Baruch Dayan Ha-Emet: Howard Silberman z’l

Chevre, It is with deep sorrow that I inform you of the death of Howard Silberman, z’l, Randi Simon’s father.  Howard, together with Randi’s mother, Irene, were part of our High Holiday family for the past few years and I’ve always enjoyed...

Upcoming Shabbat: Pastor Jim Buckman

Chevre, As some of you know, Stew likes to brew beer.  While attending a recent beer-brewing program, he made the acquaintance of Pastor James Buckman, recently installed as the pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Lake Forest.  Pastor Buckman is also a lieutenant...

Siman Tov u-Mazel Tov

B’Chavana sends mazel tov to Karen and Larry Heisler on the engagement of Karen’s daughter, Lauren Rabin, to Devin Zimmer, son of Carol and Dave Zimmer. The couple lives in the Ukrainian Village area of Chicago with their dogs, Lily and Logan.  Lauren is...

A Look Ahead: The Upcoming B’Chavana Calendar

Chevre, We had a lovely time on Friday night at the Levin-Herman household as we celebrated Shabbat, ate well, and shared a little learning of Torah. Especially beautiful was the aufruf of Becca Levin and Kim Spasari, as we gathered warmly around them to offer our...

Pesah Volunteer Opportunity

Chevre, We have an opportunity to help pack and deliver food boxes for Passover this year through the wonderful organization of Maot Chitim.  The mission of Maot Chitim of Greater Chicago, Inc. is to assist needy members of the Greater Chicagoland Jewish community...
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