JUF leaders join Mayor Emanuel in Israel

The visit had two goals: To build on Chicago's status as a leader in finding solutions for water issues in Israel, the Middle East and the world; and to create new business relationships – and strengthen longstanding ones – among Chicagoans and Israelis.

9/15/2017 12:30:43 PM

Seeing Israel through the eyes of a first-timer and a veteran traveler

Upon their return home from the recent JUF Young Leadership Division (YLD) Summer Mission to Israel, friends Ben Halbig, YLD Board Member and Vice President, and Emily Schwimmer, reflected on their visit.

9/6/2017 3:39:06 PM

Israeli expert leads JCRC briefing on disaster management

 Issac Ashkenazi, a renowned international expert on disaster management and community resilience, led a JCRC security briefing on preparing for and responding to urban mass casualty incidents. 

8/10/2017 4:49:44 PM

Chicago Diller Teen Fellows celebrate Jewish peoplehood in Israel

Chicago-area Diller Teen Fellows returned home July 24 after a three-week seminar in Israel designed to foster leadership development, Jewish identity-building, social action opportunities, and a deeper connection to Israel. 

7/27/2017 2:26:41 PM

At 21 years, Partnership Together comes of age

 A June site visit marked the 21st year for the partnership between the people of Kiryat Gat, Lachish, and Shafir and a very devoted cadre of JUF donors.

7/6/2017 2:22:45 PM

VIDEO: We Stand With Israel

JUF/JF Rally for Israel - We Stand With Israel.  Watch »