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Kids bring 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' to Skokie 2015-12-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 3, 2015, p.27 Plays, 'Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The', Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
JCC celebrating 50 ears of 'The Sound of Music 2015-04-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 30, 2015, p.43 Sound of Music, The, Turner, Emily, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Gold medalist visits Skokie swim program 2016-10-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 20, 2016, p. 8 Boquist, Alex, Boquist, Carl, Krayzelburg, Lenny, Dolan, Cassaundra, JCC Chicago, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
JCC brings young Holocaust victims' words to life 2015-02-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 26, 2015, p.13 Plays, Concentration camps, Bouwman, Robert, 'I Never Saw Another Butterfly', Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Play in Skokie uncovers darkness that surrounds sex trafficking 2014-10-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 23, 2014 , p. 8 Plays, Crime and criminals - Sex crimes, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, 'Shadowtown II: The Johns'
Olympic swimmer Krayzelburg visits Skokie 2014-01-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 23, 2014 , p. 10 Sports - Swimming and diving, Krayzelburg, Lenny, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
'Invasion of Skokie' hits home 2013-05-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 16, 2013 , p. 58 Plays, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, 'Invasion of Skokie, The'
Students make big show of classic 'Pea' 2013-05-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 9, 2013 , p. 27 'Princess and the Pea, The', Plays, Lang, Teri, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Denman, Tom
Jewish Community Center: Music Man staging celebrates 100 years 2012-05-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 31, 2012 , p. 6 Dreyster, Nava, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Anniversaries and birthdays, Roseneld, Zachary, Richter, Xenia, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
JCC sci-fi musical seeks children's 2011-12-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 2011 , p. 11 Plays, JCC Young Actors Ensemble, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Skokie JCC stages improvisation show 2011-11-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 3, 2011 , p. 8 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Comedy and comics, Highly Improvable
JCC children's projects honor memory of King Jr. 2010-01-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 21, 2010 , p. 10 Holidays and celebrations - Martin Luther King Day, Goldberg, Laurie, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
JCC Young Actors stage 'Grease' 2009-11-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 12, 2009, p. 12 Plays, 'Grease', Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Passover means giving at Kaplan JCC 2008-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 2008, p. 7 Holidays and celebrations - Passover, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Engelhart, Corinne
Creative Kids Corner finds new Skokie home 2007-12-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 13, 2007, p. 5 Kusel, Linda, Creative Kids Corner, Bonansinga, Jeanie, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Children
JCC garden grows into cozy venue 2007-07-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 12, 2007, p. 65 Katz, Sheryl, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies, Children
JCC serves up special Passover 2007-03-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 29, 2007, p. 8 Holidays and celebrations - Passover, Rozner, Darci, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Engelhart, Corinne
Buildings, plans dominate 2006 2006-12-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 28, 2006, p. 10 Isaacs, Mike, Skokie - City planning, Internet, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Early Education Center, Crime and criminals - Homicide, Holidays and celebrations, Niles North High School, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jung, Jung Yon, Oliver McCracken Middle School, Museums, Elizabeth Meyer School, Crime and criminals - Sex crimes, Codell, Neil, Enriquez, Bibiana, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Security, Luna, Arturo, Public School District 68 - Statistics, Meis, Douglas R., Crime and criminals - Murder, Dahlquist, Michael J., Theaters, Traffic accidents, Middleton Elementary School, Acri, Bob, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Board, Tlatenchi, Maria, Skokie Theatre, Rosen, Andrea, Freeman, Robert, Sliwinski, Jeanette, Public School District 73 1/2 - Board, Glick, John R., Tlatenchi, Pablo, Holocaust Memorial Museum
Mayer Kaplan JCC turns all attention to children 2006-09-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 21, 2006, p. 10 Jacobson, Beth, Batchko, Fern, Children, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies, Cohn, Jeff
Park District can't save JCC swimming program 2006-07-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 20, 2006, p. 5 Ohrlund, John, Sports - Swimming and diving, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Park District to decide on swim programming 2006-07-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 13, 2006, p. 10 Sports - Swimming and diving, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Park District, JCC explore options for adult swimming 2006-05-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 2006, p. 10 Sports - Swimming and diving, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Park District explores ways to pick up JCC adult classes 2006-05-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 2006, p. 10 Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Mayer Kaplan JCC eliminates adult services as of summer 2006-04-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 2006, p. 10 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Dayan, Mitch
