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June 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Walk & Talk on the 606

We've all heard our family use the term давай прогуляемся AKA lets go for a walk (and talk). RJD is excited to bring you the first Walk & Talk on Friday June 18, 2021 at 11am. Join us at Walsh Park or anywhere along the access points of the Bloomingdale Trail known as the 606! We will be walking all the way to the end of the trail with opportunity to stop for coffee and food at the end.

Location:
1722 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60622


Contact:
Kiley Baringer
kileybaringer@juf.org
312-673-3263

   Add to Calendar 6/18/2021 11:00:00 AM 6/18/2021 1:00:00 PM Walk & Talk on the 606 We've all heard our family use the term давай прогуляемся AKA lets go for a walk (and talk). RJD is excited to bring you the first Walk & Talk on Friday June 18, 2021 at 11am. Join us at Walsh Park or anywhere along the access points of the Bloomingdale Trail known as the 606! We will be walking all the way to the end of the trail with opportunity to stop for coffee and food at the end.

Contact Info
Kiley Baringer
kileybaringer@juf.org
312-673-3263
1722 N Ashland AveChicago, IL, 60622 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

(Recurring Monthly on the Third Saturday of every month between 3/20/2021 - 6/19/2021)

Tot Shabbat at Beth Emet Synagogue

Start your Shabbat morning with songs and stories, led by our clergy. No registration needed; just email Kathy to receive the zoom link.

Location:
Zoom or Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster, Evanston
Evanston, IL 60202


Contact:
Kathy Kaberon
kkaberon@bethemet.org
847-869-4230

   Add to Calendar 3/20/2021 9:00:00 AM FREQ=MONTHLY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210619T103000 Tot Shabbat at Beth Emet Synagogue Start your Shabbat morning with songs and stories, led by our clergy. No registration needed; just email Kathy to receive the zoom link.

Contact Info
Kathy Kaberon
kkaberon@bethemet.org
847-869-4230
Zoom or Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster, EvanstonEvanston, IL, 60202 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

(Recurring Monthly on the Third Saturday of every month between 4/17/2021 - 6/19/2021)

Tot Shabbat at Beth Emet Synagogue

Welcome Shabbat in-person at the Beth Emet parking lot (weather permitting) with singing, story and fun. led by our clergy. Whether you have already joined Beth Emet or are searching for your synagogue, come meet other young families to play, pray and socialize.

Location:
Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster, Evanston.
Evanston, IL 60202


Contact:
Kathy Kaberon
kkaberon@bethemet.org
847-869-4230

   Add to Calendar 4/17/2021 9:00:00 AM FREQ=MONTHLY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210619T93000 Tot Shabbat at Beth Emet Synagogue Welcome Shabbat in-person at the Beth Emet parking lot (weather permitting) with singing, story and fun. led by our clergy. Whether you have already joined Beth Emet or are searching for your synagogue, come meet other young families to play, pray and socialize.

Contact Info
Kathy Kaberon
kkaberon@bethemet.org
847-869-4230
Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster, Evanston. Evanston, IL, 60202 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Blood Drive

Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. You can be a life saver! Emanuel Congregation is hosting the Vitalant Blood Mobile Coach on Sunday, June 20. If you are interested in donating blood, please make an appointment at www.vitalant.org, click “Donate” and search by group code J221. Appointments are recommended, walk-ins are welcome!

Location:
Emanuel Congregation
5959 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660


Contact:
Judy Glaser
info@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173

   Add to Calendar 6/20/2021 9:00:00 AM 6/20/2021 2:00:00 PM Blood Drive Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. You can be a life saver! Emanuel Congregation is hosting the Vitalant Blood Mobile Coach on Sunday, June 20. If you are interested in donating blood, please make an appointment at www.vitalant.org, click “Donate” and search by group code J221. Appointments are recommended, walk-ins are welcome!

Contact Info
Judy Glaser
info@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173
Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL, 60660 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Monday, June 21, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, June 21, 2021 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 6/7/2021 - 6/28/2021)

Calling all actors!

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021


Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/7/2021 4:45:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210628T174500 Calling all actors! Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Elaine Kersten Childrenand#39;s Center, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, June 21, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What Am I Missing? - A Discussion

You are invited to share in six conversations, a special course focused on some of our questions about being human. These sessions will invite a shared critical reading the book “What Am I Missing?” with the book's author, Rabbi Joseph Edelheit (via zoom). All sessions are on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time: March 22 - Six Biblical Characters and their Missing Pieces (Chapters 1 and 2) April 19 - Abraham: and Rachel: Prophetic Empathy and Religious Pluralism (Chapters 3 and 4) May 17 - Miriam and Moses; The Imperfect and Good Enough Leaders (Chapters 5 and 6) June 21 - David and Esther: Power and Fear (Chapters 7 and 8) July 19 - Words We Still Need When We Are Missing Something (Chapter 9) August 23 - Questions About Being Human, Conversations We Still Need to Have. Participants may join one, some, or all discussions. To receive the Zoom link, please register at https://tinyurl.com/WhatAmIMissingRSVP

Location:
Emanuel Congregation
Online
Chicago, IL 60660


Contact:
SaraBeth Salzman
sarabeth@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173

   Add to Calendar 6/21/2021 7:00:00 PM 6/21/2021 8:00:00 PM What Am I Missing? - A Discussion You are invited to share in six conversations, a special course focused on some of our questions about being human. These sessions will invite a shared critical reading the book “What Am I Missing?” with the book's author, Rabbi Joseph Edelheit (via zoom). All sessions are on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time: March 22 - Six Biblical Characters and their Missing Pieces (Chapters 1 and 2) April 19 - Abraham: and Rachel: Prophetic Empathy and Religious Pluralism (Chapters 3 and 4) May 17 - Miriam and Moses; The Imperfect and Good Enough Leaders (Chapters 5 and 6) June 21 - David and Esther: Power and Fear (Chapters 7 and 8) July 19 - Words We Still Need When We Are Missing Something (Chapter 9) August 23 - Questions About Being Human, Conversations We Still Need to Have. Participants may join one, some, or all discussions. To receive the Zoom link, please register at https://tinyurl.com/WhatAmIMissingRSVP

Contact Info
SaraBeth Salzman
sarabeth@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173
Emanuel Congregation, Online, Chicago, IL, 60660 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page


Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Tuesday, June 22, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kayaking with YLD

Summer is finally here! Join YLD for a one-hour guided kayaking tour down the Chicago River. Enjoy the beloved scenic views of downtown Chicago with friends and new peers.

COST:
$35/per person

For more information please contact Sara Wineburgh at YLD@juf.org or (312)357-4880


Location:
Urban Kayaks
435 E. Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60611


Contact:
Sara Wineburgh
sarawineburgh@juf.org
312-357-4942

   Add to Calendar 6/22/2021 6:00:00 PM 6/22/2021 7:00:00 PM Kayaking with YLD Summer is finally here! Join YLD for a one-hour guided kayaking tour down the Chicago River. Enjoy the beloved scenic views of downtown Chicago with friends and new peers.

