Local Stories

RTI teens to present findings at a community forum on Jewish teenage girls

How does it feel to be a Jewish teenage girl in Chicago?

11/24/2015 12:00:02 PM

Maintaining our Jewish identity in Jewish camping

I’ve been in Jewish camping for the last 10 years. In that time, the role of idenitity at Jewish...

11/23/2015 11:46:59 AM

‘Service to the people is the reason we are in business’

Michael Tarnoff retires after 36 years of service to JUF

11/23/2015 11:09:55 AM

JUF Government Affairs Committee talks city budget with local officials

Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool and Ald. Jason Ervin sat down with JUF’s...

11/20/2015 10:38:01 AM

Chicagoland Jewish High School changes name to Rochelle Zell Jewish High School (RZJHS)

The change is in honor of a naming gift from the Zell Family Foundation, effective Nov. 19.

11/19/2015 8:58:17 AM

Chicago day school educators participate in edJEWcon

Over 300 faculty members from Chicago day school attended. 

11/13/2015 11:28:07 AM

Social Security Disability Insurance gets extension through 2022

Protecting funding for SSDI has been a high priority for JUF. 

11/13/2015 9:16:29 AM

Chicago remembers Rabin

For the 20th anniversary of his assassination, more than 400 Chicagoans gathered for a memorial...

11/12/2015 10:21:07 AM

Michael J. Fox shares inspiring journey at JUF’s Vanguard Dinner

The Vanguard Dinner, attended by more than 700 people this year, launched the 2016 JUF Annual...

11/6/2015 11:42:02 AM

Study assesses b’nai mitzvah that bypass synagogue

CFJE looks at the rising trend in families forgoing congregational education and/or membership...

11/5/2015 4:38:08 PM

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