Chicago Jewish Theatre relocates to Skokie 2006-02-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 2006, p. B2 Theaters, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Chicago Jewish Theatre
JCC marks 85th birthday for beloved Grandpa Sol 2005-04-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 2005, p. 12 Zitlin, Sol, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Storytelling
Mayer Kaplan JCC gets reprieve 2004-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 2004, p. 7 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Cohen, Avrum
Mayer Kaplan to maintain services through June 2006 2004-12-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 16, 2004, p. 15 Budget and expenditures, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Nasatir, Steven, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Cohen, Avrum
JCC hires dance teacher 2004-09-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 2, 2004, p. 8 Dance, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Davis, Lizzie
Some Kaplan programs preserved 2004-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 2004, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Fundraising and fundraisers, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Cohen, Avrum, Strode, Wendy, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Dayan, Mitch, Temple Judea Mizpah
JCC members still trying to "Save the J 2004-05-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 6, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Bleadon, Ben, Springer, Barry, Budget and expenditures, Nasatir, Steven, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Strode, Wendy, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Dayan, Mitch
Some Kaplan services to be saved 2004-04-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 29, 2004, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Springer, Barry, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Cohen, Avrum, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
Kaplan JCC fate is in the hands of the community 2004-04-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 29, 2004, p. 18 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Editorial
JCC is right to keep door open 2004-04-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 2004, p. 16 Bleadon, Ben, Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Editorial
Hope offered for Kaplan JCC future 2004-04-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 1, 2004, p. 3 Bleadon, Ben, Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
Fundraiser for JCC falls short 2004-04-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 1, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Budget and expenditures, Springer, Barry, Cutler, Norman, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
JCC to go ahead with service cuts 2004-03-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 25, 2004, p. 7 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Dayan, Mitch
JCC plans big cuts for Skokie facility 2004-03-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 25, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Springer, Barry, Cutler, Norman, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Breadon, Ben, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
Kaplan JCC backers are seeking funding 2004-03-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 18, 2004, p. 7 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Breadon, Ben, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
JCC plans to cut Kaplan services 2004-03-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 4, 2004, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Cohen, Avrum, Breadon, Ben, Strode, Wendy, Brief, Rabbi Neil, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Dayan, Mitch, Weiskirch, Sid
Schoen cherishes JCC connections 2003-11-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 6, 2003, p. 5 Schoen, Alan, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC)
Anne Frank sings out in Skokie 2003-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 2003, p. B3 Levin, Jonathan, Rabin, Carolyn, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Eisenstein, David, Frank, Anne, 'Anne Frank', Sturm, Laura, Beller, David, Plays
JCC theater group stages Anne Frank 2003-01-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 2003, p. 8 Levin, Jonathan, Rabin, Carolyn, Yours, Anne, Children, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Eisenstein, David, Sturm, Laura, Beller, David, Plays
Newsmakers 2002-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 2002, p. 14 Shah, Vip, Skokie Human Relations Commission, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Gerstner, Alan, Rivenson, Meryl, Van Dusen, George, Awards, prizes, etc., Loyal Masonic Lodge No. 1007, Hometown Video Festival, Klepadlo, Peggy, Bhatt, Subhash (Sam)
Sukkot celebrates the bounty of autumn 2002-09-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 19, 2002, Sec. 2, p. 1 Holidays and celebrations - Sukkot, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism, Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Mizrahi, Rabbi Nina
Big-and-tall campers : Ex-Bulls Kerr, Miller wow kids at Jewish Community Center 2002-08-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 22, 2002, Sec. 2, p. 9 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Miller, Brad, Kerr, Steve, Sports - Basketball
