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Chronnikah Dark Matter Coffee - ChiTribe

Chicago Coffee Roaster Celebrates Chronikkah

A New Way to Celebrate Hannukah in Chicago – Dark Matter Coffee’s Chronikkah Many of us know the story of Hanukkah, the festival of lights – a story of how a small group of Jews fought against all odds to overcome a brutal regime that aimed to end the Jewish

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Give Back with Home Sweet Home – Founder Erin Ross

Meet Erin Ross, Founder of Home Sweet Home In kindergarten, I met my best friend Justin, who has special needs. As Justin and I grew up together, I saw first hand the challenges he and his family faced. At age 22, funding stops and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

What I learned at Hadar - Jonathan Bressler ChiTribe

What I learned at Hadar – Jonathan Bressler

What I learned at Hadar It felt akin to living in a 2-D world and feeling satisfied with height and width, and suddenly having depth thrust upon me as the world spreads out and expands before one’s eyes. I had just gotten back from 10 months of learning at Pardes

Mia Rahmanim ChiTribe Jewish Person of the Week (1)

Jewish Person of the Week – Mia Rahmanim

Let’s meet Jewish Person of the Week, Mia Rahmanim Where did you grow up? I grew up in Northbrook, IL and lived there all my life. My parents met in Israel. My dad grew up in Iran and my mom grew up in Israel in Tel Aviv. My dad moved

Jared Freid ChiTribe

Jewish Visiting Person of the Week – Jared Freid

Let’s meet “Visiting” Jewish Person of the Week, Jared Freid Our favorite Nice(ish) Jewish Comedian Jared is coming back to Chicago this week for the first U Up Live in Chicago! Up Up? Live August 14th 2019 JTrain Labor Day Weekend Where did you grow up? I am from Needham, Massachusetts. Growing

Reflection and Celebration Storyboard Experience

Rosh Hashanah Reflection and Celebration

Rosh Hashanah Reflection and Celebration Storyboard Experience with Nasya Miller If you are here reading this, you have already shown up for yourself and that is something to celebrate. I invite you to invest in yourself and your year ahead in this small and very meaningful way. Important: This experience

Jewish Person of the Week Ethan Frisch

Let’s meet our Jewish Person of the Week, Ethan Frisch Where did you grow up? I grew up in the north suburbs of Chicago, in Wilmette. I was born in Hyde Park.  I have an older brother and younger sister. My younger sister goes to Rush and was at the

Sam Says - ChiTribe

A Word from ChiTribe Co-Founder Sam Getz-Sheftel

A Word from ChiTribe Co-Founder Sam Getz-Sheftel 5 Months ago, after ending a relationship, I found myself once again wishing that Chicago’s Jewish community was more like the community I became so used to when I lived in Washington DC. Specifically, I missed all the great opportunity for engagement and