Registration for FREE trips to Israel this summer with Taglit-Birthright Israel: Shorashim!
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When: Registration opens on 2/3 for new applicants and 2/2 for returning applicants
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Spend 10 days in Israel this summer for free on the Ultimate Adventure With Israelis! All Taglit-Birthright Israel: Shorashim-JUF Chicago Community Trips will be departing from Chicago this summer, making it easier and more convenient than ever for you to get to Israel for free. 

Shorashim is the community trip provider for Chicago area young adults, ages 18-26, and the only provider with flights departing from Chicago. Every Shorashim group has Israelis for all 10 days, ensuring that your experience is awesome and authentic!

Registration for the free trip of a lifetime opens on February 3rd at 9 AM CST for new applicants and February 2nd at 11 AM CST for May, June, July, and August trips

In order to increase your chances of being placed on the trip of your choice, make sure to apply ASAP and submit your refundable deposit.

For more information on the ultimate adventure with Israelis, visit or contact Shorashim at (312) 267-0677 or

Know anyone else who is interested? Refer them here!

Career Moves @ JVS Chicago “Success Series Workshops”
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When: Ongoing
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"What’s in Your Toolbox?"

Being successful in your job search isn’t luck or magic. Whether you are an administrative assistant or a senior level manager, the skills needed to land a job are the same. In today’s economic climate the competition is fierce, and having the tools necessary for a modern and relevant search takes work and knowledge. Topics range from resume and cover letter writing to finding a career identity.

To register for of Career Moves events and workshops, please visit For more information call 847-745-5482.

A Night Out in Old Shushan
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Where: Vinyl, 121 W. Hubbard, between LaSalle and Clark
When: Tuesday, March 3 | 7 p.m.
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Join Hadassah in the City for a masquerade Purim celebration. Wear a mask! Who will you be? Queen Esther? Vashti? King Ahasuerus? Mordechai? Don’t have a mask? Come anyway! All are welcome.

Have your cards or palm read, Make shalach Manot baskets for local assisted living facilities, eat hamantashen, have a drink or two, socialize, and learn about new Hadassah programs.

Drinks and food available for purchase.
Early Registration $18 Suggested Donation checks payable to “Hadassah” mailed to: Susan Packard, 1832A N Dayton Street, Chicago IL 60614
$25 donation at the door

And please bring an item from list below for Mishloach Manot:
-Sealed kosher packages of dried fruit
-Sealed kosher packages of mixed nuts
-Sealed kosher packages of hard candy (regular and sugar free)
-Decks of cards
-DVD’s (classics and musicals)
-CD’s (classical music and musicals)
-Crossword puzzle books

Questions? Email Susan or Jeanette

Double Chai for Chi
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Where: Ravenswood Event Center, 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave.
When: Saturday, March 7 | 6:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.
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This year, Ron Levin will celebrate his 36th summer as Director of JCC Camp Chi. Under his leadership, Camp Chi has grown to become a premier Jewish resident camp in North America. Each summer, 1,500 children, from first-time and seasoned campers to children requiring special considerations, are warmly welcomed to the Chi campgrounds. Their weeks at camp are incomparable; their memories stay with them for forever.

On March 7th, the Camp Chi community will gather in Chicago for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration to raise a glass to Ron and announce the establishment of the Ron Levin Camp Chi Summers of Tomorrow Fund. We invite Camp Chi Alumni, community supporters, friends and families to come and share stories, see fellow campers and look back at what Camp Chi has meant to the Jewish community. It will be an exciting and moving celebration. 

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