Looking forward to coming together as a community on June 8, 2025 to celebrate Jewish art, music, culture. We stand with Israel.

2022 Festival Program

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Join us from 11:00am 6:00pm

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Greater Chicago Jewish Festival 2022
Final Stage Schedule

Crain Maling Stage

11:00 am Family Concert
Featuring Joel Frankel, Marilyn Price, and Rabbi Joe Black
12:15 pm Kol Sasson – The Festival “House Band” since 1980
Featuring Rob Weinberg, Susie Fox Lorge, Michael Heimlich and Don Rossoff. With special guests Judy Director, Cantor Riki Lippitz, Nadav Simon, and Shelley Yoelin.
1:00 pm Six13
2:00 pm The Internationals
3:00 pm Tracy Friend and Kyra Goldman
3:30 pm Community Sing*
4:00 pm Shakshuka
4:45 pm Jay Rapoport
5:00 pm Israeli Dancing

JUF Stage

12:00 pm Ovadya
1:00 pm Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, with Lori Lippitz
2:00 pm Rabbi Joe Black
3:00 pm A Moment for Ukraine: Cantor Pavel Roytman and Sofi Fraser
We reach out to support those who face atrocities, whose human dignity is in jeopardy and who choose to defend themselves.
3:30 pm Community Sing on the Crain Maling Stage*
4:00 pm Six13
5:00 pm Jewbiquity featuring the Roots Rock Society

Community Sing – 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm
*Please join with many of our performers as we create an inspirational and fun sing-a-long experience at the Crain Maling Stage.  Hiney Ma-tov u mah naim shevet achim gam yachad!

Art Fair Participants

  • Amir Elany

Please be sure and visit these co-sponsoring organizations tables in the Organization Fair on the Festival Day

Alpha Epsilon Pi

American Friends of Magen David Adom

Americans for a Safe Israel

AMIT Children


Bridges 613

CCL Shul Members

CJE SeniorLife

Chaiway Riders – Jewish Motorcycle Club

Chicago Breslov

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema

Chicago YIVO Society

Clean Speech Illinois

Congregation BJBE

Congregation B’nai Shalom

Congregation Kol Emeth

Congregation Or Shalom

Emanuel Congregation


Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation

Gift of Life

Hadassah Chicago-North Shore

Hebrew Seminary: A Rabbinical School for Deaf & Hearing

The Institute of Jewish Chaplaincy

JCC Chicago 

JCFS Chicago


Jewish Committee on Scouting

Jewish Defense League

Jewish Family Experience

Jewish Free Loan Chicago

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. – Department of Illinois


Keshet | For LGBTQ+ Equality in Jewish Life


Lakeshore Jewish Funerals

Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois

Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois

Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois

Magshimey Herut North America

Maot Chitim of Greater Chicago 

Masa Israel Journey


National Council of Jewish Women

Naale Elite Academy

North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

No Shame on U

Oak Park Temple

Park Plaza Retirement Community

Rochelle Zell Jewish High School

Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics

Schneider for Congress

The Selfhelp Home


Shaarei Chinuch Day School

Shalom Memorial Park and Funeral Home

Shomrim Society of Illinois, Inc. (First Responders of the Jewish Faith)

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

StandWithUs Midwest


Temple Chai

Temple Har Zion

The Tikvah Center for Jewish Recovery and Healing

Torah Learning Center

Weinsten & Piser Funeral Home