Orthodox Jewish man shot dead in Chicago

Police believe shooter targeting residents of Chicago's Roger's Park neighborhood at random after 24-year-old Jew shot dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 5:28 AM

Rahm Emanuel won't seek a third term in office

Obama's former chief of staff unexpectedly announces he will not seek a third term as mayor of Chicago.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2018, 3:37 AM

Police sleep as Chicago experiences crime wave

Viral photographs show Chicago police asleep in patrol car as Windy City experiences wave of shootings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 3:31 PM

Chicago ball field renamed in memory of Jewish teen

Community names baseball field in memory of Jewish teen who died after lengthy battle with cancer.JTA, 8/14/2018, 4:16 PM

'Kosher restaurants need non-Jewish consumers, too'

New flavors and fresh ideas raise hopes for a revival of Chicago area's kosher restaurant scene.JTA, 7/22/2018, 10:07 PM

After banning Jewish flag, Chicago Dyke March displays PLO flags

LGBT event in Chicago which last year banned Jewish flag displays PLO flags during this year's march, declaring march 'pro-Palestinian'.JTA, 6/26/2018, 7:51 AM

Head of Chicago's Jewish community stepping down after 40 years

CEO of Chicago's Jewish federation, Steven Nasatir, to step down after nearly four decades.Ben Sales, JTA, 6/12/2018, 1:52 PM

Twitter punishes Louis Farrakhan following anti-Semitic rant

Anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader's account decertified by Twitter after he posted rant against 'Satanic Jews'.David Rosenberg, 6/10/2018, 11:01 PM

Farrakhan ratchets up anti-Semitism in latest sermon

Nation of Islam leader says Jews responsible for homosexuality, calls observant Jews 'Satanic' during hate-filled sermon.David Rosenberg, 5/28/2018, 11:24 AM

Driver who kicked passenger out for speaking Hebrew suspended

Uber suspends Chicago driver accused of kicking out Israeli diplomat.JTA, 5/4/2018, 3:12 PM

Summer camps offer kids an immersion in Israel’s tech prowess

Innovative summer camp 'brings the Israeli technology spirit to kids,' one mother says.JTA, 2/10/2018, 11:29 PM

Holocaust-denying anti-Semite to be nominee for Congress

Anti-Semitic, Holocaust-denying white supremacist set to become nominee for US House of Representatives for Illinois' 3rd district.JTA, 2/5/2018, 2:05 PM

Hitler homework assignment angers parents

Chicago middle school slammed for having students make cartoons about Europe's appeasement of Nazis before WWII.JTA, 12/14/2017, 10:47 PM

A Jewish politician who risked his career to protect Israeli children

Recalling a Jewish Chicago politican who put Jewish children's lives before his own future. Robert Harris, 11/13/2017, 2:42 PM

Arab terrorist to be deported from US on Tuesday

Rasmea Odeh was convicted of killing two Israelis in a supermarket bombing.Tzvi Lev, 9/17/2017, 12:06 PM

Jewish owner of Chicago-area deli apologizes for Nazi cartoon

Deli featured cartoon with Nazi resembling Trump on High Holidays catering menu ad on Facebook.JTA, 9/4/2017, 10:15 PM

'Zioness' activists shunned at Chicago feminist march

Feminist march organizers insist Zionism and feminism irreconcilable, refuse to associate with Jews unless they denounce Israel.JTA, 8/13/2017, 10:47 PM

Feminist leaders to allow Jewish symbols at Chicago march

Slutwalk Chicago walks back ban on Jewish symbols.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2017, 5:29 PM

Anti-Semitic feminism? Feminist event bans Star of David

'SlutWalk' bans Jewish symbols for 'Zionist' connotations month after Dyke March removed participants over Star of David flags.David Rosenberg, 7/27/2017, 4:30 PM

Reporter: Revealing LGBT march's anti-Semitism cost me my job

Jewish journalist says she was removed from her position after she publicized anti-Semitism at Chicago Dyke March.Ben Sales, 7/18/2017, 9:02 AM

