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‘What’s the deal with…?’
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04/14/2016

There's a bestselling book out about curiosity. It's written by a Hollywood producer who has spent his free time asking questions of interesting and accomplished strangers for the last 35 years.

Three Reasons You Should Move in Your 20s
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04/13/2016

I’ve been in New York for five months, and already I’ve felt the effects of moving on my personal growth.

Three Things I Wish I’d Known Before Graduating College
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04/11/2016

Trading textbooks for timesheets and “Two-Dollar Tuesday” for networking and fundraisers has provided me with a different perspective.

30 Things I Will Do Before 30
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04/06/2016

I’m 28 years old, going on 29. Right after that (a year, not immediately), I turn the big 29 plus 1. Quite the milestone -- though if we were in any other country, it would be quite the kilometerstone.

Investing in Your Jewish Past
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04/05/2016

I have been surprised to find out how many of my camp friends have not visited camp since their final days as campers or on staff, or how many day-schoolers are reluctant to credit their success to their day school education.

Minyan-niversary
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04/04/2016

My spiritual home doesn’t actually have a home. It meets in my living room, or an apartment building party room, or an art gallery.

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Nominations now open for the fifth annual Chicago Jewish 36 under 36 list
04/28/2016

Who is an extraordinary Jew you know? We are looking for young leaders, humanitarians, educators, social activists – the young adult movers and shakers of Chicago – to recognize on our annual Double Chai in the Chi: Chicago’s Jewish 36 under 36 list.

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New play ‘A Splintered Soul’ explores moving forward in America after the Holocaust
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04/12/2016

A Splintered Soul brings a unique interpretation to the traditional Holocaust stories shared on stage.

‘Nurture the Wow’ focuses on the spirituality of parenting
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03/22/2016

After Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg became a mother for the first time, she found herself trying to make sense of this profound life-changing experience that we call parenthood.

Third annual JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival opens March 10
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03/08/2016

Jack Yonover is quite an impressive and articulate eighth grader. Two years ago, Yonover, who is allergic to pistachios and cashews, came up with the idea to make a documentary for his bar mitzvah project reflecting on the fears and frustrations of living with food allergies.

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