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10th Annual Peace on Earth Film Festival

By Ellen Braustein Several Israeli films will be shown during the 10th Annual Peace on Earth Film Festival presented March 9-11 at the newly renovated Davis Theater in Lincoln Square. The three-day event showcases films…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 3 Gene Siskel Theater shows film documentary “American Socialist: The Life & Times of Eugene Victor Debs.” 164 N. State Street, Chicago. For tickets and show times call (312) 846-2600. Ezra Habonim, the Niles…


Real security: Living our values, inside and out

By Rabbi Shlomo Tenenbaum, Guest Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11−34:35) Rabbi Meir Shapiro, one of pre-war Europe’s superstar leaders, once noted that to raise money to build a building is relatively easy, but…




Jared the joke

When AOL News starts mocking you, you know you’ve become a joke. I admit I have never had any use for Prince Jared Kushner. Indeed, while I have spent much of my career saying much…


GUIDE TO FEELING BETTER ABOUT YOURSELF…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Through a series of heartfelt letters from David Klow to his patients, a new book relates timeless and impactful information that normalizes life’s struggles and ends the stigma…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, February 24 Kol Sasson Congregation presents Israeli activist Elliot Glassenberg speaking about the asylum-seeker crisis occurring in Israel during morning Shabbat service. Also at 7 p.m., Sunday, February 25 Kol Sasson will show film documentary…



Video: Compelling Evidence for God: Jewish History

Compelling Evidence for God: Jewish History Can a rational person believe in God? Ollie presents compelling evidence for the existence of a Higher Power through a quick analysis of Jewish history and the way in…