THE CHAI ROAD
The miracle of Chanukah is all of us. Read More »
PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS
Unlike many of my coworkers at Spertus, I was born in the 1990s, making Soviet Russia feel about as real to me as the Civil War. Read More »
WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE
JVS Chicago’s latest workshop is designed to help people find a career path instead of flailing aimlessly about the job market. Read More »
Shuli Eshel’s new documentary A Voice Among the Silent: The Legacy of James G. McDonald will be honored with a special screening Nov. 22. Read More »
Jewish Federation asserts the need for an ethical, secure refugee policy
Given our long history of persecution and dislocation, the Jewish people well understand the plight of refugees fleeing for their lives.
Chicagoland Jewish High School changes name to Rochelle Zell Jewish High School (RZJHS)
The change is in honor of a naming gift from the Zell Family Foundation, effective Nov. 19.
We stand in solidarity against terror
JUF and JCRC stand with the people of Paris and with all people of conscience who wish to defend the principles of pluralism, freedom, and democracy.
Terror in Kiryat Gat gives pause to reflect
JUF Executive Vice President, on a business trip to Israel, had hoped for a pleasant Shabbat with colleagues, friends and family in JUF's Partnership Together town of Kiryat Gat.
Why can’t Black Lives Matter to me?
Loyola students were encouraged to walk out of class at 1:50 p.m. on Thursday and gather on the quad to rally. All students, that is, except the ones who were not “welcome.”
Study assesses b’nai mitzvah that bypass synagogue
CFJE looks at the rising trend in families forgoing congregational education and/or membership while preparing and conducting their own bar/bat mitzvah ceremonies for their children.
This episode of “Sanctuary” delves into the art and impact of the spoken word, and particularly the ancient yet contemporary presentation known as the sermon.
The empathy double-standard
On Nov.13, when Islamist terrorists murdered more than a hundred innocents in synchronized attacks across Paris, here is what did not happen.
Uncover Your Future: A new way to find a career
JVS Chicago’s latest workshop is designed to help people find a career path instead of flailing aimlessly about the job market.
A Backpack, a Bear and Growing Up in the ‘90s
Unlike many of my coworkers at Spertus, I was born in the 1990s, making Soviet Russia feel about as real to me as the Civil War.
A different kind of 'ugly holiday sweater'
But the holiday message that was emblazoned on sweaters for sale at Nordstrom’s is disturbing.
Tzivi reviews A Voice Among the Silent
Shuli Eshel’s new documentary A Voice Among the Silent: The Legacy of James G. McDonald will be honored with a special screening Nov. 22.
Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015
Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe - 12/29/2015
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