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Upcoming Events and Ongoing Programs

Chanukah is coming!

Friday Night Live

Fridays, 6:00 p.m.   
Nov. 2
Jan. 25
March 22
May 17

Cantor Simon and the Shabbatones (8 piece band)
Rich Cohen - mandolin
Jonah Greenthal - keyboard
Rod Loewenthal - saxophone
Packy Lundholm - percussion
E. Marc Nevins - guitar
Howard Prager - tuba
Donna Rubinson - accordion
Alan Shlachter - oboe/English horn 
Featuring Craig Taubman's and Nava Tehillah's wonderful Shabbat melodies.

A delight for the whole family...all ages love this service!

Dinner Club

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 13 - Blind Faith Cafe, Evanston
Jan. 15 - Mizrahi Grill, Highland Park
March 19 - Taboun Grill, Skokie
May 21 - Ken's Diner, Skokie

Contact Eileen Leiderman to respond.

Film Series

Post Holocaust America
led by Dan Kamin and Judi Zeal     

“The Quarrel”
Sat. Nov. 17—7:00 p.m.

Two estranged friends -- one a rabbi, and the other, an agnostic writer— who are compelled to resume an argument that caused a separation between the pair many years earlier, after a chance meeting pushes the duo together once more. Winner of 8 international awards .

Sat. Jan. 19—7:00 p.m.

An Academy Award four time nominee, we follow a Polish-Jewish family who arrives in the US at the beginning of the century as they and their children try to build themselves a better future in the promised land. A film by Barry Levinson, with Elizabeth Perkins, Aiden Quinn, Elijah Wood.

“The Pawnbroker”
Sat. Feb. 23—7:00 p.m.

A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions. Starring Rod Steiger.

“Goodbye Columbus”
Sat. April 6 —8:00 p.m.

A Jewish man and a Jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other, find that their worlds are very different. Based on a novella by Phillip Roth. Starring Richard Benjamin, Ali McGraw, Jack Klugman.

50th Anniversary Video Party

Saturday, Dec. 1
7:00 p.m.

Video screening followed by dessert reception.
Join us as we screen a beautiful 70 minute video that lovingly tells of our history.  Created by Rich Cohen, Eilene Isaacs and Jan and Jerry Loew, you won't want to miss this.  Please respond to our office if you plan to attend.


Family Promise

December 23 through the 30th
Am Yisrael will once again host families that are in transition.
Contact Claudia and Gerry Linda to learn more or to volunteer.

Ongoing Programs

-Rabbi Newman Kamin'sTorah Study
12 noon until 1:00 p.m.
Starts in 2019

-Current Events with Cantor Simon
12 noon


Tue, November 13 2018 5 Kislev 5779