” followed by a book signing. 6:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required (847) 967-4889 or ilholocaustmuseum.org.

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

Sunday, September 30

SelfHelp Home presents Maxwell Street Jr. Klezmer Orchestra. 908 W. Argyle, Chicago. For more information call (773) 271-0300 or visit selfhelphome.org.

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center holds Babi Yar Commemoration featuring Campanella Children’s Choir and keynote address by Dr. Elliot Lefkovitz. 1:30-3:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free program. Reservations required (847) 967-4889 or ilholocaustmuseum.org.

Monday, October 1

Congregation Beth Shalom holds SimchatTorahTONE and Ice Cream Social. 6 p.m. 3433 Walters, Northbrook. RSVP (847) 498-4100.

Friday, October 5

Congregation Beth Shalom holds Shabbat with a Twist for families with children up to Pre-K. 11 a.m.-11:45 p.m. 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Saturday, October 6

Congregation Beth Shalom holds Blessing of the Pets. 1:30 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.

Sunday, October 7

Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah’s Men’s Club holds “Scotch and Steak in the Sukkah.” 5-8 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. $40 for steak, $36 for veggie burger. RSVP (847) 256-1213.

Thursday, October 11

ORT Chicago holds annual Ort Business Leaders Lunch. 11:30 a.m., Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago. For registration details, please contact (847) 291-0475.

Sunday, October 14

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois holds meeting and presents Scott E. Meyer speaking on “Resurrecting Grandpa’s Store.” 2 p.m. (Library opens at 12:30 p.m.) Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. (312) 666-0100.

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership presents human rights activist Ruth Messinger speaking on Responsibility in a Global Age- Leadership Lessons from a Lifetime. 2-3:30 p.m., 610 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $18. $10 Spertus members. $8 students and alumni. RSVP (312) 322-1700.

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