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Teen Walk for Israel                                                                                                Sunday, May 6

Look Back, Walk Forward, the official teen Walk for Israel.
For the first time, teens from all over Chicagoland celebrate Israel’s independence with a journey through Jewish history. The day begins at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie with a heartfelt program with Holocaust survivors, followed by a Walk with Israel from the museum to the Mayer Kaplan JCC. The day continues with advocacy programming, hands-on service projects, sports and more! This program is offered to teens in grades 8–12 only. SPACE IS LIMITED, so register today at http://www.juf.org/idays/iteens.aspx. Let me know you are registering and we will organize a bus.
Locations & Times:
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (9603 Woods Drive, Skokie)
9:00 a.m. Registration 
10:00 a.m. Program
11:15 a.m. Teen Walk with Israel
Mayer Kaplan JCC (5050 Church Street, Skokie)

iDays! 2012 Israel Solidarity Days!                                                                          May 6

CBS (Congregation Beth Shalom) in Naperville is participating by hosting an event on May 6, geared for children up  to 12 years old. Enjoy arts & crafts; screenings of Shalom Sesame and Rechov Sumsum; pita making and hummus tasting with Pushing the Envelope Farm; interactive music, and more!
Congregation Beth Shalom is located at 772 West 5th Avenue, Naperville. For additional information and registration, visit http://www.juf.org/idays/ifamily.aspx (and scroll to CBS listing at bottom of page).
Volunteers are also needed to help with this event. Please contact Jacob Margulies: jacob@continentalenvelope.com.

Summer Camp in Naperville!

Camp Gan Israel of Naperville 2012
Five-week camp from June 25-July 27. 
Give your child a rich and wholesome summer experience at the only Jewish day camp in the western suburbs.
Gan Israel Program:
Ages 5-12 from 9:15 -3:30 pm
Mini Gan Israel:
Ages 3 & 4 From 9:15-1:00 pm
Location: Chabad Jewish Center-Naperville.
For more information visit www.CGINaperville.com or call the camp office at 630-344-9770


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