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Turning new grads into young Jewish leaders

From cap and gown to life in Chi-Town

4/28/2016 2:16:23 PM

Illinois Holocaust Museum unveils plan for new state-of-the-art interactive galleries

Chicago-Area Museum Announces the $30 Million “Commit to the Future” Capital Campaign

4/27/2016 1:31:10 PM

Harold Dembo to receive legal service award in June

Since 2010, Dembo—a partner at the law firm of Much Shelist and chair of its Real Estate Group—has...

4/26/2016 11:53:21 AM

Happiness expert to speak to JUF Young Women’s City Council about living a joyful, purpose-driven life

Carin Rockind used to dream of being a cheerleader. Growing up in Detroit, she’d travel with her...

4/26/2016 11:37:11 AM

Walter Roth gives a voice to unsung heroes of Jewish Chicago

History only retains its meaning when it records the lives of people from all walks of life, so...

4/25/2016 3:37:42 PM

Gov. Rauner hosts second annual model Seder

Gov. Bruce Rauner and First Lady Diana Rauner hosted their second annual model Passover Seder at...

4/22/2016 10:31:18 AM

CFJE to provide $350,000 in grants to invigorate Jewish congregational schools, early childhood centers

The new round of grants will provide $350,000 to grow and improve educational programs at more...

4/22/2016 9:53:11 AM

Statewide Yom HaShoah Memorial Service to take place May 5 in Springfield

Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Jewish Federations of Illinois are sponsoring a statewide Yom HaShoah...

4/21/2016 3:21:44 PM

71st Annual Holocaust Memorial Service to be held in Skokie May 8

The event, traditionally the largest gathering of Holocaust survivors in the Midwest and one of...

4/19/2016 5:00:39 PM

More than 1,000 come out to give back through JUF’s Good Deeds Day

Volunteers of all ages came out for more than 42 projects spanning 34 sites across Chicago.

4/14/2016 10:17:47 AM

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