Perverts and idiots

Thank G-d for Matt Lauer. It was nice to have Lauer join the parade of prominent men who are sex abusers, harassers, and predators, also known as creeps. Gave us a little break from all…


Three generations and the Jewish South Side

By David Caplan, Special to Chicago Jewish News Taking his time, my grandfather pulled the heavy, quiet ’57 Buick, 10 years old but perfectly maintained, into the gravel lot and with his usual flourish of the…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, December 9 Mitziut presents Rabbi Julia Vaughns, rabbinic emissary to the Lakota Nation, speaking on “Indigenousity: A Standing Rock Talk.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Beit Yichud, 6932 N. Glenwood, Chicago. $10-$20 sliding scale. mitziut@yahoo.com. Jam Productions…





Loving relationship

Love is always better than fear. Choice is always better than coercion. With Israel’s next birthday being its 70th, you would have thought it would have figured that out by now. When you get to…



FORTY YEARS OF CHICAGO JEWISH HISTORY…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News At the nation’s bicentennial in 1976, Chicagoans experienced an exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry on the history of the Jewish community of Chicago. A…