'MKs who vote for conversion bill not welcome in Chicago'

President of Jewish Federation of Chicago says organization will refuse to host any MK who votes in favor of conversion bill.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 6/28/2017, 8:01 PM

Jewish marchers banned from Chicago LGBTQ march

Flag with Star of David deemed 'offensive' even though it is not Israeli flag. 'Anti-Semitism masquerading as liberal values.'JTA, 6/25/2017, 9:04 PM

Chicago Jewish deli vandalized in suspected hate crime

Vandals spray-paint 'Free Gaza' at popular Shmaltz Deli.JTA, 6/20/2017, 4:58 PM

Thieves take yeshiva boys’ luggage, tefillin during Chicago trip

Students on 8th grade graduation trip have newly received religious items stolen along with their luggage.JTA, 6/15/2017, 7:52 PM

Chicago music store forced to close down by Trump critics

Trump supporters forced to shut down their musical instruments store after being 'outed'. America 2017?, 3/20/2017, 2:50 PM

Holocaust denial, anti-Semitism at University of Illinois

Days after posters blasting 'Jewish Privilege' found at University of Illinois, new anti-Semitic propaganda found posted in school library.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2017, 4:19 PM

'Time to end Jewish Privilege'

Posters denouncing 'Jewish Privilege' and claiming Jews dominate US found across Chicago university campus.David Rosenberg, 3/16/2017, 7:58 PM

Suspect arrested in Chicago synagogue vandalism

Man believed responsible for smashing synagogue window, vandalizing building with swastikas arrested.JTA, 2/9/2017, 8:09 PM

Anti-Semite vandalizes Chicago Loop Synagogue

Vandal breaks Chicago synagogue windows, sticks swastikas on front door.Chana Roberts, 2/5/2017, 9:10 AM

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

Watch: White teenager with mental disabilities kidnapped, tortured for over 24 hours as assailants broadcast the incident live.David Rosenberg, 1/5/2017, 1:31 PM

Israel and Chicago fight BDS together

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN meets Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, praises Illinois's efforts against BDS.Nitsan Keidar, 8/25/2016, 4:14 AM

IDF orphans gain strength in America

Orphans of IDF soldiers are celebrating their coming of age, together, in a trip to America.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 1:28 PM

Abner Mikva, judge who mentored a president, dies at 90

Mikva served as federal judge and congressman, as well as mentor to Obama and many other Chicago Democrats.JTA, 7/7/2016, 9:26 AM

Anti-Israel Jews disrupt anti-BDS event in synagogue

Jewish Voice for Peace confronts Rep. Bob Dold, the main sponsor of the Combating BDS Act.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2016, 8:04 PM

Victory: Protest gets Chicago BDS billboard taken down

After first refusing to apologize for billboard on major highway calling to 'Boycott Israel,' ad company folds under pressure.Ari Yashar, Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2016, 3:24 PM

Chicago billboard: 'Boycott Israel, stop apartheid'

In response to massive online protest, Lamar Advertising agency refuses to apologize for discriminatory anti-Israel sign.Ari Yashar, Tova Dvorin, 2/19/2016, 7:30 AM

Anti-Israel rioters storm Jewish LGBT conference in Chicago

Demonstrators crowded the reception stage preventing Israeli visitors from Jerusalem Open House from speaking.Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 1:52 PM

Moving: Chicago teens embrace Otniel terror victim

Bnei Akiva members deliver flowers to the family of Dafna Meir, who was murdered at her doorstep by an Arab terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 9:26 PM

Aide to Chicago mayor attacked by anti-Semitic thugs

Vance Henry, who is not Jewish, is a senior aide to Mayor Rahm Emanuel; assault occurred at vigil for pair shot by police.Ari Soffer, 12/30/2015, 10:53 AM

