Our Jewish way

Let’s talk about dead Palestinians, shall we. No, not because I’m pro-Palestinian, but because I’m pro-Israel, because I truly believe that peace is what is in the best interest of the Jewish state and also…


NSS BETH EL AT 70…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News In the Bible, 70 years is considered a lifetime. For the life of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, seventy years represents a five-generational community with deep roots…




Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, November 11 Digital Tapestries shows film “Footsteps” and 3 other short films. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago. $10. eventbrite.com/e/premiere-of-footsteps-digital-tapestries-new-film-tickets-38972966191. Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah holds “Wintertanz” with…




Jewish shame, Jewish pride

There are two things you usually don’t think of Jews as. Sexual predators and baseball stars. And yet, so it is in the continually amazing, bewildering time that Jews today are living. We already knew…


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…