Event Category: Community

A New Course from the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning Led by Rabbi Max Weiss This Scholars course provides students with the opportunity to consider the challenges of Jewish acculturation to American life, and the sacrifices as well as the contributions that have been made over the past 200 years. Lessons will explore […]

Please join us for a very special Shabbat Across America dinner and service on March 3 as we welcome Lee Gordon, co-founder of Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel. Dinner – 6:00 pm Lee Gordon – 7:00 pm Shabbat Service – 8:00 pm Reserve your spot for a free pasta dinner! Hand in Hand is […]

Three exceptional storytellers will share stories from their own faiths — Christian, Jewish and Muslim — to transcend differences through shared belief in the power of compassion. Saturday, March 4, 6:00 pm Followed by Meal & Discussion Good Shepherd Lutheran, 611 Randolph, Oak Park Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students, goodshepherdlc.org Meet the Storytellers: Rohina Malik is […]

Oak Park Temple welcomes the renowned educator and author Peter Hayes (Ph.D., Yale, 1982) on Sunday, April 30. Professor Hayes recently retired after 36 years teaching at Northwestern, where he specialized in the histories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and, in particular, in the conduct of the nation’s largest corporations during the Third Reich. Author of 12 […]

Sunday, May 7, 2017 Ravinia Festival 200 Highland Park Road Highland Park Rain Shine! Performances will take place under the Ravinia Festival Pavilion, (seating is first-come, first-served); open seating on the lawn. 1:15 p.m. – Registration (pre-register at www.juf.org/ISD to receive a “speed pass”). 2:00 p.m. – Tekes (Opening Ceremony) 2:15 p.m. – Three-Mile Walk […]