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Educating Zara

As a teen, my favorite place to shop was Zara.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Tongue tied

In her book In the Land of Invented Languages, linguist Arika Okrent makes the case that the creation and continued practice of Esperanto bares a strong resemblance to the revival of Modern Hebrew in Israel.  Read More »

Seeing Abilities in Those with Disabilities

SEEING ABILITIES IN THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

Brotherhood and friendship

As I write this month's blog entry, I'm literally on a plane headed to Toronto for the National AEPi Convention.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews The German Doctor

The German Doctor is set in 1961 in Bariloche, a resort town on the Argentinian side of the Andes, just across the border from Chile.  Read More »

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Israel, Palestinians agree to new cease-fire
Egypt announced a new cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian groups shortly after an Israeli struck by a Gaza mortar died of his wounds.

Archbishop Francis Cardinal George to keynote Jewish Federation's 114th Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting, held Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, will also feature the State of the Federation address by President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir, and the presentation of several major leadership awards.

Into the light
Only once do I recall someone saying something anti-Semitic in my presence.

National Conference of Jewish Lawyers brings together top legal professionals for comparative study
Israel was foremost on the minds of over 250 attorneys from all over the Chicago metropolitan area who gathered for the inaugural National Conference of Jewish Lawyers.

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Nasatir rally speech

VIDEO: Dr. Steven B. Nasatir speaks at rally for Israel

JUF/Jewish Federation President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir addresses a crowd of some 2,000 people at the Thompson Center at a community rally for Israel on July 28, 2014.

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Educating Zara
As a teen, my favorite place to shop was Zara.

Sandy Koufax and the Aggies' Jewish Quarterback: A Yom Kippur Tale
What did the Jewish students on these two campuses do when their game of Biblical proportions clashed with Yom Kippur?

Hundreds stand with Israel at solidarity fundraiser for JUF’s Israel Emergency Campaign
“Chicago Stands with Israel: An Evening of Solidarity and Support” was held at the Chicago Hilton & Towers and featured remarks from the Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Senators Mark Kirk and Dick Durbi

A Chicago author writes about her journey as caregiver and widow
Soloway opened up to JUF News about her motivations for writing her book and blog series and about what's next for her.

Mishpachah and Pamalia (Two Hebrew Words for Family)
Jewish weddings conjure a variety of Hebrew words.

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Mensches in Motion Fall 2014

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