JEWISH VIEW OF VAN DYKE TRIAL…

By George Castle, Special to Chicago Jewish News Aryeh Bernstein has a notable precedent in presenting a video talk saying human rights and justice are rooted in a holy text like the Torah. Ad-libbing much of…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, October 14 Temple Beth-El holds “Autumn Pop-Up Boutique.” 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. (847) 205-9982. Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents “Grand Tango Due: From Tango to Klezmer.” 1:30-3 p.m., 9603 Woods…





Good and bad

I don’t ever remember so many lives being so overturned so dramatically. One of the things I feel is so missing from all the tumult we have witnessed over the last year is a sense…


What I learned about my heart

By Harold Witkov, Special to Chicago Jewish News Tears come from the heart and not from the brain – Leonardo da Vinci When I was twenty-one years of age, I had a very personal spiritual experience. While…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, October 6 Congregation Beth Shalom holds Blessing of the Pets. 1:30 p.m., 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100. Sunday, October 7 The Book Bin! presents author of “The Cast,” Amy Blumenfeld and Lisa Barr, author of “Fugitive…