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  • Man in custody after reports of vandalism at Lombard synagogue

    Man in custody after reports of vandalism at Lombard synagogue
    Employees and clergy at a synagogue in Lombard were still a bit shaken Wednesday after the west suburban temple was vandalized in an apparent hate crime. "They’re still a bit rattled," said Rabbi Andrea Cosnowsky of Congregation Etz Chaim, 1710 S....
  • Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Sept. 6-7

    Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Sept. 6-7
    Event highlights for the weekend of Sept. 6-7 around the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Touch-a-truck in...
  • Synagogue set to stuff backpacks

     Synagogue set to stuff backpacks
    A volunteer from North Shore Congregation Israel thought there had to be a better way than stealing for some students at Jordan Community School in Chicago to have the same supplies at the beginning of the year as their classmates. Operation Backpack...
  • Holocaust documentary reveals father's rescue story to son

    Holocaust documentary reveals father's rescue story to son
    Highland Park resident Steve Keller has many questions he'd like to ask his late father, Robert Keller, one of 50 Jewish children who were brought from Austria to America in 1939 as Nazi Germany was ratcheting up the evil apparatus that soon would...
  • Ancient Torah to be shared with community

    Ancient Torah to be shared with community
    A late 15th century Torah scroll gifted to Trinity International University in Deerfield is currently on display and its new caretakers hope its august presence will inspire further dialogue with the Jewish community. The Ashkenazi Torah scroll from...
  • 1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation

    1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation
    Rabbi Michael Sommer has delivered a lot of sermons since he was ordained in 2005, but the one on Friday in the Lakeside Congregation building, 1221 Lake Cook Road in Highland Park, to inaugurate Har Shalom, a congregation he has established in the wake...
  • L'Chaim Center celebrates permanent home in Deerfield

    L'Chaim Center celebrates permanent home in Deerfield
    L'Chaim Center; take two. "We are officially open," said a beaming Rabbi David Begoun, who, with his wife, Ali, founded the center in 2008. Now, its permanent home at 405 Lake Cook Road will have a grand opening celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday....
  • North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services

    North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins Thursday, to be followed Oct. 4 by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe and B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield are among an...
  • Faiths work together in Week of Hope

    Faiths work together in Week of Hope
    Deerfield houses of worship will be among area congregations participating in the Week of Hope, Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, an initiative of the Southeast Lake County Inter Religious Council. Christ United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church,...
  • Congregation to host Israeli artisan event

    Congregation to host Israeli artisan event
    Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim is hosting an Israeli artisan event on Aug. 24. Jewelry, Judaica and other crafted items by Israeli artists will be on sale between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the temple, 1201 Lake Cook Road in Deerfield. The...
  • 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...