Joy to the Jewish world

I’m feeling a little giddy. Yes, Trump is still president and is likely to be for two more years for almost sure, and I have this gnawing feeling it might be for another six. And…


CHICAGO JEWISH ARTIST STILL GOING STRONG AT 95…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Painting portraits for hours at a time frees Nancy Weinberg from her pain and infirmities. At 95, her mind is as precise and expansive as her art. She…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Wednesday, July 4 SelfHelp Home holds all day party and celebration. David booth and his two singers at 2 p.m., Smile Tones Bass with the Blue Grass Band at 7-9 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. 908…





Parents and children

The Holocaust analogies have been flying fast and furious. Thanks to the disgusting, inhumane policy of the Trump administration to fight illegal immigration by separating parents from children, putting many of those children in actual…


AUTHOR IN CHICAGO TO TALK ABOUT JEWS AND HOLLYWOOD…

By Michael Berns, Special to Chicago Jewish News ‘Hollywood Heyday: 75 Candid Interviews with Golden Age Legends’ is what co-author and son of Holocaust survivors David Fantle describes as “a history of 20th century entertainment.” A…