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Upcoming DNG Events

May 23
Lag B'Omer celebration at DNG

June 1
Graduation Kiddush
Saturday 1 June has been designated for the graduation kiddush.  To ensure your graduate will be in the 2019 graduation booklet and to select if you'd like to help sponsor the kiddush, please fill out this form

June 8
Torah Project Recognition Kiddush

June 8, 11:30 pm - June 9, 4:30 am
Tikkun Leil Shavuot

June 9
Women's annual Torah learning session following kiddush lunch


June 15
Kiddush generously sponsored by Howard Saretsky in honor of the anniversary of his bar mitzvah

June 21-22
Shabbaton with Rabbi Haim Jachter

July 13
All-shul book club: Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)

Recent DNG Events

May 19
7:30 pm - Glenbrook Mikvah presents The Marriage Challenge: Take Your Marriage from Ordinary to
                             Extraordinary in 30 Days with Adina Stillerman, director of women's education at YEHUDI in Miami Beach. 
                             For women only.

May 18
Kiddush generously sponsored by Tamara and Shaya Avner in celebration of their daughter Emma's first birthday

May 10-11
Chai Lifeline Shabbaton, hosted by DNG
There will be a Shabbat dinner Friday night and a kiddush lunch Saturday.  To make reservations for Shabbat                                   dinner, please click here.  

May 8
Wednesday is Yom Hazikaron (Israel Remembrance Day), and Thursday  is Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel                                                        Independence Day).  Join us Wednesday as we commemorate both days, transitioning from the somber to the
                             joyous.  Start time is 7:20 pm for mincha, a short program, a joyous and celebratory maariv, then light Israeli

May 1, 7:30 pm
Yom HaShoah program with Holocaust survivor Lothar Kahn
                             Presented by DNG and YUTMK; contact for more details

April 14
Hagalas keilim outside Glenbrook Mikvah; for more information, please visit

April 9
Women's pre-Pesach yoga led by Liz Geifman; please bring a mat or towel and $5

April 7
Experiential seder workshop with YUTMK

March 26
My Israel Home: Considering Buying a Home in Israel? Top 10 Things to Know with Gedaliah Borvick

March 21
Purim seudah 

March 20
Purim party - maariv and Megillah reading, light meal, costume parade

March 18
Medical halacha: Halachic perspectives on alternative medicine with Rabbi Aaron Kraft


March 16
Special Shabbat guests: Rabbi Ari and Rebecca Zucker from YU Torah Mitzion Kollel

March 14
Chicago Torah Network presents "The Last Laugh" at DNG with Rabbi Menachem Nissel.  For more details contact or

March 2
Four Rabbis Walk Into A Shul...
An evening of Torah learning with a variety of rabbis followed by a reception.  

February 23
Sisterhood book group 
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin.  Discussion will be led by Emily Dvorin.  For more information, please
                             contact Barbara Epstein

February 23
Kids Shabbos party and learning at Bryna and Rabbi Fox's home

February 19
NILI - Hide & Seek: Lessions from Queen Esther
Presented by DNG and YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago with Tamar Shames

February 17, 9:30a
Shiur and Shmear: "Does G-d Really Want To Hear Me Again?" with Rabbi Yehuda Meyers
Presented by DNG and YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago 

February 9
Israeli movie night
Presented by DNG and YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago 

January 5
Living Torah: motzei Shabbat with Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner
                             Presented by DNG and YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago 

December 21-22
Shabbaton with Rabbi Kalman Worch
                            TLC and DNG present Rabbi Kalman Worch in a weekend of inspiring presentations, Shabbat dinner, Shabbat
                            sermon, and lunch presentation.  This program is sponsored in
                            loving memory of Bunny Oberlander.

December 16
Active threat training
Learn what to do in the event of an active threat at DNG.  Led by Captain Tony Taylor, a tactical officer with
                            over three decades of experience.  

December 10
MCJL presents "Too Much Information? Genetic Screening and Halacha" with Rabbi Aaron Kraft


December 8
Kiddush generously co-sponsored by Barbara and Erwin Epstein in honor of Erwin's special birthday and the 30th yahrzeit of Erwin's father, Louis N. Epstein and by Jerry Pollard to commemorate the anniversary of the
                             yahrzeit of his beloved wife, Jackie

December 2
DNG Hanukkah party including candle lighting, dinner, and family fun featuring active games led by FunWizz, crafts, cookie decorating and more!

November 26
"Too much information: Genetic screening and halacha" with Rabbi Aaron Kraft

November 24
Shabbat schmooze with Rabbi Fox for graduate, college, and upperclass high school students                           

November 17
Sisterhood book club following kiddush: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks


Fri, May 24 2019 19 Iyyar 5779