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Meet Jewish Person of the Week Lauren Rome

Where did you grow up?  I grew up in Connecticut and before moving to Chicago last March, I spent my whole life on the East Coast, most recently in NYC for 10 years. What did you do Jewish growing up?  I attended Hebrew School twice per week – my favorite part aside

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week – Leah Greenblum

Let’s Meet Jewish Person Of The Week – Leah Greenblum What’s so Jewish about abortion access? Well, first, both Judaism and abortion access are sex-positive. Also, in our tradition, we say that abortions are permissible because the “health of the mother” takes precedence over anything else. In other words, the health

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week – Robin Richman

Let’s Meet Jewish Person Of The Week – Robin Richman Where did you grow up? Skokie, IL.  What did you do Jewish growing up? I come from a very traditional family background.  I went to Jewish day school all my life. Hillel Torah for elementary school and Ida Crown for

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week – Julia Logan

Let’s Meet Jewish Person Of The Week – Julia Logan Where did you grow up? Northern ‘burbs (Winnetka) Where did you go to school? I attended St. Lawrence University, a small liberal arts college in upstate New York for undergrad and received my Master’s of Science in Education from Indiana University.

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week – Michelle Mantel

Let’s Meet Jewish Person Of The Week – Michelle Mantel I never thought I would ever end up back in Hebrew School but now I could not imagine myself without it! I went to Hebrew School, became a Bat Mitzvah, and received a confirmation at the synagogue I now teach at,

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Meet Jewish Person of the Week – Shalom Klein

Let’s Meet Jewish Person Of The Week – Shalom Klein Where did you grow up? I was born in Vernon Hills, IL and grew up in Skokie, IL. What did you do Jewish growing up? I grew up in a very proud Jewish home where time on Shabbat and Chaggim were