COST:
$35/per person

For more information please contact Sara Wineburgh at YLD@juf.org or (312)357-4880

Contact Info
Sara Wineburgh
sarawineburgh@juf.org
312-357-4942
Urban Kayaks, 435 E. Riverwalk, Chicago, IL, 60611 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Tuesday, June 22, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Virtual Book & Author: "The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed"

In 2009, Wendy Lower, acclaimed author and historian, was shown a horrific photograph of a Jewish family that revealed seldom-discussed aspects of the Nazis’ genocidal ideology. This rare evidence of open-air shootings in Nazi-occupied Ukraine, where Germans and their co-conspirators massacred Jews in broad daylight, inspired a relentless decade of research, interviews, and discovery. These efforts resulted in Wendy Lower’s latest book: "The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed." Join us in conversation with Wendy Lower as we discuss "The Ravine" and the larger phenomenon of family histories, testimonies, material cultures, and themes of resistance and memory.
Purchase your copy of "The Ravine": http://ihm.ec/ravinebook
Register: http://ihm.ec/ravine


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
Virtual
Skokie, IL 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835

   Add to Calendar 6/22/2021 6:30:00 PM 6/22/2021 7:30:00 PM Virtual Book & Author: "The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed" In 2009, Wendy Lower, acclaimed author and historian, was shown a horrific photograph of a Jewish family that revealed seldom-discussed aspects of the Nazis’ genocidal ideology. This rare evidence of open-air shootings in Nazi-occupied Ukraine, where Germans and their co-conspirators massacred Jews in broad daylight, inspired a relentless decade of research, interviews, and discovery. These efforts resulted in Wendy Lower’s latest book: "The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed." Join us in conversation with Wendy Lower as we discuss "The Ravine" and the larger phenomenon of family histories, testimonies, material cultures, and themes of resistance and memory.
Purchase your copy of "The Ravine": http://ihm.ec/ravinebook
Register: http://ihm.ec/ravine

Contact Info
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Virtual, Skokie, IL, 60077 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Tuesday, June 22, 2021 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 6/15/2021 - 6/29/2021)

The Israel Connection: Navigating Your Relationship from Abroad

In this series, Daniel Aschheim, Consul for Public Diplomacy at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, will help us navigate how we support and perhaps even wrestle with our personal relationships with Israel. We will discuss how our own political and religious identities can align or contradict with our Israel connection, as well as determine how to best maintain and understand our relationship with Israel as young adults living in the United States.

Sessions take place June 15, 22, & 29 at 7:00 pm.


Location:
JUF Virtual Event
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
Lauren Silverman
LaurenSilverman@juf.org
312-357-4880

   Add to Calendar 6/15/2021 7:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210629T190000 The Israel Connection: Navigating Your Relationship from Abroad In this series, Daniel Aschheim, Consul for Public Diplomacy at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, will help us navigate how we support and perhaps even wrestle with our personal relationships with Israel. We will discuss how our own political and religious identities can align or contradict with our Israel connection, as well as determine how to best maintain and understand our relationship with Israel as young adults living in the United States.

Sessions take place June 15, 22, & 29 at 7:00 pm.

Contact Info
Lauren Silverman
LaurenSilverman@juf.org
312-357-4880
JUF Virtual EventChicago, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 6/9/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL, 60645 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

2021 Annual Luncheon

11:45 am - 1 pm
Program information to come


Location:
Virtual
Chicago, IL 60646


Contact:
Alison Bloom
abloom@shalvacares.org
847-404-0593

   Add to Calendar 6/23/2021 11:45:00 AM 6/23/2021 1:00:00 PM 2021 Annual Luncheon 11:45 am - 1 pm
Program information to come

Contact Info
Alison Bloom
abloom@shalvacares.org
847-404-0593
VirtualChicago, IL, 60646 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

AJC Chicago Annual Meeting

AJC Chicago Annual Meeting

Location:
Virtual
Virtual
Chicago, IL 60602


Contact:
Huston Harris
harrish@ajc.org
312-646-6112

   Add to Calendar 6/23/2021 12:00:00 PM 6/23/2021 1:30:00 PM AJC Chicago Annual Meeting AJC Chicago Annual Meeting

Contact Info
Huston Harris
harrish@ajc.org
312-646-6112
Virtual, Virtual, Chicago, IL, 60602 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Musical Performance: Arnaud Sussmann's "Jewish Voices" Music Program

While acclaimed French violinist Arnaud Sussmann regularly graces the world’s stages as a soloist and active touring member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, this recital, for one night only, takes on a more personal nature. Drawing inspiration from his own grandfather’s survival of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Michael Brown will perform works by Jewish composers whose lives were directly impacted by the war, including Robert Dauber, Samuel Adler, Erwin Schulhoff, and Mieczysław Weinberg. Be sure to join us for a live post-concert Q&A with Arnaud Sussmann to hear more about his family’s story.
***This program will not be recorded.***
Register: https://ihm.ec/jewishvoices


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
Virtual
Skokie, IL 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835

   Add to Calendar 6/24/2021 12:00:00 PM 6/24/2021 1:00:00 PM Musical Performance: Arnaud Sussmann's "Jewish Voices" Music Program While acclaimed French violinist Arnaud Sussmann regularly graces the world’s stages as a soloist and active touring member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, this recital, for one night only, takes on a more personal nature. Drawing inspiration from his own grandfather’s survival of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Michael Brown will perform works by Jewish composers whose lives were directly impacted by the war, including Robert Dauber, Samuel Adler, Erwin Schulhoff, and Mieczysław Weinberg. Be sure to join us for a live post-concert Q&A with Arnaud Sussmann to hear more about his family’s story.
***This program will not be recorded.***
Register: https://ihm.ec/jewishvoices

Contact Info
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Virtual, Skokie, IL, 60077 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Thursday, June 24, 2021 2:58 PM - 2:59 PM

Nourish Our Neighborhoods: School Supplies

Join TOV on Thursday, June 24th as we collect school supplies for eight local organizations. Contactless drop-off is available at several locations across Chicagoland. A list of desired items will be provided upon registration. Register at the link below!


Contact:
TOV
TOV@juf.org

   Add to Calendar 6/24/2021 2:58:00 PM 6/24/2021 2:59:00 PM Nourish Our Neighborhoods: School Supplies Join TOV on Thursday, June 24th as we collect school supplies for eight local organizations. Contactless drop-off is available at several locations across Chicagoland. A list of desired items will be provided upon registration. Register at the link below!

Contact Info
TOV
TOV@juf.org
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Thursday, June 24, 2021 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

YLD Pride Trivia Celebration

Join us as we celebrate Pride Month with an evening of trivia, games, and fun featuring special guest, Merriam Levkowitz, Chicago’s favorite drag queen bubbe!

Cost:
Free

For more information, please contact Lauren Silverman at 312-357-4880 or yld@juf.org.



Location:
Virtual
Chicago, IL 60613


Contact:
Lauren Silverman
laurensilverman@juf.org
312-357-4612

   Add to Calendar 6/24/2021 7:30:00 PM 6/24/2021 8:30:00 PM YLD Pride Trivia Celebration Join us as we celebrate Pride Month with an evening of trivia, games, and fun featuring special guest, Merriam Levkowitz, Chicago’s favorite drag queen bubbe!

Cost:
Free

For more information, please contact Lauren Silverman at 312-357-4880 or yld@juf.org.



