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Jewish views of happiness

By Amy Klein Are you happy? No, seriously. Are. You. Happy? You can’t answer that question, can you? You know what the first two words mean, but you’re not exactly sure what that third word…









From the Soviet Union to a new life in Chicago

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Bena Shklyanoy, 72, of Chicago began the family blog www.appledoesnotfall.com to educate her grandchildren about her experience as a Soviet Jewish émigré and that of an older generation…