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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.

Lion Luncheon 2015: 'Now is our moment'
The event featured a moving talk by Linor Abargil, former Miss World and leading global advocate against sexual violence.

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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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

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 mission

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

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