Category: ChiTribe Story of the Week

Winter Shabbat Clusters are LIVE

Shabbat Clusters are LIVE and BETTER than ever! After the first round of successful clusters, ChiTribe will be organizing the winter round 2019! Groups are for singles and couples. Jews of all backgrounds are welcome. Clusters are formed based on location,

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A Dybbuk at DePaul

   Spotted: Yiddish Theatre in Chicago. A Dybbuk at DePaul! Take a journey to the past with this moving Jewish shtetl love story that turns into a ghostly folktale-live in Chicago! ChiTribe interviewed Director Jeremy Aluma about this production to learn

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Happy Birthday to the Trees!

Chicago Guide Tu Bishvat 2019 Behind every blade of grass is an angel who cheers, ‘Grow, grass, grow! 🌱Adapted from Midrash Rabbah 10:6 Tu B’Shvat: Conversation, Dinner, And Song January 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Hyde Park Moishe

The Story of Survival and the Legacy of Giving chitribe hayley

The Story of Survival & the Legacy of Giving

Story of Survival When having Sunday evening dinners with my grandparents growing up, I never took for granted the stories I heard or the lessons I learned.  The most important lesson I took away is that surviving genocide requires strength

The Birth of The Matzo Bash

The Birth of the Matzo Bash in Chicago

 There is a chasidic story about two boys from the North Shore of Chicago that went to study at the University of Illinois in Champaign Urbana. Have you heard this one before? One joined AEPi, the other ZBT. Yeah, you’ve

8 Nights for Chanukah Donuts in Chicago chitribe

8 Nights for Chanukah Donuts in Chicago

Do you ever wonder why it is a tradition to eat sufganiyot (donuts filled with jelly/jelly donuts) for Hanukkah? Many Jews eat fried foods to celebrate the miracle of the one-day oil supply lasting for 8 full nights. You can