Features


Select guide to end of year 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…



Guide to Jewish summer overnight camps

Beber Camp (847) 677-7130 www.bebercamp.com Beber Camp is a co-ed, residential Jewish camp located in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, only 90 minutes northwest of Chicago. We offer 2, 4, 8 week sessions, as well as a trial…


Chicago Jew and the Lost City of Honduras

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Growing up in Highland Park, Tom Weinberg enjoyed the thrill of exploring the ravines and streams. “I loved being in a spot where probably no one had…






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…