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Millennial Mishegas

MILLENNIAL MISHEGAS

Changing the conversation

Before I started working at JUF, I relied on others to keep their fingers on the pulse on what was happening in Israel.  Read More »

News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

Israel Solidarity Day also a music fe(a)st

Four great acts are performing this year for JUF's Israel Solidarity Day at Ravinia on May 3.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews Woman in Gold

Adele Bloch-Bauer died of meningitis in 1925 at the age of 42. As the wife of wealthy businessman Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, she was one of the most highly lauded hostesses of Viennese society in its period of greatest artistic and intellectual achievement.  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Beneath the Helmet

Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front is more than just a film.   Read More »

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Remembering Archbishop Francis Cardinal George
Archbishop Francis Cardinal George died Friday morning, April 17, at his home after battling cancer for a year.  

Who will tell our stories?
Mine is a story of survival: my own and my family’s.

Sunday in the Park is back
 Join JUF at Ravinia Festival to celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday

Crisis in Ukraine: An update
For the past 16 years, JUF has had a hand in strengthening the Jewish communities of Ukraine through its Kyiv Kehillah Project, and that hand is now working harder than ever. 

Learning to forgive—and to let go of the painful past
Being the child of a Holocaust survivor can be difficult. Who could possibly understand the horrific experience?

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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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The real story behind the orange on the seder plate
I present you here with the real story of why people put an orange on the Seder plate.

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.

70th annual Holocaust Memorial Service to be held in Skokie April 19
The event, which draws hundreds of participants, traditionally is the largest gathering of Holocaust survivors in the Midwest and

Archbishop Cupich meets Chicago Jewish leaders
Cupich, who was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago last November, met with lay and professional leaders from JUF and ot

Who will tell our stories?
Mine is a story of survival: my own and my family’s.

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