Algren’s twentieth century search for a hero led him on a life of creative humanization, where art can inoculate us against fear and resentment.
“When my grandparents arrived in the U.S., they were greeted by the Statue of Liberty. But noone is there to to welcome today’s refugees at LAX.”
Daniel Biss, a state senator and former math professor, lost one of his two congressional endorsements due to his lieutenant governor nominee.
Laurie Zoloth, a nurse-turned-bioethicist, is believed to be the only Jewish dean leading a non-Jewish university’s divinity school.
The casket allegedly plummeted suddenly and unexpectedly into the grave, causing the shrouded body to be visible.
Akiba-Schechter is the only Jewish day school in the country to adopt this model—but they want it to be a template for other schools.
During the Charlottesville riots, 800 miles away, a group of American Jews fought back against the exclusion of Zionists from the Chicago Slutwalk.
President Trump retweeted an Alt-Right activist involved in conspiracy theories — and an image of a CNN reporter being run over by a train.
The “Zioness” group was ostracized at the Chicago feminist rally — but according to some, they never wanted to fully participate in the first place.
During the rally, when women from the “Zioness” group waved their signs, SlutWalk participants would block them with umbrellas.