Donate to JUF's Israel Emergency Campaign

JUF has opened a special Israel Emergency Campaign with $1 million already advanced to relief efforts on the ground. Israel needs your help! Donate now.  Read More »


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 »


PJ Rocks Rosh Hashanah

Introducing PJ Rocks - 5 high-energy family concerts celebrating PJ Library's 5 amazing years in the Chicago community!  Join us for our kick-off program PJ Rocks Rosh Hashanah, featuring: a kiddie concert with nationally touring children's recording artist Laura Doherty, arts & crafts, a Shofar workshop, scavenger hunt, snacks, and more.  This PJ Library event is presented in partnership with the Prairie Jewish Coalition, Congregation Beth Shalom of Naperville, Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County and Pushing the Envelope Farm.  Learn more and RSVP today!  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 »


JUF/JF launches the Breakthrough Fund

Through the Breakthrough Fund, JUF/JF will award $1 million in grants this summer to innovative programs that meet local human needs, engage the Chicago Jewish community across the lifespan, and strengthen Israel and the global Jewish people.  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 »

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 2013 Annual Report.   Read More »

Health Insurance Marketplace

Need affordable health insurance? Get answers!

The Health Insurance Marketplace is now open, with coverage beginning January 1, 2014.  Read More »