JCC cast creates 'Fiddler's' world : Final performances slated for this evening and Sunday 2002-06-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 2002, p. 75 Aljadeff, Mike, O'Connor, Heather, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Binz, Evelyn Malouf, Padron-Glass, Nicki, McKinty-Trupp, Ryan, Fiorito, Rebecca, Fisher, Jimmy, Plays, Wolff, Laurie, 'Fiddler on the Roof', Lavie, Karin, Young Actor's Ensemble, Fraiman, Yarden, Sturm, Laura, Fineberg, Jeremy, Peters, Lee, Rabin, Carolyn, Daurio, Phoebe, Goldstein, Mhari, Mann, Suzanne
Mideast clash sparks patrols, meeting here 2000-10-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 19, 2000, p. 3 Johnson, Michael Lawrence, Anti-Semitism, Violence, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Chicago Israeli Consulate, Crime and criminals - Assault and battery, Warnock, Alan Patrick, Congregation Bnai Emunah, Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Lichterman, Steven Michael
Teens accept invitation to dance 1999-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 97 Doman, Emily, Teenagers, Dance, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Krislov, Karson, Walker, Michelle, Gonzalez, Mariela, Legs in Motion, Lavey, Allison, Rabin, Carolyn
Security hike urged during high holidays 1999-09-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 2, 1999, p. 3 Hirschhaut, Richard, Safety devices and measures, Yaffe, Robert, Holidays and celebrations, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism, Jewish Relations Community Council of the Jewish United Fund, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
Youths play the melodies of their grandparents 1999-06-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 24, 1999, Sec. 2, p. 1 Grill, Lauren, Music - Klezmer, Lippitz, Lori, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Grill, Brandon, Concerts, L'Chayim Klezmorim Jr. Klezmer Orchestra
New Jewish theater opens with 'Love in the Catskills' 1998-12-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 24, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 1 Plays, 'Love in the Catskills', Turtletaub, Anita, Turtletaub, Stan, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Midwest Jewish Theater
Kaplan 'J' party spins dreidel world record 1998-12-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 17, 1998, p. 5 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Rosenfeld, Joe, Guinness Book of World Records, Holidays and celebrations - Chanukah (Hanukkah)
Orthodox women to meet on issues 1998-11-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 19, 1998, p. 85 Women, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Midwest Conference on Women, Halakha and Modernity, Religion - Judaism, Garfinkel, Tzivia
Yaffe new director at Kaplan JCC 1998-04-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 2, 1998, p. 95 Employees, Yaffe, Robert, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
JCC looks forward to expansion plans 1998-04-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 2, 1998, p. 95 Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Schoen, Alan, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Emanon offers a 'Triple Play' of superb silliness 1998-04-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 2, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 3 Tuegel, Janet, Smith, Kerry, Emanon Theater Company, Albright, Joseph, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, 'Triple Play', Rasinski, Rachel, Bany-Winters, Lisa, Plays
Listen Up! Mixes it up : Quartet puts eclectic spin on traditional Yiddish favorites 1998-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1998, p. B3 Music, Packowitz, Ron, Listen Up! A Cappella, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Singer, Rebecca, Mendelson, Michael, Religion - Judaism, Singer, Steve
Listen up : You'll like Listen Up! 1998-02-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 19, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 1 Music, Packowitz, Ron, Klein, Rebecca, Listen Up! A Cappella, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Mendelson, Michael, Religion - Judaism, Singer, Steve
Emanon's stupid Cupid 1998-01-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 29, 1998, p. B5 'Narcissus and Echo', Miller, Heather, Emanon Theater Company, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Noelle, Tracy, Vanier, Jean, Pigott, Amy Lynn, Gigante, Phil, Plays
Emanon offers theater for all ages 1998-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 1998, p. B2 Bany-Winters, Lisa, Plays, Theaters, Emanon School of Performing Arts, Williams, Michelle, Emanon Theater Company, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Seniors troupe Still Acting UP at JCC 1998-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 1998, p. 61 Brown, Barbara, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Aged, O'Reilly, Winifred, Still Acting Up!, Nasatir, Alyce, Drama
Have fun with aliens at Emanon 1997-12-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 18, 1997, Sec. 2, p. 3 Lubow, Jason, Plays, Emanon Theater Company, Bradshaw, Debi, 'Milky Way Out There', Albright, Joseph, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Vrba, Chas
Seniors blast off into cyberspace 1997-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 1997, p. 93 SeniorNet, Moss, Mort, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Council for Jewish Elderly (CJE), Aged, Computers, Internet, Roth, Laura
Lapping it up : When it comes to physical fitness, these two swimmers know how to dive right in 1997-09-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 4, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 6 Sports - Swimming and diving, Hoefler, Jack, Simon, Ruth, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Ida Mintz Fitness Award, Awards, prizes, etc.
