Background and Resources

JUF’s JCRC stands in solidarity with Israel in defending itself against Hamas terror rocket attacks from Gaza

Each nation has a fundamental right to self-defense, and we unequivocally support Israel's right to the same in this instance.

7/8/2014 4:52:30 PM

U.S. House passes resolution supporting Israel, Illinois reps voice solidarity

Members of the Illinois delegation in Congress have released statements voicing their support for Israel’s right to defend itself in the face of rocket fire from Gaza.

7/11/2014 1:45:05 PM

LATEST NEWS

Chicago’s 19 Diller Teen Fellows feel part of ‘one big Jewish family’ during Israel seminar

Diller Teen Fellows returned home Tuesday morning after a three-week seminar in Israel.

7/28/2016 4:08:08 PM

First transgender officer finds acceptance, purpose in Israel Defense Forces

Sitting before a group of 60 peers would rarely be difficult for a highly-trained military officer, but this time was different.

7/26/2016 12:13:43 PM

Illinois Treasurer Frerichs, State Sen. Harmon explore high-tech side of Israel on JUF mission

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs and State Sen. Don Harmon recently returned from an intensive four-day mission to Israel.

7/22/2016 10:51:25 AM

Outrage over new wave of terror attacks, murders

“We are horrified by these wanton acts of terror. We say: Enough." David T. Brown, JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council 

6/30/2016 5:15:15 PM

Israel Science and Technology: July 2016

Doctor Octopus is Spider-Man’s nemesis, but real doctors are learning from a real octopus how to improve surgical methods during “keyhole” surgery.

6/24/2016 2:33:15 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel

 

Around 2,000 attend city-wide Rally for Israel.  Watch »