USY Alumni Shabbat at Base Hillel
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

USY Alumni Shabbat at Base Hillel

IC is in the air as it will be taking place in Chicago this December!
Join Chicago based USY alumni for a beautiful kabbalat shabbat and dinner at Silverstein Base Hillel in Lincoln Park.

Kabbalat Shabbat will begin at 6p (bring your own siddur please)
Dinner will begin at 7p

Address will be sent out a few days before the event.
Please note that this is a 21+ event

Registration is mandatory. Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/GwZgpddQ5s7gnXOM2

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Eli Talks: An Evening of Jewish Millennial Voices at Silverstein Base Hillel
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Eli Talks: An Evening of Jewish Millennial Voices at Silverstein Base Hillel

An Evening of Jewish Millennial Voices
Thursday November 16th 7- 9 PM
Silverstein Base Hillel and Eli Talks are coming together to bring Jewish Millennial voices to the stage! You are invited to an evening of inspired Jewish ideas as young adults throughout Chicago share their stories and wisdom!
5:30 PM- Friendsgiving themed dinner for students and speakers with all of your favorite thanksgiving foods!
7-9 PM Join us in Base Hillel's living room for the taping of a variety of short Eli Talks (Jewish themed Ted-style talks)

In order to attend, please register here:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdv4kFnupcg1WQVA_G7H7bk8RBuuyCm_pj4G0HrYmlv3VX1oA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Friendsgiving Dinner at Base Hillel
Nov
16
5:30 PM17:30

Friendsgiving Dinner at Base Hillel

Tis the season for friends and thanks
It's a meal of comfort so bring sweatpants not spanks
5:30 pm is the time we gather
There will be plenty of turkey and veg options if you rather
Campuses together no matter how far
If you ask him nicely Jonah will bring his guitar
Emily and Evan will bring the troops from UIC and the Loop
DePaul and Loyola will help round out the group
Megan and Paige will cook up a storm
Anna and Hannah will help make the house warm.
Rachel and Sammi will make sure we can afford dinner
And if you all come Charles will feel like a winner
Help make Yoni's first thanksgiving grand
At the best friendsgiving dinner in the land
Megan and Anna are out of rhymes
So come on over to Base for the best of times!
(Yes this is a poem written circa 2016 with a few names changed, please forgive us)
Also after dinner stick around for An Evening of Jewish Millennial Voicesand hear your peers share some words with the comedic styling of Charles Cohen interspersed! Michael Adato Emily Einhorn Andrew Tamarkin

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Hillel Chevruta: Cookie Crafts at Levine Hillel
Nov
16
11:30 AM11:30

Hillel Chevruta: Cookie Crafts at Levine Hillel

Join MCH and the Newman Center to decorate sugar cookies!
Fill out this interest form to let us know you will be joining in on the fun!https://goo.gl/forms/HyiEySetBtqWkp8k1

Hillel Chevruta Information: 
Every week, usually on Thursdays, come to the Levine Hillel Center (unless otherwise noted) for a fun and stress-relieving activity! 

These events will vary in activity but all be very fun! This will also continue next semester so stay tuned for those dates!

Milestones:
If you come to...

1 Hillel Chevruta Event- you get..... a Laptop Sticker
5 Hillel Chevruta Events- you get.... a MCH Travel Mug
10 Hillel Chevruta Events- you get.... a Hillel Chevruta Dry Fit T-shirt
15 Hillel Chevruta Events- you get.... a MCH Fleece


If you have any questions or comments, email: 
emily@metrochicagohillel.org

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Anti-Semitism and Intersectionality: Getting Beyond the Jargon at Silverstein Base Hillel
Nov
12
2:00 PM14:00

Anti-Semitism and Intersectionality: Getting Beyond the Jargon at Silverstein Base Hillel

Sunday November 12th, 2- 5 PM @ Silverstein Base Hillel
Please join Silverstein Base Hillel and Mishkan for a hands-on, engaging learning opportunity on the topic of antisemitism. Co-facilitated by Rabbi Megan GoldMarche (Silverstein Base Hillel), Rabbi Lauren Henderson (Mishkan Chicago), and Stephanie Goldfarb (Director of Youth Philanthropy & Engagement at JUF) this three-hour workshop is designed to provide participants with:
- a short overview of the history of antisemitism
- illustrations of how antisemitism can look and feel similarly and differently in today's political climate
- what the deal is with "intersectionality," why you keep hearing about it, and how it is both useful and limiting in social justice work
- space for participants to share and process personal experiences with other folks who care (and might have similar experiences too!)
- tools and resources we can all use to start thinking critically about the communities to which we belong and with which we identify