Contact Info
Lauren Silverman
laurensilverman@juf.org
312-357-4612
VirtualChicago, IL, 60613 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, June 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Weekends With The J - Craft It Out

Get ready to craft with JCC Chicago! Young families can join Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook for an arts & crafts project on Sun., June 27 at 10am. Create diptych art with construction paper and blind contour drawings with your little artist! Register by Tues., June 22. $5 per family. Limited capacity available.


Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Devorah Horowicz
dhorovicz@jccchicago.org
773-516-5864

   Add to Calendar 6/27/2021 10:00:00 AM 6/27/2021 11:00:00 AM Weekends With The J - Craft It Out Get ready to craft with JCC Chicago! Young families can join Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook for an arts & crafts project on Sun., June 27 at 10am. Create diptych art with construction paper and blind contour drawings with your little artist! Register by Tues., June 22. $5 per family. Limited capacity available.


Contact Info
Devorah Horowicz
dhorovicz@jccchicago.org
773-516-5864
Bernard Weinger JCC, 300 Revere Dr, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Sunday, June 27, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Oz Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Oz Park
2021 N Burling St
Chicago, IL 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 6/27/2021 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Oz Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Oz Park, 2021 N Burling St , Chicago, IL, 60614 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, June 27, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Sunset Woods

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Sunset Woods
1801 Sunset Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 6/27/2021 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Sunset Woods Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Sunset Woods , 1801 Sunset Rd, Highland Park, IL, 60035 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, June 27, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Village Green

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Village Green Park
1810 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 6/27/2021 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Village Green Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Village Green Park , 1810 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, June 27, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Women of Shir Tikvah Book Review

Join Women of Shir Tikvah for a virtual book review of "Have you seen Luis Velez?" by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Nancy Burrows will lead the discussion.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 6/27/2021 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2021 12:00:00 PM Women of Shir Tikvah Book Review Join Women of Shir Tikvah for a virtual book review of "Have you seen Luis Velez?" by Catherine Ryan Hyde. Nancy Burrows will lead the discussion.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Sunday, June 27, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois free live webinar

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois will hold a virtual “Kvell and Tell” live streaming session in which members share family history research tips and discoveries at 2 p.m. CDT, Sunday, June 27, 2021, as part of the group’s annual meeting. For more information, call 312-666-0100 or see https://jgsi.org/Events-calendar. The varied entertaining and informative short "Kvell and Tell" talk topics relate to Jewish genealogy or family history research methods, anecdotes or discoveries.

Location:
From the convenience of your home computer
Skokie, IL, IL 60076


Contact:
Martin Fischer
events@jgsi.org
312-666-0100

   Add to Calendar 6/27/2021 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2021 4:00:00 PM Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois free live webinar The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois will hold a virtual “Kvell and Tell” live streaming session in which members share family history research tips and discoveries at 2 p.m. CDT, Sunday, June 27, 2021, as part of the group’s annual meeting. For more information, call 312-666-0100 or see https://jgsi.org/Events-calendar. The varied entertaining and informative short "Kvell and Tell" talk topics relate to Jewish genealogy or family history research methods, anecdotes or discoveries.

Contact Info
Martin Fischer
events@jgsi.org
312-666-0100
From the convenience of your home computerSkokie, IL, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Monday, June 28, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, June 28, 2021 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 6/7/2021 - 6/28/2021)

Calling all actors!

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021


Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/7/2021 4:45:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210628T174500 Calling all actors! Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Elaine Kersten Childrenand#39;s Center, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, June 29, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Tuesday, June 29, 2021 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 6/15/2021 - 6/29/2021)

The Israel Connection: Navigating Your Relationship from Abroad

In this series, Daniel Aschheim, Consul for Public Diplomacy at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, will help us navigate how we support and perhaps even wrestle with our personal relationships with Israel. We will discuss how our own political and religious identities can align or contradict with our Israel connection, as well as determine how to best maintain and understand our relationship with Israel as young adults living in the United States.

Sessions take place June 15, 22, & 29 at 7:00 pm.


Location:
JUF Virtual Event
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
Lauren Silverman
LaurenSilverman@juf.org
312-357-4880

   Add to Calendar 6/15/2021 7:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210629T190000 The Israel Connection: Navigating Your Relationship from Abroad In this series, Daniel Aschheim, Consul for Public Diplomacy at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, will help us navigate how we support and perhaps even wrestle with our personal relationships with Israel. We will discuss how our own political and religious identities can align or contradict with our Israel connection, as well as determine how to best maintain and understand our relationship with Israel as young adults living in the United States.

Sessions take place June 15, 22, & 29 at 7:00 pm.

Contact Info
Lauren Silverman
LaurenSilverman@juf.org
312-357-4880
JUF Virtual EventChicago, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, June 30, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 6/9/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL, 60645 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Wednesday, June 30, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Virtual Panel Discussion: Pride in the Time of COVID-19

The global pandemic has been a roadblock to traditions and celebrations for consecutive years. Since the 1970s, the last Sunday in June was an opportunity for thousands of LGBTQ+ individuals to celebrate their individuality, to be seen and heard - accepted. Before COVID-19, countries across the globe celebrated LGBTQ+ Pride Month with parades, marches, and celebrations. Although we must adjust and find a new normal due to the pandemic, this does not mean the celebrations will vanish.
Join us for a thoughtful reflection and celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a dynamic panel of thought leaders and advocates. Columnist and Political Analyst Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times and ABC-7 Chicago will be joined by Senator Mike Simmons, CEO of Equality Illinois Brian C. Johnson, Director/Producer of "Art and Pep" Mercedes Kane, and Executive Director of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders Janson Wu.
Register: https://bit.ly/3vI7JXf


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
Virtual
Skokie, IL 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835

   Add to Calendar 6/30/2021 6:30:00 PM 6/30/2021 7:30:00 PM Virtual Panel Discussion: Pride in the Time of COVID-19 The global pandemic has been a roadblock to traditions and celebrations for consecutive years. Since the 1970s, the last Sunday in June was an opportunity for thousands of LGBTQ+ individuals to celebrate their individuality, to be seen and heard - accepted. Before COVID-19, countries across the globe celebrated LGBTQ+ Pride Month with parades, marches, and celebrations. Although we must adjust and find a new normal due to the pandemic, this does not mean the celebrations will vanish.
Join us for a thoughtful reflection and celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a dynamic panel of thought leaders and advocates. Columnist and Political Analyst Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times and ABC-7 Chicago will be joined by Senator Mike Simmons, CEO of Equality Illinois Brian C. Johnson, Director/Producer of "Art and Pep" Mercedes Kane, and Executive Director of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders Janson Wu.
Register: https://bit.ly/3vI7JXf

Contact Info
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Virtual , Skokie, IL, 60077 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Wednesday, June 30, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Expectant Moms' Night Out

Join us as we put the YOU back in you're having a baby! We turn the focus to you, your health, what we wish we had known in those first few weeks and create space to meet the person you'll text at 3 am.

*Please note: this event is for moms only*


Location:
Address to be provided upon registration
Chicago, IL 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623

   Add to Calendar 6/30/2021 7:00:00 PM 6/30/2021 8:30:00 PM Expectant Moms' Night Out Join us as we put the YOU back in you're having a baby! We turn the focus to you, your health, what we wish we had known in those first few weeks and create space to meet the person you'll text at 3 am.

