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News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

Jewish music this spring

We've already had Jewish music and acting legend Theodore Bikel here in Chicago back in February, and the spring of 2015 brings even more great Jewish music and musicians.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi applauds Gett

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem is the story of a woman who is determined to obtain a divorce even though her husband is equally determined to prevent it.   Read More »

The Caregiving Coach

THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS

Support for families of adults with disabilities

The challenges that arise as one gets older can be complicated. But for aging adults who have children with disabilities, their concerns are even more complex since they often have growing financial, social, emotional and physical issues of their own.   Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

Be my (many) valentines

Any Hallmark aisle, Zales commercial, or Facebook newsfeed will tell you that Valentine’s Day is for lovers  Read More »

NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
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Local experts discuss Israel on college campuses
JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council hosted a meeting on the pressing and timely topic of addressing Israel on college campuses.

One people, one heart
What we experienced in less than 48 hours in France transformed us all.

JUF condemns Copenhagen terror attacks
The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago condemns the brutal, hate-filled terror attacks in Copenhagen and extends our deepest sympathy to the victims' families.

Love at first sight
I’m in love, and have been for a long time.

10 observations from the Solidarity Mission to France
JUF Chairman Bill Silverstein and JUF Executive Vice President Jay Tcath share what they learned while in Paris.

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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.

MOST POPULAR STORIES

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.

Jewish Federation watches key aldermanic races in Chicago
The mayoral runoff on April 7 is not the only undecided race in Chicago. 

A view from the upside down world
I’ve been thinking a lot about the reality that our Jewish college students live in today and the association I keep returning to

Local experts discuss Israel on college campuses
JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council hosted a meeting on the pressing and timely topic of addressing Israel on college campus

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, Mar 09, 2015
YLD's LGBT Happy Hour

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015
Congregation Beth Judea - Challah Chaverim

Sunday, Mar 22, 2015
Temple Jeremiah's Babies and Bagels Playgroup - March

Sunday, Mar 22, 2015
PJ Rocks Passover

Monday, Mar 23, 2015
Spring LEADS 2015

Sunday, Mar 29, 2015
Feed Chicago Spring 2015

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