Arts & Entertainment

One woman’s food odyssey leads to stirring her own pot of love

That Dawn Lerman—an emotionally undernourished kid from Chicago—would grow up to become a...

5/31/2016 3:00:41 PM

Chicago playwright takes on legendary Zionist newspaperman and screenwriter in new one-man play

A few years ago, Chicago playwright James Sherman came across legendary newspaperman and writer...

5/31/2016 2:44:10 PM

Spertus Institute to transform gift shop into Jewish arts and culture lab

Changes are coming to the lobby of Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

5/19/2016 4:03:57 PM

Chicago author returns with new novel about uncovering secrets from the past

“Eventually I just challenged myself to write a story that my readers couldn’t put down and would...

4/26/2016 3:02:05 PM

Peter, Bethany, and David

Peter Yarrow, his daughter Bethany, and Israel’s David Broza headline City Winery’s ‘Downtown...

3/30/2016 2:20:53 PM

Signs of spring popping up in the produce aisle

Leeks are delicious cooked in soups, sautéed as a side dish with other spring vegetables, and...

3/30/2016 1:58:47 PM

'Brundibar Revisited'

Spertus Institute presents the Chicago Premiere of Brundibar Revisited, Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m.,...

3/30/2016 1:36:37 PM

Musicians present newest project, 'Sephardic Journey,' at Spertus April 17

Sephardic Journey, premiering at the Ravinia Festival in March, includes new works based on old...

3/30/2016 1:32:44 PM

New play ‘A Splintered Soul’ explores moving forward in America after the Holocaust

A Splintered Soul brings a unique interpretation to the traditional Holocaust stories shared on...

3/30/2016 1:26:53 PM

Parenthood as a spiritual practice

After Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg became a mother for the first time, she found herself trying to make...

3/30/2016 1:21:37 PM

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