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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...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

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