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

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

How Israel may fare in a post-Brexit era

Ofer Bavly, director of JUF's Israel Office, offers a morning-after analysis of how Britain's Brexit vote may impact Israel -- for better and worse.

6/24/2016 10:13:24 AM

Seeing Israel with pride

The Jewish Federations of North America organized an LGBTQ Mission to Israel—“See Israel with Pride.” 

6/23/2016 12:22:09 PM

Kiryat Gat honors Chicago Jewish community for 20 years of ‘Partnership Together’

Through Partnership Together, the Chicago Jewish community has supported various organizations and projects in the city and impacted thousands of lives.

6/10/2016 10:03:03 AM

‘Being there’ as a volunteer—not a tourist

Living my daily life gave me an appreciation for the life of the people we serve and support. 

6/3/2016 12:02:59 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel

 

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