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Congregant Maggie Cain of Glenview rehearsing her portrayal of an Israelite ex-slave who fears for her son's life in Shir Hadash's Pausing in the Wilderness. Photo by Barry Cain
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What Really Happened to the Israelites During their 40 Years of Exile as they Wandered the Desert?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cindy Lieb Audrey Suffrin Public Relations, LLC (847) 607-9559 What Really Happened to the Israelites During their 40 Years of … Read more ›

Ponds Resident Elaine Aidem Celebrates her Adult Bat Mitzvah with Family.
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Ponds Residents Celebrate Adult Bat-Mitzvah

The Ritual of Bat Mitzvah is traditionally celebrated by 12 and 13-year-old girls, but a group of seniors at The Ponds of Wealshire, an assisted … Read more ›

Author Barb Rosenstock engages the children in the story she wrote.
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Local Children’s Author Presents Latest Book at Congregation Or Shalom

Vernon Hills resident Barb Rosenstock spent 20 years in advertising and marketing, writing catalog copy before going back to school to get a teaching degree. … Read more ›

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Rising Above the Economic Storm, JUF 2010 Campaign Tops $78.6 Million

CHICAGO – Despite the ongoing, intense pressures of the economic downturn, the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago raised $78,604,927 in its just-concluded 2010 Annual … Read more ›

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Ordination Of Michael Swartzentruber On October 16th, 4:00 p.m. At Community Christian Church

On Saturday, October 16, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. Community Christian Church (CCC) in Lincolnshire will host the ordination of Michael Swartzentruber. Members and friends of … Read more ›

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Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community is Proud to Present “A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH CULTURE AND HUMANIST THOUGHT”

 BETH CHAVERIM IS PROUD TO PRESENT “A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH CULTURE AND HUMANIST THOUGHT” A series of events focusing on Jewish culture and Humanist thought.   … Read more ›

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St. Francis de Sales School to Host 4th Annual Spirit Day

            LAKE ZURICH, IL    (September, 2010)   Nearly 500 students will descend on the streets of Lake Zurich on Thursday, September 23rd for the 4th Annual Spirit … Read more ›

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Israel’s Soft Under Belly**

“The Other Side of Dr. Wolf” has become an award winning, internationally read novel. It’s a fast moving story told through the eyes of Jon … Read more ›

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A Must Read**

Sadly, there is a politically acceptable form of anti-Semitism under the cloak of Anti-Israel rhetoric spreading worldwide. It is a timed exercise and gradually gaining … Read more ›

New Web site offers reviews of churches

A graduate student at DePaul University, atheist activist Hemant Mehta avoided being a church hater by becoming a church rater. Enlisted four years ago on … Read more ›