Background and Resources
JUF's partner agencies in Israel, thanks to financial support from the Terror Relief Fund during this crisis, and have done the following:
Chicago's Jewish leaders head to Israel amid violence ABC Channel 7 airs interview Nov. 16 with JUF President Steven B. Nasatir.
Chicago's Jewish United Fund has advanced $1 million to provide emergency assistance and humanitarian support to Israelis in the line of terrorist rockets launched from Gaza.
Kirk, Gillibrand, 62 others cosponsor resolution backing Israel's inherent right to defend itself from terrorist rockets
Schakowsky, Dold and more speak out for Israel
During a press conference in Thailand at the start of a tour in Asia on Nov. 18, President Obama made the following statement
Chicago’s Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation stands in solidarity with the people of Israel, especially the residents of Southern Israel, who have suffered hundreds of rocket attacks within the past four days.
Once again the grim hand of terror has reached out to strike innocents.