Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, November 9 Darchei Noam Glenbrook, 3465 Techny Road, Northbrook will host Pink Shabbat with Eve Reingold Kleinerman, Illinois Regional Director of Sharsheret, a national organization which helps improve the lives of women and families experiencing breast…


Go forth: Digging deeper to find our true selves

By Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer, Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Lech Lecha (Genesis 12-17:27) The opening scripture of this week’s Torah portion Lech Lecha, “Go forth from your native land, from your kindred, and from your father’s…




Enjoying death

When I heard the news of the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the first thing I thought of was the Jews leaving Egypt. It wasn’t so much the news of al-Baghdadi’s death that…


FIGHTING ANTI-SEMITISM IN CHAMPAIGN…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News A Jewish student leader at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign said campus Jews are satisfied with an unprecedented step taken by the chancellor to condemn a…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, November 2 Ronnie Rice, the former lead vocalist for “The New Colony Six” will perform in concert at Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie, starting at 8 p.m. Price is $20…