Friends like this

It’s important to know who your friends are. And who your enemies are. And who your friends should be and who your enemies should be. I know we’re living in times like no other, times…


DEALING WITH CANCER THROUGH ART…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Mardi Kaplan only knows how to be positive. As a breast cancer survivor, she says she has her down days, “but for the most part I’m walking this…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, October 20 Ketura Hadassah goes to “Wiesenthal.” 8 p.m., also 2 p.m., October 21, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $48-$68. More information and questions, call Rosanne Sangerman (773) 761-6862….





What really matters

Well, it was bound to happen. I agree with Donald Trump about something. G-d seems to have taken some mercy on me lately in that I’ve been getting a bunch of nice, supportive letters from…


Remembering Eliyahu Moscowitz

By Rabbi Baruch Epstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News King David, the sweet singer of Israel, declares (Psalm 126) “ then my mouth will be filled with laughter.” Seeing a distraught customer in Jewel, Eliyahu Moscowitz,…