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Happy Hanukkah

Hanukkah is late this year on the regular calendar, and that means we are nearing the end of 2016. It’s been a big year for us; our sales are finally doing better, and as a result you have seen our paper grow considerably. Now, we have one more surprise for our...

Sorenson-Shapiro

12.16.16 Issue Carly Sorenson, daughter of Kaj and Jodie Sorenson of Dodgeville, WI and Nate Shapiro, son of Charles and Joan Shapiro of Wayne, NE were united in marriage on Nov. 5, 2016, at the Wisconsin Riverside Resort in Spring Green, WI. A reception was held at...

Elizabeth Cohn Morris

12.16.16 Issue Elizabeth Cohn Morris, a lifelong champion of women’s rights passed away on Dec. 5 at age 63 in Chicago after a short but valiant fight with a recurrence of breast cancer. A memorial service for Betsy will be held in Chicago in January. She is...

Anna Kohll’s Birthright trip

12.9.16 Issue Anna Kohll This summer I was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend two weeks in Israel for my birthright trip and extension. This was my third trip to Israel, and I was excited to visit both familiar and new places and to meet my fellow birthright...

Coming together

12.9.16 Issue Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor of the Jewish Press Ask Louri Sullivan why she likes Hanukkah, and she’ll tell you: “I have such great memories of how it felt, as a child, to light those candles and to be together with family. Nowadays, I think of how...