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Stories from around the Chicago-area Jewish community.

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Elitsa Reinglass Sklar and Jacob Miller -- are among the 26 high school juniors from across North America named to this year's cohort.


Dennis Kleper, a longtime member of the Chicago Jewish community, passed away at age 70.


Local teacher Arundhati Srimani won this year's Sue Pinsky Award for Excellence in Jewish Education for seventeen years of dedication to Jewish education. 


Renowned singer and actress Idina Menzel will be the featured speaker at the JUF Women's Division Spring Event 2019.

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The Jewish Cy Young winner has called Chicago home for over 40 years.

Kirshes at Hugarian Kosher Foods

Kirsche was a Holocaust survivor who co-founded, owned, and ran the Hungarian Kosher Foods supermarket with her late husband, Sandor.

 Rabbinical Council of America publishes new Orthodox prayerbook 

Multi-agency delegation lobbies for critical social service, security needs


A community celebration of culture and connection for Israel’s 71st birthday.

Chabad leaders

Ever since Chabad established itself in the area, they have been boarders, not residents.

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