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Tzivi reviews Weiner

Anthony Weiner's public demise -- brilliantly captured in the award-winning new documentary Weiner -- is a tawdry tale of our times.  Read More »

Linda Haase

ETHICS OF THE MOTHER

KonMari and me

The women around me sing the praises of this purification ritual.  Read More »

Healthy Jewish Homes and Community

HEALTHY JEWISH HOMES AND COMMUNITY

How to go on living when someone you love dies

I have learned that when dealing with loss it is not time that heals, but it is what you do with the time.  Read More »

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 »

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Teen philanthropists award more than $60K in grants
For the past dozen years, Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation has been teaching high school students the ins and outs of philanthropy.

Methodists accept recommendation to withdraw from BDS coalition
The decision comes just days after rejecting four resolutions calling for divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s control of the West Bank.

Eulogy for Ernie Michel, Holocaust survivor and American Jewish leader
JUF President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir delivered the following eulogy at the funeral of Ernie Michel on May 11, 2016.

Congregational and early childhood educators talk innovation, recognize innovators
CFJE's "Thinking Together: Communal Conversation on Jewish Education" focused on national ideas and local challenges in the field.

Help Alberta wildfire victims
To assist victims of the wildfires raging across Alberta, Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA has opened an Alberta Fire Relief Fund.

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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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JCRC meeting addresses BDS within Christian denominations and on campus
The May 24 meeting updated JCRC member groups about the latest BDS battles within Protestant Christian denominations and on local college campuses.

Chicago Rabbi Herman Schaalman turns 100
On April 28, Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman – the oldest living Rerform rabbi -- celebrated his 100th birthday.

Tzivi reviews Weiner
Anthony Weiner's public demise -- brilliantly captured in the award-winning new documentary Weiner -- is a tawdry tale of our times.

Mariano’s Fresh Market wins national award for collaboration with JVS Chicago
Mariano’s Fresh Market recently received the 2015 SourceAmerica Business Partnership Award for their collaboration with JVS Chicago.

Methodists accept recommendation to withdraw from BDS coalition
The decision comes just days after rejecting four resolutions calling for divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s control of the West Bank.

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