March 8, 2017 2:15pm
(JUF News via JTA) — The inimitable Billy Crystal is back on the road. The six-time Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, director and writer — most recently of a book of essays, “Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys” — is currently touring the U.S. with his…
March 10, 2016 3:45pm
CHICAGO (JUF News via JTA) — Like so many other Jewish little girls on Purim, both my big sister and I would dress up for our annual Purim carnival as Queen Esther. The morning of the carnival, my mom would array us in regal dresses, bright red lipstick and a homemade crown or sparkly tiara bought…
December 3, 2015 4:26pm
Recipes passed down through the generations serve as witnesses to our Jewish story.
November 5, 2015 4:44pm
One of the early pioneers in television, Lear created some of the most popular shows of our times. In a new book, he looks back on his oeuvre.
November 19, 2014 3:26pm
Is there a way to incorporate the mindfulness of Thanksgiving into our everyday lives? Cindy Sher finds the answers in the Jewish tradition.
June 9, 2003 9:00am
Capping 10 days of local and national controversy, the Chicago Tribune has apologized for running a provocative editorial cartoon that many people felt used anti-Semitic imagery.
June 16, 2002 9:00am
Long before the Sept. 11 attacks, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago was combating the efforts of Chicago organizations allegedly linked to funding terrorist activity overseas.
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