YLD's Big Event Fundraiser
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When: Saturday, December 12, 2015
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Comedy Central star of Broad City and Why? With Hannibal Buress

Comedy Show
Sheraton Chicago, 301 E North Water St
8:15 PM - Doors open, wine, beer & snacks at your table
9:00 PM - Program begins

Exciting New After-Party Location!
Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N Park Dr (100 steps from the Sheraton) immediately following comedy show


If you have contributed $25 or more to JUF in 2015, your ticket price is $85. Attending the Big Event indicates that you will match or increase your previous JUF gift.

If you are a new donor or contribute less than $25 to JUF in 2015, your ticket price is $110. This includes the event's minimum gift requirement of $25 to the 2016 JUF Annual Campaign.

Ticket price includes comedy show and after party with two hours of open bar, late night food and live music.

Learn more and register here.

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
To learn more about the workshops, visit, call 847.745.5460 or email

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.

Palace of the Occult
Palace of the Occult photo

Where: Prop Theatre, 3502 N. Elston
When: Previews November 13, opening November 20, running through December 20; Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, Sundays at 7pm
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Written and performed by Neil Tobin
Directed by David Belew
Produced by Eclectic Full Contact Theatre

INTERACTIVE WORLD PREMIERE: Attend the most sensational evening on Berlin's 1933 society calendar. It's the historic opening of the Palace of the Occult, presided over by popular psychic, Erik Jan Hanussen. Be charmed by his stories and involved in his astonishing feats -- but is he seer or charlatan, Nazi or Jew, traitor or martyr?

Based on actual events. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Audience members are invited to stay for a special audience talkback immediately following the 7pm performance on Sunday, November 29 with David Belew, Neil Tobin, and Lillian Gerstner, Director of Special Projects for the Museum. Guests are limited to 75 per seating for this exclusive engagement.

Phone: 800-838-3006
Cost: $25-$35

Rainbow Generation: Israel Gay Youth
IGY photo

Where: Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway
When: Tuesday, December 15 | 7:00 p.m.
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Join A Wider Bridge for a conversation with the leadership of Israel's LGBT youth organization, Israel Gay Youth (IGY). Creative Director Zachary Cohen and Drop-in Center Leader Moran Dankner join us to talk about supporting LGBTQ youth in Israel - from the gay "mecca" of Tel Aviv to smaller, more challenging communities in Israel's center and south. IGY aims for LGBTQ teenagers and young adults to lead the gay community in social change by creating a more tolerant society for all. Learn more here . RSVP to .

A Wider Bridge is the LGBT organization building connections with Israel. Learn more at

MATZO BASH 2015 photo

Where: Soundbar, Ontario & Franklin
When: Thursday, December 24 | 8 p.m. - 4 a.m.
What else:

Chicago's ONLY Christmas Eve Gala! Last year over 1,500 people attended! This is THE party that everyone will be at!

PRESENTED BY: Afterlight Events, Chicago Twenty Something, Shorashim (Birthright), Oy!Chicago, BBYO & Other Hosts TBA Soon!

Whether you want to schmooze in the lounge or dance in a club, Soundbar has you covered! The expansive Soundbar has two floors, 7 bars for convenience, and plenty of bathrooms. Music will be provided by DJ Paul Michaels & Fast Lane.

Tickets are emailed to you when purchased with no shipping/handling fees

Your discounted tickets include:
- 8-10 p.m. private hosted cocktail & appetizer reception
- Discounts on VIP table reservations
- Two levels of schmoozing & dancing!

Tickets also include the following*:
- $10 in FREE delivery food from DoorDash with promo code 'CTS10'
- A FREE ride (up to $30) from Uber with promo code 'CTS30'
- A FREE manicure or $20 credit from Whittl with promo code 'CHI20'
- $20 credit towards your dining experience from Reserve with promo code 'Chi20'
- $20 in FREE dry cleaning and laundry from Washio with promo code 'CHITWENTY'

*All offers valid for first time users only. Offers subject to change. Click HERE for more info!
**Purchasing your ticket online guarantees you a discounted ticket. Tickets may be available at the door but prices will not be discounted. All ticket sales & table reservations are final.



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