Happy Yom Kippur

This year, Yom Kippur made me very happy. Now I know joy is not something one associates with the Day of Atonement. Normally you think of solemnity, seriousness, holiness. But the truth is, from a…





Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, October 7 Victory Gardens Theater hosts “Chicago Stories Gala” a night of dinner, drinks, dancing and celebration honoring Anne Pramaggiore, Chris Collins, Eamonn Walker and David Eigenberg. 6:30 p.m., The Ritz Carlton Hotel, 160…



TrumpJewishWorld

Are you getting the feeling that the Jewish world is more and more becoming like Trumpworld? I long ago made the point that I truly believe the Donald and the Bibi are identical twins. Each…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Saturday, September 30 Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds free, special High Holiday Family Service. 9:45 a.m., 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie. More information (847) 675-4141. Sunday, October 1 Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center…