HEART OF THE MATTER
Rolling on my bicycle through bucolic Wisconsin countryside on a spectacular June day, all felt well, secure, and settled. The undulating lanes meandered past picture-perfect family farms; around gentle bends stands of leafy shade trees gave way to valley vistas. Drivers of occasional cars raised two fingers from the Read More »
Last year, Rama Burshtein set the Israeli film scene ablaze, receiving 13 Ophir nominations ("the Israeli Oscar") from the Israel Film Academy for her very first full-length feature Lemale et Ha'Halal (Fill The Void). Read More »
ETHICS OF THE MOTHER
The call came at 2:45 a.m. It was my mom, her voice sounding like it came from underwater. It seemed that my father had had a heart attack and stroke. He was unresponsive. Perhaps I’d better come to the hospital. Read More »
HEALTHY JEWISH HOMES AND COMMUNITY
Bereavement Specialist Elizabeth Siegel Cohen shares suggestions for helping the bereaved. Read More »
More pain for Oklahoma. But you can help
Donations continue being accepted to help those impacted by the devastating tornadoes that ripped through the Oklahoma City area.
Thank you for being you
A letter to my future twin step-daughters, age 9, and my three nephews, ages 8, 5, and 2.
Partnership 2Gether OKs revolutionary school effort
Chicago Project a pioneering, holistic approach to improving elementary education
'Sanctuary' focuses on 'Teen Philanthropy in Action'
Watch the full episode online now.
Teens award $41,828 in grants, gain priceless experience
JUF-backed foundations immerse high-school students in philanthropy
JCRC examines real-world implications of immigration reform
Panel reviews impact on economy, public services, border security and more
Chelsea Clinton, the only child of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, is a powerhouse in her own right. Chelsea proved an inspirational guest speaker for more than 1,000 women attending the Jewish United Fund Women's Division Spring Event luncheon. Listen to an excerpt of Chelsea's speech about her grandmother, mother and how giving is a gift we give to the future.
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.
Mini-Grants keep South Suburban Jewish programs flourishing
Fourteen projects will receive nearly $15,000 to enrich Jewish life in the South Suburbs in coming months.<
An interview with Josh Radnor
Getting to know the man behind Ted Mosby.
Tzivi reviews 'In the Shadow'
In the opening moments of the new Czech film In the Shadow, a police captain named "Hakl" (Ivan Trojan) arrives at the Jewish Community Center in Prague, demanding to see a man named "Kirsch" (Miro
Tzivi reviews Fill The Void
Last year, Rama Burshtein set the Israeli film scene ablaze, receiving 13 Ophir nominations ("the Israeli Oscar") from the Israel Film Academy for her very first full-length feature Lemale et H
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
YLD Annual Meeting: June 18
Friday, Jun 28, 2013
Family Getaway: All-Inclusive Weekend Retreat for Russian-Speaking Jewish Families
Monday, Jul 08, 2013
The Women’s Division and Jewish Women’s Foundation Leadership Luncheon
Friday, Jul 12, 2013
JUF Joyfully Jewish Summer Bash
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013
Summer 2013 LEADS and LEADS Alumni Programs
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
YLD Trivia Night
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