Upcoming Events


BGS Luncheon

Thursday, May 25, 2017 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

The fifth Annual JUF's Ben-Gurion Society (BGS) Luncheon, will celebrate Jewish dealmakers, innovators, risk-takers, and job creators, all who have reached the top of their fields before their 40th birthdays.

Event speakers are:
Dana Levy, Founder, Dana Rebecca Designs
Alex Samoylovich, CEO, Cedar St. Companies
Brad Serot, Executive Vice-President, CBRE

For more information, please contact Elyse Saretsky at 312-357-4981 or by emailing her at elysesaretsky@juf.org.


Location:
Mesirow Financial
353 N. Clark St.
Chicago IL, 60654


Contact:
Elyse Saretsky
elysesaretsky@juf.org
312-357-4981


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YLD Summer Mission to Israel Recruitment

Monday, June 5, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Still interested in traveling with YLD to Israel this summer from July 2-9? Join us for coffee to learn more about the trip and meet other interested travelers.

Please contact Elyse Saretsky in order to sign up for this event.


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


Contact:
Elyse Saretsky
elysesaretsky@juf.org
312-357-4981



BGS Exclusive Access Call

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join a call to hear Ofer Bavly, Director General, JUF’s Israel Office give an update on current events in Israel.

Location:
N/A
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Elyse Saretsky
elysesaretsky@juf.org
312-357-4981


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YLD's Shabbat Dinner

Friday, June 9, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Celebrate Shabbat with an evening of friends, good food, and schmoozing. Join YLD on June 9th at 8:00pm for a Shabbat Dinner hosted at Milt’s BBQ for the Perplexed.

The cost is $36 which includes Kosher dinner and wine.


Location:
3411 N Broadway St
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
Hanna Holman
hannaholman@juf.org
312-357-4814


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Jewish Book Club sponsored by Back from Birthright Israel

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Meet other 20 something's living in Chicago as we discuss Jewish books in a casual environment. Join the young adult Jewish book club hosted by the Back From Birthright Israel community!

Our meeting will be June 13 at 7 PM. We will be reading War Brides by Helen Bryan, and will take place at a private home. You will receive the address prior to the event. Pre-registration is required.

For more information contact Elizabeth Wyner at ElizabethWyner@juf.org or (312)357-4812.


Location:
Private Home
Lakeview
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
Elizabeth Wyner
ElizabethWyner@juf.org
312-357-4812


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Networking for Newbies - Summer Lunch Bunch

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Are you new to Chicago? Interested in learning about opportunities for involvement in the Chicago Jewish Community? Are you looking to meet other Jewish 20- and 30-somethings in Chicago?

Join YLD for a Lunch-Time Summerfest.


Location:
Revival Food Hall
125 S Clark St
Chicago IL, 60603


Contact:
Elyse Saretsky
elysesaretsky@juf.org
312-357-4981


Register Online

YLD's BPN Breakfast Series

Thursday, June 15, 2017 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join the Young Leadership Division's (YLD) Business Professional Network (BPN) for their Networking Breakfast Series. Come join other young professionals for facilitated conversation and networking. Steven Levine, President, SimpleComm Solutions will be speaking about his previous experience and advice for young professionals. The cost of this event is $18 and covers event expenses. In addition, a $50 minimum gift to the 2017 JUF Annual Campaign is required.

About BPN: BPN provides an outlet for young Jewish Chicago professionals from around the city to connect, socialize, and network on a professional level. BPN aims to create engaging events, networking opportunities, and provide workshops/speakers targeted towards individuals with a professional prospective.


Location:
Level Office
73 W Monroe St
Chicago IL, 60603


Contact:
Hanna Holman
hannaholman@juf.org
312-357-4814


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YLD Summer Softball League

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:30 PM - Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join YLD’s Summer Softball League! This league is about playing a sport andsupporting a great cause, the Jewish United Fund. Games will be played on Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30pm on June 20 in Stanton Park. After the games, teams can walk over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun!

Game days:
June 20, 27
July 11, 18
August 1, 8

Playoff games:
August 15, 22

You may sign up as an individual or a team ($80 per player for JUF donors and $105 for non JUF donors). Teams must have a minimum of 13 players with at least 3 females. Price includes six regular season games and two weeks of playoffs. Parking is readily available.


Location:
Stanton Park
618 W Scott St
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
Hanna Holman
YLD@juf.org
312-357-4880


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Young Leadership Division Annual Meeting

Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

You are cordially invited to attend the 78th Annual Meeting of the Young Leadership Division. Please join us as we honor a distinguished YLD Board alumnus, recognize our outgoing Board members and induct our new Board members.

Location:
30 S Wells St
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Elizabeth Wyner
elizabethwyner@juf.org
312-357-4812


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Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe (909 W. Wilson Ave.) Volunteers will serve dinner in a restaurant-style setting and enjoy a meal with guests. Don't miss out on meeting other YLD-ers who are making a difference to those in need!

Advanced registration is required.


Location:
JUF Uptown Cafe
909 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago IL, 60640


Contact:
Carol Guzman
carolguzman@juf.org
312-444-2847


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YLD Summer Mission to Israel

Sunday, July 2, 2017 8:00 AM - Sunday, July 9, 2017 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Want to travel to Israel with young Jewish leaders? Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to visit Israel with Jewish leaders from not only Chicago, but the nation-join YLD on their Summer Mission to Israel!

This trip will give participants the opportunity to experience the impact of Jewish Federation on the lives of Israelis through tours, hands-on projects and interactive site visits with partner agencies. Participants will meet with dynamic and inspiring leaders who work to shape Israel's social, legal, military, and political policies and get a close-up look inside Israel's economy, art/architecture, fashion scene and high-tech industry.

Participants will explore the city of Tel Aviv, tour the unforgettable Yad Vashem, celebrate Shabbat, and much more!


Location:
30 S. Wells
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Elyse Saretsky
elysesaretsky@juf.org
312-357-4981


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