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Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

A free shortcut to a hot healthcare career: Pharmacy Technician training

Even though unemployment numbers have steadily lowered, thousands of people are still looking and others must change careers.  Read More »

News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

What’s Jewish about...reggae?

Summer seems to be the right time to talk about this upbeat, uplifting tropical music.  Read More »

The Caregiving Coach

THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS

Doctor, are you listening?

As we age, it can be challenging to find healthcare professionals we can trust, particularly in today’s ever-evolving healthcare environment  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Finding love on Birthright

The wooden door brushed against soft metal chimes as I entered the gift shop. The shelves were overflowing with keepsake objects ranging from handcrafted dreidels to the blue Hamsa necklaces which every girl decides to buy for herself before returning from Birthright.  Read More »

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JUF, JCRC condemn heinous terror attack that claimed Palestinian child’s life
JUF and JCRC strongly condemn the overnight arson attack in the West Bank that claimed the life of `8-month-old Ali Dawabsheh.

Iran nuclear agreement gets analysis at JCRC
What does the recently released nuclear agreement with Iran bode for Israel, America and the American Jewish community?  

'A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka' chosen as 2015 Jewish 'One Book, One Community'
Spearheaded by Spertus Institute, the One Book initiative is the focus of Chicago’s celebration of Jewish Book Month.

Springfield stand-off creates deep uncertainties for JUF human service agencies
The potential impact of the state budget stand-off on many of those served by JUF partner agencies is greater than most realize.

FEATURED STORY
sanctuary may 2015

VIDEO: Anti-Semitism's Reawakening in Europe

This episode of “Sanctuary” features two of European Jewry's leading figures offer insights into what is happening across the continent and, specifically, in their native France, home to more than half a million Jews.

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The long list of Jewish reality stars
These days it seems reality TV is taking over—this yenta is the first to admit she watches a lot of it, even though she knows she shouldn’t.

The Oreo and the Jewish problem
This is not the beginning of a joke.  You surely remember that day when Oreo gained Kosher certification.  It was announced  Friday, January 16, 1998

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Obituaries that appeared in the March 2012 issue of JUF News.

June 2012
Obituaries that appeared in the June 2012 issue of JUF News.

April 2012
Obituaries that appeared in the April 2012 issue of JUF News.

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