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Congress OKs anti-BDS provisions as part of fast-track trade bill

On June 24, the U.S. Senate took an important step to combat the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

6/26/2015 12:46:29 PM

An open call to Niagara to restore trust

After foundation cancels presentation by Israel's consul general, local Jewish leaders call for...

6/26/2015 10:40:43 AM

JCC Chicago cuts ribbon on new early childhood center and campus addition

The new early childhood center will be housed in the Lake County Jewish Community Campus in Lake...

6/25/2015 3:18:38 PM

Ellen Hattenbach joins Spertus senior leadership team

The former JUF Board member joins the Spertus staff to foster opportunities for Jewish learning...

6/25/2015 3:12:03 PM

Mini-grants a major boost to South Suburban Jewish programs

For the fifth time in four years, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's South Suburban...

6/25/2015 9:54:37 AM

JUF Breakthrough Fund awards $1.27 million to encourage smart growth and innovation

The programs focus on a range of themes such as inclusion programming for those with...

6/22/2015 12:44:27 PM

Pit masters bring the love to the second annual Chicago Kosher BBQ contest

 Things got very steamy at the Second Annual Chicago Kosher BBQ Competition and Festival, held at...

6/18/2015 5:53:35 PM

CFJE appoints Richard S. Moline director of Israel education

As the Community Foundation for Jewish Education's Director of Israel Education, Moline will...

6/18/2015 5:26:34 PM

JCRC brings leaders to North Lawndale for historical tour

More than 50 people from the Jewish and African-American communities gathered together on Sunday,...

6/18/2015 5:02:45 PM

Chicago Jewish community expresses shock and outrage at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church murders

"We extend our deepest condolences for the victims, their families, and the entire Charleston...

6/18/2015 1:18:04 PM

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