Israel’s submission to the Academy Awards is an unabashed and core-cutting examination of guilt, grief and human flaws.
Daniel Radcliffe playing an Israeli surviving in the Bolivian jungle? You have this Jewish movie-lover’s attention.
Menashe, a new independent Yiddish-language film, is a touching -- and in many ways groundbreaking -- portrait of a 30-something Hasidic single father in Brooklyn.
The Israeli film, featuring a knockout lead performance, opens in Chicago on May 19
As my Cub fandom has deepened throughout my life, so too has my Judaism, and it has become clear that my identity as a Jew and my identity as a Cubs fan have a lot in common.
Wedding season is upon us, and if you happen to have a lot of Chicago simchas, keep an eye out for the Gold Coast All Stars and their talented percussionist chilling in the back with the groovy long hair and mustache. That’s Noah Plotkin – a rhythmic master and Jew you should know.
Jeremy Klaben is working to make Chicago brighter. His new restaurant, Brightwok Kitchen, located at 21 E. Adams St., is one of the more unique fast-casual bright spots in the Loop.