Bezos, Pecker, me and you

If you need proof that today’s technology has entrapped us all and turned our brains to mush, consider emails. Now one would have thought we’d all have learned all we needed about the dangers of…


Chicago dancer and educator Dame Libby Komaiko dies at 69

Chicago’s dance community is mourning the passing of Dame Libby Komaiko. Komaiko, who was Jewish, died at Chicago’s Illinois Masonic Hospital from pneumonia, complicated by Lupus and Raynaud’s Syndrome. She was 69 years old.  …




Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, February 16 Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie, presents an evening with novelist James Carroll (“Constantine’s Sword-The Church and the Jews”),7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, includes desserts and coffee.  Q&A…


Guiding light: How to banish the darkness in your world

By Rabbi Frederick Reeves, Guest Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20−30:10) The Book of Psalms contains many praises of the Eternal One, and I have always been deeply moved by the eighth verse of…


Investing in Israel

Support Israel by Expanding Your Business in the Country 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…