Local Stories

Teens @ JUF clicks the “refresh” button!

A new look to support the mission: Getting teens involved

7/28/2015 4:08:21 PM

How to find bar bat mitzvah resources for your big day…

JUF has a number of resources for teens of Bar and Bat Mitzvah age!

7/28/2015 3:11:53 PM

After the storm

IsraAID team travels 6,200 miles to help clean up Coal City

7/27/2015 3:55:52 PM

Gov. Rauner and JUF talk human services

Continued cuts to health and human services ultimately will cost the state more, not less, JUF...

7/24/2015 11:46:45 AM

Historic anti-BDS legislation signed into law

Illinois' historic anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions bill, SB 1761, was signed into law by...

7/23/2015 5:02:12 PM

JUF and Oy!Chicago announce fourth annual list of Jewish Chicago’s “36 Under 36”

The list spotlights the faces of Chicago's Jewish future and recognizes the amazing contributions...

7/21/2015 11:10:45 AM

Springfield stand-off creates deep uncertainties for JUF human service agencies

The potential impact of the state budget stand-off on many of those served by JUF partner agencies...

7/10/2015 11:55:00 AM

Create Your Jewish Legacy: Robert Hirsch

Robert Hirsch’s life story was characterized by quiet achievement and an abiding sense of love.  

7/7/2015 2:27:26 PM

Rabbi Byron Sherwin, Jewish scholar and ethicist at Spertus, dies

Sherwin served as Distinguished Service Professor and Director of Doctoral Programs at the...

7/7/2015 2:16:36 PM

Joyful Jewish living for 23 years and counting

Twenty-three years ago, Dr Marc Slutsky, Stephen Silberman and Rabbi Irwin Kula created Aitz...

7/7/2015 2:10:27 PM

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