lipstadt slide
rosenwald doc slide
machzor slide
carrots slide
nancy spielberg slide
BLOGS
Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi’s CFIC ’15 Sneak Peek

Announcing a special milestone for Metro Chicago’s Jewish community: The 10th annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema opens October 28 at AMC Northbrook Court!  Read More »

Linda Haase

ETHICS OF THE MOTHER

Nothing gold can stay

I climbed into the ambulance behind the stretcher and thought: Oh, God; today is the day I am going to become a widow.  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Thank you

It was about 6 years ago that I met Emily. I remember meeting her for coffee about an opportunity to join a delegation to D.C. to advocate for continued U.S. support of Israel. I could not believe someone was offering this kind of opportunity to me.  Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

Time capsule

I spent some time digging through the archives of my childhood bedroom.  Read More »

NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
MORE NEWS

Holocaust scholar Prof. Deborah Lipstadt to keynote Jewish Federation’s 115th Annual Meeting
The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago

Rep. Roskam leads special JUF Mission to Poland and Israel
 Rep. Peter Roskam led a 20-person strong JUF mission to Poland and Israel this week.

New year—new faces
There are many new rabbis joining pulpits this year at congregations around the Chicago metropolitan area.

Moody's boosts Federation bond rating
Moody’s, one of the major bond rating services, upgraded the Jewish Federation’s investment ranking from A1 to Aa3 earlier this month.

FEATURED STORY
sanctuary aug 2015

VIDEO: Caring for the Holocaust's Aging Survivors

This episode of “Sanctuary” explores the unique needs and circumstances of survivors in the Chicago area - home to one of the largest survivor communities.

MOST POPULAR STORIES

Nothing gold can stay
I climbed into the ambulance behind the stretcher and thought: Oh, God; today is the day I am going to become a widow.

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.

Tzivi’s CFIC ’15 Sneak Peek
Announcing a special milestone for Metro Chicago’s Jewish community: The 10th annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema opens October 28 at AMC Northbrook Court!

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015
Class of 2015 Happy Hour

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
YLD-TIP High Holiday Phonothon

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Mensches in Motion Fall 2015

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
2015 Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
YLD Kickball League

Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
Women's City Council City Connections

CONNECT WITH US
JUF NEWS EXPRESS

Sign up for our weekly newsletter featuring issues and events in the Jewish world.

Bank-Leumi-Box-Ad-1
Chicago Loop Synagogue box ad
JUF NEWS ON TWITTER
aug 15 cover

Want news of Chicago, Israel and the Jewish world in your mailbox each month? Subscribe to the print JUF News, by making a contribution to the Jewish United Fund.

Claims Conference