Save The Date: Chanukah Glow Bash at the Bernard Horwich JCC on 12/10/2017

Kick off your family Chanukah celebrations with a community wide event at Bernard Horwich JCC. See the lights glow at our family GLOW party! Glow games for children of all ages, Deconstructed Sufganyot bar, crafts, and so much more.


JCC PresenTense Chicago Launch Night

After six months of start up professional training & fellowship, the JCC PresenTense Chicago entrepreneurs are ready to present to the public how they plan to change the face of our community. From a life-changing bicycle to new ways to make manufacturing cool again, audiences will interact with the fellows and divvy up valuable PresenTense Dollars to help choose who should be funded.

Join other business professionals of all ages to meet and network amongst the high-tech environment that started it all in Chicago – 1871.

The Details

  • 6:15pm: Registration, appetizers and drinks
  • 7:00pm: Opening remarks by Howard Tullman, CEO of 1871 Chicago
  • 7:15pm: Venture presentations
  • 8:00pm: Networking, Expo & crowd-funding

Free and open to the public when registering in advance. ($10 at the door).
Seats are limited.

Includes Kosher appetizers & drinks.



When and Where

June 16, 2015  | 6:15–9:00pm

1871 (Merchandise Mart, 12th Floor) [ map ]
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654

Free if registered in advance / $10 at the door
Click below:
jcc chicago eventbrite

Questions? Contact Program Director, Becky at: or 847.763.3629


The Jewish Ethics of Being A Lawyer

J-PRO, the professional development division of Chicago Torah Network, is a dynamic resource
that brings together your professional career and your Jewish heritage in a powerful synthesis
that will enhance both. J-Pro provides workshops, classes, and seminars in the fields of law,
mental health, business, medicine and more, with continuing education credits available. With JPRO,
it’s easy to advance your career and gain a wide breadth of knowledge, both professional as
well as Judaic, while networking with other like-minded Jewish professionals.
Registration is now open for class #1 of the Winter 2014 session. The complete Winter 2014
schedule is available at
WHAT: Legal Professionals’ Lunch & Learn
WHEN: January 14, 11:45 am-1 pm:
WHERE: Neal Gerber Eisenberg LLP, 2 N. LaSalle, Suite 1700
COST: $15 incl. lunch. CLE credits are $20 additional per credit
INSTRUCTOR: Rabbi Yonah Reiss
Head Of The Rabbinic Court Of The Chicago Rabbinical Council, Attorney And Past
Senior Editor Of Yale Law Review
This class will examine classical Jewish law sources regarding the interdiction against serving as a
legal advocate in adversarial proceedings. The presentation will examine conflicting texts which
either condemn or condone lawyerly intervention in different situations. This examination will also
extend to the realm of criminal law representation. Finally, we will explore the possible applications
of Jewish ethical rules to both the contemporary legal culture and the rabbinical court system.
Open to Legal Professionals only / I hr. CLE credit available.
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