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Blue & White Bar Night
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Where: The Godfrey Hotel, 127 W. Huron St.
When: Thursday, May 12 | 7 - 10 p.m.
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Celebrate Israel's Independence Day! The evening will feature delicious Israel-theme cocktails, DJ, photo booth, Israeli appetizers, and a party to celebrate Israel's 68th birthday

The cost of the event is $20 in advance and $25 at the door, which includes 1 hour of open bar from 7-8 p.m. and 1 drink ticket.

The cost also includes a $5 gift to JUF's Israel Children's Zone, a project that provides services to some of Israel's most vulnerable children. Located in our Partnership Region, JUF's Israel Children's Zone supports disadvantaged students with social, psychological and educational programs that help them succeed.

This event is sponsored by the Young Leadership Division of JUF in partnership with the following: Center for Jewish Genetics, Masa Israel Journey, National Young Leadership Cabinet - Chicago Chapter, Oy!Chicago, Russian Jewish Division, Tikkun Olam Volunteer Network, Back from Birthright and Trades, Industries & Professions (TIP) Young Professional Groups.

For more information contact Samantha Harrison at yld@juf.org or (312)357-4880.

Register online


Career Moves @ JVS Chicago
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When: Ongoing
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Job hunting doesn't mean applying for jobs online and hoping for an interview. JVS's workshops provide proven job search strategies developed and tested over time. The curriculum takes you through the seven key components every job seeker needs today.

To register for Career Moves workshops, visit jvschicago-syhum.formstack.com/forms/career_identity.
To learn more about the workshops, visit jvschicago.org/career-moves-workshops-and-events, call 847.745.5460 or email summergrider@jvschicago.org.

Workshop Fees:
Career Moves Clients: $10 per workshop
Non-Clients: $20 per workshop
JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.


The Timekeepers
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Where: Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road
When: May 9, 10 & 11 | 7:30 p.m.
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Directed by Lee Gilat and performed by Roy Horovitz, Pinhas Mittelman, and Omer Etzion with an original score by Daniel Salomon, THE TIMEKEEPERS is a poignant look at a Jewish man and a gay man who live and work side by side at Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Germany in 1941. Benjamin, an elderly Jewish man is an expert watchmaker and Hans is a flamboyant singer who loves opera. Though the circumstances are grim, the two of them find that humor serves as a means of survival but also something even more -- understanding and empathy. The story of them fixing watches has metaphorical reverberations for our times -- about their relationship, the camp that they are forced to be in and about anti-Semitism and homophobia.

Get tickets and learn more here.
Individual Ticket: $22
Senior and Student: $18


Sushi and Sake Night for Ecuador and Japan
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Where: A downtown Chicago location (address to be provided to those who RSVP only)
When: Wednesday, June 1 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
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Want to do a Mitzvah? Then come to Sushi and Sake Night! Join B'nai B'rith Young Leadership Network-Chicago for a night of sushi and sake while helping Earthquake victims in Ecuador and Japan. Learn more about the help B'nai B'rith provides during natural disasters.

$25 until May 23. $36 After.
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Sushi will include fish and vegetarian (kosher style) options. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the B'nai B'rith Disaster Relief Fund for Earthquake Relief in Ecuador and Japan. For more information, contact Cary at (312) 551-0011 or at cwolovick@bnaibrith.org.


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