The Pittsburgh shooting made this woman feel closer with her Jewish community, even though she is Catholic
Rabbi Jillian weighs in on not “looking Jewish”
An opinion/editorial article stressing the importance of active conversion when a Jew marries a non-Jew.
Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents Congregational Dinner and Shabbat Chanukah, Friday, December 15, 2017. Shabbat Chanukah Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. and costs $18 per adult and children (2-12) are $8.50. Shabbat Chanukah Service with special guest “Uncle Louie” is at 7:30 p.m. Reservations and payment is due by December 11, […]
Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St. Skokie) Presents the Annual Brotherhood Chanukah Party with magician Mike McDonald amazing kids families with his surprises, Sunday, December 17, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Hot dogs, potatoes latkes and sufganiyot are available for lunch at a cost of $5.00 per person with a maximum of $20.00 per family. For tickets, […]
“The organized Jewish community is nothing more than the mean girls from high school.” What?! I think I literally stopped breathing for a moment. Could it be true? I knew this lovely person across from me believed what she was saying. So I wondered, “Could this community that brings me so much joy and comfort […]
Kristin’s wedding was a beautiful coming together of multiple traditions. See what went into the key decisions.
Making friends as a grown-up isn’t always easy. When I look at my “mom” friends, we’re mostly bonded through our kids. We spend countless hours at cheerleading, football or any of the myriad extra-curricular activities our kids are involved in, and our friendship is based on the relationships of our children with one another. But […]
By Rabbi Robyn Frisch and Rabbi Malka Packer Just like the approach of the secular new year, the approach of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, is a great time to reflect on the past year and to make resolutions about how you can be better in the year ahead. (Click here to read how Jewish […]