Jews and the news

I have my little pet theories. One of them is that every single big news story has a Jewish angle somewhere. Some you may have to look really hard for and some are obvious, but…


CHICAGO NATIVE IS BARBEQUE EXPERT…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Larry Gerber, a.k.a., Barbeque Man, started hanging out at his grandfather’s kosher meat market at age seven. His paternal grandfather and his four brothers were cooks in Europe…


CHICAGO PLACE FOR SPIRITUAL JOURNEY…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Alan Goldberg was watching Oprah 20 years ago when he was struck by her guest, spiritual author Deepak Chopra, who he learned felt a deep connection to the…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, January 27 North Shore Congregation Israel (NSCI) will partner with Faith in Place to host a Winter Farmers Market 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This one-time event is open to the public and will take place at…