Menashe, a new independent Yiddish-language film, is a touching -- and in many ways groundbreaking -- portrait of a 30-something Hasidic single father in Brooklyn.
The Israeli film, featuring a knockout lead performance, opens in Chicago on May 19
As my Cub fandom has deepened throughout my life, so too has my Judaism, and it has become clear that my identity as a Jew and my identity as a Cubs fan have a lot in common.
Wedding season is upon us, and if you happen to have a lot of Chicago simchas, keep an eye out for the Gold Coast All Stars and their talented percussionist chilling in the back with the groovy long hair and mustache. That’s Noah Plotkin – a rhythmic master and Jew you should know.
Jeremy Klaben is working to make Chicago brighter. His new restaurant, Brightwok Kitchen, located at 21 E. Adams St., is one of the more unique fast-casual bright spots in the Loop.
The lunch salad is a staple of so many people’s work weeks, and now, downtown Chicago commuters have a lunch salad they truly “Be Leaf” in.
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.