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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 »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

The influence of Anne Frank

Since almost immediately after its Dutch publication in 1947 - two years after Anne Frank died of typhus in Bergen-Belsen - Frank's diary has served as inspiration.  Read More »

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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.

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

JCRC expresses condolences, pledges support to Danish Jews
In the wake of yet another anti-Semitic terrorist attack in Europe, JUF's Jewish Community Relations Council expressed condolences and support to the Danish Jewish community.

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

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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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Largest ever Ta'am Yisrael trip returns
Two hundred and fourteen students from 33 synagogue schools in the Chicago area and Chicago Jewish Day School, along with 50 staf

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

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.

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.

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

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