*Please note: this event is for moms only*

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623
Address to be provided upon registration Chicago, IL, 60614 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, June 30, 2021 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Managing Re-Entry Anxiety

Clinical research tells us that increased socialization and connecting with your community is recommended for dealing with anxiety, grief, and isolation. This is counter to our now established habits of masking and social distancing.

As we transition to a post-Covid world, many of us are experiencing tremendous anxiety about what is to be. Along with this anxiety, many are experiencing grief both for how the world has changed and anticipatory grief about our uncertain future.

In this program, we will discuss ways to cope with the anxiety, grief and isolation as we try to reinvent, re-imagine, and recover.

Facilitated by:
Nina Henry, LCPC, CADC, Mental Health Educator

This event is co-sponsored by JCFS Chicago and No Shame on U.


Location:
Online
Zoom, IL 60606


Contact:
Nina Henry
NinaHenry@JCFS.org
847-745-5457

   Add to Calendar 6/30/2021 7:30:00 PM 6/30/2021 8:30:00 PM Managing Re-Entry Anxiety Clinical research tells us that increased socialization and connecting with your community is recommended for dealing with anxiety, grief, and isolation. This is counter to our now established habits of masking and social distancing.

As we transition to a post-Covid world, many of us are experiencing tremendous anxiety about what is to be. Along with this anxiety, many are experiencing grief both for how the world has changed and anticipatory grief about our uncertain future.

In this program, we will discuss ways to cope with the anxiety, grief and isolation as we try to reinvent, re-imagine, and recover.

Facilitated by:
Nina Henry, LCPC, CADC, Mental Health Educator

This event is co-sponsored by JCFS Chicago and No Shame on U.

Contact Info
Nina Henry
NinaHenry@JCFS.org
847-745-5457
OnlineZoom, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


July 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 5, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, July 6, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, July 7, 2021 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 7/7/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life

Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s


Location:
Online
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900

   Add to Calendar 7/7/2021 10:15:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s

Contact Info
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900
OnlineNorthbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online Invitation


Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 6/9/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL, 60645 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Inside Apartheid: One Woman's Struggle in South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist Janet Love was involved in negotiations for a South African settlement from the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) to the establishment of the Transitional Executive Council (TEC). She served as an ANC Member of Parliament and was a member of the Constitutional Committee of the Constitutional Assembly, the body responsible for steering the South African constitution-making process, establishing its first democratic government. In our program, Janet will share her personal reflections on growing up in South Africa, her work, and hopes for transforming the future.

Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
Virtual
Skokie, IL 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835

   Add to Calendar 7/8/2021 12:00:00 PM 7/8/2021 1:00:00 PM Inside Apartheid: One Woman's Struggle in South Africa Anti-apartheid activist Janet Love was involved in negotiations for a South African settlement from the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) to the establishment of the Transitional Executive Council (TEC). She served as an ANC Member of Parliament and was a member of the Constitutional Committee of the Constitutional Assembly, the body responsible for steering the South African constitution-making process, establishing its first democratic government. In our program, Janet will share her personal reflections on growing up in South Africa, her work, and hopes for transforming the future.

Contact Info
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Virtual, Skokie, IL, 60077 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Friday, July 9, 2021 11:00 AM - Friday, August 6, 2021 10:45 AM

Bim Bam Baby | N. Suburbs

A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 5 week class.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Rd.
Northfield, IL 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 7/9/2021 11:00:00 AM 8/6/2021 10:45:00 AM Bim Bam Baby | N. Suburbs A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 5 week class.

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL, 60093 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Friday, July 9, 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

CJC Shabbat

Join the South Suburban Cooperative Council for Kabbalat Shabbat. Shir Tikvah Homewood is the host and we will be outdoors for our community event.

Location:
1424 183rd Street
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 7/9/2021 7:30:00 PM 7/9/2021 9:30:00 PM CJC Shabbat Join the South Suburban Cooperative Council for Kabbalat Shabbat. Shir Tikvah Homewood is the host and we will be outdoors for our community event.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
1424 183rd StreetHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Saturday, July 10, 2021 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Havdalah With Emanuel

Join Emanuel clergy for a once-a-month live Havdalah via Zoom. We look forward to welcoming you for an inspiring moment of reflection as we prepare our hearts, minds, and souls for productive and blessed days ahead. Saturdays before Rosh Chodesh, 7:30pm via Zoom. Upcoming Dates: April 10, May 8, June 5, July 10 (Rosh Chodesh). To receive the Zoom link register at https://tinyurl.com/HavdalahWithEmanuel.

Location:
Emanuel Congregation
Online
Chicago, IL 60660


Contact:
SaraBeth Salzman
info@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173

   Add to Calendar 7/10/2021 7:30:00 PM 7/10/2021 8:00:00 PM Havdalah With Emanuel Join Emanuel clergy for a once-a-month live Havdalah via Zoom. We look forward to welcoming you for an inspiring moment of reflection as we prepare our hearts, minds, and souls for productive and blessed days ahead. Saturdays before Rosh Chodesh, 7:30pm via Zoom. Upcoming Dates: April 10, May 8, June 5, July 10 (Rosh Chodesh). To receive the Zoom link register at https://tinyurl.com/HavdalahWithEmanuel.

Contact Info
SaraBeth Salzman
info@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173
Emanuel Congregation, Online, Chicago, IL, 60660 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Monday, July 12, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 12, 2021 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 3:30:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T163000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 12, 2021 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Calling all actors!

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021


Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 4:45:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T174500 Calling all actors! Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Elaine Kersten Childrenand#39;s Center, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, July 14, 2021 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 7/7/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life

Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s


Location:
Online
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900

   Add to Calendar 7/7/2021 10:15:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s

Contact Info
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900
OnlineNorthbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online Invitation


Wednesday, July 14, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 6/9/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL, 60645 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, July 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Exhibition Opening - Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust sheds light on a lesser-known moment in Holocaust history: European Jews who had been shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution found a beacon of hope in an unlikely place: Shanghai, China. In 1946, American photojournalist Arthur Rothstein began a project documenting the lives of Jewish refugees who now called Shanghai’s Hongkew District “home.” The exhibition is a tribute to human endurance, capturing both the enormous hardship and fierce perseverance of refugees and their families as they managed to not only survive but thrive.

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust is presented in partnership with the Arthur Rothstein Legacy Project. All photos by Arthur Rothstein, Shanghai, China, 1946.


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835

   Add to Calendar 7/15/2021 10:00:00 AM 7/15/2021 5:00:00 PM Exhibition Opening - Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust sheds light on a lesser-known moment in Holocaust history: European Jews who had been shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution found a beacon of hope in an unlikely place: Shanghai, China. In 1946, American photojournalist Arthur Rothstein began a project documenting the lives of Jewish refugees who now called Shanghai’s Hongkew District “home.” The exhibition is a tribute to human endurance, capturing both the enormous hardship and fierce perseverance of refugees and their families as they managed to not only survive but thrive.

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust is presented in partnership with the Arthur Rothstein Legacy Project. All photos by Arthur Rothstein, Shanghai, China, 1946.

