Critical condition

I’ve got to get a few things off my chest. First is this constant insanity I hear from those on the right wing of the political spectrum that I and indeed nobody has the right…


CHICAGO NATIVE’S NEW BOOK ON ANNE FRANK’S CAT…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Anne Frank was one of eight Jewshiding from the Nazis in a secret annex in her father’s office building during the German occupation of the Netherlands. But it…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, February 23 Shabbat Yoga, a gentle, relaxing yoga session inspired by Shabbat as a rest day, open to all levels, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Brings together Jewish spiritual heritage and the healing practice…



Video:Ashley Blaker on Sushi

Why are Jews obsessed with sushi? Ashley Blaker filmed on his Meshua Frum tour at arts depot, London in February 2017.


Investing in Israel

Support Israel by Expanding Your Business in the Country So you want to take advantage of Israel’s thriving industries but not sure how? We’re here to help you. There’s a reason why Facebook’s second-largest R&D…



Bezos, Pecker, me and you

If you need proof that today’s technology has entrapped us all and turned our brains to mush, consider emails. Now one would have thought we’d all have learned all we needed about the dangers of…


Chicago dancer and educator Dame Libby Komaiko dies at 69

Chicago’s dance community is mourning the passing of Dame Libby Komaiko. Komaiko, who was Jewish, died at Chicago’s Illinois Masonic Hospital from pneumonia, complicated by Lupus and Raynaud’s Syndrome. She was 69 years old.  …