Israeli Lone soldier organization serves people in need—even after ‘we take off the uniform’

David Baskin had been noticing a pattern when soldiers like himself finish their service in the Israel Defense Forces. In the kibbutz — the communal settlement — where he and his fellow llow soldiers lived while serving, the soldiers would discard piles of belongings that they didn’t want to take with them.

3/1/2017 9:21:54 AM

Meet Aviv Ezra, the new Consul General of Israel to the Midwest

On Aviv Ezra’s office wall, at the Chicago-based Consulate of Israel to the Midwest, hangs a photograph of the infamous entrance to Auschwitz. But it’s not the ominous foreground, but rather something in the background of the photo—three grey dots— that Ezra finds most poignant.

2/6/2017 2:41:46 PM

Seeing Israel through my children’s eyes

Taking our children to Israel has been our dream since we became parents.

1/6/2017 11:46:07 AM

Ultimate Hebrew School #4: The universal language of soccer

We have only one more month here and Idan knows there are special aspects of school in Ra’anana that he will miss.

1/6/2017 11:07:29 AM

Campus student leaders take perspective-changing trip to Israel

 Eighteen student leaders from campuses across the Midwest embarked on a student leadership mission to Israel last month led by JUF’s Israel Education Center.

1/6/2017 10:15:44 AM

VIDEO: We Stand With Israel

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