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


MLA Members for Scholars' Rights applauds MLA decision not to consider boycott of Israel

The MLA Members for Scholars' Rights applauds the recent decision by the Modern Language Association to not consider a resolution supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

1/9/2015 9:49:49 AM

‘Aliyah’ means ‘moving on up’—to Israel

You are thinking about moving to Israel, but you have about a million questions.

12/29/2014 3:44:32 PM

Chalutzim—pioneers—in Israel

I was honored to be a part of the inaugural mission of first-time visitors to Israel called "Chalutzim," the Hebrew word for pioneers.

12/29/2014 3:36:53 PM

Kezohar Ha-Ivrit: Reshit—Beginning

The year 2015 of the secular calendar has begun.

12/29/2014 3:30:53 PM

Israel Science and Technology: Jan.

Football can be hard on the brain

12/29/2014 3:17:34 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel


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