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Category: Jewish Person of the Week
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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Zev Ginzburg

Where did you grow up? Buffalo Grove, Illinois What did you do Jewish growing up? Purim celebrations, Soviet Seder’s. And a lot of Jewish Deli Food. What do you do Jewish now? I try and share as many jewish experiences as I can with my girlfriend: Be it Shabbat, Pesach, or

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Lindsay Barnett

Where did you grow up? Highland Park What did you do Jewish growing up? I grew up having Shabbat dinner with my family. Mygrandparents usually hosted Shabbat, so three generations of our family got together each week. Some of my best family memories are at that dinner table! I also went

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Ashley Gordon

Where did you grow up? I grew up in a suburb of Detroit, MI What did you do Jewish growing up? As a kid, we went to shul frequently, and I also attended Hebrew School and had my bat mitzvah. Overall, my fondest memories are weekly Shabbat dinners with my

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Carol Kurth

Meet Carol who found her Chicago Jewish Community during the Pandemic Where did you grow up? San Diego, California What did you do Jewish growing up?  I converted at age 29! I did go to some Bar/Bat Mitzvahs growing up, and of course a few Shabbats at sleepovers with my

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Yehuda Bromberg

My wife, myself, and at that time 2-month-old son got COVID early on.  There were no real policies or procedures for returning to work after testing positive. Once my local health department cleared me from quarantine, my goal became to get back to my team in the emergency department. We got sick before masks,

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Ben Gould

Fortunately, I work for an organization with an important mission, which keeps me motivated to help those who sacrifice so much for our nation. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Skokie and attended Niles West High School. What did you do Jewish growing up? Attended summer camp

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Daniel Aschheim

Where did you grow up?  I grew up in Jerusalem, Israel (with one year as a freshman in high school in Madison, WI-my Midwestern experience). Go Badgers! What did you do Jewish growing up?  I lived in Israel, escorted Birthright trips as a soldier, worked in various Jewish organizations – the Jewish Agency, Masa Israel

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Zak Shapiro

Where did you grow up? I grew up in Wilmette, IL What did you do Jewish growing up? I attended Hebrew school and had my Bar Mitzvah at Beth Emet in Evanston, I was also involved in BBYO.  What do you do Jewish now? I am involved in many Jewish