Of World's Fairs, Cellphones and 10 Other Facts About Jewish Illinois

There’s a lot more to Illinois Jewish history than Rahm Emanuel and Golda Meir. Here are a dozen things you may not know about members of the tribe in the Land of Lincoln.

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A Slice of a New Life

Moshe Schulman came from a devout ultra-Orthodox home — until there was no more kosher food left, and he faced a massive dilemma.

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Slaying the Goose and Lifting the ‘Cellophane Veil’

The deep and intricate rules of slaughter are some of the most significant and powerful that the Torah has to teach.

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Broadway's 11th Commandment: Thou Shalt Be a Wise-Ass

‘An Act of God,’ by former ‘Daily Show’ head writer David Javerbaum, is part stand-up routine and part ‘Book of Mormon.’ Jesse Oxfeld won’t command you to go see it on Broadway, but it’s a funny show anyway.

Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky Face Off (Again) in New Chess Drama

In 1972, the world was glued to a chess match between Brooklyn chess prodigy Bobby Fischer and Russian camp Boris Spassky. Now, you can relive the whole thing in an upcoming biopic.

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