Assorted Jewish nuts

I’m all over the place this week. One. You know, I’m starting to think it might be easier to list all those prominent Jews who are not creeps, pervs or crooks then it would be…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, March 18 Temple Beth-El presents Israeli news reporter Gil Tamary at JUF brunch. 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. RSVP (847) 205-9982. Emanuel Congregation presents Alan Solow, former advisor to Obama Administration, discussing “Jewish Perspective from the…





Not normal, not Jewish

Well, it’s becoming clearer and clearer that we’ve got the mother of all shandahs on our hands. Shandah being the Yiddish word for something that brings shame upon the Jews. If you thought having Monica…



Play looks back at time of black and Jewish struggles

By Hugh Iglarsh, Special to Chicago Jewish News The original Green Book, the subject of Calvin Ramsey’s play now on stage at Chicago Dramatists, was a basic, cheaply bound guidebook for African-American drivers in the middle…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, March 11 Chicago Jewish Historical Society present “Chicago Jewish Architects: A Legacy of Modernism.” 2 p.m., Temple Beth Israel, 3601 Dempster, Skokie. $10, free to Society members and TBI synagogue members. (312) 663-5634. Ezra Habonim,…