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Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook lights 11-foot-tall menorah, celebrates Hanukkah

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Faith

Lighting candles in a menorah for Hanukkah usually is not a challenge. 

Lighting one that is 11-feet tall is, and certainly takes more than just a small match.

“We have been doing a menorah lighting...

Challah Bake unites hundreds of Jewish women at JCC

by Sarah Haider, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Faith, Living

Generations of Jewish women from across the North Shore gathered together to make Challah bread on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook.

Hundreds of daughters, mothers, grandmothers and friends...

Faith Briefs: Aug. 2-8

by Staff report Life & Arts, Faith

Congregation Beth Shalom (3433 Walters Ave.)

Shabbat with a Twist

Join for Shabbat with a Twist on Friday, Aug. 17 and Sept. 7 and 21 from 11-11:45 a.m. Families with children up to...