Community Calendar

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…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, March 11 Chicago Jewish Historical Society present “Chicago Jewish Architects: A Legacy of Modernism.” 2 p.m., Temple Beth Israel, 3601 Dempster, Skokie. $10, free to Society members and TBI synagogue members. (312) 663-5634. Ezra Habonim,…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 3 Gene Siskel Theater shows film documentary “American Socialist: The Life & Times of Eugene Victor Debs.” 164 N. State Street, Chicago. For tickets and show times call (312) 846-2600. Ezra Habonim, the Niles…