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Cindy Sher is the Executive Editor of Chicago's JUF News.

ARTICLES BY: Cindy Sher / JNS.org


January 1, 2016 1:01 pm
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Beautiful: From 2015 to 2016

JNS.org - There’s a moment at the opening of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” currently playing in Chicago, when the character portraying Jewish singer Carole King...

November 15, 2015 10:28 am
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A Different Kind of ‘Ugly Holiday Sweater’

JNS.org - The “CupGate” controversy that brewed this week over the holiday imagery that wasn’t printed on Starbucks cups was, in a word, dumb. But the holiday...

September 13, 2015 5:32 am
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The Rosh Hashanah Wake-Up Call

JNS.org - Close your eyes and imagine yourself in the synagogue listening to the blasting of the shofar, something many of us will be doing just...

February 22, 2015 3:36 pm
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Oscars 2015: Reflecting on Love at First Sight

JNS.org - I'm in love, and have been for a long time. It's a relationship filled with laughter, tears, intrigue, and surprise. It was love...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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