Holiday-best berries

By Eileen Goltz, Food Editor In the world of berries it’s really hard to pick a winner for best flavor, best taste or all-around best berry. Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are all at their…


When planning holiday meals, don’t dump dessert

By Eileen Goltz, Food Editor Desserts are not always the first thought on your mind when you’re plotting out Rosh Hashanah lunches and dinners. Yes, they’re important but seriously, after soup, fish and salad and meat…




American values first

A thought. If your goal is America first, you can’t have America best. A question. How is it that in this age when everybody feels free to say whatever they want, however they want in…




Musical about Jackie Mason love affair

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Playing her young mother on stage who is having an affair with her father is a strange “therapy session” for actress and stand-up comic Sheba Mason. Even…


ISRAELI ENTREPRENEURS IN CHICAGO…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News Chicago is currently playing host to Tel Aviv University entrepreneurs, each with ideas for a start-up company and a desire to connect with high tech industry leaders and…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, September 10 Center for Talent Development and J-Stem Foundation will hold a free parent seminar at 5:30 p.m. on how to balance your advanced learner’s academic and social-emotional well-being. Dr. Margol, PsyD, Staff Therapist,…