Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014
JUF Uptown Cafe

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
YLD Couples Comedy Night

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
YLD Mensches in Motion

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015
Purim Palooza and Havdalah


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 »


Apply now for Onward Israel

Develop your professional future and build your resume through a high-level internship side by side with Israeli peers. This Tel Aviv based internship program, from June 17 to Aug. 13, places you in a work environment based on your skills, interests and future plans. Intern four days a week while one day a week will be devoted to learning about and experiencing contemporary Israeli society.  Space is limited; Rolling admission. Apply Now!  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 »