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How Chicagoland rabbis are leading congregations through war, rise in antisemitism

Pro-Israel signs were torn, and some were stolen, in a Skokie neighborhood.

Isabel Funk/Sun-Times

How Chicagoland rabbis are leading congregations through war, rise in antisemitism

Pro-Israel signs were torn, and some were stolen, in a Skokie neighborhood.

Isabel Funk/Sun-Times

How Chicagoland rabbis are leading congregations through war, rise in antisemitism

“It felt like old wounds of generational trauma had been ripped open,” said Rabbi Rachel Marks of Temple Beth Israel in Skokie.

Pro-Israel signs were torn, and some were stolen, in a Skokie neighborhood.

Isabel Funk/Sun-Times

   

On October 7, Hamas attacked Israel, killing 1,400 people and kidnapping more than 240.

Reset hears how two area rabbis are confronting the attack, the war and growing antisemitism as they help congregants deal with the grief, sadness and other emotions they’re facing.

For Reset’s full coverage of the Israel-Hamas war and how it’s affecting the Chicago area, head over to wbez.org/reset.

GUESTS: Rabbi Rachel Marks, Temple Beth Israel

Rabbi David Young, KAM Isaiah Israel

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