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

Kezohar HaIvrit: Yom Ha-Kippurim and Kapparot

Today, the name Yom Kippur is recognized universally as the proper name for this somber day.

10/7/2014 10:46:07 AM

Israel Science and Technology: October

Beyond recognizing speech, computer programs can now analyze it to describe the speaker's overall personality and current moods.

10/3/2014 1:18:06 PM

Alleged leader of cell that killed three Israeli teens indicted

Hussam Kawasme of Hebron reportedly admitted to serving as the leader of the cell that perpetrated the murders.

9/4/2014 10:27:57 AM

Beer Sheva bound

For many, making aliyah helps define much of their Jewish identity and experience. 

8/26/2014 2:45:08 PM

Back to school

A dialogue about what Jewish students will face on campus this year  

8/26/2014 2:38:43 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel

 

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