Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Why anti-Zionism is a core value of congregation Tzedek Chicago

At our December 2021 meeting, the Tzedek Chicago board voted unanimously to recommend amending our core values statement to state explicitly that anti-Zionism (rather than “non-Zionism”) should be articulated as a core value of our congregation. Since we knew members would have questions about how all of this came about, we created a set of […]

Chicago’s COVID-19 Fight With Teachers Hangs Over A Second Week

Above Photo: Chicago Public School teachers, parents and students protest in the neighborhood of Mayor Lori Lightfoot on September 13, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. AFP photo. Talks between Chicago school leaders and the teachers’ union resume Sunday. A standoff over remote learning and other COVID-19 safety measures canceled three days of classes and loomed over […]

Chicago Cancels School for Third Straight Day Amid Standoff With Teachers Union

Chicago canceled classes on Friday amid a standoff with the city’s teachers union (CTU), which is refusing to teach in-person. Parents were told late Thursday that classes were axed for the third straight day as “we continue working to get CTU staff back in our buildings.” A small number of schools may be able to […]

Antifascists Call For Mobilization In Chicago Against Neo-Nazis

The Neo-Nazi Group Behind Racist Attacks And Charlottesville Violence. Antifascists in Chicago have issued a call for a community mobilization against the neo-Nazi group, Patriot Front, who has stated that they plan to rally alongside the March for Life anti-choice demonstration on January 8th. Patriot Front is the same group that is behind a wave of racist and […]

Chicago Suburb Orland Park Refuses to Enforce COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Businesses

Trustees of the village of Orland Park, a municipality in Chicago’s Cook County suburb, voted on Dec. 28 not to enforce the county’s COVID-19 vaccine passport requirement for some businesses. At a special meeting of the Orland Park Village Board of Trustees, officials voted 6–0 in favor of a resolution that opposes Cook County’s vaccination […]

At Least 18 Shot Christmas Eve into Sunday Morning in Lightfoot’s Chicago

At least 18 people were shot, one of them fatally, Christmas Eve into Sunday morning in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. NBC 5 noted the one fatality occurred Christmas Day “in the 3000 block of North Avers” when a 24-year-old was shot and killed. Police received calls reporting the shooting at 10:37 p.m. and arrived to […]

Chicago Lutheran Church hosts ‘Drag Queen Prayer Hour’ for Children

    St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square hosted a “drag queen prayer hour” for children last weekend. (Article by Cristina Laila republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) According to the Lutheran church’s Facebook post, “Seminarian Aaron Musser” preached in drag to children as part of “a dress rehearsal for joy.” Also known as grooming. “Today, we […]

Mexican Man Beaten to Death in Chicago While Putting Up Christmas Lights

A man who moved from Mexico to Chicago to give his family a better life was beaten to death outside his South Side home Saturday while putting up Christmas lights, according to reports. Area One detectives say that Jose Tellez was attacked and beaten by two men around 6:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of […]

Lightfoot’s Chicago: Smash and Grab Thieves Steal $1 Million in Merchandise from Auto Gallery

The smash and grab crime wave happened upon an exotic car dealership in Chicago this weekend, where two people reportedly stole up to $1 million in merchandise. The robbery occurred on Saturday afternoon at the Gold Coast Auto Gallery in the upscale Near North Side neighborhood of Chicago. The two men allegedly stole millions of […]

Black People Are Leaving Chicago en Masse. It’s Changing the City’s Power Politics.

“You would never have dumped disparate people in white communities.” With people leaving, the city started closing public schools, exacerbating a vicious cycle that continues to push out Chicago’s Black residents while failing to attract enough new ones. The Chicago Board of Education and Emanuel closed 50 schools in 2013 — the largest mass school […]

Chicago Detective: Jussie Smollett Scheduled Meeting ‘On the Low,’ Paid for Supplies, Held ‘Dry Run’ Before ‘Attack’

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers arrested for an alleged attack on Jussie Smollett recounted for Chicago police how the ex-“Empire” actor orchestrated the hoax, telling them via text message to meet him “on the low,” paying for supplies and holding a “dry run” in downtown Chicago, the lead investigator testified Tuesday. Taking the stand as […]

Israeli ‘apartheid’ is antithetical to our values, Chicago Episcopalians say, by nearly 3 to 1

If you are looking to measure the past year’s dramatic rise in Americans’ awareness and rejection of the Israeli system that oppresses Palestinians, the November 20 vote by the Episcopalians of Chicago offers a metric. The annual convention of their diocese resolved, 72 percent to 28 percent, to call out Israel as meeting the legal […]

Anti-Zionist Jews are ‘Jews in name only’ and ‘more dangerous than external antisemitic threat’ — Chicago Reform rabbi

I try to keep up on official Jewish claims about the oneness of Judaism and Zionism, and here is an important statement on that score from last May that I just saw. Days after Israel’s war with Gaza sparked unprecedented outrage in the west, Rabbi Wendi Geffen gave a sermon to her Reform congregation in […]

77-Year-Old Concealed Carrier Shoots, Kills Alleged Robber in Chicago

A 77-year-old concealed carry permit holder shot and killed an alleged robber in Chicago around 12:20 p.m. Saturday. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the 77-year-old was in his garage when a vehicle pulled up and the alleged robber exited and “demanded his belongings.” The 77-year-old, a concealed carry permit holder, drew his gun and opened […]

