June 2017


Varieties of anti-Semitism

Let’s discuss some different kinds of anti-Semitism, shall we. Let us begin with soft anti-Semitism. The kind practiced by one Donald J. Trump. Do I think Trump is an anti-Semite? No, not in the sense…



Remembering The Rebbe on his yahrzeit

By Rabbi Meir S. Moscowitz, Special to Chicago Jewish News We have just commemorated the Yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneersohn, of righteous memory. The Rebbe’s leadership is often described in global…





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Grumpy old man

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems the world is getting crazier and crazier. Also meaner and meaner, thanks to all the great technology that is transforming the world and the way we live our…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, June 25 Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents “The Children’s Tree of Terezin” by author Dede Harris and tells story about how children in Terezin concentration camp overcame unimaginable obstacles to give life…