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“Both Lewis and Naibryf were prominent members of the University of Chicago’s small Jewish community, which numbers around 800”

JTA University of Chicago’s Jewish community reels with 1 student missing in Surfside and another killed by a stray bullet by Ben Sales July 6, 2021 Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen has counseled Jewish students at the University of Chicago through … Continue reading

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“In 2017, the Chicago Dyke March threw out participants for carrying flags emblazoned with the Star of David”

ALGEMEINER Chicago Dyke March Posts Promotional Image Showing Burning Israeli and American Flags by Benjamin Kerstein June 21, 2021 The Chicago Dyke March, an annual LGBT parade that in 2017 ejected marchers carrying flags with Jewish symbols, promoted its upcoming … Continue reading

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“Established in 1929 in the city’s central business district, the Chicago Loop Synagogue has primarily served office workers for much of its history”

THE ARCHITECTS NEWSPAPER With commuter congregation waning, the Chicago Loop Synagogue faces an uncertain future by Aaron Smithson June 8, 2021 …According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Chicago Loop Synagogue’s membership has shrunk markedly in the last thirty years, … Continue reading

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Politicians are quick to shout “systemic racism,” though Black elected officials hold top positions of power in Chicago and Cook County

CHICAGO TRIBUNE That thin line between order and chaos in Chicago and other towns by John Kass June 5, 2021 There is a thin line in big cities like Chicago, New York, Detroit and Los Angeles and small towns too. … Continue reading

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#Chicago Alderman Burke’s remarks “smack of blatant anti-semitism and are both ignorant and repugnant”

CHICAGO SUN TIMES Feds say Burke made a ‘distasteful’ comment about Jewish people as authorities investigated him by Jon Seidel April 21, 2021 In the midst of an alleged scheme at the heart of his racketeering indictment, Ald. Edward M. … Continue reading

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Chicago’s teachers’ union’s outsize power “comes at the expense of students, parents, and taxpayers”

CITY JOURNAL Chicago’s Big Education, Inc. by Adam Andrzejewski February 17, 2021 On Super Bowl Sunday, the Chicago Teachers Union announced its intention to return to the classroom. Finally, Chicago’s 347,476 public school students can receive the same in-person instruction … Continue reading

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“CAIR isn’t the only unindicted co-conspirator Illinois politicians will join at the banquet”

INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT ON TERRORISM Illinois Democrats Line Up to Help CAIR Fundraise by Steven Emerson January 4, 2021 In yet another example of political expediency overcoming better judgment, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot … Continue reading

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Calling people who want to reopen schools racist and sexist is a terrible way to debate important policy questions

DISCOURSE MAGAZINE A Teachers Union Needs a New Lesson Plan by Professor Charles Lipson December 8, 2020 …The teachers union doesn’t just say the other side is wrong; they say the other side is evil, driven by evil motives. Mind … Continue reading

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Traditional Jewish delis are about as rare in Chicago as giant slices of New York-style pizza

EYEWITNESS NEWS 7 CHICAGO Hungry Hound:Jeff & Jude’s brings pick-up Jewish deli to Chicago’s Northwest Side by Steve Dolinsky October 2, 2020 …It’s only open a few hours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. But the few items on offer are … Continue reading

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Chicago residents in affluent neighborhoods downtown, and on the North Side, “no longer feel safe in the city’s epicenter and are looking to move away”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE ‘I’ve never had to think about my own safety in this way before’: Shaken by summer looting in affluent neighborhoods, some Chicagoans are moving away. by Christen A. Johnson August 26, 2020 They understand why protesters and rioters … Continue reading

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