NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC
Chicago is the place to be for Jewish music in May, June and July. Read More »
ETHICS OF THE MOTHER
I recently lost the best job I ever had. Read More »
PLAIN MEANINGS - COMPLEX TEXTS
It is bitterly ironic that the murderer in Overland Park, Kansas unwittingly revealed an excellent truth about America, and the place of Jews and other minorities in these great United States. Read More »
THE CHAI ROAD
With my mom's birthday a few days away, and Mother's Day soon after that, I was thinking about how sometimes I forget to tell my mom how much I love her and how lucky I am to be her daughter. Read More »
Our hearts and prayers are with the Jewish community of Overland Park
We pray for comfort for the families of the dead, and for the refuah shleymah of the injured.
Young Chicago Jews come together to fight hunger
Some 100 young Jewish adults volunteered on April 6 for Feed Chicago, a citywide day of service.
The power of the jester
There's this scene in National Lampoon's Vacation that gets me every time I see it.
African-American, Jewish communities come together at JUF Hunger Seder
Raising awareness of the slavery that hunger creates today
Action Needed: Illinois legislature set to address academic boycotts of Israel
Resolution SJR 59 condemns an academic boycott of Israel and needs support.
This episode explores adult Jewish education in the Chicago area – classes that bring life to ancient texts and contemporary study, immersing students in the centuries-old wisdom of sages.
The real story behind the orange on the seder plate
I present you here with the real story of why people put an orange on the Seder plate.
Kansas murders reveal an uplifting truth about America
It is bitterly ironic that the murderer in Overland Park, Kansas unwittingly revealed an excellent truth about America, and the place of Jews and other minorities in these great United States.
I recently lost the best job I ever had.
Sandy Koufax and the Aggies' Jewish Quarterback: A Yom Kippur Tale
What did the Jewish students on these two campuses do when their game of Biblical proportions clashed with Yom Kippur?
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.
Friday, Apr 25, 2014
Ben-Gurion Society Luncheon
Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe - April 29
Friday, May 02, 2014
YLD Shabbat Dinner
Sunday, May 04, 2014
PJ Cares: Protecting the Environment, a PJ Gives Back event
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Blue and White Bar Night
Thursday, May 08, 2014
JUF Women's Division Spring Event
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