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Millennial Mishegas

MILLENNIAL MISHEGAS

Kosher chaos

Keeping a kosher home is a total pain in the you-know-what.  Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

Educating Zara

As a teen, my favorite place to shop was Zara.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Tongue tied

In her book In the Land of Invented Languages, linguist Arika Okrent makes the case that the creation and continued practice of Esperanto bares a strong resemblance to the revival of Modern Hebrew in Israel.  Read More »

Seeing Abilities in Those with Disabilities

SEEING ABILITIES IN THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

Brotherhood and friendship

As I write this month's blog entry, I'm literally on a plane headed to Toronto for the National AEPi Convention.  Read More »

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Jewish Federation business meeting honors rising leaders, spotlights young family outreach
The morning business meeting featured the unanimous election of the 2014-15 JUF/Federation board, honored outgoing directors and presented several prestigious awards to promising community leaders.

What has humanity learned?
The recent and severe spike in anti-semitism is a warning to people everywhere. Where prejudice and hatred reign unchecked, violence soon follows.

Spertus Institute launches new Center for Jewish Leadership
New opportunities for leadership development will enhance the creativity, knowledge, and effectiveness of the professionals and volunteers who serve Jewish community needs, advancing the missions of the organizations they serve and contributing to a vibrant Jewish future

Into the light
Only once do I recall someone saying something anti-Semitic in my presence.

PJ Libary announces a new edition: PJ Our Way
The new two-year multi-city pilot project, being launched in Chicago in partnership with JUF, expands the program to Jewish kids ages 9 to 11.

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Nasatir rally speech

VIDEO: Dr. Steven B. Nasatir speaks at rally for Israel

JUF/Jewish Federation President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir addresses a crowd of some 2,000 people at the Thompson Center at a community rally for Israel on July 28, 2014.

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Jewish Federation business meeting honors rising leaders, spotlights young family outreach
The morning business meeting featured the unanimous election of the 2014-15 JUF/Federation board, honored outgoing directors and presented several prestigious awards to promising

Some 1,300 people hear message of hope for peace and partnership at Federation Annual Meeting
The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s 114th Annual Meeting reflected the community’s commitment to Jewish life and Israel in the past year — and looked ahead to hopes for peace, light, and p

Spertus Institute launches new Center for Jewish Leadership
New opportunities for leadership development will enhance the creativity, knowledge, and effectiveness of the professionals and volunteers who serve Jewish community needs, advancing the mission

Doris Kearns Goodwin to speak at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Chicago Luncheon
Chicagoans Fern and Manny Steinfeld to receive Museum National Leadership Award at Event  

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.

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