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Woof and Drash: Meet the Artist


Berit Engen began weaving as a child in Norway, and now practices this ancient craft of entwining woof (horizontal threads) with warp (vertical threads) from her home in Oak Park, Illinois. She finds....
February 23 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Rabbi Joseph B. Solveitchik as Philosopher


Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik has long been recognized as one of the greatest Talmudic scholars and rabbinic thinkers of the 20th century. This conference will focus on philosophical dimensions of....
February 16 2014
12:00 pm - 6:00 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Kabbalah in Art and Architecture


Kabbalah is a Jewish mystical tradition that stretches back at least 3,500 years. In his beautiful new book, "Kabbalah in Art and Architecture," Alexander Gorlin draws on a wide array of historical....
February 04 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism 1221 County Line Road
Highland Park, IL 60635
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Judaism, Health, and Healing: A Chicago Community Resource Conference


Join us for a daylong resource conference on health-related topics that impact individuals, families, professionals, and the community. ....
April 14 2013
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Kenneth Feinberg on Who Gets What: Fair Compensation After Tragedy and Financial Upheaval


Kenneth Feinberg is a DC-based attorney who has been pivotal in resolving many of our nation's most challenging and widely known disputes. - A specialist in mediation and alternative resolution, he....
March 10 2013
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Where are the Women in Jewish Professional Life?


Jane Eisner, a pioneer in journalism and the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of the Forward, will address, Where Are the Women in Jewish Professional Life? when she serves as guest speaker....
November 14 2012
5:30 pm - 7:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Not in the Heavens: The Tradition of Jewish Secular Thought


Over the last three centuries, thinkers from Spinoza to Einstein have established a distinctive tradition of Jewish secular thought. Yet secularism did not necessarily mean a total rupture from Jewish....
November 04 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Cokie Roberts on The Impact of the Jewish Vote


Ten days before the election, Cokie Roberts joins us in Chicago to explore the impact of the Jewish vote. Cokie Roberts is a senior news analyst for National Public Radio and a political commentator....
October 28 2012
1:00 PM - 2:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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The Poetry of Kabbalah


Poet and translator Peter Cole will read from and talk about his new book, "The Poetry of Kabbalah," with a discussion led by DePaul University’s Dr. Rachel Shteir. For the first time in English,....
October 14 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Rosh Hashanah Cooking Class


Let Spertus Executive Chef Laura Frankel guide you through a smorgasbord of locally grown apples and then demonstrate (and have you taste) delightful gourmet dishes perfect for a Jewish New Year’s....
September 10 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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