Community Calendar

Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, May 12 Raue Center for the Arts presents Rita Rudner. 8 p.m., 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. $35-$45.rauecenter.org or (815) 356-9212. Sunday, May 13 Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob presents Malka Simkovich speaking on “Philo of…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, May 5 Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah holds “Inclusion Shabbat.” 11 a.m.-noon. Men’s Club Auditorium, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213. Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabba-Teen Shabbat Experience” for 9th-12th graders. 10:30 a.m.-noon, 3433…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, April 28 Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat Yoga” session. Please bring your own mat. 11 a.m.-noon, 3433 Walters Ave., Northbrook. (847) 498-4100. Sunday, April 29 Congregation Beth Shalom holds spring blood drive. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 3433…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Friday, April 20 ‘A Bag of Marbles’ is the true story of two young Jewish brothers in German occupied France who, with a mind-boggling mix of mischievousness, courage and ingenuity, will be forced to fend for…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, April 15 Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Men’s Club presents Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger, son of a Nazi commander that converted to Judaism and became veteran of the Israel Defense Force, at “Food for Thought Breakfast.”…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Friday, April 6 Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life; “praying with the violin,” says renowned Tel Aviv violinmaker Amnon Weinstein. Alison Chernick’s documentary ‘Itzhak’ looks beyond…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 31 Temple Beth Israel (TBI) holds annual Congregational Second Seder. TBI to provide traditional meal. Please bring for your family: hard boiled, peeled eggs; Kosher for Passover matzah, wine and/or grape juice. 6-9 p.m.,…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 24 Temple Beth Israel presents “Not Your Grandma’s Bingo-the Sequel.” 7 p.m., 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. $25. Register (847) 675-0951. Sunday, March 25 Midwest Jewish Play Writing Contest. Continuum Theater and the Jewish Plays Project…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, March 18 Temple Beth-El presents Israeli news reporter Gil Tamary at JUF brunch. 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. RSVP (847) 205-9982. Emanuel Congregation presents Alan Solow, former advisor to Obama Administration, discussing “Jewish Perspective from the…