When Jorge Sepulveda sees the images of the refugees gathered at America’s southern border, awaiting asylum, he thinks of his father.
Former attorney donates largest private collection of haggadot to UChicago
Sometimes a sign is more than a sign.
A public monument featuring Revolutionary War financier Haym Saloman, a Polish-Jewish American businessman, may be removed from where it stands in Chicago’s Heald Square. The monument, along with 40 others, is under review by the Chicago Monument Project as part of the city’s effort to “address the hard truths of Chicago’s racial history.”
The moment that crystallized Howard Reich’s future in music, writing and Judaism occurred when, as a 16-year-old living in the largely Jewish Chicago suburb of Skokie, Ill., he found the 1951 Best-Picture winning musical “An American in Paris” showing on the family TV.
Svara is a queer Talmud study center in Chicago
This talk is part of our series Forward Forums: Local Perspectives on National Issues
Did student protesters call Northwestern University’s Jewish president a pig?
In Chicago, two Jewish lawyers fight to make the police accountable
About a dozen windows were smashed.