Abner Mikva, judge who mentored a president, dies at 90Mikva served as federal judge and congressman, as well as mentor to Obama and many other Chicago Democrats.
Anti-Israel Jews disrupt anti-BDS event in synagogueJewish Voice for Peace confronts Rep. Bob Dold, the main sponsor of the Combating BDS Act.
Victory: Protest gets Chicago BDS billboard taken downAfter first refusing to apologize for billboard on major highway calling to 'Boycott Israel,' ad company folds under pressure.
Chicago billboard: 'Boycott Israel, stop apartheid'In response to massive online protest, Lamar Advertising agency refuses to apologize for discriminatory anti-Israel sign.
Anti-Israel rioters storm Jewish LGBT conference in ChicagoDemonstrators crowded the reception stage preventing Israeli visitors from Jerusalem Open House from speaking.
Moving: Chicago teens embrace Otniel terror victimBnei Akiva members deliver flowers to the family of Dafna Meir, who was murdered at her doorstep by an Arab terrorist.
Aide to Chicago mayor attacked by anti-Semitic thugsVance Henry, who is not Jewish, is a senior aide to Mayor Rahm Emanuel; assault occurred at vigil for pair shot by police.
Chicago TV Station Wishes Happy Yom Kippur with Nazi SymbolIn sloppy mistake, Chicago's WGN News uses stock photo of Nazi-era yellow Star of David during segment on Jewish High Holidays.
Chicago Jews Reject Nuclear DealAnother blow for Obama: major Chicago Jewish organization vows to fight Iran deal in Congress, put military option back on the table.
Northwestern Faces Second Anti-Semitic Attack in Two MonthsVandals have defaced the Chicago-area university's buildings with swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti for second time since April.
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.
Chicago Jewish Community Hires Private Security ForceIn wake of several anti-Semitic attacks, Jews of West Rogers Park hired off-duty Chicago police to patrol neighborhood on Shabbat.
Chicagoans in Shock after Anti-Semitic Graffiti SpreeGraffiti sprayed on eight garages in an Orthodox neighborhood overnight; Chicago Police waffles on response.
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.
US-Jordanian Citizen Who Escaped Punishment Caught in IsraelDual citizen sentenced in 2005 in Illinois, then sentenced to 24 years in prison for shooting attack was captured yesterday in Israel.
Rahm Emanuel Slanders Supporters of IsraelThe mayor of Chicago claims that Israel doesn't need strategic depth.
Record-Breaking Cold Snap Freezes the MidwestPolar vortex hits the US: Temperatures reach record lows, with windchill in some areas as low as -76F (-60 C).
11 Shot in Chicago Basketball Court AttackThe 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.
Chicago Violence Mars Father's Day WeekendSeven are dead and at least 41 others wounded after weekend violence in the city of Chicago.
Illinois Teen Loves Terror, Tries to Join Syrian Al NusraAn Illinois teenager was arrested Friday night at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport as he was about to board a flight for Istanbul.
'Secret' Nazi Book Mysteriously Dropped-Off at Chicago LibraryA rare book from Nazi Germany marked with the word “Secret!” was mysteriously dropped off at the LaGrange Park Public Library in Chicago.
Chabad Man Named One of Ten Jewish Chicagoans of the YearRabbi Yaakov Yarmove, also known as “King of Kosher” in Chicago, named one of ten Jewish Chicagoans of the year.
NATO Ousts Israel from Upcoming Chicago SummitIsrael 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.
Again, Anti-Semitism: This Time, Jewish Day School in ChicagoAnti-Semitic graffiti, saying "Kill & Rape Jews," was found spray-painted on a North Side synagogue and Jewish day school, in Chicago.
Rahm Emanuel Hosts Chabad Rabbi for ChanukahChicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with the city's Chabad emissary before the public menorah was lit, but skipped the ceremony.
Rahm Emanuel Elected Chicago's First Jewish MayorFormer Obama White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has been elected Chicago's first Jewish mayor.
It’s Official: Emanuel Can Run for Mayor of ChicagoIllinois high court reverses previous decision, determines that Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor of Chicago.
Chicago Marathon to Conflict with Yom KippurJewish runners express concerns over Chicago Marathon to take place after Yom Kippur. Fast will make it hard for runners to participate.