Jewish women inventors

By Minna Rae Friedman, Special to Chicago Jewish News Can you name a woman inventor? At least one voice in a crowd always answers Madame Marie Curie, (and she was a discoverer). Can you name a…




Varieties of anti-Semitism

Let’s discuss some different kinds of anti-Semitism, shall we. Let us begin with soft anti-Semitism. The kind practiced by one Donald J. Trump. Do I think Trump is an anti-Semite? No, not in the sense…



Remembering The Rebbe on his yahrzeit

By Rabbi Meir S. Moscowitz, Special to Chicago Jewish News We have just commemorated the Yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneersohn, of righteous memory. The Rebbe’s leadership is often described in global…





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Grumpy old man

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems the world is getting crazier and crazier. Also meaner and meaner, thanks to all the great technology that is transforming the world and the way we live our…