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Sinai Health System provides life-saving genetic counseling to communities on Chicago’s West Side

Women withcertain genetic mutations have up to a 78 percent increase in breast cancer risk.

6/24/2016 3:33:27 PM

Everyone in the pool for ‘All-In Swim’

JCC Chicago offers swim classes for children and teens with autism

6/24/2016 3:23:15 PM

JCRC bids farewell to the Gilads

Community leaders offer thanks, best wishes as Israel's consul general prepares to head home

6/24/2016 11:44:09 AM

Preckwinkle and Holy Cross Hospital move forward in spite of budget crisis

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle addressed more than 60 members of JUF’s Government...

6/17/2016 11:11:27 AM

Planting the seeds of Jewish life in the South Suburbs

Federation mini-grants will support 13 educational, cultural events in South Suburbs.

6/16/2016 4:51:59 PM

10 Chicago-area students picked for JUF Israel Experience scholarships

Each recipient will receive $1,000 toward his or her upcoming approved Israel Experience program...

6/15/2016 12:42:45 PM

SVARA's Rabbi Benay Lappe named a 2016 Covenant Award recipient

The award advocates for inclusive, creative Jewish Education to build community and the future.

6/7/2016 12:25:38 PM

Summertime—when the giving is easy

As summer approaches, many welcome changes are coming to Chicago.

6/6/2016 11:49:59 AM

Film provokes interfaith dialogue on promoting peace in Chicago

Chicago women of diverse backgrounds met at JUF on May 27 to strategize how different religious...

6/2/2016 4:37:28 PM

New survey gives insight into Jewish teens' attitudes and behaviors

“If we, as a community, are going to be successful at supporting meaningful and relevant Jewish...

6/1/2016 4:05:32 PM

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