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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

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

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

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 Stories of friends, family, and lasting love

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

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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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