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THE CHAI ROAD

Laughing at dandelions

The healing power of laughter.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews 24 Days

The harrowing but critically important French film 24 Days opened last Friday at the Wilmette Theater.  Read More »

Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

Your credit score: what's it all about?

Whether or not you land that great job, how much you pay for auto insurance and even where you live may be impacted by this important three-digit number.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Graphic novels and serious subjects

"Comics were once for superhero action stories," said cartoonist Alison Bechdel in an interview with HuffPostLive. "That was pretty much all they did, and then people started pushing the boundaries."   Read More »

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Illinois close to striking a blow to BDS. Your help needed now.
Illinois is poised to become the first state to adopt legislation countering the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

Sharon Keller: One of longest-working employees in JUF history passes away
“I don’t mean to sound corny, but I just have always loved coming to work.”

Revelers celebrate Israel @ 67 at Daley Plaza
On a crisp, sunny Monday afternoon in downtown Chicago, Daley Plaza, Israel lovers turned out to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday.

Local agency leaders embark on Springfield Mission
The annual state advocacy trip took place April 15-16.

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VIDEO: Rebuilding Bridges: African-American/Jewish Relations Today

This episode of “Sanctuary” explores the state of the relationship – past, present and future – through the eyes of a rabbi and a black pastor who have made reinvigorating relations between their communities a personal mission.

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Illinois close to striking a blow to BDS. Your help needed now.
Illinois is poised to become the first state to adopt legislation countering the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) 

Join JUF at Ravinia Festival to celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday
This year, to celebrate Israel's 67th anniversary, the community will once again come together for one big, festive event filled with music, family fun, and Israeli spirit!

Loyola President Fr. Garanzini speaks out
During our conversation, Fr. Garanzini described his approach to dealing with the Israel-Palestine issue on campus within the fra

Bringing everyone into the greater community
YLD creates welcoming space for LGBTQ Jews 

Chicago leaders fly to D.C. to advocate priorities with Congress
During the two-day fly-in, community leaders met with policymakers to discuss domestic policy issues important to JUF and its aff

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