Chicago Jewish groups want other cities to follow its COVID response
Reopening is close at hand for Chicago’s Jewish day schools, after-school programs, and public school Hebrew language departments.
David Axelrod has a clear memory of the roasted turkey leg he received in a care package at the White House.
At 5 pm on Fridays, Julia Logan pushes back her desk, moves her work screen aside and dims the lighting. In her small apartment dining room, amidst twinkling lights in mason jars, she sets a Shabbat table for one and joins a Zoom call of seven other young adults in Chicago, and across the country.
The bar serves Sufganiyot with syringes of vodka-infused jelly and Challah grilled cheese. Specialty cocktails: “The Chosen MF” and “Mazel Tov.”
Full-time professional staff were working second jobs, going to food pantries, putting their children on Medicare and selling plasma.
“When I got my signatures, nobody asked me about the damn Holocaust. It’s totally irrelevant to my campaign.”
A former leader of the American Nazi Party, Arthur Jones got a quarter of the vote last time he ran for this Congressional seat in Illinois.
Darwish also claimed without evidence that one of his opponents had received $15,000 in donations from AIPAC. AIPAC doesn’t make donations.
“There is 100% a golem inside.”