Skokie teenager charged in attack 1997-08-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 7, 1997, p. 9 Pogorelyy, Eugene, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Crime and criminals - Assault and battery
Demon Radish adds extra spice to Emanon's lively 'Rapunzel 1997-04-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 24, 1997, Sec. 2, p. 1 Tuegel, Janet, Harmon, Amy E., Emanon Theater Company, Albright, Joseph, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Hugen, Ashley, Lockhart, Julie A., Bany-Winters, Lisa, Plays
Keshet Auxiliary has banner year - its first 1997-02-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 27, 1997, p. D7 Keshet Auxiliary, Behr, Hope, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies, Charities, Disabled, Sloan, Bonnie
Klezmania : Lively Yiddish soul music gains in following 1996-11-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 7, 1996, Sec. 2, p. 1 Musha, Hasha, Kelzmer Music Foundation, Rubin, Luba, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, Music - Klezmer, Lippitz, Lori, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Midwest Klezmer and Yiddish Music Institute
Resources offered for idled students 1996-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 1996, p. 9 Response Center, Comp USA, Jewish Children's Bureau, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Skatium, Leaning Tower YMCA, Strikes, Weber Leisure Center, Devonshire Cultural Center
Improvising 'Pyrate Show' 1996-10-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 24, 1996, p. B7 Robles, Danny, Coates, Geoff, Emanon Theater Company, Albright, Joseph, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Walker, Michelle, 'Pyrate Show, The', Lubow, Jason, Plays
Mayer Kaplan JCC turns 25 1996-10-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 3, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 5 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Anniversaries and birthdays
National Jewish Theatre and Northlight may consolidate 1996-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 1996, p. B6 Theaters, Northlight Theatre, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, National Jewish Theater (NJT), North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Welcoming community : Kehilla seeks young unaffiliated Jewish adults 1996-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 1996, p. 15 North Shore Kehilla, Synagogues, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism, Editorial
Photographer focuses on the big picture 1996-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1996, p. B4 Synagogues, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Photography, Stern, Laurence, Art exhibitions
Teen band Typhus on a mission to jam at Rock with Israel 1996-05-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 9, 1996, Sec. 2, p. 6 Slodki, Brian, Music, Sugar, Mark, Yarrow, Ben, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Concerts, Typhus, Rose, Dave
Zionists move HQ to Skokie 1996-05-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 9, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 7 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies, Silverstein, Leonard, Zionist Organization of Chicago
'American Plan' recalls Jewish life in '60s 1996-03-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 28, 1996, p. B13 Plays, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Ginsberg, Jeff, National Jewish Theater (NJT), 'American Plan, The'
'Rosensweig' a winner 1996-01-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 25, 1996, p. B5 Plays, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, 'Sisters Rosensweig, The', National Jewish Theater (NJT)
Curtain to rise again on National Jewish Theater 1995-12-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 21, 1995, Sec. 3, p. 2 Theaters, Lewin, Cheryl, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, National Jewish Theater (NJT), Sloan, Joyce
National Jewish returns 1995-12-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 7, 1995, p. B5 Padveen, Susan, Zollie and Elaine Frank Theater, Ginsberg, Jeff, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, National Jewish Theater (NJT), Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Drama
Hebrew country-western? Listen Up! 1995-12-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 7, 1995, p. B3 Music, Packowitz, Ron, Listen Up! A Cappella, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Singer, Rebecca, Mendelson, Michael, Singer, Steve
Russian camp survivor's work endures on stage 1995-11-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 2, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 1 'Jewish Melody and Other Definitions of Confinement, The', Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Benassi, Marco, Darrell, Kathryn, Stonov, Anna, Clue, Tim, Stonov, Dmitry, Darrell, Natasha, Plays
Jewish Melody' recounts Siberian ordeal 1995-09-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 1995, p. B1 Jewish Melody and Other Definitions of Confinement, The, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Short Story Theater, Stonov, Dmitry, Drama
Steinsaltz heads lecture series 1995-09-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 14, 1995, p. 17 Lectures and lecturing, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Marvin N. Steon Center for Jewish Arts and Letters, Religion - Judaism, Steinsaltz, Rabbi Adin
Mayer Kaplan JCC offers Klezmer Institute 1995-08-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 10, 1995, p. 20 Music - Klezmer, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Midwest Klezmer and Yiddish Music Institute
