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Central Synagogue celebrates 130th year

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Toby Lou Hayman recalls being a little girl and asking if she could sing in the choir at what was then the South Side Hebrew Congregation. She…


A select guide to High Holiday charitable giving

American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (312) 641-5700 www.weizmann-usa.org  Since its establishment in 1934 in Rehovot, Israel, the Weizmann Institute of Science has grown into one of the foremost centers of multidisciplinary research…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, August 19 Beit Yichud holds Havdalah service followed by visit to Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival, 9 p.m., 6932 N. Glenwood, Chicago. For more information, glenwoodave.org. Sunday, August 20 Israel Tennis Center presents summer exhibition….