Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, hosts a brunch supporting the 2012 Jewish United Fund-Israel Emergency Fund.
The event will feature Elie Rekhess, a leading historian of the contemporary Middle East. His fields of expertise include the Israeli-Arab conflict, Palestinian politics, Islamic resurgence, the Arab Minority in Israel, and Jewish-Arab relations.
The event is chaired by Joel H. Farber of Skokie.
The central address of Chicago’s Jewish community, the Jewish United Fund-Israel Emergency Fund mobilizes the resources that bring wide-ranging humanitarian services to 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths and 2 million Jews in Israel and worldwide.