While this topic is relevant to Jews of all ages, this particular workshop is geared toward younger folks (20s and 30s). BUT, we are definitely hoping to expand our reach soon!
Space Limited! Register at; https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdwCqYk0PoG8y-zPy2hntw4NeoNpL8KQZiIBGo9oD8_Fzy8Fg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Questions? Email goldfarb.stephanie@gmail.com

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Hillel Chevruta: Bananas Berries and Bootcamp at Levine Hillel
Nov
9
12:00 PM12:00

Hillel Chevruta: Bananas Berries and Bootcamp at Levine Hillel

Come to the kickoff of Hillel Chevruta! Join MCH and a personal trainer for an hour filled with fun, sweat, bananas, and berries. 
Fill out this interest form to let us know you will be joining in on the fun!https://goo.gl/forms/HyiEySetBtqWkp8k1

Hillel Chevruta Information: 
Every week, usually on Thursdays, come to the Levine Hillel Center for a fun and stress-relieving activity! 

These events will vary in activity but all be very fun! This will also continue next semester so stay tuned for those dates!

Milestones:
If you come to...

1 Hillel Chevruta Event- you get..... a Laptop Sticker
5 Hillel Chevruta Events- you get.... a MCH Travel Mug
10 Hillel Chevruta Events- you get.... a Hillel Chevruta Dry Fit T-shirt
15 Hillel Chevruta Events- you get.... a MCH Fleece


If you have any questions or comments, email: 
emily@metrochicagohillel.org

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

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Tacos and Torah: Vayera
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

Tacos and Torah: Vayera

We are in the midst of the story of Abraham and these portions are packed with well known stories and lesser known tidbits that have defined the Jewish people's narrative for thousands of years!
Join us for Tacos and Torah over vegetarian tacos with all the fixings and stimulation conversation about this week's Torah portion and how it applies to our lives! 
This will be our last Tacos and Torah for a few weeks (11/9 join us for Alley Oop to Aliyah with David Goldstein at DePaul, 11/16 come to Silverstein Base Hillel for An Evening of Jewish Millennial Voices, and 11/23 we hope everyone has a gratitute filled Thanksgiving)! Tacos and Torah will be back November 30th!

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Build Your Professional Brand
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

Build Your Professional Brand

Metro Chicago Hillel is pleased to welcome Susan Caplan, a ‘marketing yourself’ expert who helps students and young professionals gain a competitive edge in the job market. 

Remember, telling your story and marketing yourself to the real world doesn’t wait until after graduation. So be sure to join us and learn how to build your professional brand starting today!

Light refreshments will be served. This event will take place on the first floor of Silverstein Base Hillel

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Tacos and Torah: Lech Lecha and #metoo in the Torah
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Tacos and Torah: Lech Lecha and #metoo in the Torah

In the past couple of weeks the prevalence of sexual exploitation and harassment in our world has returned to the national spotlight. We will examine one story from this week's Torah portion, the story of Abraham asking Sarah to pretend to be his sister and her ending up in Pharoah's bed, as a jumping off point to explore sexual exploitation/harassment/violence in our society today. This conversation will be co-faclitated by Rabbi Megan and Evan Richter
All are welcome, to join us for an open conversation over vegetarian tacos with all the fixings.

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Grad Student Shabbat at Base Hillel
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Grad Student Shabbat at Base Hillel

Join us at Base Hillel for a city wide grad student Shabbat. All graduate students in the Chicago land area are welcome for a home cooked meal to meet other local grad students and celebrate Shabbat. Spaces are limited so please fill out the registration form below to confirm your spot. 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyGy38LEc5xdKMzLVVQaenl5LPAx4nH1IoX2TokG6CsouJpA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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New Month (Rosh Chodesh) Music and Storytelling Tisch!
Oct
19
8:00 AM08:00

New Month (Rosh Chodesh) Music and Storytelling Tisch!

In our ever polarizing and scary world, sometimes we just need to gather around a table and sing, share stories and of course eat and drink! This month we are partnering with Workmen's Circle for our Rosh Chodesh (new month) tisch (TIsch is yiddish for table) to share stories, toasts (Le'chayims), snacks and song!

