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Generation Wanderlust
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08/20/2015

As I prepare to jet off for a week-long trip to South America, a trip I have been saving for and planning for years, I can’t help but wonder about the rise of Millennials making “hashtag wanderlust” not only a thing but a way of life.

Tomatoes and Premature PSL
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08/19/2015

Can we talk about the recent announcement that the Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming soon? Like very soon -- Aug. 25 soon. How can this be happening to us, Chicago?

Cubs Ahead of Schedule
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08/18/2015

The Chicago Cubs' nine-game win streak came to an end this weekend, after a dominant 15-strikeout performance by Chris Sale in a loss to the White Sox on Sunday at U.S Cellular Field.

My Wedding Subconscious
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08/17/2015

I’m realizing that there’s one aspect of wedding planning that I can’t control and it is driving me crazy. It’s my stupid subconscious.

Out of the shadows
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08/14/2015

I froze. There were words coming out of my mouth but I felt other-worldly – removed from my voice, my body.

Treasuring the Moment
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08/13/2015

If you thought “Cat’s in the Cradle” was a heart-wrenching song when you were single, try thinking about it when you’re a dad! We can all relate to that boy who missed out on those moments with his father, and the father (who we can also all relate to) missing out on those moments with his son.

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Double Chai Check-In: Laurie Grauer is building Chicago ‘A Wider Bridge’
08/25/2015

If the whole world is, according to Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav, a gesher tzar m’od, or a “very narrow bridge,” then Laurie Grauer is working tirelessly to make it wider.

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Beyond the Emancipation Proclamation
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08/18/2015

At a time when America's heroes are dwindling, filmmakers, and historians have turned to Illinois's own Abraham Lincoln for inspiration.

Double Chai Check-In: Asha Goldstein continues pursuing tikkun olam
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08/04/2015

Asha Goldstein’s decision to convert to Judaism was not about her. Although becoming a Jew by choice in 2008 played a big role in developing her identity as a Jewish woman, Goldstein’s embrace of Judaism was more about adopting a set of values that emphasizes helping others, and bringing her family closer.

Presenting the 2015 Chicago Jewish 36 under 36 list!
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07/21/2015

From entrepreneurs, to educators, to Jewish professionals paving the way for the future, this city is full of talented, giving, forward-thinking young adults striving to make the world a better place. Take a look at the list!

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