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TeamJUF races for the cause at Chicago Marathon

JUF's second-ever marathon team, chaired by Jason Friedman, has raised over $81,000 from over 680...

10/31/2014 10:51:13 AM

New BeTween program focuses on issues significant to young Jewish girls

Growing up can be a challenge, especially for 'tweens'—kids ages 9 through 13.

10/31/2014 10:43:03 AM

Ida Crown Jewish Academy to break ground on new facility Nov. 2

The new facility is expected to open January 2016.

10/31/2014 10:15:13 AM

Understanding BRCA testing

Genetics is always changing. It seems as if every day there is a new article about a new study,...

10/31/2014 9:46:25 AM

‘Living legend’ Shimon Peres inspires Chicago Jews at JUF Vanguard event

More than 1,100 supporters of the Jewish United Fund attended an intimate evening with former...

10/30/2014 12:08:02 PM

YLD's Big Event Fundraiser to feature standup comedy with 'Late Night' host Seth Meyers

A lot of people mistake Seth Meyers for a Jewish guy.

10/28/2014 3:23:58 PM

Innovative REACH program gains national audience

The Slingshot Guide spotlighted the Federation-funded initiative, which helps Jewish day schools...

10/22/2014 12:45:43 PM

Deerfield High School orchestra concert will benefit first trip to Israel of its kind

Deerfield will become the first U.S. public high school to embark on a performance tour to Israel.

10/20/2014 3:34:05 PM

JCC PresenTense Chicago offers ways to get involved in local entrepreneurship

JCC PresenTense Chicago, a highly sought-after social entrepreneurship program, is seeking...

10/13/2014 9:29:29 AM

Camp Nageela receives Torah scroll

Camp Nageela Midwest, in Marshall, Ind., just received the Torah. Specifically, their own Torah...

10/7/2014 1:40:29 PM

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