Us and the world

It is by far my least favorite part of the Passover Seder. Indeed, it is my least favorite line in all of Jewish life. “It is this that has stood by our ancestors and by…



Creative Passover recipes everyone will rave about

By Emuna Braverman, Aish.com Chicken Marinara 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, 1/4-inch thick 1- teaspoon oregano  Salt and pepper to taste 1 green pepper, sliced into thin strips 1 red pepper, sliced…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 31 Temple Beth Israel (TBI) holds annual Congregational Second Seder. TBI to provide traditional meal. Please bring for your family: hard boiled, peeled eggs; Kosher for Passover matzah, wine and/or grape juice. 6-9 p.m.,…





Dishonorable Jews

I guess you just can’t write a column on one topic in the age of Trump. The news comes so fast and furious, so full of fire and fury, thanks to the Donald, that every…


In new show, Chicago Jewish physician finds meaning in magic

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News It’s an evening of theatrical magic sprinkled with thought provoking ideas. Dr. Ricardo Rosenkranz, a Jewish neonatologist who teaches at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, offers up…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 24 Temple Beth Israel presents “Not Your Grandma’s Bingo-the Sequel.” 7 p.m., 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. $25. Register (847) 675-0951. Sunday, March 25 Midwest Jewish Play Writing Contest. Continuum Theater and the Jewish Plays Project…