Posts Tagged “Jews”

I don’t need a day to remember my father

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

I don’t need a day to remember my father George John Hanania was a great guy and a phenomenal father, for the 16 years that I knew him. My dad fled the Holy Land in 1926 to get away from the hatred that consumed both Arabs and Jews. An older brother Joseph drowned in the…

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Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service

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Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service

Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service Passover is a very special time of year, and we look forward to the opportunity of spending it with you! All week we will be offering a variety of wonderful Passover specials. As usual we will host dinner the first two nights for your family’s Seder, and…

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The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview

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The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour overview The Israeli Palestinian Comedy Tour was co-founded by Palestinian Ray Hanania and Israeli Charley Warady. It included Jewish American comedian Aaron Freeman and Israeli comedian Yisrael Campbell. The group performed comedy shows before live audiences throughout Israel in 2007 including in West Jerusalem, East Jerusalem, Jaffa, Hebron, Tel Aviv,…

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Pretend interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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Pretend interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Pretend interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel I’ve covered six Chicago Mayors since 1976 including Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael A. Bilandic, Jane M. Byrne, Harold Washington, Eugene Sawyer and Richard M. Daley. But I have yet to get Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to allow me to interview him, despite numerous requests. What’s the excuse…

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Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer

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Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer

Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer Internationally renowned musicians and vocalists from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim backgrounds come together to sing and pray for the peace and future of the Holy City On June 20 at 7:30 p.m., The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) will host a unique gathering…

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