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Millennial Mishegas

MILLENNIAL MISHEGAS

Grateful for gratitude

Three years ago this month, I lost my first grandparent, and the timing couldn't have been much worse.  Read More »

News and Views on Jews and Music

NEWS AND VIEWS ON JEWS AND MUSIC

FourTelling a magical, musical weekend

For two days in December, Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE) in Deerfield will move very close to the center of the Jewish musical universe.  Read More »

The Caregiving Coach

THE CAREGIVING COACH: PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM YOUR ELDERCARE CONSULTANTS

Mythbuster! Depression is not a natural part of aging

As we watch our parents grow older, there may be times when we fear for their emotional well-being.  Read More »

Healthy Jewish Homes and Community

HEALTHY JEWISH HOMES AND COMMUNITY

Guilt, love and caregiving

I recently spoke to a group of mid-life caregivers at an area synagogue. Guess what they found to be the most difficult aspect of caregiving?  Read More »

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Next on 'Sanctuary': Crossing the Line: The Israel Debate and Anti-Semitism on Campus
The next episode of the public-affairs program “Sanctuary” – which airs at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, on ABC7-Channel 7 – probes the rising tide of anti-Israel activism on college campuses

Five Israelis killed in terror attack on Jerusalem synagogue
Five Israelis, four of them rabbis and the fifth a Druze police officer, were killed in a terror attack Nov. 18 during morning prayers at a Jerusalem synagogue.

Violence in Jerusalem – a new intifada?
An atmosphere of incitement has led to a continuous wave of violence in the past three months, almost all of it in Jerusalem.

Chicago police superintendent and local law enforcement officials visit Israel
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy led a delegation of senior local law enforcement officials participating in Israel’s third International Homeland Security Conference.

The extra-ordinary
A year ago, for the month of Thanksgiving, every night before I went to bed I jotted down one thing I was grateful for each day.

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Peres conversation

VIDEO: A conversation with 'living legend' Shimon Peres

Former prime minister and president of Israel Shimon Peres shared his experiences shaping the nation of Israel in a conversation moderated by JUF President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir at JUF's Vanguard dinner on Oct. 28.

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Chicago's Jewish community condemns Jerusalem attack
Today, Chicago’s Jewish community stands together with people of good conscience everywhere to express outrage and disgust at the latest manifestation of religiously and nationalistically mot

Chicago police superintendent and local law enforcement officials visit Israel
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy led a delegation of senior local law enforcement officials participating in Israel’s third International Home

FourTelling a magical, musical weekend
For two days in December, Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE) in Deerfield will move very close to the center of the Jewish musical unive

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

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

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