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  • Filmmaker crafts an homage to crafty brew newbies

    Filmmaker crafts an homage to crafty brew newbies
    Filmmaker Shannon Mortimer is a wine drinker. Her significant other is a craft beer guy and in her words: "He was dragging me around to all these industrial parks" — where many small breweries are based — "and trying different craft beers. And...
  • Hunted 60 years ago, Sonia is running again

    Hunted 60 years ago, Sonia is running again
    On the frigid evening of Feb. 15, 2001, a silver-haired woman who stood less than 5 feet tall packed some skirts, blouses and underwear into two brown shopping bags. She put on her gray winter coat, locked the door to her Skokie home and fled. After she...
  • Stories unleashed by a story

    Stories unleashed by a story
    December 14, 2003--Hundreds of readers responded to "Prisoner of Her Past," a Tribune special report on Nov. 30, detailing the story of Sonia Reich--my mother--a Holocaust survivor who, late in life, began re-enacting her war experiences. The stories they...
  • Library to host Holocaust exhibit from Paris

     Library to host Holocaust exhibit from Paris
    On Monday, Sept. 8, an art exhibit based on the journal of a young Jewish French woman during the Holocaust will open at the Highland Park Public Library. Titled 'Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life,' the exhibit originates from the Mémorial de la Shoah, the...
  • Joan Rivers' Funeral Set for Sunday in New York

    Funeral services for comedian Joan Rivers will be held Sunday at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El. The Reform synagogue did not disclose the time of the services, or whether the public would be admitted. Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson told ABC News, "It is a...
  • Check It Out: Reading up on the Greatest Generation

    Nonfiction audiobooks offer compelling and listenable narratives on a variety of subjects. The following selections are true stories from World War II, from the beginnings of the Third Reich to D-Day, the Pacific and the end of the war. Some focus on...
  • Comedian Joan Rivers dead at age 81

    Comedian Joan Rivers dead at age 81
    Joan Rivers, who became a comedic star with an act that was a mélange of insult, insecurity, over-the-top cattiness and a nothing-is-sacred philosophy, died on Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa Rivers said. Rivers, an outspoken advocate...
  • Lauderdale's first Bacon Bash being held on Yom Kippur

    Lauderdale's first Bacon Bash being held on Yom Kippur
    — It might seem like a strange time to hold a Bacon Bash festival — Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of fasting and repentance. But sponsors say they have nothing to atone for about the timing, which had to fit into an already busy October schedule...
  • Nothing taboo for Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs

    (Reuters) - Joan Rivers, who became a comedic star with an act that was a mélange of insult, insecurity, over-the-top cattiness and a nothing-is-sacred philosophy, died on Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter Melissa Rivers said. Rivers, an outspoken...
  • Israel says it gagged reports captive Sotloff was its citizen

    Israel says it gagged reports captive Sotloff was its citizen
    Israel said on Thursday it had prevented local media from reporting that slain U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff was also an Israeli citizen, in a bid to reduce the risk to him after he was seized by Islamist insurgents in Syria last year. Islamic State,...
  • Congregation Beth Ahm Event To Feature Jewish War Veteran

    Congregation Beth Ahm, 362 Palisado Ave., Windsor, will host Jewish World War II Veteran Ben Cooper as part of a special Selichot evening, Sept. 20, beginning at 7:35 p.m. Cooper, a corporal and combat medic with the U.S. Army's 45th infantry, will...