Bye Bye Bonnie Final Farewell Potluck

Please join us for a final celebration of Bonnie Silverman!

Everyone is welcome: preschool families and alumni, JRC members, friends, and colleagues.

YOU bring a dairy/veg, nut-free main dish or side dish for 10-12 people; JRC will take care of beverages and dessert.

Take memory photos in the photo booth, enjoy dinner, drinks and dessert.

The big highlight: Bonnie reads us all a story!

American Jews & Israel/Palestine: What Do We Do If We Disagree?

As the policies of the Israeli government evolve, impacting both Israelis and Palestinians, how do we as American Jews respond? Our facilitated discussion will focus on the myriad of conflicted feelings this situation has created and what "next steps" might be possible. Your participation is welcomed. Please register so we know how many facilitators to schedule.

Israel Solidarity Day (not at JRC)

JUF's Israel Solidarity Day brings together Jews from across the Chicago area to celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park. Activities include concerts, drum circles, and an optional 3 mile walk.

JRC members who wish to take part as a group can meet inside the Ravinia grounds along the Bernbaum Sculpture Walk between 11 am-Noon. Bring a picnic lunch and contact Debi Lewis at 773-209-1444 when you arrive if you can't find the JRC group.

Shir Aviv: A Celebration of Spring Music

Enjoy a performance by JRC's Adult and Junior Choirs, accompanied by members of the JRCymphony. Program highlights include:

  • "Two by Two" - a new composition by former JRC member Bob Applebaum, for choirs and instruments
  • "Shalom, v'Shalom, v'Shalom" - also by Bob Applebaum, for choirs and instruments
  • "The Nigun" - this year's musical by JRC Choir Director Danny Wallenberg, for the Junior Choir

JRC Art Festival

JRC Art Festival logoJoin us to celebrate the art and artists that make JRC a creative, lively congregation - and support JRC in the process. Everyone's invited for a weekend of exhibits, hands-on workshops & a community art project!

9:00 am-3:00 pm: Art Sale, featuring the work of JRC members. At least 30% of all sales will go to support JRC! (Tickets not required)


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