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


K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Enlightenment

For those who are leaving the formal educational system, this is a time for inner search, a time to look towards the future.

5/27/2015 4:13:47 PM

Israel Science and Technology(1)

For the first time, NASA selected a challenge based on the work of an Israeli scientist NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge contest. During the global competition, 12,780 participants developed 947 projects in 133 locations worldwide. 

5/27/2015 4:08:31 PM

Rep. Bob Dold heads JUF leadership delegation to Israel

Congressman Bob Dold led a JUF trip to Israel this past week for a series of high-level military, strategic, diplomatic and business meetings.

5/8/2015 10:02:36 AM

Israel Science and Technology—May

Israeli medical technology’s cutting edge was revealed when Trendlines, an Israeli medical-firm incubator, visited Chicago in March.

4/27/2015 2:32:51 PM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Avodah – Work

For some of us the month of May conjures an association with Labor's struggle for workers' rights.

4/27/2015 2:25:45 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel


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