Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, November 19 Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation’s Sisterhood holds “Unique Boutique.” 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 4500 Dempster, Skokie. (847) 675-4141. Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership hosts kick-off and reception for “One Book,…


Video: Thanksgiving and Jewish history and tradition

Thanksgiving and Jewish history and tradition What is Jewish about thanksgiving? How about turkey in hebrew is Hodu-as in give thanks. Award winning ONLINE CONVERSION TO JUDAISM PROGRAM-Gold Medal in Adult Jewish Education/Supervised by Beit…



Our Jewish way

Let’s talk about dead Palestinians, shall we. No, not because I’m pro-Palestinian, but because I’m pro-Israel, because I truly believe that peace is what is in the best interest of the Jewish state and also…


NSS BETH EL AT 70…

By Ellen Braunstein, Special to Chicago Jewish News In the Bible, 70 years is considered a lifetime. For the life of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, seventy years represents a five-generational community with deep roots…




Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, November 11 Digital Tapestries shows film “Footsteps” and 3 other short films. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago. $10. eventbrite.com/e/premiere-of-footsteps-digital-tapestries-new-film-tickets-38972966191. Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah holds “Wintertanz” with…