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Tumbling Down

The building that once housed Anshe Kanesses, one of the grandest synagogues in ‘Chicago’s Jerusalem,’ faces the wrecking ball after 99 years

Lights

Agenda: An I.B. Singer story set to klezmer, Lou Reed reads in Brooklyn, the Steins in Paris, Chagall in Ontario, and more

Seasonal

Agenda: The Phantom Tollbooth turns 50, Shoah in Chicago, Art! in Jerusalem, the comedian Jewmongous, and more

Five Jews, One Ball

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Film Theory

Agenda: Tovah Feldshuh gets old, New York City dines out for farmers, the Klezmatics play Prague, and more

Graduation

A Jewish Ukrainian immigrant needed a voice to help reconcile her foreign past and her American future. She found it—in Kanye West.

Quite A Six Months We’ve Had!

That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll

Star Turn

Rahm Emanuel, who will become the first Jewish mayor of Chicago, shied away from discussing his religion during the campaign, but he couldn’t escape Jewish exceptionalism

Mayor Rahm

Emanuel seizes majority of Chicago vote to avoid runoff

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