camp endowment

An anonymous donor has made a $5.1 million contribution to the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago’s Camping Endowment, believed to be the largest gift ever made to a community camping endowment in the United States.The gift brings the JUF Camping Endowment to nearly $8.5 million, which will support up to 500 first-time camper grants and provide $120,000 in financial need scholarships for Chicago-area campers each year.

Culinary trending

Israeli culinary journalist serves up his thoughts on food trends and classics in Israel


In the lineup of 20th-century “bad guys,” Adolf Hitler usually comes out on top, with Joseph Stalin running a close second. Behind them, Francisco Franco often appears and, farther down, Benito Mussolini.Now, with the publication of her latest work of nonfiction, A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Remarkable Story of an Italian Mother, Her Two Sons, and Their Fight Against Fascism, British journalist and historian Caroline Moorehead hopes to shake up the list a little.


While summer camp has traditionally been a rite of passage for children and teenagers, two Chicago-based organizations offer unique Jewish summer camp options for adults.

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