Carrington at Lincolnwood offers new look for senior living

“We are shifting the reality of senior living, and allowing prospective residents to raise their expectations,” said Stephen Kennery, executive director of The Carrington at Lincolnwood, as he addressed a packed house during their recent ‘New…




Jewish lessons from Pervertgate

So this is what it’s like to live through a revolution. Fact is, I’ve somehow managed to miss most of the societal revolutions that have taken place during my lifetime. I do very vividly recall…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, November 25 Congregation Yehuda Moshe holds annual Menorah Art Show. 9-11 p.m., also 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, November 26, 4721 W. Touhy, Chicago. (847) 673-5870. Tuesday, November 28 Ketura Hadassah holds open meeting featuring…


Real gratitude: Appreciating life, in good times and bad

By Rabbi Wendi Geffen, Guest Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Vayeitzei (Genesis 28:10−32:3) Countless Americans just gathered to share in the time-honored observance of Thanksgiving.  There were autumnal decorations, football watching, and the consuming of all-things…




Anti-bris Jewish men

The whole point of giving a Jewish baby boy a bris is to literally imprint on his body, and his soul, the notion that he is a child of G-d and is to act accordingly…


Conflict resolution: Importance of understanding the other side

By Rabbi Herbert Bronstein, Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) Antagonism is growing in our society politically and socially. In recent times one political party in our government adopted as policy and practice, automatically…