How Will You Celebrate Allan Sherman Day?

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel inaugurates a day honoring the parody king

Rahm Emanuel Is a Terrible Dancer After All

Despite having been a dance major during college

Lighting Candles With the Jewish Modernists

Did the salons of 1920s Paris have a  Shabbat rival in Chicago?

Legend of the Jewish Dwight Howard Grows

But Northwestern center Aaron Liberman just wants to play

Mo Yan’s Jewish Interpreter

The D-student translator behind the Chinese winner of the Nobel Prize in literature

Big Eater

Food-obsessed Jews, including an obese matriarch, are subtly rendered in Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins

Vivian Maier’s Jewish Chicago: A Reminiscence, as a New Doc Tries to Revive Her Story

The recently discovered street photographer trained her lens on my family—and a lost, genteel world

A Teacher’s Perspective on the Chicago Strike

What the legacy of the Chicago strike should be

Closing Chicago’s ‘Lox Box’

A Windy City Jewish tradition for 50 years—bagels and lox, delivered to your door—may soon disappear

Orthodox Art Photographer Spy

The Russian immigrant Anna Shteynshleyger, a formerly observant Jew in the contemporary art world, creates lush, melancholy, Edenic works

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