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12:00 PM

The Jewish Divorce Process and Get Refusal

October 14 @ 12:00 PM
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

A Get is a religious divorce under Jewish law and can only be given by a husband to a wife. When a husband refuses to give a Get, the woman becomes an “agunah” or “chained woman”. As an agunah, she is unable to remarry within the Jewish tradition and have

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6:00 PM

Miracles of Hadassah

October 14 @ 6:00 PM
Bryn Mawr Country Club, 6600 N Crawford Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712-3507 US
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Please join us in person* or virtually on Thursday, October 14 at 6 pm CT for Miracles of Hadassah as we pay tribute to Esther Yelen Berman and Marlene Kaplan, two exemplary pillars of the Hadassah and Jewish communities. Honor Esther and Marlene in person at Bryn Mawr Country Club

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6:15 PM

Israel Cancer Research Fund’s Virtual Revolving Tables Young Professional Networking Event

October 14 @ 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Revolving Tables is a one-of-a-kind young professional networking event, hosted by the Israel Cancer Research Fund Visions Board of Chicago. The evening raises awareness and funds for ICRF, while providing an experience with professional growth and social exchange. This year, the evening will be virtual to ensure the health and safety

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6:30 PM

Fall Kickball

October 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Join us for YLD’s Fall Kickball League! Games will be played on Thursday evenings starting on August 26th at Stanton Park (618 W Scott St). After the games, teams can walk over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Stretch your muscles, support YLD, and make new friends

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Virtual Program – Combating Anti-AAPI Hate: Building a Foundation for Change

October 14 @ 6:30 PM
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

While hate crimes in America’s largest cities have declined overall during the coronavirus pandemic, hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have increased by 149% across 26 of the largest jurisdictions with significant AAPI population in 2020, according to Stop AAPI Hate. Thousands of hate crimes against AAPI

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The Future of Holocaust Education in the United States

October 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Dr. Daniel Aschheim (Consul for Public Diplomacy at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest), Regine Schlesinger (veteran WBBM journalist) and Dr. Luke Berryman (Founder of The Ninth Candle) gather for a fascinating roundtable discussion. October 14th marks the 78th anniversary of the prisoner uprising in the Sobibor extermination

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7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Pam Mandel

October 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

5959 Chicago's Authors & Ideas series presents a conversation with acclaimed travel writer Pam Mandel about her latest work, "The Same River Twice." In this book, "Mandel tells a mesmerizing tale of youth adrift and the ways she used travel to find meaning in the world…Mandel is adept at describing

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