Upcoming Events


RJD Young Families Pool Play Date

Saturday, January 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

As a thank you for being involved with RJD Young Families, please join us for an hour of open swim time on Saturday, January 28 at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. We will have music and snacks while you swim!

Don't forget your swimsuits and towels!
This event is Free of Charge, but registration is required. Best for families with children ages 0-5.
With questions please contact janefaynshteyn@juf.org.


Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr. Ste 100
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
312-673-2351


Invitation

Tikkun Fellowship Grants 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Tikkun Fellowship grants provide up to $3,000 in financial support for innovative projects created by Russian-speaking Jews ages 22-40! Whether it’s designing an app to connect people to volunteer opportunities in Chicago’s Jewish community, exhibiting your photographs or art, performing for the community, conducting important research, creating a documentary, launching children’s theater or fighting for social justice, Tikkun Fellowships can help turn your dream into reality!
Projects must have a demonstrated Jewish focus or theme and be aimed at engaging the community in a meaningful and significant way.

Applications for the 2017 Tikkun Fellowship are open and due by January 31st, 2017.


Location:
Multiple Locations
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Genia Kovelman
EvgeniaKovelman@juf.org
312-673-2351


Register Online Invitation

Russian jBaby Mom's Night Out

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:15 PM - 10:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Calling all moms with babies and toddlers (and expecting mothers-to-be as well!). Enjoy dinner, drinks, new friends & NO KIDS! We invite you to connect with other Russian jBaby moms.

When: Tuesday, January 31
Where: Cooper's Hawk
Time: 7:15 PM
Each person will be responsible for her own food. A drink and appetizers are on us!

Please RSVP by January 29 to janefaynshteyn@juf.org. Don't delay, there will be a cap on attendance.


Location:
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
583 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling IL, 60090


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
RJD@juf.org
312-673-2351


Invitation

Russian jBaby Classes- Musical Movement

Saturday, February 4, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian-speaking Jewish parents with babies and toddlers ages 0-24 months are invited to join a series of 4 classes for an interactive musical movement experience. Enjoy Jewish music, Russian sing-alongs, Havdalah and a variety of discussions including "How to Jew at Home!" The program will be held in Russian and English. Older siblings are also welcome! Light snacks will be offered at each class.

Location: New Mother New Baby, 3115 Dundee Road, Northbrook
Fee: $18.00


Location:
New Mother New Baby
3115 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
312-673-2351


Register Online Invitation

Russian Book Buddies-Tu B'Shevat

Sunday, February 5, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Russian Book Buddies invites young families with kids 2-5 to join us at the Barnes and Noble in Deerfield!

Enjoy craft projects and stories about Tu B'Shevat. Russian Book Buddies is the initiative of the Russian Jewish Division in partnership with the JUF Young Families, PJ Library Chicago and Genesis Philanthropy Group.

Event is free of charge and is held in Russian.
RSVP to RJD@juf.org.


Location:
Barnes and Noble Bookstore
728 N. Waukegan Rd
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Genia Kovelman
EvgeniaKovelman@juf.org
312-673-2351


Invitation

Russian jBaby Classes- Musical Movement

Saturday, February 11, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian-speaking Jewish parents with babies and toddlers ages 0-24 months are invited to join a series of 4 classes for an interactive musical movement experience. Enjoy Jewish music, Russian sing-alongs, Havdalah and a variety of discussions including "How to Jew at Home!" The program will be held in Russian and English. Older siblings are also welcome! Light snacks will be offered at each class.

Location: New Mother New Baby, 3115 Dundee Road, Northbrook
Fee: $18.00


Location:
New Mother New Baby
3115 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
312-673-2351


Register Online Invitation

Coffee in the Loop: Russian-speaking Jewish Young Professionals

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Wind down your Friday's with us for a cup of coffee! Come one or come all: mingle, meet new friends, bring a coffee/tea beverage and enjoy your lunch with us during your work breaks. Please spread the word, invite others and lets continue to engage more members of our growing community while integrating ideas, discussing upcoming events and anything relative in the RSJ world.

Location:
Chase Tower-Urban Market
10 S. Dearborn St
Chicago IL, 60603


Contact:
Sasha Shmurak
SashaShmurak@juf.org
312-673-2350


Invitation

Russian jBaby Classes-Musical Movement

Saturday, February 18, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian-speaking Jewish parents with babies and toddlers ages 0-24 months are invited to join a series of 4 classes for an interactive musical movement experience. Enjoy Jewish music, Russian sing-alongs, Havdalah and a variety of discussions including "How to Jew at Home!" The program will be held in Russian and English. Older siblings are also welcome! Light snacks will be offered at each class.

Location: New Mother New Baby, 3115 Dundee Road, Northbrook
Fee: $18.00


Location:
New Mother New Baby
3115 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
312-673-2351


Register Online Invitation

Russian jBaby Classes-Musical Movement

Saturday, February 25, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Russian-speaking Jewish parents with babies and toddlers ages 0-24 months are invited to join a series of 4 classes for an interactive musical movement experience. Enjoy Jewish music, Russian sing-alongs, Havdalah and a variety of discussions including "How to Jew at Home!" The program will be held in Russian and English. Older siblings are also welcome! Light snacks will be offered at each class.

Location: New Mother New Baby, 3115 Dundee Road, Northbrook
Fee: $18.00


Location:
New Mother New Baby
3115 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Jane Faynshteyn
JaneFaynshteyn@juf.org
312-673-2351


Register Online Invitation

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin

Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

A benefit for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Holocaust Community Services program. The Chicago premiere of this powerful multi-media production brings to life the story of Maestro Raphael Schächter and his choir of 150 fellow inmates of Terezin, who learned and performed Verdi’s Requiem Mass. Created and conducted by Maestro Murry Sidlin, it features a complete performance of Verdi’s Requiem, combined with on-stage drama, video interviews and film from the era. This performance features the Chicago Philharmonic, the Chicago Vocal Artists Ensemble, Jeremy Piven and Tovah Feldshuh. The event is chaired by Virginia & Norman Bobins and Karyn & Bill Silverstein. All production costs have been underwritten by the Crown Family and Pritzker Family Philanthropic Fund. All other gifts and proceeds will directly support Holocaust Community Services. Tickets at juf.org/DefiantRequiemTickets. To sponsor, call (312) 444-2893.

Location:
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago IL, 60604


Contact:
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DefiantRequiem@juf.org
312-444-2893


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