Hanukkah celebrations begin as Chicago area prepares for 8 days of lights

The first candle of the Grand Menorah in Daley Plaza will be lit Thursday night. Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times file Hanukkah celebrations in the Chicago area will begin Thursday with several themed activities planned through the weekend. Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is an eight-day commemoration of the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem by the […]

Presidents of universities grilled on efforts to counter antisemitism on campus: ‘Difficult work’

Harvard and University of Pennsylvania are among the schools being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education for complaints of antisemitism and Islamophobic discrimination on campus. SOURCE