Contact Info
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835
Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL, 60077 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 19, 2021 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(Recurring Daily between 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021)

Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens

All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.


Location:
Siegel Campus
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60076


Contact:
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=DAILY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210723T153000 Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.

Contact Info
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487
Siegel Campus, 5140 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Monday, July 19, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 19, 2021 11:00 AM - Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:00 PM

Greenfield Summer Institute

The Greenfield Summer Institute is an adult summer institute that showcases the research of UW–Madison faculty and acclaimed Jewish studies scholars from around the country. The Institute has been running since 2000, with each year's lectures being centered around a unique theme. This year's Institute is centered around the theme "Jews and Politics: America, Israel, Europe." While typically the Institute is held in person, this year it will be held online.

More about this year's theme:
This year’s Greenfield Summer Institute will take place on the heels of an exceptionally eventful period in politics. The year 2020 witnessed great social unrest, a sharply politicized pandemic, and a contentious U.S. presidential election. In early 2021, a new administration set a dramatically different course for America, while Israel prepared for another national election—its fourth in two years. Throughout these changes, Jews and issues of Jewish concern have been highly visible. To help us make sense of these developments, Greenfield 2021 will focus on the political history of Jews in America, Israel, and Europe. What role have Jews played in modern politics? Is there a distinctly Jewish political identity? How do Jewish politics vary across time and place? Join us in exploring these and similar questions with distinguished scholars from across fields.


Location:
ONLINE
Madison, WI 53706


Contact:
Amie Goblirsch
pa@cjs.wisc.edu
608-890-3572

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 11:00:00 AM 7/22/2021 3:00:00 PM Greenfield Summer Institute The Greenfield Summer Institute is an adult summer institute that showcases the research of UW–Madison faculty and acclaimed Jewish studies scholars from around the country. The Institute has been running since 2000, with each year's lectures being centered around a unique theme. This year's Institute is centered around the theme "Jews and Politics: America, Israel, Europe." While typically the Institute is held in person, this year it will be held online.

More about this year's theme:
This year’s Greenfield Summer Institute will take place on the heels of an exceptionally eventful period in politics. The year 2020 witnessed great social unrest, a sharply politicized pandemic, and a contentious U.S. presidential election. In early 2021, a new administration set a dramatically different course for America, while Israel prepared for another national election—its fourth in two years. Throughout these changes, Jews and issues of Jewish concern have been highly visible. To help us make sense of these developments, Greenfield 2021 will focus on the political history of Jews in America, Israel, and Europe. What role have Jews played in modern politics? Is there a distinctly Jewish political identity? How do Jewish politics vary across time and place? Join us in exploring these and similar questions with distinguished scholars from across fields.

Contact Info
Amie Goblirsch
pa@cjs.wisc.edu
608-890-3572
ONLINEMadison, WI, 53706 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Monday, July 19, 2021 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 3:30:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T163000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 19, 2021 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Calling all actors!

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021


Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 4:45:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T174500 Calling all actors! Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Elaine Kersten Childrenand#39;s Center, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 19, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What Am I Missing? - A Discussion

You are invited to share in six conversations, a special course focused on some of our questions about being human. These sessions will invite a shared critical reading the book “What Am I Missing?” with the book's author, Rabbi Joseph Edelheit (via zoom). All sessions are on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time: March 22 - Six Biblical Characters and their Missing Pieces (Chapters 1 and 2) April 19 - Abraham: and Rachel: Prophetic Empathy and Religious Pluralism (Chapters 3 and 4) May 17 - Miriam and Moses; The Imperfect and Good Enough Leaders (Chapters 5 and 6) June 21 - David and Esther: Power and Fear (Chapters 7 and 8) July 19 - Words We Still Need When We Are Missing Something (Chapter 9) August 23 - Questions About Being Human, Conversations We Still Need to Have. Participants may join one, some, or all discussions. To receive the Zoom link, please register at https://tinyurl.com/WhatAmIMissingRSVP

Location:
Emanuel Congregation
Online
Chicago, IL 60660


Contact:
SaraBeth Salzman
sarabeth@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 7:00:00 PM 7/19/2021 8:00:00 PM What Am I Missing? - A Discussion You are invited to share in six conversations, a special course focused on some of our questions about being human. These sessions will invite a shared critical reading the book “What Am I Missing?” with the book's author, Rabbi Joseph Edelheit (via zoom). All sessions are on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time: March 22 - Six Biblical Characters and their Missing Pieces (Chapters 1 and 2) April 19 - Abraham: and Rachel: Prophetic Empathy and Religious Pluralism (Chapters 3 and 4) May 17 - Miriam and Moses; The Imperfect and Good Enough Leaders (Chapters 5 and 6) June 21 - David and Esther: Power and Fear (Chapters 7 and 8) July 19 - Words We Still Need When We Are Missing Something (Chapter 9) August 23 - Questions About Being Human, Conversations We Still Need to Have. Participants may join one, some, or all discussions. To receive the Zoom link, please register at https://tinyurl.com/WhatAmIMissingRSVP

Contact Info
SaraBeth Salzman
sarabeth@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173
Emanuel Congregation, Online, Chicago, IL, 60660 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page


Tuesday, July 20, 2021 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(Recurring Daily between 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021)

Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens

All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.


Location:
Siegel Campus
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60076


Contact:
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=DAILY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210723T153000 Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.

Contact Info
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487
Siegel Campus, 5140 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual "One Museum, One Book" Book Club: "Mandela's Way"

Richard Stengel, editor of Time maga­zine, has distilled countless hours of intimate conver­sation with Mandela into fifteen essential life lessons. For nearly three years, including the critical period when Mandela moved South Africa toward the first democratic elections in its history, Stengel collaborated with Mandela on his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, and traveled with him everywhere. Eating with him, watching him campaign, hearing him think out loud, Stengel came to know all the different sides of this complex man and became a cherished friend and colleague.

In Mandela’s Way, Stengel recounts the moments in which “the grandfather of South Africa” was tested and shares the wisdom he learned: why courage is more than the absence of fear, why we should keep our rivals close, why the answer is not always either/or but often “both,” how important it is for each of us to find something away from the world that gives us pleasure and satisfaction—our own garden. Woven into these life lessons are remarkable stories—of Mandela’s child­hood as the protégé of a tribal king, of his early days as a freedom fighter, of the twenty-seven-year imprison­ment that could not break him, and of his fulfilling remarriage at the age of eighty.

This uplifting book captures the spirit of this extraordinary man—warrior, martyr, husband, statesman, and moral leader—and spurs us to look within ourselves, reconsider the things we take for granted, and contemplate the legacy we’ll leave behind.


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
Virtual
Skokie, IL 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835

   Add to Calendar 7/20/2021 7:00:00 PM 7/20/2021 8:00:00 PM Virtual "One Museum, One Book" Book Club: "Mandela's Way" Richard Stengel, editor of Time maga­zine, has distilled countless hours of intimate conver­sation with Mandela into fifteen essential life lessons. For nearly three years, including the critical period when Mandela moved South Africa toward the first democratic elections in its history, Stengel collaborated with Mandela on his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, and traveled with him everywhere. Eating with him, watching him campaign, hearing him think out loud, Stengel came to know all the different sides of this complex man and became a cherished friend and colleague.

