First things first: Caring about what really matters most

By Rabbi Herbert Bronstein, Torah Columnist Torah Portion:  Matot-Mas-ei (Numbers 30-36) “We will build sheepfolds for our flocks and settlements for our children” (Numbers 32.16). Commentators ancient and modern have found it necessary to provide…


Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Thursday, July 27 Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents in a live performance, “The Broadway Musical: A Mirror to the Human Condition.” 6:30-8 p.m., 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847)…


Video: 1951 THE GOLDBERGS TV SHOW

1951 THE GOLDBERGS TV SHOW – Gertrude Berg – 3/19/51 by captainbijou.com One of the few surviving CBS episodes of THE GOLDBERGS. In this episode, Molly (Gertrude Berg) tries match-making, but problems ensue. (note: it is…



Right way to go

Sometimes I wish I was a right winger. It would make my life so much easier. How nice it would be to be so sure I was right, never have any doubt my way was…



Events coming up in Jewish Chicago

Sunday, July 16 Congregation Kol Emeth holds “Pop-up Market Place and Rummage Sale.” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5130 Touhy, Skokie. (847) 673-3370. Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center holds public opening of exhibition, “Bill Graham and…




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Amazing times

It’s really, really hard. But it’s really, really important. It is so very, very easy to see all the negative going on in the world and in the Jewish world. So very, very easy to…