Israel Stories

Chicago’s 19 Diller Teen Fellows feel part of ‘one big Jewish family’ during Israel seminar

Diller Teen Fellows returned home Tuesday morning after a three-week seminar in Israel.

7/28/2016 4:08:08 PM

First transgender officer finds acceptance, purpose in Israel Defense Forces

Sitting before a group of 60 peers would rarely be difficult for a highly-trained military...

7/26/2016 12:13:43 PM

Illinois Treasurer Frerichs, State Sen. Harmon explore high-tech side of Israel on JUF mission

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs and State Sen. Don Harmon recently returned from an intensive...

7/22/2016 10:51:25 AM

Outrage over new wave of terror attacks, murders

“We are horrified by these wanton acts of terror. We say: Enough." David T. Brown, JUF’s Jewish...

6/30/2016 5:15:15 PM

Israel Science and Technology: July 2016

Doctor Octopus is Spider-Man’s nemesis, but real doctors are learning from a real octopus how to...

6/24/2016 2:33:15 PM

How Israel may fare in a post-Brexit era

Ofer Bavly, director of JUF's Israel Office, offers a morning-after analysis of how Britain's...

6/24/2016 10:13:24 AM

Seeing Israel with pride

The Jewish Federations of North America organized an LGBTQ Mission to Israel—“See Israel with...

6/23/2016 12:22:09 PM

Kiryat Gat honors Chicago Jewish community for 20 years of ‘Partnership Together’

Through Partnership Together, the Chicago Jewish community has supported various organizations...

6/10/2016 10:03:03 AM

‘Being there’ as a volunteer—not a tourist

Living my daily life gave me an appreciation for the life of the people we serve and support. 

6/3/2016 12:02:59 PM

Yom Hazikaron: What they did, and what it means to us

JUF Executive Vice President Jay Tcath delivered the following remarks at Chicago’s Yom Hazikaron...

5/12/2016 2:39:46 PM

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