NJT curtain may still rise : Deal with JCC keeps group at Mayer Kaplan facility 1995-08-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 10, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Haimes, Dr. Harlan, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, National Jewish Theater (NJT), Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Sloan, Joyce
Raucous rhythms : Klezmer/Yiddish music fest promises foot-stomping fun 1995-08-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 3, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 1 Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, Music - Klezmer, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, First Midwest Klezmer and Yiddish Music Institute, Bjorling, Kurt, Chicago Klezmer Ensemble
Jewish immigrants helped by Family-to-Family program 1995-06-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 22, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 8 Immigrants, Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF), Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Charities, Religion - Judaism, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Family-to-Family Program (FTF)
8-year-old lives out his own hoop dreams 1995-04-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 13, 1995, p. 5 Sloan, Cindy, Sloan, Kevin, Skokie Youth Basketball, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Bogan, Alan, Sports - Basketball
Financial woes force Jewish theater's exit 1995-03-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 30, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Theaters, Padveen, Susan, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Ginsberg, Jeff, National Jewish Theater (NJT)
Federation settles in Golf Road building 1995-02-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 9, 1995, p. 15 Jewish Family and Community Service, Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building, Skolnick, Zan, Jewish Children's Bureau, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Jewish Vocational Service, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies, Religion - Judaism
Master Blaster seniors feel young 1995-01-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 5, 1995, p. 5 Weissman, David, Mogul, Sidney, Health and fitness, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Aged, Awards, prizes, etc., Sports - Weightlifting, Belcastro, Fred, Weinstein, Laure, Master Blasters
Feeling better the microchip way 1994-05-12 The Jewish Community Center now offers computerized health tests. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 12, 1994, p. 121 Health and fitness, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Computers
Shalom series details key to Jewish heritage 1993-12-16 A program to teach recent immigrants about Hanukkah and Judaism, Shalom Sunday, is held at the Jewish Community Center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 16, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Education, Immigrants, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism, Holidays and celebrations - Chanukah (Hanukkah)
Preschool kids to hold drive to aid EZRA center 1993-11-11 Children at the JCC in Skokie will give toys to charity. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 11, 1993, p. 15 Charities, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Children
War hits home with 2 bomb threats at J 1991-01-24 The Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie received a bomb threat on January 18. JCC officials decided to evacuate the building. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 24, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Bombs and bomb threats, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Center for Soviet Jews ready to help 1990-03-08 Shalom Center, the $20 million orientation program set up in the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center is expected to annually give as many as 5,000 Soviet and other Jewish emigres a wide range of assistance. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 1990, p. 3 Immigrants, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism, Shalom Center, Social agencies
Skokie JCC flounders while city sister prospers 1990-02-15 The merger of Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center and Meyer Kaplan Jewish Community Center was formally dissolved in December 1989. The Kaplan JCC finds itself going through financially troubling times. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 15, 1990, Sec. 2, p. 4 Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Jewish residents say Kaplan center needed 1989-12-07 Officials at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center want feedback from members on how to solve membership and financial problems. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 7, 1989, p. 4 Budget and expenditures, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
JCC forced to end merger of 2 centers 1989-11-30 Declining membership and financial woes have forced the end of a four-year merger between Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie and the Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center in Chicago. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 30, 1989, p. 3 Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Hundreds of Soviet Jews welcome 1st new year 1989-10-05 Close to 700 newly-arrived Jewish Soviet immigrants attended a special Rosh Hashanah dinner and service at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 5, 1989, p. 3 Holidays and celebrations - Rosh Hashanah, Immigrants, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Religion - Judaism
