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Category: Jewish Person of the Week
Reena Calm Chitribe

Jewish Comedian of the Week – Reena Calm

Hey Where My Jews At, Can I Get Some Oys? Let’s Meet Reena Calm – an East Coast Jew turned Chicago Favorite! Where did you grow up? I was born in Israel. My parents made Aliyah for a year, and I was their souvenir. I grew up in Sharon Massachusetts,

Jonathan Kamel Jewish Person of the Week ChiTribe Cover Photo

Jewish Person of the Week Jonathan Kamel

Let’s meet Jewish Person of the Week, Jonathan Kamel Where did you grow up? I grew up in the city, in Lincoln park (shocker, I know). I went to Walter Payton college prep for high school (Go Grizzlies!) and Anshe Emet for synagogue. I love it here and couldn’t see

Jewish Person of the Week Naomi Segal

Jewish Person of the Week Naomi Segal

Let’s meet Jewish Person of the Week, Naomi Segal Where did you grow up? I grew up in Oak Park and was very involved with Oak Park Temple my entire life. What did you do Jewish growing up? I did a lot growing up Jewish. I went to two incredible

Erin Rachel Doppelt

Jewish Person of the Week – Erin Rachel Doppelt

Let’s meet Jewish Person of the Week, Erin Rachel Doppelt   Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Highland Park and went to Highland Park High School. I went away to college at The University of Pittsburgh.  I decided to come back to Chicago because of

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

Ryan Klein Jewish Person of the Week with Sara ChiTribe

Jewish Person of the Week – Ryan Klein

Let’s meet ChiTribe Jewish Person of the Week, Ryan Klein Where did you grow up? I grew up in Skokie, so there’s a good chance I met your bubbie at Barnum and Bagel (RIP). My mother and father, from Buenos Aires and Chicago respectively, raised my younger sister Jen and

Liza Moskowitz Jewish Person of the Week ChiTribe

Jewish Person of the Week – Liza Moskowitz

Let’s meet Jewish Person of the Week – Liza Moskowitz Where did you grow up? I am originally from a suburb of Dallas and proud! In fact, when I first moved to Chicago I walked into Brown Elephant to furnish my apartment and I walked out with a fixture of