Matter of justice

Jerry Seinfeld, after a visit to Israel, perfectly summed up the Israeli attitude towards everything; If you ask an Israeli to do something, Seinfeld said, you get one of two answers. ‘No problem at all’…


SOME DENTAL LOVE ON VALENTINE’S DAY…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Some dentists volunteer abroad on medical mission trips. Dr. Theodore Siegel donates his time to locals who can’t afford dental care. Once a year, on Valentines Day,…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, February 9 ‘Beyond Mogen David-a Kosher Wine Tasting Experience’ will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Am Yisrael Synagogue, 4 Happ Road, Northfield. $25 per person. RSVP:  aywomensnetwork@gmail.com or http://evite.me/BCM9nR5ZZ7 Sunday, February 10 The Sisterhood of Beth…



Investing in Israel

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 center is located in Israel. It’s the same reason…




The Southern Wall

Okay, since I’m a big believer in unity, I have a suggestion about how to handle this whole wall on the southern border thing. An idea that could potentially make everyone happy, bring all sides…


Memories of attending Humboldt elementary

By David Meyer, Special to Chicago Jewish News I read the other day that the Alexander von Humboldt elementary school in Chicago has closed its doors for the last time, part of Mayor Emanuel’s plan to…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Wednesday, February 6 Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living will present Michael Koplow, Israel Policy Forum’s Policy Director and a regular contributor to Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy magazines, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at…