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David T. Brown receives Jewish Federation’s top honor

On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago presented Brown with...

9/16/2016 11:46:31 AM

Jewish Federation honors up-and-coming leaders, spotlights Israel Partnership Region

The noon luncheon was preceded by a morning business that opened with the unanimous election of...

9/15/2016 5:37:55 PM

Jewish Federation marks year of challenges and solutions at 116th Annual Meeting

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago held its 116th Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency...

9/15/2016 5:04:47 PM

Lion Luncheon 2017: ‘We are the first responders’

When Edie Lutnick’s brother, Gary, perished during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, it was...

9/9/2016 10:51:28 AM

Chicago women unite to build peace in the city

More than 50 women from all over Chicago linked arms for peace in Grant Park on Sept. 7.

9/8/2016 5:10:51 PM

Local Jewish, Syrian groups to host discussion on refugee crisis

“Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: Realities and Responses” will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday,...

9/8/2016 2:42:45 PM

CHIdush helps synagogue schools create compelling educational experiences

By teaching rabbis, education directors and lay leaders the skills of innovation, the program...

9/7/2016 2:36:07 PM

Stone Temple Baptist Church, once a synagogue, recognized as Chicago historic landmark

Members of Chicago’s Jewish community were on hand Sunday, Aug. 28 as the congregation at Stone...

9/1/2016 5:15:08 PM

JUF’s Chicago Synagogue Inclusion Project releases findings

Just in time for the High Holidays, synagogues across the Chicago metropolitan area are making...

9/1/2016 4:26:11 PM

Human rights activist Hillel C. Neuer to keynote Sept. 15 Jewish Federation Annual Meeting

Hillel C. Neuer,executive director of U.N. Watch, a human rights non-governmental organization in...

9/1/2016 2:34:56 PM

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