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20
Nov

BJE 2018 ANNUAL EVENT

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us in honoring Chicago Jewish Funerals’ founder David Jacobson and his wife Iris.  It was a wonderful opportunity for us to gather and see some rare and exotic cars.  The 2018 Annual Celebration was a success and we hope to be a part of it again in the future.  Until then

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30
Oct

Dear Community

I rarely post about the tragedies, especially that happens within our “peoplehood” or in the larger community because I know it won’t be too long until our hearts are broken again, and our safety and our feeling of security is shaken. I want to share a little story and a song…… I have been an Elton John fan for many

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8
Oct

BJE Chicago 2018 Annual Celebration

Dear Families and Friends, We are proud to announce that Chicago Jewish Funerals founder David I. Jacobson and his wife Iris along with Randi and Rob Feder will be recognized at the Board of Jewish Education’s 2018 “Accelerating Into The Future” annual celebration. The Board of Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago (BJE) helps nurture the continuity and quality of Jewish life

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23
Apr

Start Mental Health Awareness Month Out Right!

Chicago Jewish Funerals is proud to be part of this program Tuesday, May 1st, 7PM, Skokie Public Library 5215 Oakton Street Skokie, Illinois 60077 (Radmacher Room) Featured Speakers: Adv. Liron David | BSW, LL.M, Director International Relations and Development, Enosh – The Israeli Mental Health Association Kate Mahoney | LCSW Executive Director, Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education, The

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5
Sep

The Healing Shofar – Grief and the High Holidays

The Healing Shofar is a workshop for bereaved people who are anticipating the major Jewish Fall Holidays after the death of a loved one. Please join Josh Magariel, LCSW, Manager of Grief and Loss Services at Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care and Rabbi Joe Ozarowski, D.Min., BCC, Rabbinic Counselor and Chaplain of Jewish Child and Family Services, for information on

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19
Jul

Drop in Support Groups

Drop in Support Groups: for grief and loss Hand in Hand– For older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner over the last two years.  Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.   Time:        10:30 – 12:00pm Place:       JCFS, 5150 Golf Rd, Skokie Fee:          $10.00 a session (adjustable) Contact:   Marsha Raynes, LCSW,

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25
Apr

THE 5TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON HELP, HEALING AND HOPE AFTER LOSS

PRESENTED BY THE JEWISH HEALING NETWORK AND THE LAURI S. BAUER FOUNDATION FOR SUDDEN LOSS GRIEF AND THE FAMILY: FINDING BALANCE AFTER LOSS Dr. Janice Nadeau engages audiences with her inspirational blend of warmth, humor and compassion. Her professional work includes more than 30 years as a Psychologist and Hospice Nurse helping families navigate end of life and loss. In

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21
Apr

Israel’s One Armed Warrior

Izzy Ezagui, an American who joined the Israel Defense Force and had his arm blown off during battle, only to fight for the unprecedented right to return to combat, will be in Wilmette on Sunday, April 30th to share his message of courage, struggle and determination. While he continues to serve in an elite unit in the reserves, Izzy delivers inspirational talks

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7
Nov

Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy: Who is Doing What?

The Lauri S. Bauer Foundation For Sudden Loss Conference on Help, Healing and Hope after Loss Presents: Sudden Loss and Grief: The Path to Recovery with Dr. Kenneth Doka, internationally renowned grief expert Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm The DoubleTree Hotel, 9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, Free and open to the community. Refreshments and book signing to follow. Cosponsored by the

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14
Jul

MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE: CHICAGO JEWISH FUNERALS CREATES NEW CALENDAR TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

SKOKIE, IL, July 6, 2011 At a time when everyone is forced to do more with less, David Jacobson, founder of Chicago Jewish Funerals, determined he could do more for those who had less. Jacobson decided to create a 24-month Jewish Calendar. Each month he would spotlight one of the many of the community organizations he has sponsored over the

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