Kraft and Kahane

I told you so. I know it’s not polite to say that, but I did. I told you that the greatest danger to Jews today is not anti-Semitism but chilul Hashem. We all focus on…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, March 2 Nefesh Mountain will perform at Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation’s 8th Annual Gassel Concert. Musicians Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg bring together their Jewish heritage and love of American Bluegrass in songs that are…



Video: Overseas Chinese & Jewish Diaspora

“What are the similarities between overseas Chinese and Jewish people? First we are self-reliant. We are all very hard working. The third is that, we value education, education, education and education.”



Critical condition

I’ve got to get a few things off my chest. First is this constant insanity I hear from those on the right wing of the political spectrum that I and indeed nobody has the right…


CHICAGO NATIVE’S NEW BOOK ON ANNE FRANK’S CAT…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Anne Frank was one of eight Jewshiding from the Nazis in a secret annex in her father’s office building during the German occupation of the Netherlands. But it…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, February 23 Shabbat Yoga, a gentle, relaxing yoga session inspired by Shabbat as a rest day, open to all levels, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Brings together Jewish spiritual heritage and the healing practice…