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Linda Haase

ETHICS OF THE MOTHER

The Chai life

I turned 36 two weeks after I came to work at JUF, and it seemed auspicious that I was reaching my "double chai" birthday at that moment in time.  Read More »

Rega, a Moment

REGA, A MOMENT

A moment to consider...grandparents

There has been a significant lack of grandfathers in my life, both as a child and for my children.  Read More »

Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Why we must stand up and speak up

As the dog days of summer slowly lumbered around me, I received a unique opportunity.   Read More »

Millennial Mishegas

MILLENNIAL MISHEGAS

Kosher chaos

Keeping a kosher home is a total pain in the you-know-what.  Read More »

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Jewish Federation business meeting honors rising leaders, spotlights young family outreach
The morning business meeting featured the unanimous election of the 2014-15 JUF/Federation board, honored outgoing directors and presented several prestigious awards to promising community leaders.

What has humanity learned?
The recent and severe spike in anti-semitism is a warning to people everywhere. Where prejudice and hatred reign unchecked, violence soon follows.

Spertus Institute launches new Center for Jewish Leadership
New opportunities for leadership development will enhance the creativity, knowledge, and effectiveness of the professionals and volunteers who serve Jewish community needs, advancing the missions of the organizations they serve and contributing to a vibrant Jewish future

Into the light
Only once do I recall someone saying something anti-Semitic in my presence.

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Nasatir rally speech

VIDEO: Dr. Steven B. Nasatir speaks at rally for Israel

JUF/Jewish Federation President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir addresses a crowd of some 2,000 people at the Thompson Center at a community rally for Israel on July 28, 2014.

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Kosher chaos
Keeping a kosher home is a total pain in the you-know-what.

Some 1,300 people hear message of hope for peace and partnership at Federation Annual Meeting
The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s 114th Annual Meeting reflected the community’s commitment to Jewish life and Israel in the past year — and looked ahead to hopes for peace, light, and p

Jewish Federation business meeting honors rising leaders, spotlights young family outreach
The morning business meeting featured the unanimous election of the 2014-15 JUF/Federation board, honored outgoing directors and presented several prestigious awards to promising

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

‘This is Where I Leave You’
Writer Jonathan Tropper brings his comedy about sitting shiva to the big screen

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