Illinois


Iranian Charged With Plot to Smuggle Material From Illinois

A federal indictment accuses a 56-year-old Iranian businessman of trying to smuggle materials used in the missile industry and restricted under nuclear-nonproliferation rules from Illinois to Iran. Federal prosecutors said…

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Agudath Israel Holds Midwest Rabbanim Conference

The Midwest Agudath Israel Council of Synagogue Rabbonim held its 8th annual conference on July 18–19, at the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel in the Chicago suburbs. With over 55 Rabbis in…

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Midwest Agudath Israel Convention Begins

“MiK’amcha Yisrael : Reaching Heights, Rising Higher” is the theme of the Midwest Agudah Convention 2017, which began Thursday evening at the Renaissance Schaumberg Hotel in Schaumberg, Illinois. At the…

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Illinois, the Deadbeat State

The state of Illinois has a proud heritage, reflected in its various nicknames like The Prairie State and Land of Lincoln, and the official state motto, State Sovereignty, National Union.…

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Blagojevich Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday passed on hearing former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his conviction and 14-year prison sentence on sweeping corruption charges. The justices’ succinct denial…

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