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

Rahm Emanuel Elected Chicago's First Jewish Mayor

Former Obama White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has been elected Chicago's first Jewish mayor.Chana Ya'ar, 2/23/2011, 10:32 AM

It’s Official: Emanuel Can Run for Mayor of Chicago

Illinois high court reverses previous decision, determines that Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor of Chicago.Elad Benari, 1/28/2011, 3:13 AM

Chicago Marathon to Conflict with Yom Kippur

Jewish runners express concerns over Chicago Marathon to take place after Yom Kippur. Fast will make it hard for runners to participate.Elad Benari, 1/5/2011, 5:43 AM