Moral cowardice

Bibi Netanyahu is afraid of girls. Two females, to be exact, by the names of Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Two freshman members of Congress who have absolutely no power and who no one would…


FEDERATION’S FUND FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News The asylum seekers are dropped off by bus in the middle of the night in an unfamiliar city without so much as a meal or shelter to…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, August 24 ‘LeDor VaDor From Generation to Generation.’Bring your children, grandchildren, and family members to a special Shabbat service to participate in opening the ark, marching in the Torah procession, and making blessings on the…





Jeffrey Epstein’s Jewish enablers

I wonder what the opposite is of ‘of blessed memory.’ In Jewish tradition, when you are talking about someone who has died, after saying their name, you say ‘of blessed memory.’ No one would think…


NEW RABBI FOR BETH HILLEL…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News When Rabbi Nate Crane was seven years old, he sat timidly in the large sanctuary of a synagogue in his hometown of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, August 17 A special Shabbat Nachamu musical cafe concert will feature the Carlebach Combo in an unplugged acoustic kumsitz evening. The concert begins at 10 p.m. at  Young Israel of West Rogers Park, 2706…