REMINDER: An Opportunity for Loving Kindness

Eda and Marc Chappe are B’Chavana members who are now housebound due to Marc’s health challenges.  We’re organizing B’Chavana members to visit once so that they have company once each week, and we’re using this potluck.com site to...

See Anita S in Crossing Delancey

Chevre, Our dear friend and perennial Purim host, Anita S, is featured in a production of Crossing Delancey, playing now at the Skokie Theater through Feb. 18.  She’d love to see you there; Susan and I are going this Sunday. For information, tickets,...

Getting Rid of “The”

Chevre, I want to elicit your help in removing a word from the English language. The word is “the.” To be sure, the word “the” is not entirely without value. For example, in the sentence “I’m going to the supermarket” it’s entirely appropriate. When it isn’t helpful...

Jo Mapes z”l

Chevre, It is with deep sorry that I let you know of the death of Joanna Claire Mapes, mother of Hillary Mapes Levine.  Jo died Friday evening, Feb. 2. Hillary and Bob will receive condolences Thursday evening, 5-8:00, with a minyan at 7:00 pm.  They also will receive...
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