Arts & Entertainment

A novel event

Young-adult books about bar and bat mitzvahs

7/28/2015 2:57:56 PM

New fim on 'Rosenwald' shares story of great--yet humble--Chicago Jewish businessman, philanthropist

Julius Rosenwald was one of America's greatest philanthropists and visionaries, and yet many...

7/27/2015 4:44:20 PM

JUF Lion Luncheon to feature filmmaker Nancy Spielberg

Even if she’ll always be Steven Spielberg’s baby sister, Nancy Spielberg is a powerhouse in her...

7/27/2015 4:34:10 PM

Beyond the Emancipation Proclamation

‘Firmness in the Right’ explores Lincoln’s relationship with Jews

7/27/2015 4:17:35 PM

From Haifa to Houston

Israeli ballet dancer makes unlikely dream come true  

7/27/2015 4:07:46 PM

'A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka' chosen as 2015 Jewish 'One Book, One Community'

Spearheaded by Spertus Institute, the One Book initiative is the focus of Chicago’s celebration...

7/23/2015 4:00:18 PM

Theodore Bikel, legendary actor and singer, dies at 91

Bikel played in Chicago many times, as both a stage actor and a folk singer.

7/23/2015 3:28:04 PM

A new documentary film asks 'What makes a mensch?'

Most of usgo through life trying to act like a mensch—but what does that really mean?

7/6/2015 2:47:36 PM

Second JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival runs June 20-28

The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival will bring the Chicago community together to experience 16...

6/9/2015 10:17:51 AM

Debunking the stereotyped shtetl

People misunderstand how Jewish people lived in Eastern European shtetls (a small Jewish town in...

5/28/2015 3:56:12 PM

[First] [Previous] [Next] [Last]

Sign up for our weekly newsletter featuring issues and events in the Jewish world.

Bank Leumi box ad
Chicago Loop Synagogue box ad
aug 15 cover

Want news of Chicago, Israel and the Jewish world in your mailbox each month? Subscribe to the print JUF News, by making a contribution to the Jewish United Fund.

Claims Conference