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Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

Your credit score: what's it all about?

Whether or not you land that great job, how much you pay for auto insurance and even where you live may be impacted by this important three-digit number.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Graphic novels and serious subjects

"Comics were once for superhero action stories," said cartoonist Alison Bechdel in an interview with HuffPostLive. "That was pretty much all they did, and then people started pushing the boundaries."   Read More »

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 »

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Revelers celebrate Israel @ 67 at Daley Plaza
On a crisp, sunny Monday afternoon in downtown Chicago, Daley Plaza, Israel lovers turned out to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday.

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

Sharon Keller: One of longest-working employees in JUF history passes away
“I don’t mean to sound corny, but I just have always loved coming to work.”

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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Donate to Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund
Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal and parts of India—which so far has resulted in more than 1,500 deaths and

Two Illinois rabbis named among “most inspiring”
“We’ve identified 33 of the most inspiring men and women from North America who are defining and redefining what it means to be a rabbi in the 21st century.”

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!

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

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

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