Bibi’s big show

Talk about theatre of the absurd. Talk about the idiot leading the idiot. Talk about the Israeli version of ‘Fox and Friends.’ I still haven’t been able to uncringe myself after watching one of the…



DINNER CELEBRATES ISRAEL’S SOLDIERS…

More than 800 community leaders gathered at the Hilton Chicago for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Illinois Annual Dinner, which celebrated Israel’s and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)’s 70th anniversary and raised $2.5…


TWO SYNAGOGUES BECOME ONE…

The memberships of two Highland Park Reform Jewish synagogues overwhelmingly approved a proposal to form a combined congregation. The members of Congregation Solel and Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism agreed to join their 650 families…


RELIGIOUS ACTION CENTER COMES TO ILLINOIS…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News An organizing community has formed in Illinois that brings together Reform congregations and partnering agencies to engage in social justice advocacy work on a statewide and local level….


JEWISH, BLACK TEENS FIND COMMON GROUND…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Chicago teens, African American and Jewish, traced the path of the civil rights movement on a civil rights road trip during Spring Break. Since then, they’ve vowed to…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, May 5 Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah holds “Inclusion Shabbat.” 11 a.m.-noon. Men’s Club Auditorium, 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213. Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabba-Teen Shabbat Experience” for 9th-12th graders. 10:30 a.m.-noon, 3433…