What really matters

Well, it was bound to happen. I agree with Donald Trump about something. G-d seems to have taken some mercy on me lately in that I’ve been getting a bunch of nice, supportive letters from…


Remembering Eliyahu Moscowitz

By Rabbi Baruch Epstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News King David, the sweet singer of Israel, declares (Psalm 126) “ then my mouth will be filled with laughter.” Seeing a distraught customer in Jewel, Eliyahu Moscowitz,…



JEWISH VIEW OF VAN DYKE TRIAL…

By George Castle, Special to Chicago Jewish News Aryeh Bernstein has a notable precedent in presenting a video talk saying human rights and justice are rooted in a holy text like the Torah. Ad-libbing much of…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, October 14 Temple Beth-El holds “Autumn Pop-Up Boutique.” 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. (847) 205-9982. Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents “Grand Tango Due: From Tango to Klezmer.” 1:30-3 p.m., 9603 Woods…





Good and bad

I don’t ever remember so many lives being so overturned so dramatically. One of the things I feel is so missing from all the tumult we have witnessed over the last year is a sense…