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FourTelling a magical, musical weekend

For two days in December, Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE) in Deerfield will move very close to the center of the Jewish musical universe.  Read More »

The Caregiving Coach

THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS

Mythbuster! Depression is not a natural part of aging

As we watch our parents grow older, there may be times when we fear for their emotional well-being.  Read More »

Healthy Jewish Homes and Community

HEALTHY JEWISH HOMES AND COMMUNITY

Guilt, love and caregiving

I recently spoke to a group of mid-life caregivers at an area synagogue. Guess what they found to be the most difficult aspect of caregiving?  Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

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Remember when we were kids and we looked forward to our birthdays with gusto?  Read More »

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Five Israelis killed in terror attack on Jerusalem synagogue
Five Israelis, four of them rabbis and the fifth a Druze police officer, were killed in a terror attack Nov. 18 during morning prayers at a Jerusalem synagogue.

Chicago police superintendent and local law enforcement officials visit Israel
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy led a delegation of senior local law enforcement officials participating in Israel’s third International Homeland Security Conference.

Violence in Jerusalem – a new intifada?
An atmosphere of incitement has led to a continuous wave of violence in the past three months, almost all of it in Jerusalem.

The extra-ordinary
A year ago, for the month of Thanksgiving, every night before I went to bed I jotted down one thing I was grateful for each day.

Chicago rabbi receives Pomegranate Prize from the Covenant Foundation
Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell, Founder and Director of the Center for Jewish Mindfulness in Chicago, was one of five national recipients for the annual award.

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Peres conversation

VIDEO: A conversation with 'living legend' Shimon Peres

Former prime minister and president of Israel Shimon Peres shared his experiences shaping the nation of Israel in a conversation moderated by JUF President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir at JUF's Vanguard dinner on Oct. 28.

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Chicago police superintendent and local law enforcement officials visit Israel
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy led a delegation of senior local law enforcement officials participating in Israel’s third International Home

Chicago's Jewish community condemns Jerusalem attack
Today, Chicago’s Jewish community stands together with people of good conscience everywhere to express outrage and disgust at the latest manifestation of religiously and nationalistically mot

At G.A., Jewish federations see future in more collaboration
Part pep rally, part training and part family reunion, this week’s annual General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America drew some 3,000 people to a conference center outside Washin

The long list of Jewish reality stars
These days it seems reality TV is taking over—this yenta is the first to admit she watches a lot of it, even though she knows she shouldn’t.

Chicago rabbi receives Pomegranate Prize from the Covenant Foundation
Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell, Founder and Director of the Center for Jewish Mindfulness in Chicago, was one of five national recipients for the annual award.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, Jan 08, 2015
Jewish Book Club sponsored by Back from Birthright Israel

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
BGS Mission to Mexico City

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
YLD Couples Comedy Night

Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
Bar Mitzvah Bash

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