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See our core values at work

Visit our new "About" section to learn how JUF focuses on helping people in need, rescuing people in danger, and keeping Jewish life strong.  Read More »

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2014 Annual Report

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 2014 Annual Report.  Read More »

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Hanukkah Happenings

Celebrate Hanukkah with family and friends on Sunday, Dec. 14, 10-11:30 am.  Welcome the Jewish Festival of Lights with Hanukkah crafts, photos, dreidel spinning, raffle, and entertainment with Jeanie B!  Children will also make a craft to be donated.  Hanukkah Happenings is in partnership with JUF Young Families, JCC Chicago, and PJ Library Chicago.  Learn more and RSVP today!  Read More »


Visit the new Back from Birthright Israel community website!

The Back From Birthright Israel network connects Birthright Israel trip alumni living in the Chicagoland area to each other socially, professionally, through Jewish life and culture, volunteerism, and philanthropy.  Read More »

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Join JUF's Chanukah Coat Club today

This Chanukah (Dec. 17-24) give a Chanukah card to someone special while keeping a needy child warm. A gift of $18 to JUF's Chanukah Coat Club will help ensure a local child in need receives a warm, new coat and accessories to brave the harsh winter. This gift can be made in honor of someone special in your life, who will receive a personalized card announcing your gift. It's perfect as a teacher's gift, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or classroom Tzedakah project.  Read More »

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L’DORon: A grandparent’s gift

L'DORon is a new JUF program connecting grandparents and grandchildren through the shared mitzvah of tzedakah. Learn how you can start a beautiful new tradition while supporting your community.  Read More »


Do you match?

You can double or triple the impact of your donation with a Corporate Matching Gift. Over 9,000 companies match charitable contributions to JUF made by employees, their spouses and even their retired employees. Learn more and search to see if your employer participates in the matching gift program.  Read More »