NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC
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
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
A number of prominent Jewish authors will be visiting Chicago in the coming months to talk about new and notable books. Read More »
Ada Ushpiz’s brilliant new documentary Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt is an audacious attempt to completely reframe the legacy of Hannah Arendt. Read More »
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.
My Grandpa Max passed away this spring—on his 93rd birthday.
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
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.
This episode of visits the college campus, a venue of increasing confrontation, yet also of sincere efforts at connection.
We Palestinians need a new approach
Defending the human rights of Palestinians is my life’s work. &
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?
My Grandpa Max passed away this spring
Walter Roth gives a voice to unsung heroes of Jewish Chicago
History only retains its meaning when it records the lives of people from all walks of life, so that
Stretching, studying, and striding through the Land of Israel
I also saw much interest and curiosity as our mini-bus traversed Israel with its conspicuous “Torah Yoga in
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:00 AM Women's Division Spring Event
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 5:00 PM Financial Services, Real Estate & Building Trades and High Tech, Marketing & Media Divisions Dinner
Monday, May 16, 2016 5:30 PM Medical Professionals and Educators Divisions Dinner
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