Chicago Events Calendar

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HOP takes no political position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict beyond affirming the human rights of all involved. Our events are designed to inspire dialogue amongst supporters and alumni and expose supporters to diverse perspectives. We hope you will join us!


Concert for Peace: We're Still Here
Free will donation to benefit Hands of Peace
Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Glenview Community Church
Photo Credit Marc Perlish
The Simple Gifts Concert Series of the Glenview Community Church hosts a concert exploring the theme of "peaceSunday, March 19th at 3:00pm. Violinist Katherine Hughes, saxophonist Kevin Kizer, the HAWK String Quartet (Carol Kalvonjian, violinist, Benton Wedge, violist, and Jill Kaeding, cellist), organist Gary Wendt, jazz vocalist Jade Maze, and the rhythm section of Kent Wehman, Ken Haebich, and Neal Wehman perform songs about peace in a variety of styles, from traditional to contemporary. Collaborating with these musicians will be representatives of different faith communities including Hazzan Roger Weisberg from Congregation Beth Judea in Long Grove and participants from the Turkish American Society in Mount Prospect. And enjoy an accompanying art show, curated by Pat Albano from Aaron Galleries in Glenview.  A free-will offering benefits Hands of Peace.
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Chicago Alumni Share about their Israel/Palestine Trip
Wednesday, April 5
Glenview Public Library - Multipurpose Room
Please join us for an evening of reflection as our Chicago alumni discuss their recent visit to Israel/Palestine. For the first time ever, Chicago and San Diego alumni travelled on a HOP-sponsored trip to the region. Hear about the Chicago alumni experience and see photos of their incredible journey. Highlights from this trip include: staying with host families in the region, visiting fellow alumni and a packed itinerary that included time in Jerusalem, Nablus, Bethlehem, Hebron, Haifa, and Tel Aviv.