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Tacos and Torah: Noah- The Torah Begins Again!
Oct
19
6:30 AM06:30

Tacos and Torah: Noah- The Torah Begins Again!

With the end of the Fall Jewish Holidays it is time to begin reading the Torah from the beginning! Join us for Tacos and Torah as we examine creation and the flood over vegetarian tacos with all the fixings and stimulation conversation about this weeks Torah portion and how it applies to our lives! 
This week after Tacos and Torah stick around for singing and story telling with our third Rosh Chodesh (New Month) tisch!

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Strange Contagion at Base Hillel
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Strange Contagion at Base Hillel

Did you know that thoughts, emotions and behaviors are highly contagious? Join Lee Daniel Kravetz, author of the riviting book Strange Contaigon, for an interview-style discussion with Rabbi Lizzi on his findings and a group discussion on how we can use them to build healthier communities of our own. Strange Contaigon explores the science and lived experience of social contagion— the propensity for certain behaviors exhibited by one person to be copied by others. You don't need to have read the book to attend (but you should read it because it's fascinating). The first 10 people to RSVP will get a signed copy! Space is limited. Thanks to Silverstein Base Hillel for co-sponsoring this event.

Register: https://mc.z2systems.com/np/clients/mc/eventRegistration.jsp?event=1199&

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Shabbat Dinner in the Loop
Oct
13
5:30 PM17:30

Shabbat Dinner in the Loop

Looking to unwind after a long week? Want to spend Shabbat dinner surrounded by friends in a stunning Ballroom looking out over downtown Chicago?? Want to enjoy some Sushi as we welcome the Sabbath bride??? Then come to Shabbat in the loop! Candle lighting will start around 5:50, excited to see you all there.

Email Evan Richter at Evan@metrochicagohillel.org if you have any questions.

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Loyola Sukkot BBQ Lunch
Oct
11
12:00 AM00:00

Loyola Sukkot BBQ Lunch

  • Hillel Sukkah, Area between Damen and Redline tracks across from the Centenial Forum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Hillel at Loyola for a FREE kosher barbecue at the sukkah! We'll be located on October 11 12-2pm between the CTA red line tracks and Damen! (North quad by Mertz) Questions? Email Sean Barrett (sbarrett6@luc.edu)

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Base Hillel Sukkot Cooking and Dinner Club
Oct
10
4:30 PM16:30

Base Hillel Sukkot Cooking and Dinner Club

You are invited to an intimate home cooked, fall themed meal in the Sukkah at Silverstein Base Hillel. Interested in helping to cook? We will start cooking at 4:30 PM! Just want to eat? Join us at 6:45 for dinner in the Sukkah!

In the spirit of the season, a time when we appreciate the structures we live in and the food we have been provided, we ask attendees to give a $5 donation for dinner (if this would keep you from coming please reach out to rabbimegan@gmail and we will make it work!) 
All proceeds from dinner will support The Night Ministry (https://www.thenightministry.org/), a Chicago-based organization that works to provide housing, health care and human connection to members of our community struggling with poverty or homelessness.

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Base Hillel Sukkot Havdallah Music Fest
Oct
7
6:30 PM18:30

Base Hillel Sukkot Havdallah Music Fest

Come hang in the sukkah and shake the lulav in a low-key, relaxed space. We'll gather for havdallah led by Rabbi Lauren and Rabbi Megan and then jam out in the sukkah! Bring a musical instrument and/or some songs you want to sing. We'll provide the snacks and beverages (both alcoholic and non), you provide yourself. This community-wide Sukkot celebration is open to all. 

Register: https://mc.z2systems.com/np/clients/mc/eventRegistration.jsp?event=1173&

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Shabbat Dinner with Hillel and AEPi
Oct
6
5:30 PM17:30

Shabbat Dinner with Hillel and AEPi

Need a place for Shabbat dinner? Hillel and AEPi have you covered. Join us for Shabbat in the Sukkah! Bring yourself or bring a friend, and don't forget to RSVP!

You can also stop by on October 3rd to help make decorations for the Sukkah. Click the link below to RSVP.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1735549289806978/?context=create&previousaction=create&ref=42&sid_create=1062574881&action_history=%5B%7B%22surface%22%3A%22create_dialog%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22page_create_dialog%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D&has_source=1

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