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Real Stories - Changed Lives

REAL STORIES - CHANGED LIVES

Thank you

It was about 6 years ago that I met Emily. I remember meeting her for coffee about an opportunity to join a delegation to D.C. to advocate for continued U.S. support of Israel. I could not believe someone was offering this kind of opportunity to me.  Read More »

Cindy Sher

THE CHAI ROAD

Time capsule

I spent some time digging through the archives of my childhood bedroom.  Read More »

People of the Books

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Coming to America : Stories of Jewish journeys

For the fifth year in a row, Chicago’s Jewish community will mark Jewish Book Month with One Book | One Community, in which a single book is selected as the focus of discussions and activities throughout the city and suburbs  Read More »

Words of the Workplace

WORDS OF THE WORKPLACE

A free shortcut to a hot healthcare career: Pharmacy Technician training

Even though unemployment numbers have steadily lowered, thousands of people are still looking and others must change careers.  Read More »

NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
MORE NEWS

Holocaust scholar Prof. Deborah Lipstadt to keynote Jewish Federation’s 115th Annual Meeting
The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago

Rep. Roskam leads special JUF Mission to Poland and Israel
 Rep. Peter Roskam led a 20-person strong JUF mission to Poland and Israel this week.

Moody's boosts Federation bond rating
Moody’s, one of the major bond rating services, upgraded the Jewish Federation’s investment ranking from A1 to Aa3 earlier this month.

JUF, JCRC condemn heinous terror attack that claimed Palestinian child’s life
JUF and JCRC strongly condemn the overnight arson attack in the West Bank that claimed the life of `8-month-old Ali Dawabsheh.

FEATURED STORY
sanctuary aug 2015

VIDEO: Caring for the Holocaust's Aging Survivors

This episode of “Sanctuary” explores the unique needs and circumstances of survivors in the Chicago area - home to one of the largest survivor communities.

MOST POPULAR STORIES

The long list of Jewish reality stars
These days it seems reality TV is taking over—this yenta is the first to admit she watches a lot of it, even though she knows she shouldn’t.

October 2011
Obituaries that appeared in the October 2011 JUF News.

The Oreo and the Jewish problem
This is not the beginning of a joke.  You surely remember that day when Oreo gained Kosher certification.  It was announced  Friday, January 16, 1998

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, Aug 31, 2015
YLD Golf Outing 2015

Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015
Class of 2015 Happy Hour

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Mensches in Motion Fall 2015

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
2015 Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

Thursday, Nov 05, 2015
BFBI at Uptown Cafe

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