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January 2014

How can I possibly take a break?

Taking time to enjoy Sabbath with your family.

The Ultimate Exhibit Experience

Anne Frank continues to inspire modern day Jewish families.

Year That Was

Here’s the Jewish news year 2013 in review.

Land for Peace?

What if the alternatives are apartheid or annihilation?

Soup’s On

Traditional and new-age recipes offer interesting twists on soup.

Super Show

Chicago returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Community Scholar Program Schedule

Check here to see the complete schedule for the CSP.

Beyond the Mere News

How do we answer the big questions of 2014?

The Scoop

Historic Pipeline Agreement and other news.

Take Back the Night

This is our country.


Smile Daughter teaches a lesson in tzedakah.

The Most Important Relationship

Relational Judaism has an important message.

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Remembering the Children of the Holocaust

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