Results tagged with 'jewish'
Published Dec. 4, 2014
Someplace along the line we decided that if we change Christmas cards to holiday greetings we thought that we'd be safe from accusations of discrimination. That kind of political correctness does nothing for the spirit of the season or for those who don't celebrate. Let's be honest about differing faiths and enjoy each of them.
Published May 18, 2014
In 1989, Ione Skye starred in the classic coming-of-age film, "Say Anything," and co-actor John Cusack delivered the now-cult-famous line, "I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen." About 25 years later, Skye penned a childrens' book, "My Yiddish Vacation." It's available locally at Boswell Book Company.
Published Jan. 22, 2009
First Stage Children's Theater presents "Witness," a play based on the Newberry Award-winning book by Karen Hesse. The show runs Jan. 23-Feb. 22 at the Todd Wehr Theater in the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.
Published July 1, 2008
Last night was the fifth night of Summerfest, and the 29th birthday of Hasidic reggae musician Matisyahu, who headlined the Miller Lite Oasis in front of a massive crowd.
Published Dec. 31, 2007
Every year around this time, I find myself reading and tweaking this piece. Here’s the updated version for ‘08.
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Wednesday July 7th, 2010 - Chicago, IL I said I wanted to make Wednesdays my booking day each week, but this is ridiculous. I ended up running around most of the day trying to make deadlines, and the level of stress I was operating under was somewhere between conniption fit and full t...
The “Triumph of the Spirit” program will begin with a 22-minute film about Jungreis’s life in the Bergen-Belsen camp. This film is packed with the horrors of the Nazis, yet full of faith, hope and the triumph of the Jewish spirit. Jungreis is a consummate storyteller...
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