St. Joe’s religious education July 2017

Author Fern Schumer Chapman and her mother, Edith Westerfeld, will discuss “Edith’s Immigration Journey: A Refugee’s Story of Prejudice and Empathy” during a 1:30 p.m. presentation on Nov. 5 at B’nai Yehuda Beth Sholom, 1424 W. 183rd St. in Homewood. The story revolves around Edith Westerfeld, 92, whose parents sent her to relatives in the United States in 1938 when she was 12 to protect her from the Nazis. For many years, Westerfeld refused to discuss even the smallest details of her earlier life. She was in her 70s when she traveled to . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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