Chicago To Launch Huge Universal Basic Income Program

Chicago To Launch Huge Universal Basic Income Program Date: October 28, 2021Author: Nwo Report Even though UBI trials have not produced tangible benefits to society, city after city continues to take the plunge, expecting different results. Americans are generally against UBI, preferring work to being on the government dole. Some claim that robots will displace […]

Illinois sheriffs say they won’t fill Chicago police staffing shortages caused by city’s vaccine mandate

Illinois sheriffs say they won’t fill Chicago police staffing shortages caused by city’s vaccine mandate Date: October 26, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source:(Natural News) Several suburban Chicago sheriffs have said that they will not be sending their deputies to the city to help with staffing shortages resulting from vaccine mandates instituted by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.Speaking to […]

Chicago Mayor Accuses Police Union Of Trying To ‘Induce An Insurrection’ Over Vaccine Mandate

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – who appears to have violated both local and state mask mandates at the WNBA finals yesterday – said that the city’s Fraternal Order of Police is attempting to “induce an insurrection” using misinformation to oppose vaccine mandates. “We believe that the FOP leadership is trying to foment an illegal workstop, and a strike […]

Biden Calls Chicago’s Female Mayor Lori Lightfoot “Mister Mayor”

President Biden made a number of gaffes as he stumbled his way through a speech promoting vaccine mandates in Illinois on Thursday. During his speech he called Chicago’s female Mayor Lori Lightfoot “Mister Mayor” and saluted the nonexistent “Ohio Pennsylvania President.” RT reports: Biden touched down in Chicago on Thursday for a speech promoting his […]

1,606 People Shot June thru August in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Over 1,600 people were shot June 2021 through August 2021 in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. CNN reported 1,606 were shot, with 261 of the shooting victims dying from their wounds. They noted 770 people were killed in Chicago throughout all of 2020 and the city is on track to surpass that number. John Lausch, U.S. […]

Chicago Greektown: The Heart of Hellenism in The Windy City

Chicago’s Greektown. credit: Greek Reporter Chicago’s Greektown, the dining and nightlife district on the city’s Near West Side, is the undisputed cultural hub for the third-largest population of Greeks living in the USA. Greektown’s bars and restaurants, serving some of the best Greek food in the country, lie roughly between Van Buren and Madison Streets, […]

The Greek Shepherd Who Became Chicago’s Greatest Marketing Genius

Bernie Sanders pictured outside the Billy Goat Tavern in another of his ubiquitous memes. Credit: Facebook/Billy Goat Tavern A Greek-American tavern owner may have well been the marketing genius to top them all. William “Billy Goat” Sianis rose from being a penniless shepherd in the hills around Tripoli to become the owner of a legendary […]

Judge BANS Chicago Mother from Seeing her Son because she didn’t get Vaccinated

    A Chicago judge has reportedly restricted a mother’s parental rights, requiring her to get vaccinated against Covid-19 if she wants to see her 11-year-old son in person. The woman said she plans to appeal the ruling. The unusual ruling occurred during an August 10 child support hearing via Zoom. Rébecca Firlit, who has […]

Chicago Police Union Sends TWO-Word Response To Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Vaccine Mandate Announcement

Chicago Police Union Sends TWO-Word Response To Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Vaccine Mandate AnnouncementDate: August 28, 2021Author: Nwo Report  Source: B.K. House“This vaccine has no studies for long-term side effects or consequences. None. To mandate anybody to get that vaccine, without that data as a baseline, amongst other issues, is a ‘Hell, no’ for us.” It should come […]

Chicago Police Union Says ‘Hell No’ to Lightfoot’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

A leading Chicago police union opposed an impending mandate from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that requires all city officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Image: DailyMail.co.uk John Catanzara, president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, said his group is “100% against mandated vaccines for our members,” according to a statement given to Fox 32. “This […]

Chicago Police Say “Hell No” to Mayor Regarding Mandatory COVID Shots

by Matthew MillerWashington ExaminerExcerpts:A leading Chicago police union opposed an impending mandate from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that requires all city officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine.John Catanzara, president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, said his group is “100% against mandated vaccines for our members,” according to a statement given to Fox 32 . […]

Chicago Area Mechanics Speak Out About Isolation Of Their Struggle

Above Photo: Chicago auto mechanics on strike. IAMAW Automobile Mechanics’/Twitter. After more than three weeks on strike, mechanics in the Chicago area, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 701, are being kept in the dark about negotiations and isolated from their brothers and sisters in the same local and […]

Chicago Nabisco Workers Join Strike In Four US States

Above Photo: Nabisco workers on strike in Chicago. Jan Walker. Nabisco bakery workers in Chicago, Illinois, have joined a strike of plant workers across four states against brutal working conditions, low pay and a proposed two-tier health care system demanded by management even as the company rakes in record profits. They join workers on strike […]

Chicago Passes Union-Backed Bill For Civilian Oversight Of Violent Cops

Above photo: The law reflects increasing public scrutiny about how the police function. A civilian commission will be empowered to pick the head of the police investigatory body and change the rules and policies under which the police operate. Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. In July, Chicago’s city council passed a modified version […]

Chicago police officer killed in shooting

A police officer was killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting in Chicago, according to local police. The shooting took place at around 9pm on Saturday as the officers conducted a traffic stop on the city’s South Side, police said. The officers were taken to University of Chicago Medical Centre, police spokesman Tom […]

Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Union Supports Insurrectionist Cop

CNN has confirmed that the Chicago chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, known as Lodge 7, is supporting Officer Karol Chwiesiuk, who was charged with federal crimes for his role in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Building. FOP Lodge 7 Vice President Daniel Gorman told CNN that the union is supporting […]

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