Arts & Entertainment

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Thinking in bulk and other tips for making the most of your next trip to the market.

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'Augie March,' "Wiesenthal,' 'Hitler's Tasters' and 'The Flower of Hawaii' are the highlights of Chicago's Jewish-themed performance schedule in June and July

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More than 70 years after World War II, historians and others with an interest in the deadliest conflict to date continue to unearth new information.


In new anthology, two Jewish Chicago women show girls everywhere that government is attainable career choice 

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Mizrahi has long credited his mother as an inspiration for his love of fashion, and she is a force throughout this book. But in an insightful story Mizrahi tells of his father, a vintage Singer sewing machine conveys what language cannot.

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I love Shavuot. The weather is usually glorious and the holiday doesn’t tell you necessarily what to eat or where to eat it.

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A Ruth Bader Ginsburg song cycle, a ballet reimagining of 'The Pygmalion Myth,' and wide-ranging Jewish-themed theater productions.

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The film opens at Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinema in Highland Park this Friday, May 3.


You wouldn't think you'd find a Chinese Jewish chef from Chicago on a North Dakota farm, but that's exactly where you'll spot Molly Yeh these days.

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I love everything about Passover -- except the matzah. 

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