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Guide to McSweeney’s Most Jewish
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04/21/2016

Rather than make you look through all 21 webpages of McSweeney’s lists for the Jewish ones, I went and did that for you.

Roasted Lamb Loin with Mint Chimichurri
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04/20/2016

When I am not inventing new recipes in the kitchen, I find my favorite way to enjoy an evening is to get together with close friends and family over a warm meal. As most hosts will say, a lavish dinner is not an easy task to accomplish.

The four answers
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04/19/2016

One of the highlights at the Seder is the four questions. The youngest gets up on a chair and proudly declares four simple and insightful questions. Everyone watches proudly as the next generation is inculcated with the fundamental Jewish concept of being inquisitive (and super cute).

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04/18/2016

Some of it had to do with my recent cable-cutting, but I also don’t remember a Bulls team that I was less excited about.

‘What’s the deal with…?’
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04/14/2016

There's a bestselling book out about curiosity. It's written by a Hollywood producer who has spent his free time asking questions of interesting and accomplished strangers for the last 35 years.

Three Reasons You Should Move in Your 20s
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04/13/2016

I’ve been in New York for five months, and already I’ve felt the effects of moving on my personal growth.

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Nominations now open for the fifth annual Chicago Jewish 36 under 36 list
04/28/2016

Who is an extraordinary Jew you know? We are looking for young leaders, humanitarians, educators, social activists – the young adult movers and shakers of Chicago – to recognize on our annual Double Chai in the Chi: Chicago’s Jewish 36 under 36 list.

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New play ‘A Splintered Soul’ explores moving forward in America after the Holocaust
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04/12/2016

A Splintered Soul brings a unique interpretation to the traditional Holocaust stories shared on stage.

‘Nurture the Wow’ focuses on the spirituality of parenting
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03/22/2016

After Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg became a mother for the first time, she found herself trying to make sense of this profound life-changing experience that we call parenthood.

Third annual JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival opens March 10
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03/08/2016

Jack Yonover is quite an impressive and articulate eighth grader. Two years ago, Yonover, who is allergic to pistachios and cashews, came up with the idea to make a documentary for his bar mitzvah project reflecting on the fears and frustrations of living with food allergies.

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