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Israeli Knesset Members visit Chicago, celebrate pluralism in our community

On April 10 and 11, seven of the 120 Members of the Knesset (MKs) visited Chicago. Their trip was co-sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Agency for Israel, an overseas arm of JUF.  

4/19/2018 12:47:20 PM

JUF allocates $300,000 to pluralistic programs in Israel

These grants fund projects of the Progressive (Reform) and Masorti (Conservative) movements, which received $100,000 each—plus another $100,000 for Modern Orthodox, non-denominational and Jewish Renewal programs that promote religious pluralism.

4/5/2018 1:42:36 PM

Reclaiming an intersectional Zionism

Zionism is misunderstood, and it's time to clear things up.  

3/28/2018 3:26:57 PM

Massive efforts to rescue and resettle refugees lay the foundation for JUF’s bond to Israel

The Jews of Chicago did not sit idly by in 1948. They were determined to help when Israel's independence opened the floodgates to displaced and dispossessed Jews who had lost everything.  

3/28/2018 2:54:15 PM

Chicago elected officials and civic leaders travel on a JUF women’s mission to Israel

The trip showcased Israel through a gender and legal lens, and increased participants' understanding of the complex geopolitical issues facing country.

3/23/2018 9:12:49 AM

VIDEO: We Stand With Israel

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