Chicago TV Station Wishes Happy Yom Kippur with Nazi Symbol

In sloppy mistake, Chicago's WGN News uses stock photo of Nazi-era yellow Star of David during segment on Jewish High Holidays.Cynthia Blank, 9/24/2015, 2:46 PM

Chicago Jews Reject Nuclear Deal

Another blow for Obama: major Chicago Jewish organization vows to fight Iran deal in Congress, put military option back on the table.Tova Dvorin, 8/16/2015, 8:50 AM

Northwestern Faces Second Anti-Semitic Attack in Two Months

Vandals have defaced the Chicago-area university's buildings with swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti for second time since April.Cynthia Blank, 6/14/2015, 11:40 AM

Chicago Democrats Abandon Obama on his 'Last Request'

Obama turns to his long-time allies in Chicago to back 'fast track' authority for trade deal, gets a cold shoulder from the Windy City.Ari Yashar, 6/12/2015, 2:55 PM

Chicago Jewish Community Hires Private Security Force

In wake of several anti-Semitic attacks, Jews of West Rogers Park hired off-duty Chicago police to patrol neighborhood on Shabbat.Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 9:33 AM

Chicagoans in Shock after Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spree

Graffiti sprayed on eight garages in an Orthodox neighborhood overnight; Chicago Police waffles on response.Tova Dvorin, 12/29/2014, 7:16 PM

Palestinian Arab Terrorist To Be Deported Back to Israel?

Palestinian Arab woman convicted of involvement in 1969 terror attack has been in hiding in Chicago - until now.Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2014, 7:54 AM

US-Jordanian Citizen Who Escaped Punishment Caught in Israel

Dual citizen sentenced in 2005 in Illinois, then sentenced to 24 years in prison for shooting attack was captured yesterday in Israel.Tova Dvorin, 5/14/2014, 3:38 PM

Rahm Emanuel Slanders Supporters of Israel

The mayor of Chicago claims that Israel doesn't need strategic depth. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 4/30/2014, 10:19 AM

Record-Breaking Cold Snap Freezes the Midwest

Polar vortex hits the US: Temperatures reach record lows, with windchill in some areas as low as -76F (-60 C).Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 10:08 AM

11 Shot in Chicago Basketball Court Attack

The US is waking up to second mass shooting in a week as 11 people are shot in Chicago with details of the incident yet to emerge.Adam Ross, 9/20/2013, 9:03 AM

Chicago Violence Mars Father's Day Weekend

Seven are dead and at least 41 others wounded after weekend violence in the city of Chicago.Chana Ya'ar, 6/17/2013, 11:22 PM

Illinois Teen Loves Terror, Tries to Join Syrian Al Nusra

An Illinois teenager was arrested Friday night at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport as he was about to board a flight for Istanbul. Chana Ya'ar, 4/21/2013, 3:43 PM

'Secret' Nazi Book Mysteriously Dropped-Off at Chicago Library

A rare book from Nazi Germany marked with the word “Secret!” was mysteriously dropped off at the LaGrange Park Public Library in Chicago. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/20/2012, 9:32 AM

Chabad Man Named One of Ten Jewish Chicagoans of the Year

Rabbi Yaakov Yarmove, also known as “King of Kosher” in Chicago, named one of ten Jewish Chicagoans of the year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2012, 4:48 AM

NATO Ousts Israel from Upcoming Chicago Summit

Israel will not be invited to the upcoming NATO summit that is scheduled to take place May 20-21 in Chicago, said alliance's top official.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/13/2012, 9:50 AM

Again, Anti-Semitism: This Time, Jewish Day School in Chicago

Anti-Semitic graffiti, saying "Kill & Rape Jews," was found spray-painted on a North Side synagogue and Jewish day school, in Chicago.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/29/2012, 1:23 PM

Rahm Emanuel Hosts Chabad Rabbi for Chanukah

Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with the city's Chabad emissary before the public menorah was lit, but skipped the ceremony.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 1:06 PM