July 2017


Jewish teachings from Trump

Hold onto your hats. I’m going to have something nice to say about the Bibi and the Donald. Let’s start with Netanyahu. I actually felt sorry for him this week. As you may know, recently…


Win-win: Caring for, not competing with, fellow Jews

By Rabbi Shlomo Tenenbaum, Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) This week we start the Book of Devarim (“words”) in which we hear the words of Moshe. The very same Moshe who proclaimed, “I…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Tuesday, August 1 Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation AG Beth Israel holds Tisha B’Av educational program showing and discussing film, “Denial” followed by Mincha/Maariv service. 5 p.m., 7117 N. Crawford, Lincolnwood. RSVP (847) 676-0491. Thursday, August 3…




Trump’s Jews

It is the best of Jews, it is the worst of Jews. Before I get into what I mean by that, just a quick detour to note that all those Jews who sold their Jewish…


First things first: Caring about what really matters most

By Rabbi Herbert Bronstein, Torah Columnist Torah Portion:  Matot-Mas-ei (Numbers 30-36) “We will build sheepfolds for our flocks and settlements for our children” (Numbers 32.16). Commentators ancient and modern have found it necessary to provide…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Thursday, July 27 Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents in a live performance, “The Broadway Musical: A Mirror to the Human Condition.” 6:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847)…


Video: 1951 THE GOLDBERGS TV SHOW

1951 THE GOLDBERGS TV SHOW – Gertrude Berg – 3/19/51 by captainbijou.com One of the few surviving CBS episodes of THE GOLDBERGS. In this episode, Molly (Gertrude Berg) tries match-making, but problems ensue. (note: it is…