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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Students and faculty express frustration over lack of class cancellations on Jewish High Holidays

October 11, 2022

Bienen freshman Jeremy Berkun had to choose between participating in Yom Kippur services or attending class last Wednesday. In the end, he chose class.  “I would have been more observant had there...

The front of the Evanston Police Department; a large brick building with three doors.

Evanston Police Department launches survey to measure public trust, local neighborhood concerns

September 27, 2022

Evanston Police Department launched a new public trust survey this month to measure resident attitudes about EPD and survey the specific concerns of each neighborhood.  The survey will ask residents...

Illustration of a wooden stage with dark red curtains and two white figures. Above it is the JTE logo with a candle.

Humanity from a Jewish perspective: JTE premieres student-written plays at A Night of New Work

March 1, 2022

Student-written plays “All-In” by Communication junior Andy Hartman and “The Attendant” by Communication senior Ilana Zahava Abuschwill premiere at the Jewish Theatre Ensemble’s “Night of New...

The front of the Hillel Center building. A sign reads “Go Cats!”

NU Jewish community members share thoughts on safety, identity and faith after hostage crisis at a Texas synagogue

January 24, 2022

Antisemitic hate crimes have been on the rise since Hillel’s Executive Director Michael Simon started at Northwestern in 2010, but he said the Jewish communities on campus and nationally remain strong. Following...

Hillel’s food service was the only Passover-appropriate, kosher on-campus dining option during the weeklong celebration. Students were able to pick up lunch and dinner to-go and free of charge.

Hillel supports students in quarantine with temporary Passover food options

April 5, 2021

During the weeklong celebration of Passover, Hillel offered a temporary dining service for Northwestern’s Jewish community members looking for alternative kosher meals. Those celebrating Passover in...

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