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

Yom Hazikaron: What they did, and what it means to us

JUF Executive Vice President Jay Tcath delivered the following remarks at Chicago’s Yom Hazikaron ceremony on May 10

5/12/2016 2:39:46 PM

Stretching, studying, and striding through the Land of Israel

 I also saw much  interest and curiosity as our mini-bus traversed Israel with its conspicuous “Torah Yoga in Hiking Boots” sign. 

4/26/2016 12:09:14 PM

Israel Science and Technology: May 2016

In just three hours of treatment, with no incisions and no anesthesia, a patient's 10-year battle with Parkinson's tremors ended. The patient, a 65-year-old Israeli baker, then stood up, walked to another room, and served her doctors some cake. 

4/26/2016 11:59:41 AM

Nachshon 14 Mission visits Hungary and Israel

In early February, 40 men from the Chicago area went to Budapest, Hungary’s capital and largest city, and Israel on the 14th annual Nachshon leadership mission. 

3/29/2016 1:57:30 PM

Israel Science and Technology: April 2016

There are seldom enough donor organs available for patients who need them, leading to excruciating waitlists, and sometimes, tragic outcomes. 

3/29/2016 12:59:52 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel

 

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