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What’s Jewish about...reggae?

Summer seems to be the right time to talk about this upbeat, uplifting tropical music.  Read More »

The Caregiving Coach

THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS

Doctor, are you listening?

As we age, it can be challenging to find healthcare professionals we can trust, particularly in today’s ever-evolving healthcare environment  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Finding love on Birthright

The wooden door brushed against soft metal chimes as I entered the gift shop. The shelves were overflowing with keepsake objects ranging from handcrafted dreidels to the blue Hamsa necklaces which every girl decides to buy for herself before returning from Birthright.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews A Borrowed Identity

In the opening moments of Eran Riklis’ translucent new film A Borrowed Identity, we see a young man on a Jerusalem rooftop looking out over the evening skyline.  Read More »

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Iran nuclear agreement gets analysis at JCRC
What does the recently released nuclear agreement with Iran bode for Israel, America and the American Jewish community?  

'A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka' chosen as 2015 Jewish 'One Book, One Community'
Spearheaded by Spertus Institute, the One Book initiative is the focus of Chicago’s celebration of Jewish Book Month.

Springfield stand-off creates deep uncertainties for JUF human service agencies
The potential impact of the state budget stand-off on many of those served by JUF partner agencies is greater than most realize.

Theodore Bikel, legendary actor and singer, dies at 91
Bikel played in Chicago many times, as both a stage actor and a folk singer.

Keep the end goal in sight: Iran never getting a nuclear bomb
The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago today released the following statement regarding the announcement of an agreement between the P5 + 1  and Iran on Iran's nuclear program

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sanctuary may 2015

VIDEO: Anti-Semitism's Reawakening in Europe

This episode of “Sanctuary” features two of European Jewry's leading figures offer insights into what is happening across the continent and, specifically, in their native France, home to more than half a million Jews.

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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.

What’s Jewish about...reggae?
Summer seems to be the right time to talk about this upbeat, uplifting tropical music.

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June 2012
Obituaries that appeared in the June 2012 issue of JUF News.

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