Mayor is upbeat on future 1988-07-28 Skokie Mayor Jackie Gorell talked about downtown residences, an expanded Old Orchard shopping center, fewer basement floods and other prospects for Skokie in a July 21 speech at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 28, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Community development, Gorell, Jacqueline
Israeli writers featured in series 1986-09-04 Amos Oz, Israel's most renowned novelist, will speak on October 27 at the Horwich/Kaplan JCC in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 4, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 7 Lectures and lecturing, Authors, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Oz, Amos
Series to feature Bellow 1986-03-13 Saul Bellow, a Nobel prize-winning author, will speak at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center on April 17. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 13, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 14 Bellow, Saul, Lectures and lecturing, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Authors
Changes taking place at JCC health clubs 1986-01-30 The health club at the Mayer Kaplan JCC will undergo a $500,000 upgrade. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 30, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Business - Fitness clubs
Hunter joins JCC's performing arts staff 1985-12-19 Diana Hunter, Skokie Public Library Board President, has joined the Bernard Horwich-Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center as subscription and group sales manager for Open Stage Theatre. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 19, 1985, p. 12 Performing arts, Open Stage Theatre, Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center, Hunter, Diana, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
High heels, makeup and dresses all in the sake of theater humor 1985-07-14 The musical comedy "Sugar" will open at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center on July 20 and run weekends through August 18. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 14, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Plays, 'Sugar', Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center
Funding forces JCC merger 1985-03-03 The Bernard Horwich and Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Centers will merge this summer into a combined center with a single administrative staff and board of directors. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 3, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Fingerman exhibits drawings at Skokie Public Library 1981-06-18 Drawings by Skokian Ruth Fingerman, ceramic sculpture made by six Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center students, and pottery made by two women who work at the Mayer Kaplan JCC are on display at the library. The News, Thursday, June 18, 1981, p. 4 Fingerman, Ruth, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
JCC day care to benefit from township grant 1980-06-08 A $6,000 grant from Niles Township will enable the JCC to expand its day care offerings for children. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 8, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Niles Township Board, Child care and day care centers, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Grants
Jewish Defense League came armed for July 4 'march' vigil 1977-07-07 Members of the Jewish Defense League attended a rally at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center. The News, Thursday, July 7, 1977, p. 4 Protests, demonstrations, etc., National Socialist Party of America, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Defense League
Nazis stay home: July 4 rally at JCC draws 1,000 1977-07-07 Jewish Defense League held a peaceful rally on July 4th. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 7, 1977, Sec. 1, p. 3 Protests, demonstrations, etc., National Socialist Party of America, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Jewish Defense League
Andrea Cooper 1977-06-02 Andrea Cooper received the Maurice Palles Teen of the Year award at the Mayer Kaplan JCC. The News, Thursday, June 2, 1977, p. 19 Cooper, Andrea, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Awards, prizes, etc.
Kaplan JCC is 5 years old 1976-09-09 Mayer Kaplan JCC celebrates 5th anniversary. The News, Thursday, September 9, 1976, p. 16 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Kaplan opens Gollay library 1976-09-02 Anna and Charles Gollay Library is open at Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center. The News, Thursday, September 2, 1976, p. 10 Libraries, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Dream becomes real at JCC open house 1971-09-23 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center had open house on September 12th. The News, Thursday, September 23, 1971, p. 7 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Neighbors - JCC presents new worries 1971-01-28 Neighbors of proposed JCC voice concern. The News, Thursday, January 28, 1971, p. 6 Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies
Appoint director of Kaplan JCC 1969-09-11 Morton Schrag has been appointed director of the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center. The News, Thursday, September 11, 1969, p. 12 Schrag, Morton, Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center, Organizations and societies