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Heart of the Matter

HEART OF THE MATTER

The arithmetic of English Anti-Semitism

It feels rotten, knowing that the laws of arithmetic, of identity, and of justice have been altered, just for you.  Read More »

News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

The (Jewish) Sounds of Simon— Part I: The Garfunkel Years

We will delve right in to the question at hand: Paul Simon is Jewish, but how Jewish is his songwriting?  Read More »

Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

Dog’s best friend: A Duman Entrepreneurship Center success story

Alex Mickley says his Active! Chicago Dog Daycare and Boarding business is growing faster than a Great Dane pup.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

New books and visiting authors

A number of prominent Jewish authors will be visiting Chicago in the coming months to talk about new and notable books.  Read More »

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71st Annual Holocaust Memorial Service to be held in Skokie May 8
The event, traditionally the largest gathering of Holocaust survivors in the Midwest and one of the largest in the United States, has been organized each year since 1945 by Sheérit HaPleitah of Metropolitan Chicago

JCRC condemns UNESCO resolution ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount, Wall
The resolution, adopted April 15 in Paris, does not recognize a Jewish connection to the Western Wall and the Temple Mount.

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My Grandpa Max passed away this spring—on his 93rd birthday. 

CFJE to provide $350,000 in grants to invigorate Jewish congregational schools, early childhood centers
The new round of grants will provide $350,000 to grow and improve educational programs at more than two dozen congregational schools and early childhood centers throughout the Chicago area.

Gov. Rauner hosts second annual model Seder
Gov. Bruce Rauner and First Lady Diana Rauner hosted their second annual model Passover Seder at the State Mansion in Springfield on Tuesday, April 19.

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VIDEO: Can Jews and Muslims relate on campus?

This episode of visits the college campus, a venue of increasing confrontation, yet also of sincere efforts at connection.

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We Palestinians need a new approach
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Isaac Mizrahi talks creativity, fashion, Judaism—and gardenias—at Women’s Division’s Spring Event
"You know how comfortable I am around Jewish women."

The (Jewish) Sounds of Simon— Part I: The Garfunkel Years
We will delve right in to the question at hand: Paul Simon is Jewish, but how Jewish is his songwriting?

Mission complete
My Grandpa Max passed away this spring

Happiness expert to speak to JUF Young Women’s City Council about living a joyful, purpose-driven life
Carin Rockind used to dream of being a cheerleader. Growing up in Det

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