6 Places to Break the Yom Kippur Fast in Chicago Yom Kippur is quickly approaching, which means two things: 1) a fast for the day of atonement and 2) a post-fasting feast. Growing up this probably meant a huge spread
Favorite Chicago Farm to Table Picks for the New Year Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year is right around the corner. In accordance with tradition we dip our apples in honey to commemorate a sweet new year. Sure we have
Let’s Meet Jewish Person of the Week- Aaron Levine Where did you grow up? West Bloomfield, MI What did you do Jewish growing up? What do you do now? I grew up having Shabbat dinner with my family on Friday
Let’s Meet Jewish Person of the Week- Shira Wenig Rozgovich Where did you grow up? Riverwoods, IL What did you do Jewish growing up? I went to Solomon Schechter Day School through third grade, when my family moved to Budapest
Turning Holiday Distress into De-stress “You must be so relaxed after all those holidays,” said a well-meaning, non-Jewish coworker.” Ah, if only she knew. Jewish holidays, which the Torah says should be “days of rest,” can have the opposite effect.