The span includes a special portal to Chicago’s strict Orthodox community.
“This, too, is Torah,” says Danya Ruttenberg.
Their new feminist Haggadah shows the way to a promised land of gender equality.
The author of The Book of My Lives talks about bringing together horror movies, the Iraq war, Jewish culture, and a peculiar kind of writer’s block in his latest novel.
Netanyahu’s steely resolve
Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is immersed in Judaic literature.
We check out Robb Packer’s archive tracking all of the city’s current and former synagogues
I ‘m the kashruth, or kosher, administrator for the Chicago Rabbinical Council. We certify products, caterers, restaurants, and bakeries as kosher. Our rabbis check every single product to make sure it is what it says it is. Food science, chemistry, engineering—all of these things play a role. You walk into a factory that makes soy […]
When I covered the 2008 Toronto film festival, my first screening was a Friday 9 AM showing of Joel and Ethan Coen’s Burn After Reading. This year my first screening was a Friday 9 AM showing of Joel and Ethan Coen’s A Serious Man. It took place in the same theater, and I think I […]