Guide to Jewish summer overnight camps

Beber Camp (847) 677-7130 www.bebercamp.com Beber Camp is a co-ed, residential Jewish camp located in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, only 90 minutes northwest of Chicago. We offer 2, 4, 8 week sessions, as well as a trial…




Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, November 4 Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat Yoga” session with Joanna Kaplan. Bring your own yoga mat. 11 a.m.-noon, 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100. Congregation Yehuda Moshe presents annual “Night of Knowledge” featuring 8…




Simon says, but doesn’t rescind

Words are nice but actions are even nicer. And actions that show you put principle before money, honor before honors are even nicer. Which brings me to Harvey and Simon. Harvey as in Weinstein and…


Chicago Jew and the Lost City of Honduras

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Growing up in Highland Park, Tom Weinberg enjoyed the thrill of exploring the ravines and streams. “I loved being in a spot where probably no one had…


Go within: Digging deep into our spiritual selves

By Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer, Guest Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Lech Lecha (Genesis 12-17:27) The opening scripture of this week’s Torah portion Lech Lecha, “Go forth from your native land, from your kindred, and from your…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, October 28 StandWithUs presents “Voices of Israel: Stories Untold” featuring young Israelis. 9 a.m., Northbrook Community Synagogue, 2548 Jasper, Northbrook; also 5 p.m., Sunday October 29, Bernard Weinger JCC, Northbrook; and noon, Tuesday, October…