Pittsburgh Gathering

A standing-room only crowd of 1,800 Chicagoans of all faiths came together on Nov. 1 in response to the Shabbat massacre at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha Congregation.

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For me, there is nothing more comforting than a pot of soup or a long slow-cooked stew on the stove.

JC Walk for Water

Seventh graders at Chicago Jewish Day School (CJDS) wanted to know. They had learned that, in South Sudan, villagers often must walk more than three miles, sometimes several times a day, just to get clean water—leaving little time for education.

Books about stolen treasures photo

Memento Park, this year’s selection for Chicago’s celebration of Jewish Book Month, is fiction. But its storyline provides a glimpse into the very real complexities surrounding artwork that was stolen, lost, or sold under duress during extraordinary circumstances in World War II.


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