Frustrated

Well, now I know there is a Jewish version of Donald Trump. And he’s right here in Chicago. From the start let me admit that my nerves are pretty raw these days. My mother passed…


OLDEST SYNAGOGUE IN ILLINOIS TO CLOSE…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News David Frolick remembers B’nai Sholom Temple as a place in Quincy, Illinois where everyone showed each other genuine concern; where Jews, despite differences, banded together as a…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Wednesday, April 24 Congregation Beth Judea Sisterhood (Corner of Ill. Rt. 83 & Hilltop Road,Long Grove, Illinois) welcomes the community at 8 p.m. to a presentation and on Jewish Genetics.  Becca Bakal from The Norton…



Video: Six13 – A Lion King Passover

From the guys who brought you “Bohemian Chanukah”: IT IS TIME… time for everyone’s favorite unleavened holiday, and of course, the traditional Six13 music video to go along with it. Here’s hoping this seder-y serenade…



My mom is gone

I am an orphan. My father died 38 years ago and I don’t know if it was because I was much younger or because he had been so sick for so long, had so long…


CHICAGO JEW NEW CHAIRMAN OF CHALLAHS FOR HUNGER…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Avi Goldstein at Northwestern University joins other Jewish students in a weekly volunteer challah bake and sale that raises funds for local food pantries and awareness of…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, April 14 “Jewish Hidden Treasures” with Arthur Feldman. Is that Judaica item in your attic a trinket or a treasure? Have your items professionally appraised and learn their historical significance.  2-4 p.m. at the…