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  • ’70s sitcom king Norman Lear on making TV that breaks ground

    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.

  • At Thanksgiving time, an exercise in mindfulness

    Is there a way to incorporate the mindfulness of Thanksgiving into our everyday lives? Cindy Sher finds the answers in the Jewish tradition.

  • Chicago Tribune apologizes

    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.

  • Dirty bomb’ latest Chicago link to terror

    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.