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Cindy Sher

Cindy Sher started her career at JUF 16 years ago. She is the Executive Editor of JUF News and hosts JUF's quarterly public affairs TV show "Sanctuary" on ABC 7 Chicago. Cindy studied Television Journalism at Northwestern University. She is currently pursuing her Executive Masters of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership. She loves -- in no particular order -- 80s music, movies from all decades, mentoring grade school students, jogging along the lake, s'mores, and her friends and family.

Articles by this Author
Carving out space for quiet photo
The discord sweeping the country has inspired many of us to speak out. Staying silent, as the Jewish people know all too well, can lead to danger.
margaritas on beach

You don’t know when or where you’re going to meet your beshert; you simply need to have faith you will find each other.

Glimmer of light photo
I love watching the Chanukah candles dance and dazzle in the darkness during the shortest days of the year.
A Real-Life Jewish Superwoman photo
There's no quality I admire more than courage, people who have the chutzpah to stand up for what they believe in, what they know to be right, no matter how much external forces try to sway them in the other direction.
honey apple challah
Back by popular demand -- at least according to my mom -- is my (sometimes) annual guide to a sweeter new year.
‘You are beautiful’ photo
There's a scene in the summer film comedy Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising in which two sorority pledges attend their first fraternity party, and are disgusted by the frat brothers' focus on getting young co-eds into bed.
Tuesdays with Torah photo
It was a day and time circled on my calendar for the past two academic years. Every Tuesday at noon, a dozen of us students would study Torah together as part of one of the classes offered through the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning.

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