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On my daughter's yahrzeit, I asked a question not asked by many - opinion

Normally this annual milestone passes with limited emotion. However, this year is different.

'Kanye was rite': Jewish cemetery vandalized with swastikas

At least 16 headstones were painted with Swastikas and another 23 were defaced at the Am Echod cemetery outside of Chicago.

Pro-Jewish op-ed turned into pro-Palestinian poster at Northwestern University

An op-ed about Jewish pride was turned into a big sign painted with the words "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free," at Northwestern University.

15/11/2022
A school bus used for transporting New York City public school students is seen driving down 135th a

Antisemitic attack on Chicago bus didn't happen, Jewish school says

One of the students on the bus made up the story to their parents about the men doing the Nazi salute on the bus.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
12/11/2022

Noose found at Obama Presidential Center construction site in Chicago

The incident led to a temporary halt in construction, the Chicago Tribune reported, citing the construction consortium that is building the center.

By REUTERS
11/11/2022

Four men hurl slurs, make Hitler salutes at Jewish elementary students

The bus was dropping off Jewish elementary students from a local Orthodox Jewish school in Chicago, in the West Rogers Park neighborhood before four men jumped into it, terrorizing the children.

Jewish groups welcome Morningstar's new commitments to Israel

Morningstar's ties to BDS were first identified in April 2020, when the Chicago company announced it was acquiring full ownership of Amsterdam-based Sustainalytics.

01/11/2022

People choose familiar over new when window of opportunity closes - study

A new University of Chicago study suggests that ‘variety is the spice of life’ does not always make us happy.

A Cook County Sheriff's police car patrols the exterior of the Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois

US teen planned to attack Chicago synagogues, mosques - FBI

The teen was arrested last spring and pled not guilty to charges of explosives possession, as there wasn't enough evidence to charge him with terrorism – until now.

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