Category Archives: Member Creativity


Thank you to our MCJC member, Gale Harris, for sharing this beautiful Chanukah poem with us: All people yearnFor light in winterEven then, especially then.The temple was defiledAnd only one light shown:A once eternal lightThat could not be sustained.It should … Continue reading

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A Shabbat Experience That Reshaped My Week & My Life

By Leslie Cook I’d like to tell you about the Shabbat experience I enjoyed for ten years when I lived in West Rogers Park. Someone told me once that in an Orthodox community Shabbat shapes the entire week. From Saturday … Continue reading

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