In Mandela’s Way, Stengel recounts the moments in which “the grandfather of South Africa” was tested and shares the wisdom he learned: why courage is more than the absence of fear, why we should keep our rivals close, why the answer is not always either/or but often “both,” how important it is for each of us to find something away from the world that gives us pleasure and satisfaction—our own garden. Woven into these life lessons are remarkable stories—of Mandela’s child­hood as the protégé of a tribal king, of his early days as a freedom fighter, of the twenty-seven-year imprison­ment that could not break him, and of his fulfilling remarriage at the age of eighty.

This uplifting book captures the spirit of this extraordinary man—warrior, martyr, husband, statesman, and moral leader—and spurs us to look within ourselves, reconsider the things we take for granted, and contemplate the legacy we’ll leave behind.

Contact Info
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835
Illinois Holocaust Museum, Virtual, Skokie, IL, 60077 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(Recurring Daily between 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021)

Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens

All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.


Location:
Siegel Campus
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60076


Contact:
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=DAILY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210723T153000 Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.

Contact Info
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487
Siegel Campus, 5140 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 7/7/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life

Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s


Location:
Online
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900

   Add to Calendar 7/7/2021 10:15:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s

Contact Info
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900
OnlineNorthbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online Invitation


Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 6/9/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL, 60645 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(Recurring Daily between 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021)

Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens

All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.


Location:
Siegel Campus
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60076


Contact:
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=DAILY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210723T153000 Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.

Contact Info
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487
Siegel Campus, 5140 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Friday, July 23, 2021 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

(Recurring Daily between 7/19/2021 - 7/23/2021)

Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens

All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.


Location:
Siegel Campus
5140 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60076


Contact:
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487

   Add to Calendar 7/19/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=DAILY;BYDAY=;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210723T153000 Hearts, Minds, and Heavy Breathing ; Peer Health Advocate Summer Program at Response for Teens All high school students! Spend the week of July 19-23 with us and learn how to advocate and become a peer activist in the areas of healthy relationships, mental health, and sexual health.

Participants will take deep dives into the topics, bust myths, and learn how peer advocacy can bring about change.
Activities will include field trips to organizations where participants can engage in meaningful discussions and projects, plus other summer fun!
Activities will convene at Response for Teens’ new office at 5140 Golf Road, Skokie. Transportation will be provided for field trips. Activities will take place at outdoor and indoor locations, following all CDC safety guidelines.

Interested in learning more? Sign up today to receive information about the registration process. This week long event costs $60 but financial aid is available.

Contact Info
Lisa Ehrlich
LisaEhrlich@JCFS.org
847-745-5487
Siegel Campus, 5140 Golf Rd, Skokie, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Saturday, July 24, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tu B'Av - Jewish Love Day

Make ice cream in a bag and participate in Love Day activities in the TBE Garden. All are welcome! RSVPs required.

Location:
Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Shaina Farwell
sfarwell@templebeth-el.org
847-205-9982

   Add to Calendar 7/24/2021 4:00:00 PM 7/24/2021 5:00:00 PM Tu B'Av - Jewish Love Day Make ice cream in a bag and participate in Love Day activities in the TBE Garden. All are welcome! RSVPs required.

Contact Info
Shaina Farwell
sfarwell@templebeth-el.org
847-205-9982
Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Jewett Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Jewett Park
836 Jewett Park Drive
Deerfield, IL 60015


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 7/25/2021 11:00:00 AM 7/25/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Jewett Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Jewett Park, 836 Jewett Park Drive , Deerfield, IL, 60015 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Lovelace Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Lovelace Park
2740 Gross Point Rd
Evanston, IL 60022


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 7/25/2021 11:00:00 AM 7/25/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Lovelace Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Lovelace Park, 2740 Gross Point Rd, Evanston, IL, 60022 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Shelton Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Shelton Park
251 Harbor St
Glencoe, IL 60022


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 7/25/2021 11:00:00 AM 7/25/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Shelton Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Shelton Park, 251 Harbor St, Glencoe, IL, 60022 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Wicker Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Wicker Park
1425 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 7/25/2021 11:00:00 AM 7/25/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Wicker Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Wicker Park , 1425 N Damen Ave , Chicago, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, July 25, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois free live webinar

“A History of Jewish Name Changing in America” is the title of a free genealogy webinar planned for the Sunday, July 25, 2021, virtual meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. This live streaming genealogy talk will begin at 2 p.m. CDT. For details on this free event, call 312-666-0100 or go to https://jgsi.org/Events-calendar. The speaker, Kirsten Fermaglich, is a professor in the Department of History at Michigan State University and the author of “A Rosenberg by Any Other Name.”

Location:
From the convenience of your home computer
Skokie, IL, IL 60076


Contact:
Martin Fischer
events@jgsi.org
312-666-0100

   Add to Calendar 7/25/2021 2:00:00 PM 7/25/2021 4:00:00 PM Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois free live webinar “A History of Jewish Name Changing in America” is the title of a free genealogy webinar planned for the Sunday, July 25, 2021, virtual meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. This live streaming genealogy talk will begin at 2 p.m. CDT. For details on this free event, call 312-666-0100 or go to https://jgsi.org/Events-calendar. The speaker, Kirsten Fermaglich, is a professor in the Department of History at Michigan State University and the author of “A Rosenberg by Any Other Name.”

Contact Info
Martin Fischer
events@jgsi.org
312-666-0100
From the convenience of your home computerSkokie, IL, IL, 60076 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
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Monday, July 26, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 26, 2021 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 3:30:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T163000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, July 26, 2021 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Calling all actors!

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021


Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 4:45:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T174500 Calling all actors! Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Elaine Kersten Childrenand#39;s Center, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, July 27, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 7/7/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life

Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s


Location:
Online
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900

   Add to Calendar 7/7/2021 10:15:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Hadassah CNS Summer Camp: Reimagining Jewish Life Join us for 4 Wednesdays in July for Hadassah Chicago-North Shore's Annual Summer Camp. This year's Summer Camp encompasses "Reimagining Jewish Life". Much of life has changed since early 2020, but has your Jewish life changed? Summer Camp 2021 presents Reimagining Jewish Life with an eye to what remains the same, opportunities to consider change and how we can all grow in our Judaism, regardless of how we practice. Our sessions include: "Israel Right Now!" on July 7, "Why American Jews Need Remix Judaism" on July 14, "The Universal Appeal of SHTISEL" on July 21, and "Joyful Sound with Nefesh Mountain".

Read more about our musical guest, Nefesh Mountain, for our July 28th session here:
https://www.jta.org/2021/06/09/culture/anne-franks-famous-optimism-gets-a-bluegrass-spin-in-nefesh-mountains-new-song?utm_source=JTA_Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA_DB&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-30899-467583

Listen to Nefesh Mountain's “Piece of the Sun,” a bluegrass song about Anne Frank from their upcoming third album, “Songs For the Sparrows,” which came out June 11 — the day before what would have been Anne Frank’s 92nd birthday, had she not died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXfZGPhhIQ&t=4s

Contact Info
Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
cns@hadassah.org
847-205-1900
OnlineNorthbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online Invitation


Wednesday, July 28, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 6/9/2021 - 7/28/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=WE,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210728T120000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Abe and Ida Cooper Center, 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL, 60645 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


August 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 2, 2021 10:12 AM - Friday, August 6, 2021 10:12 AM

Camp TOV Session 1

At Camp TOV, teens make a difference. From supporting local neighbors in need to combating hunger, Camp TOV is a unique opportunity to make a difference all over Chicago this summer! As we continue to monitor COVID-19 developments through the State of Illinois and the CDC, the health and safety of our campers and staff remains our top priority. While we look forward to a fun, in-person camp experience, we are prepared to shift to a virtual camp setting if need be.


