REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES
I am very thankful for all that I have in my life; my family, friends, roof over my head, clothes on my back and that I never miss a meal. I feel truly lucky. But why am I so special to have all of these wonderful opportunities? Read More »
THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS
Moving mom or dad into your home when they can no longer live alone is certainly one option, but your family, including your parent if at all possible, should take some time to consider other living arrangements as well. Read More »
This gray Monday morning has faded into a grayer early afternoon. There is much to say, but the words drift into view and then disappear before I can discern their shapes or meanings. Loss is like that. Read More »
PLAIN MEANINGS - COMPLEX TEXTS
When I was a kid, tattoos, or the people who bore them, were really different. Read More »
Illinois Tornado Relief Mission
JUF's Tikkun Olam Volunteer (TOV) Network is coordinating a volunteer mission Dec. 3-4 to central Illinois to help clean up tornado-ravaged communities.
Spoiler alert: I'm about to reveal the meaning of life.
Israel’s Consul General to the Midwest warns that Iran deal ‘falls short’
The Iran deal reached over the weekend falls short of a solution and leaves too much up to Iranian goodwill, said Israeli Consul General to the Midwest Roey Gilad in a press briefing Tuesday afternoon.
Deal with Iran is postponement of a showdown
There is a lack of symmetry between Iran and the international community in this agreement
Next on 'Sanctuary:' The Hunger in Our Midst
This episode is now available for viewing online at juf.org/interactive
Onward Israel to give 20 students on Illinois campuses a resume-building Israel experience
The summer program focuses on bringing young adults back for a second immersive Israel experience.
This episode explores hunger, its impact on countless lives, and how a wide range of agencies and individuals are combatting this persistent, and once again growing, problem.
Azerbaijani ambassador discusses close relationship with U.S. and Israel
Ambassador Elin Suleymanov of Azerbaijan spoke at a lunch meeting of the Jewish Community Relations Council on Nov. 21.
Sandy Koufax and the Aggies' Jewish Quarterback: A Yom Kippur Tale
What did the Jewish students on these two campuses do when their game of Biblical proportions clashed with Yom Kippur?
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.
Tattoos and Jews
When I was a kid, tattoos, or the people who bore them, were really different.
L’Chaim to Chanukah!
Ah, the Festival of Lights.
Wednesday, Dec 04, 2013
TribeFest Recruitment Happy Hour
Sunday, Dec 08, 2013
Monday, Dec 09, 2013
Bear Down with Chicago's Back from Birthright Israel network
Monday, Dec 23, 2013
Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
Women's Board North Suburban Go!
Monday, Jan 27, 2014
YLD Co-Ed Bowling League
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