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In memory of Chicago’s HaRav Avrohom Chaim Levin

By Rabbi Asher Lopatin, Special to Chicago Jewish News Rav Avrohom Chaim Levin, who died recently, was, for more than 50 years, Rosh HaYeshiva of Chicago’s Telshe Yeshiva, whereas I spent my yeshiva days in Chicago…


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…


Jewish etiquette advice

By Minna Rae Friedman, Special to Chicago Jewish News Dear Minna Rae, I just received a “Save the date” notice for a destination wedding next summer. I know already, that for several reasons, I won’t be…


Chicago Jews gather to mourn tragedy

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News The Chicago area Jewish community gathered this week at vigils to mourn the victims of the shooting rampage at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead…


Remembering Eliyahu Moscowitz

By Rabbi Baruch Epstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News King David, the sweet singer of Israel, declares (Psalm 126) “ then my mouth will be filled with laughter.” Seeing a distraught customer in Jewel, Eliyahu Moscowitz,…