Contact:
Genna Kahn
gennakahn@juf.org

   Add to Calendar 8/2/2021 10:12:00 AM 8/6/2021 10:12:00 AM Camp TOV Session 1 At Camp TOV, teens make a difference. From supporting local neighbors in need to combating hunger, Camp TOV is a unique opportunity to make a difference all over Chicago this summer! As we continue to monitor COVID-19 developments through the State of Illinois and the CDC, the health and safety of our campers and staff remains our top priority. While we look forward to a fun, in-person camp experience, we are prepared to shift to a virtual camp setting if need be.

Contact Info
Genna Kahn
gennakahn@juf.org
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Monday, August 2, 2021 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Social Superheroes

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 3:30:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T163000 Social Superheroes Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will use Social Thinking Curriculum to learn to be flexible-thinking superheroes. They will learn to defeat cartoon characters who embody different social challenges such as Rock Brain, who makes people get stuck on their own ideas, Body Snatcher, who moves people’s bodies away from the group, and Topic Twistermeister, who makes people jump off topic. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 6-8, although it can be adjusted for older or younger children based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 2, 2021 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 7/12/2021 - 8/2/2021)

Calling all actors!

Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021


Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 7/12/2021 4:45:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210802T174500 Calling all actors! Join our Speech-Language Pathologist for a creative, hands-on theater experience. Table readings, script writing, stage cuing, and set design will be incorporated into this 8-week camp. Thespians will be work on fluent oral reading, articulation, story analysis, social cues, and writing. At the end, our all camp-inspired, written, and produced play will be shared with families.

Geared for children 7-10 years old but adaptable based on interest. Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information.

*Additional times may be available based on interest, please contact Megan Kowalski. 8 weeks beginning 6.7.2021 *No session on 7.5.2021

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
Elaine Kersten Childrenand#39;s Center, 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, August 3, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Thursday, August 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stories in the Wood for Young Families

Enjoy a story surrounded by nature and engage in hands on activities and a short hike at the Heller Nature Center in Highland Park with Rabbi Ari Moffic. RSVPs required.

Location:
Heller Natrue Center
2821 Ridge Road
Highland Park, IL 60035


Contact:
Shaina Farwell
sfarwell@templebeth-el.org
847-205-9982

   Add to Calendar 8/5/2021 10:00:00 AM 8/5/2021 11:00:00 AM Stories in the Wood for Young Families Enjoy a story surrounded by nature and engage in hands on activities and a short hike at the Heller Nature Center in Highland Park with Rabbi Ari Moffic. RSVPs required.

Contact Info
Shaina Farwell
sfarwell@templebeth-el.org
847-205-9982
Heller Natrue Center, 2821 Ridge Road, Highland Park, IL, 60035 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Friday, August 6, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

JUF Education Fall Committee mtg

This will be the fall quarter meeting of the JUF Education Committee.

Location:
Zoom
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
Scott Aaron
ScottAaron@juf.org
312-673-3267

   Add to Calendar 8/6/2021 12:00:00 PM 8/6/2021 1:00:00 PM JUF Education Fall Committee mtg This will be the fall quarter meeting of the JUF Education Committee.

Contact Info
Scott Aaron
ScottAaron@juf.org
312-673-3267
ZoomChicago, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 9, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 9, 2021 3:03 PM - Friday, August 13, 2021 3:03 PM

Camp Tzedek

This summer, Jewish teens will partner with Christian teens from Bright Star Church to take a deep dive into the issue of gun violence and make grants to learn first-hand how philanthropy can be an effective tool for change. Camp Tzedek will run August 9th-16th and is for high school students. The program will take place in the city of Chicago and there will be two drop-off locations (Anshe Emet Synagogue and Bright Star Church). Learn more and register at the link below.


Contact:
Beckee Birger
RebeccaBirger@juf.org

   Add to Calendar 8/9/2021 3:03:00 PM 8/13/2021 3:03:00 PM Camp Tzedek This summer, Jewish teens will partner with Christian teens from Bright Star Church to take a deep dive into the issue of gun violence and make grants to learn first-hand how philanthropy can be an effective tool for change. Camp Tzedek will run August 9th-16th and is for high school students. The program will take place in the city of Chicago and there will be two drop-off locations (Anshe Emet Synagogue and Bright Star Church). Learn more and register at the link below.

Contact Info
Beckee Birger
RebeccaBirger@juf.org
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page


Tuesday, August 10, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Thursday, August 12, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Sunday, August 15, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Adams Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Adams Park
1919 N Seminary
Chicago, IL 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 8/15/2021 11:00:00 AM 8/15/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Adams Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Adams Park , 1919 N Seminary, Chicago, IL, 60614 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, August 15, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Little Bear Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Little Bear Park
Patriot Blvd & Chestnut Ave
Glenview, IL 60025


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 8/15/2021 11:00:00 AM 8/15/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Little Bear Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Little Bear Park , Patriot Blvd andamp; Chestnut Ave, Glenview, IL, 60025 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, August 15, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Montgomery Ward Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Montgomery Ward Park
630 N Kingsbury
Chicago, IL 60654


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 8/15/2021 11:00:00 AM 8/15/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Montgomery Ward Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N Kingsbury , Chicago, IL, 60654 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Sunday, August 15, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bagels in the Park | Wicker Park

Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Location:
Wicker Park
1425 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907

   Add to Calendar 8/15/2021 11:00:00 AM 8/15/2021 12:00:00 PM Bagels in the Park | Wicker Park Join jBaby Chicago to schmooze, play and eat bagels at our annual Bagels in the Park series. Due to COVID 19, this program will be kept mini sized and is open to 12 families per location. Masks and social distancing will be required, and fun will be had by all!

Contact Info
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907
Wicker Park, 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Monday, August 16, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 16, 2021 10:13 AM - Friday, August 20, 2021 10:13 AM

Camp TOV Session 2

At Camp TOV, teens make a difference. From supporting local neighbors in need to combating hunger, Camp TOV is a unique opportunity to make a difference all over Chicago this summer! As we continue to monitor COVID-19 developments through the State of Illinois and the CDC, the health and safety of our campers and staff remains our top priority. While we look forward to a fun, in-person camp experience, we are prepared to shift to a virtual camp setting if need be.


Contact:
Genna Kahn
gennakahn@juf.org

   Add to Calendar 8/16/2021 10:13:00 AM 8/20/2021 10:13:00 AM Camp TOV Session 2 At Camp TOV, teens make a difference. From supporting local neighbors in need to combating hunger, Camp TOV is a unique opportunity to make a difference all over Chicago this summer! As we continue to monitor COVID-19 developments through the State of Illinois and the CDC, the health and safety of our campers and staff remains our top priority. While we look forward to a fun, in-person camp experience, we are prepared to shift to a virtual camp setting if need be.

