For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.
SHOWING NOW THROUGH MARCH 17 AT A THEATER NEAR YOU
The Chicago Jewish Film Festival
Wednesday, March 13
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn – Dedicated to the memory of Ken Bailenson, z”l, son of MCJC founding member, Stew Bailenson.
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:00 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 14
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club – Discussing The Cloister by James Carroll
Friday, March 15
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner – CANCELLED
Saturday, March 16
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
SUNDAY, MARCH 17
Religious School Purim Program – including our one-and-only MCJC Purim Carnival
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
5:00 pm: Purim Dinner
6:00 pm: Megillah Reading/Purim Shpiel -“Wizard of Oz” theme (wear a costume, and shake, rattle, & roll that gragger)
Friday, March 22
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner – (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, March 23
9:30 am: Grades 4-7 Special Shabbat – Shabbat Morning Services & Kiddush – 4th Grade Consecration
1:00 pm: Extended Kiddush follows the 4th-7th Grades’ Special Shabbat kiddush. It includes light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring via email@example.com). We hope you’ll stay on for adult Torah study.
SPRING BREAK IS COMING! Sunday, March 24 through Sunday, March 31. No Religious School, Adult Education or Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom March 24, 27, or 31.
SAVE THESE APRIL DATES!
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 – MCJC Passover Seder (details to follow)
SUNDAY, APRIL 28
MCJC will travel out to Spring Grove on Sunday, April 28, 2019 after Religious School. Please join our entire synagogue to see McHenry County’s only Holocaust Memorial. Storyteller Jim May will meet us there to share the story of Holocaust survivor Lisa Derman, at the beautiful monument created by Jim and MCJC member Nancy Deborah Wicker, with Hebrew written by Max Gimpel, father of Al Gimpel.