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A walk in the park

On Sunday, May 3, some 6,500 people came to Ravinia Festival in Highland Park to celebrate...

5/3/2015 7:10:41 PM

Chicago leaders fly to D.C. to advocate priorities with Congress

During the two-day fly-in, community leaders met with policymakers to discuss domestic policy...

5/1/2015 2:00:49 PM

Illinois close to striking a blow to BDS. Your help needed now.

Illinois is poised to become the first state to adopt legislation countering the Boycott,...

5/1/2015 9:45:59 AM

Loyola President Fr. Garanzini speaks out

During our conversation, Fr. Garanzini described his approach to dealing with the Israel-Palestine...

4/30/2015 2:25:44 PM

Illinois Holocaust Museum pilots interactive technology to preserve survivor stories

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is the first world-wide test site for New Dimensions...

4/30/2015 2:14:25 PM

Chicago teens 'encounter' Israeli peers

“We are participating in a different learning opportunity or volunteer project every day.”

4/28/2015 4:29:49 PM

Seymour Persky, preserver of Chicago’s architecture—and its Jewish community

Persky, a real estate developer with a passion for great architecture, has died. He was 92.

4/28/2015 11:19:42 AM

‘Through Soviet Jewish Eyes’

Exhibit photographs tell stories of bravery and tragedy

4/27/2015 4:46:41 PM

Professionals to speak on stigma of mental illness June 7

The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 7 at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, in...

4/27/2015 4:38:04 PM

Two Illinois rabbis named among “most inspiring”

“We’ve identified 33 of the most inspiring men and women from North America who are defining and...

4/27/2015 4:31:10 PM

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