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Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews the new Killing Kasztner DVD

In the midst of all our worries about Gaza comes the long-awaited DVD version of Gaylen Ross' fascinating documentary Killing Kasztner.  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Israel on my mind

It’s hard to believe I was just in Israel on an amazing Taglit-Birthright Israel experience, unaware that the very streets I had just walked on would become dangerous territory in just two short months.  Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

Shift of power

By doing mitzvahs, little by little, we can move the needle, and shift our despair into hope.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

People of the clock

With so much time slipping past me unnoticed, I wondered if there was anything I could do about it. Looking for answers, I turned to my good friends Science and Judaism. As always, they had a lot to say.  Read More »

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Heavy fighting erupts in Gaza despite cease-fire declaration
Several people were killed in the Gaza Strip in the exchanges of fire that broke out a little after 10 a.m. Friday

Morning, in the Zone
As we travel further south we notice the civilian traffic slowly diminish, and we are one of the only "non-green" vehicles on the road.

Chicago leaders on solidarity mission experience Israel's resolve
The mission visited children from Kiryat Gat and other towns in the south on respite activity funded by JUF and other federations.

The Return
Unexpectedly, less than 24 hours later, I stepped onto the plane that would take me from one home to another.

FEATURED STORY
David Brown podcast

PODCAST: Reporting live from Israel

In the midst of a trip to Israel punctuated by rocket blasts and siren blares, JUF Board Chairman David T. Brown talked to WGN Radio about what life there has been like this week.

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Thousands of Chicagoans rally for Israel
Some 2,000 Chicagoans stood united with Israel Monday morning at a rally supporting the Jewish homeland’s right to defend itself from Hamas terror attacks.

Chicago leaders on solidarity mission experience Israel's resolve
The mission visited children from Kiryat Gat and other towns in the south on respite activity funded by JUF and other federations.

Israel on my mind
It’s hard to believe I was just in Israel on an amazing Taglit-Birthright Israel experience, unaware that the very streets I had just walked on would become dangerous

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.

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?

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