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Tony award-winning ‘Oslo’ comes to Chicago

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News “Oslo,” the Tony award-winning play running through Oct. 20 at Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse, is a remarkable story about the 1990s Oslo Accords and the Arab-Israeli peace process…


JEWISH SOLDIERS OF WORLD WAR I…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News A website has been created honoring the World War I military service of Illinois Army Company, Company L, which  by a scan of surnames and other evidence…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, September 22 As we approach one year since the brutal murder of Eliyahu Moscowitz, the Chicago Jewish community joins together in unity, this time to celebrate the completion of Eliyahu’s Torah. Friends, family and…



Video: Jewish Dance – An Overview with Bruce Bierman

From BimBam: Jewish Dance isn’t just Israeli folk dancing. From Yemenite, Hasidic, Klezmer and Mizrahi, learn all the different types of Jewish dance and see some examples in our latest video featuring Bruce Bierman. Bruce…



Jared and Avi

He is the pisher’s pisher. Look at the photo at the bottom. It shows, at left, chief White House pisher, Jared Kushner, who is a punk clueless kid with no discernible talents, abilities, experience or…