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Young-adult books about bar and bat mitzvahs

7/28/2015 2:57:56 PM

New fim on 'Rosenwald' shares story of great--yet humble--Chicago Jewish businessman, philanthropist

Julius Rosenwald was one of America's greatest philanthropists and visionaries, and yet many...

7/27/2015 4:44:20 PM

JUF Lion Luncheon to feature filmmaker Nancy Spielberg

Even if she’ll always be Steven Spielberg’s baby sister, Nancy Spielberg is a powerhouse in her...

7/27/2015 4:34:10 PM

Beyond the Emancipation Proclamation

‘Firmness in the Right’ explores Lincoln’s relationship with Jews

7/27/2015 4:17:35 PM

From Haifa to Houston

Israeli ballet dancer makes unlikely dream come true  

7/27/2015 4:07:46 PM

'A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka' chosen as 2015 Jewish 'One Book, One Community'

Spearheaded by Spertus Institute, the One Book initiative is the focus of Chicago’s celebration...

7/23/2015 4:00:18 PM

Theodore Bikel, legendary actor and singer, dies at 91

Bikel played in Chicago many times, as both a stage actor and a folk singer.

7/23/2015 3:28:04 PM

A new documentary film asks 'What makes a mensch?'

Most of usgo through life trying to act like a mensch—but what does that really mean?

7/6/2015 2:47:36 PM

Second JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival runs June 20-28

The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival will bring the Chicago community together to experience 16...

6/9/2015 10:17:51 AM

Debunking the stereotyped shtetl

People misunderstand how Jewish people lived in Eastern European shtetls (a small Jewish town in...

5/28/2015 3:56:12 PM

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