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Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

Global Disability Inclusion Strategist Debra Ruh—Strictly Business Keynote Speaker, Mom

JVS Chicago will bring together experts in the field of disability inclusion to share strategies with leaders from Chicago’s business community.  Read More »

The Caregiving Coach

THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS

A researcher’s advice to families of adults with disabilities: Plan…plan…plan

Your Eldercare Consultants, CJE SeniorLife’s team of geriatric care managers, are often called by family caregivers to help navigate the evolving needs of their older parents. But sometimes, the situation can be reversed.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Who won World War II? As we prepare to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Complex on Jan. 27, I would like to make the case that one of the big winners of World War II was Peggy Guggenheim.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Resistance

Five books about resistance, as well as biographies of several extraordinary individuals who resisted antisemitism from behind enemy lines.  Read More »

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Next on 'Sanctuary:' Can Jews and Muslims Relate on Campus?
The episode will air at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 on ABC7-Channel 7.

LGBT, Jewish groups respond to hate-filled anti-Israel protest at Chicago conference
Anti-Israel vitriol tinged with anti-Semitism reared its head in Chicago last Friday, Jan. 22, when several hundred protesters sought to shut down an Israel-focused reception at the National LGBTQ Task Force Creating Change conference at the Chicago Hilton.

Having each other’s backs
As Jews in America, particularly in Chicago, one of the strongest Jewish communities in the country, we’re blessed with the resources and tools to make forging connections easier.

JCRC and Government Affairs Committee discuss global refugee crisis
National, state and local experts on the global refugee crisis visited JUF on Jan. 26 to address the current state of the crisis and its international impact.

Impact of budget crisis looms larger for human service agencies
As the state budget impasse enters its seventh month, the likely impact on human service agencies, including Jewish Federation-affiliated agencies, becomes more pressing.

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VIDEO: The Power of Words: Sermons

This episode of “Sanctuary” delves into the art and impact of the spoken word, and particularly the ancient yet contemporary presentation known as the sermon.

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The Right Stuff(ing)
Sydney Kaplan’s parents always told h

Rachel Sternberg reflects on 22 years of service to community
Sternberg, senior vice president of Campaign, wrapped up an extraordinary career at JUF this past January.

Russia in a new light, in memoirs that delight
A man whose life span now approaches nine decades, Weil’s life as an academic and a cultu

Author and researcher Dacher Keltner to speak on the science of a meaningful life Feb. 25
The 'Born to be Good' author was a consultant on the Disney/Pixar film 'Inside Out.'

A researcher’s advice to families of adults with disabilities: Plan…plan…plan
Your Eldercare Consultants, CJE SeniorLife’s team of geriatric care managers, are often called by family caregivers to help navigate the evolving needs of their older parents. But sometimes, the situa

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:30 PM JUF Annual Agency Board Member / Non-Profit Professionals Dinner

Thursday, March 10, 2016 7:00 PM Grand Event

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