Israel Stories

We mourn the loss of Shimon Peres

JUF has issued the following statement on the death of the Hon. Shimon Peres.

9/27/2016 10:44:03 PM

Salim Joubran brings diversity to Israel’s highest court

The Israeli Supreme Court justice joined Chicago faith and community leaders in conversation on...

9/20/2016 2:47:03 PM

Ultimate Hebrew school: A second chance

Our 9-year-old, Idan, and I are chatting with a friend ’s father, before a playdate.

9/1/2016 3:29:13 PM

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

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