Contact Info
Genna Kahn
gennakahn@juf.org
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page Register Online


Tuesday, August 17, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 23, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 23, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What Am I Missing? - A Discussion

You are invited to share in six conversations, a special course focused on some of our questions about being human. These sessions will invite a shared critical reading the book “What Am I Missing?” with the book's author, Rabbi Joseph Edelheit (via zoom). All sessions are on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time. March 22 - Six Biblical Characters and their Missing Pieces (Chapters 1 and 2) April 19 - Abraham: and Rachel: Prophetic Empathy and Religious Pluralism (Chapters 3 and 4) May 17 - Miriam and Moses; The Imperfect and Good Enough Leaders (Chapters 5 and 6) June 21 - David and Esther: Power and Fear (Chapters 7 and 8) July 19 - Words We Still Need When We Are Missing Something (Chapter 9) August 23 - Questions About Being Human, Conversations We Still Need to Have. Participants may join one, some, or all discussions. To receive the Zoom link, please register at https://tinyurl.com/WhatAmIMissingRSVP

Location:
Emanuel Congregation
Online
Chicago, IL 60660


Contact:
SaraBeth Salzman
sarabeth@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173

   Add to Calendar 8/23/2021 7:00:00 PM 8/23/2021 8:00:00 PM What Am I Missing? - A Discussion You are invited to share in six conversations, a special course focused on some of our questions about being human. These sessions will invite a shared critical reading the book “What Am I Missing?” with the book's author, Rabbi Joseph Edelheit (via zoom). All sessions are on Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm Central time. March 22 - Six Biblical Characters and their Missing Pieces (Chapters 1 and 2) April 19 - Abraham: and Rachel: Prophetic Empathy and Religious Pluralism (Chapters 3 and 4) May 17 - Miriam and Moses; The Imperfect and Good Enough Leaders (Chapters 5 and 6) June 21 - David and Esther: Power and Fear (Chapters 7 and 8) July 19 - Words We Still Need When We Are Missing Something (Chapter 9) August 23 - Questions About Being Human, Conversations We Still Need to Have. Participants may join one, some, or all discussions. To receive the Zoom link, please register at https://tinyurl.com/WhatAmIMissingRSVP

Contact Info
SaraBeth Salzman
sarabeth@emanuelcong.org
773-561-5173
Emanuel Congregation, Online, Chicago, IL, 60660 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Web Page


Tuesday, August 24, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, August 30, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, August 31, 2021 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Tuesday, between 5/11/2021 - 8/31/2021)

Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U

Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.


Contact:
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com

   Add to Calendar 5/11/2021 4:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TU,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20210831T163000 Weekly Yoga with No Shame on U Take a mental health break every Tuesday at 4PM and bring balance to your life with yoga. No Shame On U invites you to join Mara M. Zimmerman, CYT, CHS as she leads you in a 30 minute virtual yoga class with a special focus on mental well-being and mindfulness. Register below.

Contact Info
No Shame on U
miriam@noshameonu.com
America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


September 2021

Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Friday, September 3, 2021 12:00 PM - Sunday, September 5, 2021 5:00 PM

8th Annual RJD Family Retreat

Experience an amazing weekend of end of summer fun with family & friends!

Enjoy the outdoor heated pool, arts & crafts, sports, campfires, and so much more! Rooms with private baths and meals included.

Best for families with children ages 8 and under. Older siblings and grandparent welcome!



Location:
Camp Chi/Perlstein Retreat Center
Lake Delton, WI 53940


Contact:
Rebecca Faktorovich
rjd@juf.org
224-730-1328

   Add to Calendar 9/3/2021 12:00:00 PM 9/5/2021 5:00:00 PM 8th Annual RJD Family Retreat Experience an amazing weekend of end of summer fun with family & friends!

Enjoy the outdoor heated pool, arts & crafts, sports, campfires, and so much more! Rooms with private baths and meals included.

Best for families with children ages 8 and under. Older siblings and grandparent welcome!



Contact Info
Rebecca Faktorovich
rjd@juf.org
224-730-1328
Camp Chi/Perlstein Retreat CenterLake Delton, WI, 53940 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667
Register Online


Monday, September 6, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, September 13, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

The Jewish Federation Annual Meeting will feature the election of Directors; acknowledgment of outgoing Directors; the Report of the President; and the presentation of the Davis, Gidwitz & Glasser Young Leadership Award, Samuel A. Goldsmith Award, Shofar Award, and Julius Rosenwald Memorial Award. This annual community event will provide an opportunity to explore critical issues, recognize exceptional leadership, and celebrate our community's work.

Location:
Virtual Event
Chicago, IL 60606


Contact:
Deborah Shub
deborahshub@juf.org
312-444-2844

   Add to Calendar 9/14/2021 11:00:00 AM 9/14/2021 1:00:00 PM Jewish Federation Annual Meeting The Jewish Federation Annual Meeting will feature the election of Directors; acknowledgment of outgoing Directors; the Report of the President; and the presentation of the Davis, Gidwitz & Glasser Young Leadership Award, Samuel A. Goldsmith Award, Shofar Award, and Julius Rosenwald Memorial Award. This annual community event will provide an opportunity to explore critical issues, recognize exceptional leadership, and celebrate our community's work.

Contact Info
Deborah Shub
deborahshub@juf.org
312-444-2844
Virtual EventChicago, IL, 60606 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, September 20, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.

Contact Info
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335
255 Revere Dr., Suite 200, Northbrook, IL, 60062 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2021 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Virtual Event

Join USHMM for a virtual event with special guests, inspiring stories, and important messages about the institution’s role in these difficult times.

Location:
N/A
Chicago, IL 60035


Contact:
Elana Stern
estern@ushmm.org
847-433-8099

   Add to Calendar 9/23/2021 12:00:00 PM 9/23/2021 1:00:00 PM 2021 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Virtual Event Join USHMM for a virtual event with special guests, inspiring stories, and important messages about the institution’s role in these difficult times.

Contact Info
Elana Stern
estern@ushmm.org
847-433-8099
N/AChicago, IL, 60035 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 4/1/2021 - 12/31/2025)

Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn

Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Location:
Online
Homewood, IL 60430


Contact:
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086

   Add to Calendar 4/1/2021 12:00:00 PM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20251231T110000 Joliet Jewish Congregation - Lunch and Learn Join Joliet Jewish Congregation for a weekly study at lunchtime.

Contact Info
Amy Bloomberg
amybloomberg@juf.org
708-249-6086
OnlineHomewood, IL, 60430 America/Chicago aJDQHnqeczhbrdMxAmSw50667


Monday, September 27, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 5/10/2021 - 12/27/2021)

Ready, Set, Grow

We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.


Location:
255 Revere Dr.
Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335

   Add to Calendar 5/10/2021 9:30:00 AM FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=MO,;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20211227T110000 Ready, Set, Grow We’re back in the clinic!

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills.

Children are encouraged to wear masks throughout the session, and it’s okay if we’re still working towards that goal. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe. Also, in attempt to social distance, clear partitions will be used during seated table tasks and in our pretend play area, so that we can still encourage parallel play, curiosity, and engagement.

Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate. Pl