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JCRC meeting addresses BDS within Christian denominations and on campus

The May 24 meeting updated JCRC member groups about the latest BDS battles within Protestant...

5/26/2016 4:51:05 PM

Mariano’s Fresh Market wins national award for collaboration with JVS Chicago

Mariano’s Fresh Market recently received the 2015 SourceAmerica Business Partnership Award...

5/23/2016 12:10:52 PM

Teen philanthropists award more than $60K in grants

For the past dozen years, Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation has been teaching high...

5/20/2016 9:42:11 AM

JCRC hosts interfaith conversations on violence in Chicago

JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council partnered with Fierce Women of Faith on Tuesday to...

5/13/2016 9:07:35 AM

Congregational and early childhood educators talk innovation, recognize innovators

CFJE's "Thinking Together: Communal Conversation on Jewish Education" focused on national ideas...

5/12/2016 4:47:43 PM

Yom HaShoah: Remembrance requires action

JUF Board Chair Bill Silverstein offered the following remarks at Sheerit Hapleitah’s 71st annual...

5/12/2016 2:44:54 PM

Eulogy for Ernie Michel, Holocaust survivor and American Jewish leader

JUF President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir delivered the following eulogy at the funeral of Ernie Michel...

5/12/2016 2:19:14 PM

Three Chicago organizations selected for Jewish social venture accelerator program

Libenu Foundation, Makom, and Pushing the Envelope Farm  have been selected to cohort nine of the...

5/11/2016 1:56:11 PM

Gov. Rauner joins JUF in statewide Yom HaShoah commemoration

State government officials and Jewish community leaders from across Illinois gathered for the...

5/6/2016 2:04:58 PM

Local Jewish health and human services leaders visit Springfield

The governor, the house speaker, the senate president, Republican leadership, and more than 30...

5/6/2016 9:30:50 AM

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