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Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

From bright idea to a business: the magnetic appeal of a children’s game

Inspiration comes to budding entrepreneurs in the most unlikely ways.  Read More »

Rega, a Moment

REGA, A MOMENT

A moment to consider...roller coasters

I don’t like roller coasters.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews Eva Hesse

On paper, artist Eva Hesse’s biography reads like a 20th century nightmare cooked up by a Jewish screenwriter.  Read More »

News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

The (Jewish) Sounds of Simon— Part II: Going to Graceland

In the first installment, we looked at the Jewish content of Simon’s work on his five albums with Art Garfunkel. Here, we will deal with next phase of his career.  Read More »

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How Israel may fare in a post-Brexit era
Ofer Bavly, director of JUF's Israel Office, offers a morning-after analysis of how Britain's Brexit vote may impact Israel -- for better and worse.

JCRC encourages Congress to act on gun legislation
Chicago’s Jewish Community Relations Council has a long-standing gun safety policy.

Kiryat Gat honors Chicago Jewish community for 20 years of ‘Partnership Together’
Through Partnership Together, the Chicago Jewish community has supported various organizations and projects in the city and impacted thousands of lives.

10 Chicago-area students picked for JUF Israel Experience scholarships
Each recipient will receive $1,000 toward his or her upcoming approved Israel Experience program in the Jewish State.

SVARA's Rabbi Benay Lappe named a 2016 Covenant Award recipient
The award advocates for inclusive, creative Jewish Education to build community and the future.

JCRC meeting addresses BDS within Christian denominations and on campus
The May 24 meeting updated JCRC member groups about the latest BDS battles within Protestant Christian denominations and on local college campuses.

JCRC bids farewell to the Gilads
Community leaders offer thanks, best wishes as Israel's consul general prepares to head home

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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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How Israel may fare in a post-Brexit era
Ofer Bavly, director of JUF's Israel Office, offers a morning-after analysis of how Britain's Brexit vote may impact Israel -- for better and worse.

JCRC bids farewell to the Gilads
Community leaders offer thanks, best wishes as Israel's consul general prepares to head home

Sinai Health System provides life-saving genetic counseling to communities on Chicago’s West Side
Women with certain genetic mutations have up to a 78 percent increase in breast cancer risk.

Seeing Israel with pride
The Jewish Federations of North America organized an LGBTQ Mission to Israel—“See Israel with Pride.”UPCOMING EVENTS

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