Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, May 11 Celebrate Shabbat with a Shabbaton at Darchei Noam Glenbrook, 3465 Techny Road, Northbrook, with Chai Lifeline, whose programs and services meet the unique emotional, social, and financial needs of families living with…




American Girl Live

By Andrew Leshner American Girl Live is an empowering musical for kids and parents alike.  Showing until Sunday at the Broadway Playhouse Theater at Water Tower Place, American Girl Live features strong vocal performances, a…



The lessons of Poway

Please please can we make what happened in Poway, California about Lori Gilbert-Kaye and not about John Earnest. Now you may not even realize that John Earnest is the name of the butcher who walked…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Wednesday, May 8 Another exciting mystery from writer Ron Balson will be explored by the Sisterhood of Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Cong., 4500 Dempster, Skokie, starting at 10:30 a.m. Balson’s book, “The Girl From…


Greater mind: Having faith and a sense of optimism

By Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer, Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16:1–17:16) As we watched the video footage of the terrible tragedy at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, we were all moved and felt…