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Millennial Mishegas

MILLENNIAL MISHEGAS

Changing the conversation

Before I started working at JUF, I relied on others to keep their fingers on the pulse on what was happening in Israel.  Read More »

News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

Israel Solidarity Day also a music fe(a)st

Four great acts are performing this year for JUF's Israel Solidarity Day at Ravinia on May 3.  Read More »

Tzivi’s Spotlight

TZIVI’S SPOTLIGHT

Tzivi reviews Woman in Gold

Adele Bloch-Bauer died of meningitis in 1925 at the age of 42. As the wife of wealthy businessman Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, she was one of the most highly lauded hostesses of Viennese society in its period of greatest artistic and intellectual achievement.  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Beneath the Helmet

Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front is more than just a film.   Read More »

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Remembering Archbishop Francis Cardinal George
Archbishop Francis Cardinal George died Friday morning, April 17, at his home after battling cancer for a year.  

Gov. Rauner joins JUF in commemorating Yom Hashoah in Springfield and Skokie
State government officials and Jewish community leaders from across Illinois gathered for the 34th annual State of Illinois Holocaust Memorial Observance on April 16.

Sunday in the Park is back
 Join JUF at Ravinia Festival to celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday

Local agency leaders embark on Springfield Mission
The annual state advocacy trip took place April 15-16.

Crisis in Ukraine: An update
For the past 16 years, JUF has had a hand in strengthening the Jewish communities of Ukraine through its Kyiv Kehillah Project, and that hand is now working harder than ever. 

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VIDEO: Rebuilding Bridges: African-American/Jewish Relations Today

This episode of “Sanctuary” explores the state of the relationship – past, present and future – through the eyes of a rabbi and a black pastor who have made reinvigorating relations between their communities a personal mission.

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Remembering Archbishop Francis Cardinal George
Archbishop Francis Cardinal George died Friday morning, April 17, at his home after battling cancer for a year.  

The real story behind the orange on the seder plate
I present you here with the real story of why people put an orange on the Seder plate.

Mishpachah and Pamalia (Two Hebrew Words for Family)
Jewish weddings conjure a variety of Hebrew words.

Join JUF at Ravinia Festival to celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday
This year, to celebrate Israel's 67th anniversary, the community will once again come together for one big, festive event filled with music, family fun, and Israeli spirit!

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.

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