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

Rep. Roskam leads special JUF Mission to Poland and Israel

 Rep. Peter Roskam led a 20-person strong JUF mission to Poland and Israel this week.

8/21/2015 9:39:40 AM

JUF, JCRC condemn heinous terror attack that claimed Palestinian child’s life

JUF and JCRC strongly condemn the overnight arson attack in the West Bank that claimed the life of `8-month-old Ali Dawabsheh.

7/31/2015 1:42:12 PM

U.S. House subcommittee holds hearing on BDS movement

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's National Security Subcommittee held a hearing on July 28 titled, "Impact of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement." 

7/31/2015 9:14:24 AM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Sim-cha—'happiness' and 'joyous event'

Many are the words and phrases in the Hebrew language which express joy and celebratory events.

7/29/2015 1:56:44 PM

Israel’s economy—by the numbers

Israeli economist Dr. Gil Bufman breaks it down

7/29/2015 1:53:20 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel

 

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