Stories from around the Chicago-area Jewish community.

Metro Hillel Award

The award, the highest honor given to an individual Hillel, was presented in Orlando at the annual Global Assembly of Hillel International

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 JUF has issued its 2017 Request for Proposals for the Breakthrough Fund, a grant program encouraging smart, strategic growth and creative program development in Chicago’s Jewish community. 

North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, North Shore Congregation Israel to co-sponsor Jan. 11 debate


J Camp summer fun is exploding with innovative new programs throughout the year for kids of all ages at various locations. Take a look at the amazing ways we are re-imagining the camp experience and impact of Jewish camp on each and every child

Chabad Normal

Normal will now be the fourth city in central and southern Illinois to have a Chabad House

Convened by JUF Government Affairs Committee chair David Golder, the discussion featured post-election analysis from Andy Shaw, a 30-year political journalist veteran and current president and CEO of the Better Government Association.


With an opportunity to write anything they wanted about camp, many campers express what is meaningful to their Jewish identity and Jewish experience. These ideas were surrounded by other words and phrases, such as swimming, home sweet home, soccer, awesomeness, my happy place, fantastic, best part of the year, friends, painting, and love.

New Mishpacha

Facing the results of a painful choice

A DAF has many financial benefits, the most noteworthy being that donors have control of the timing of their charitable deductions.

A donor registration drive will be held Nov. 20 for Aaron Lee, who is battling Stage IV non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

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