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IRA charitable rollover reinstated for 2014; distributions can be made through Dec. 31

The provision allows individuals at least 70 years and six months of age to transfer up to...

12/18/2014 10:35:53 AM

Federation’s Government Affairs Committee hears debate on minimum wage

The debate on increasing the minimum wage for the remaining low-income workers in Illinois is...

12/17/2014 3:37:43 PM

Late Night with YLD

YLD’s Big Event Fundraiser starring ‘Late Night’ host Seth Meyers drew a big crowd

12/15/2014 4:42:41 PM

JUF receives permanent endowment for DC undergraduate internship

Through JUF’s Centennial Campaign, Odessa Dubinsky has made provisions in her will to fund the...

12/12/2014 10:31:12 AM

Judy Baar Topinka, comptroller and friend to Jewish community, dies

Judy Baar Topinka, who died on Wednesday, Dec. 10, will be remembered with much love by many in...

12/10/2014 5:12:26 PM

Jewish Federation awards $421,045 in academic scholarships

The Jewish Federation's Academic Scholarship Committee approved 89 awards totaling $421,045 for...

12/10/2014 2:50:16 PM

Rabbi Michael Balinsky speaks at mayor's breakfast welcoming new Archbishop Blase Cupich

Balinsky offered the following benediction at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s breakfast honoring new...

12/4/2014 3:57:05 PM

JCC Chicago welcomes Kyle Freimuth as board president

Freimuth has served the JCC Chicago board of directors for more than five years and was highly...

12/2/2014 1:54:23 PM

JUF to increase support for innovative community programs with new round of Breakthrough Fund grants

The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago has issued its 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP)...

12/2/2014 11:28:57 AM

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards seeks nominations

"The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards truly help our nation's brightest young Jewish leaders...

11/25/2014 2:13:03 PM

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