Stories from around the Chicago-area Jewish community.

Young Chicago leaders join fellowship

Anna Yankelev

Anna Yankelev’s creative ideas combat hunger, COVID spread in Lake County


 Bernard Weinger JCC was her gift to her late husband—and their community 


"We knew that something had to be done now to rush needed funds to the communities hurting most." 


 Stories of friends, family, and lasting love


A local man discovers his family's history at a little-known concentration camp.


A local woman's persistence and creativity is helping Lake County residents during COVID-19.

Israeli "pen pals" in the 21st Century

Dan Sharon

Spertus librarian and human Jewish encyclopedia

Joan Holland

Philanthropist for Chicago Jewry and Israel  

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