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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wilmette synagogue new home for Holy Ark doors

      Wilmette synagogue new home for Holy Ark doors
    Standing sentry in a quiet corner of Sukkat Shalom synagogue in north suburban Wilmette, the cherubim on a pair of historic and artistically significant Holy Ark doors have found a new home. The carved wooden doors, created in 1951 by a renowned...
  • Evanston rabbi quits over Palestinian activism

    An Evanston rabbi has resigned from his congregation because of what he described as long-standing tension over his solidarity with Palestinians in their conflict with Israel. Brant Rosen, who has been at the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation for 17...
  • Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career

    Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career
    Being recruited for a tenured faculty position at a major university is no small feat, nor should it be; tenure represents the pinnacle of an academic career. In my case, it involved numerous interviews with faculty in the American Indian studies...
  • U. of I. trustees vote 8-1 to reject Salaita

    U. of I. trustees vote 8-1 to reject Salaita
    URBANA -- The University of Illinois board of trustees voted Thursday not to hire controversial professor Steven Salaita, finalizing a decision that has created much backlash on campus and from academia nationwide. The 8-1 decision came after top...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Danya Ruttenberg

    Me, My Shelf and I: Danya Ruttenberg
    "I was always kind of a nerdy kid," says Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, scanning her extensive book collection in the Evanston condo she shares with her husband and sons. "Aha! Here it is," she says, pulling out the first book she ever wrote, a pastel-colored...
  • Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

    Last month, Séverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
  • 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...