Loyal Jews

In the 2016 presidential election and in the 2018 midterm elections, 75 percent of Jewish voters voted for the Democrats. Which means I guess that 75 percent of American Jewish voters are bad Jews. That’s…



From Russia with love of music, to Ravinia

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Acclaimed Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik, who will perform at Ravinia Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7, was five-years-old when his family emigrated from the deteriorating Soviet Union to…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, September 1 “Jewish Thinkers in the Modern Age” discussion series takes place at 6:15 p.m. at Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob (SVAJ), 8825 E. Prairie Valley Rd., Skokie. Focus will be on Yitz Greenberg – American rabbi,…





Moral cowardice

Bibi Netanyahu is afraid of girls. Two females, to be exact, by the names of Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Two freshman members of Congress who have absolutely no power and who no one would…


FEDERATION’S FUND FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News The asylum seekers are dropped off by bus in the middle of the night in an unfamiliar city without so much as a meal or shelter to…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, August 24 ‘LeDor VaDor From Generation to Generation.’Bring your children, grandchildren, and family members to a special Shabbat service to participate in opening the ark, marching in the Torah procession, and making blessings on the…