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 »
PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS
I’m dedicating this post to a few favorite Jewish LGBT books. These suggestions come from my own reading, conversations with friends, and recommendations from Tablet Magazine and the Jewish Book Council. Read More »
THE LEADING EDGE
Wherever one turns of late, one encounters Brooks’ popular construct in which he suggests that there are two different types of virtues in life: resume and eulogy. Read More »
Just like last year’s inaugural program, the 2015 CJFF offers a diverse and well-curated selection of narrative features and documentaries. Read More »
An open call to Niagara to restore trust
After foundation cancels presentation by Israel's consul general, local Jewish leaders call for group to return to its values
Congress OKs anti-BDS provisions as part of fast-track trade bill
On June 24, the U.S. Senate took an important step to combat the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement by voting overwhelmingly in favor of fast track trade legislation that includes bipartisan provisions, authored by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, that discourage
JUF Breakthrough Fund awards $1.27 million to encourage smart growth and innovation
The programs focus on a range of themes such as inclusion programming for those with disabilities, connecting with diverse audiences, strengthening schools and students, and building and healing our community.
Chicago Jewish community expresses shock and outrage at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church murders
"We extend our deepest condolences for the victims, their families, and the entire Charleston community," wrote JCRC Chair Skip Schrayer in a letter to the church.
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.
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.
Obituaries that appeared in the October 2011 JUF News.
Friday, Jul 10, 2015
jBaby Chicago’s Music & Memories
Monday, Jul 20, 2015
Summer Networking Event
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015
Summer LEADS 2015
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015
Israel Summer Trivia host by Back From Birthright Israel
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
YLD Night at JUF Uptown Café
Monday, Aug 31, 2015
YLD Golf Outing
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