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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 6:00 PM YLD Big Fall Happy Hour

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 5:30 PM Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe


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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2015 Annual Report

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 2015 Annual Report.  Read More »

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Register now for Birthright Israel trips

BIG NEWS: 18-26 year olds can now register for winter 2015/2016 and summer 2016 free Birthright Israel: Shorashim-JUF Chicago Community trips! Make sure to choose Shorashim as your trip organizer to travel on the only trip that leaves from Chicago!  Read More »

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PJ Gives Back: Feeding the Hungry

On October 18th from 3-4:30 PM in Glencoe, PJ Gives Back will focus on the theme of Feeding the Hungry. Families will make sack lunches for the Niles Township Food Pantry and enjoy interactive activities focused on making the world a better place. There will be art projects, music, an interactive discussion and new this year, a special breakout workshop for 9-11 year olds with PJ Our Way!  Read More »


43rd Annual Louis Susman Memorial Tax Seminar

Estate Planning Professionals are invited to join us on Oct. 20 for lunch and great learning at the Susman Tax Seminar. This year's topic is "Estate Planning: New Developments for Practitioners and Charities" and continuing education credit is available for certain professions.  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 »