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


K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Presidents Day—Yom Ha-ne-si-im

The Hebrew word na-si is mentioned in the Bible 129 times and it means ‘chief’, ‘prince,’ and ‘ruler.’

2/2/2016 11:55:57 AM

Israel science and technology: February 2016

BGU's Prof. Yosi Kost invented a novel drug delivery system that targets not just a cancer cell, but the cell's very nucleus-while keeping healthy cells safe and preventing uncomfortable side effects. 

2/2/2016 11:49:30 AM

New video contest asks what inspires us about Israel

“Inspired by Israel” is a new video contest for short videos that answer the question: “Why are we inspired by Israel?”

12/23/2015 10:27:17 AM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Winter—Ho-ref and S’tav

It is January and winter is here. The birds migrate south and some people follow their path as they endeavor to escape the cold, harsh northern season.

12/21/2015 3:28:16 PM

Israel science and technology: January 2016

An old riddle runs: “What did the bald man say about his comb?

12/21/2015 3:11:13 PM

VIDEO: Community Solidarity Rally for Israel


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