August 2017


Make Jews honorable again

And the shanda, the Jewish shame, just keeps on coming. There are many things you can say about Donald Trump. But perhaps the truest is that he’s brought about more desecration of G-d’s name than…


Heartbreaking choice to return to Chicago

By Harold Goldmeier, Special to Chicago Jewish News A recent demographic report is sparking a spate of articles. The data do not capture the pain of separation, but they highlight a drastic national security threat to…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, September 3 Friendship Circle holds Chicago Walk4Friendship in support of children with disabilities featuring music, petting zoo, inflatable rides, facepainting and food. 11 a.m., 2095 Landwehr Road, Northbrook. www.Ilwalk.com. Congregation Kol Emeth presents Rabbi…




Robert E. Hitler

There are no statues of Adolph Hitler in Germany. Now if you think like Trump, which is to say not at all, there should be. After all, Hitler played an important role in German history,…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, August 26 Skokie Theatre presents a short play festival featuring Debbie Goodman’s “Dating Dilemmas.” 2 p.m., 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. $12. (847) 677-7761. Sunday, August 27 Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois holds meeting featuring…