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Holocaust survivor Lisl Bogart remembers Terezin as a 'make-­believe village' where concerts and lectures cloaked a world of death and disease


 There is a uniquely American paradigm, one devoid of fear, celebrating the Jew as an inextricable part of the national fabric. 

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For the second winter in a row, Spertus presents "Sunday Cinema", a mini Jewish Film Festival that takes place over four Sundays in January and February.

Dreams Deferred

Rabbi Seth Winberg reviews "Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Movement to Boycott Israel" by Prof. Cary Nelson

grounded in hope

Titled “Grounded in Hope,” the work confronts the possibilities of building and improving lives and communities at a time when many people feel uncertainty and fear.

Food Squash

Cooking from the heart

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What follows are reflections from true Cubbie blue fans from the Jewish community on what the Cubs’ World Series victory means to them.


Objects, both ordinary and extraordinary, feature in a number of worthy reads for Jewish Book Month.


Harnessing the power of personality differences

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