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Local leaders make the case for El Al to land in Chicago
Flights - as frequent as three times a week - could begin in 2017 or 2018.

Illinois Treasurer Frerichs, State Sen. Harmon explore high-tech side of Israel on JUF mission
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs and State Sen. Don Harmon recently returned from an intensive four-day mission to Israel.

The trauma of violence in America through the lens of poverty in Haiti
Haiti does not have violence remotely approaching that of America. One begins to wonder which is worse: the plague of outrageous violence or abject poverty?

JUF mourns Elie Wiesel
Today, we mourn the death of author, Nobel laureate and treasured friend Elie Wiesel, z"l.

Outrage over new wave of terror attacks, murders
“We are horrified by these wanton acts of terror. We say: Enough." David T. Brown, JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council 

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VIDEO: Can Jews and Muslims relate on campus?

This episode of visits the college campus, a venue of increasing confrontation, yet also of sincere efforts at connection.

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JUF and Oy!Chicago announce fifth annual Jewish '36 Under 36' list
The list shines a spotlight on the faces of Chicago's Jewish future and recognizes the amazing contributions of this generation.

Illinois Treasurer Frerichs, State Sen. Harmon explore high-tech side of Israel on JUF mission
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs and State Sen. Don Harmon recently returned from an intensive four-day mission to Israel.

Local leaders make the case for El Al to land in Chicago
Flights - as frequent as three times a week - could begin in 2017 or 2018.

Tzivi reviews Cafe Society, Wiener-Dog and The Witness
Three new films of potential interest to Jewish cinefiles open in Metro Chicago on Friday, July 22.

Rep. Robin Kelly discusses Israel, new anti-violence initiative with JUF leadership
Rep. Robin Kelly met with JUF leaders this week to discuss her recent trip to Israel.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, August 15, 2016 11:00 AM TOV Reads info session

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:00 PM WYLD

Thursday, September 8, 2016 11:00 AM 2017 Lion Luncheon

Thursday, September 15, 2016 10:00 AM Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

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