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US Congressional staff visit local Jewish agencies

A dozen staff members representing the offices of several Illinois U.S. Congressional delegates...

8/19/2016 10:52:24 AM

Next on 'Sanctuary:' Ta’am Yisrael – A Taste of Israel for Teens

How do you help young Jewish teens discover what being Jewish means to them? Take them to Israel.

8/18/2016 2:23:19 PM

JUF, ADL host discussion for Jewish state legislators from across the US

Anti-BDS legislation was one of the primary topics, an area in which Illinois led the way with...

8/12/2016 10:57:50 AM

Record-breaking day of gun violence impacts communities in partnership with JCRC

Monday marked the deadliest day in Chicago in 13 years with a reported 19 people shot and nine...

8/12/2016 9:29:09 AM

Step by step, brick by brick: Interfaith leaders gather for unveiling of new Dr. King monument

Half a century after bricks were thrown at those marching with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

8/11/2016 3:35:34 PM

Silverstein Base Hillel provides warm Jewish home in Lincoln Park

JUF’s Metro Chicago Hillel is creating an innovative new model for welcoming urban students and...

8/11/2016 3:08:43 PM

Kedar Potdar promoted to Vice President, JUF Technology

Since 2015, he has served as director and most recently as acting manager of JUF Technology.

8/9/2016 11:18:31 AM

Robert A. Schuckman promoted to JUF Vice President, Legal Counsel

Schuckman joined JUF in 2001.

8/4/2016 4:10:14 PM

Ashkenazi Jewish woman in London seeks stem cell donors

Her children have launched the #Spit4Mum to find her a stem cell donor.

8/2/2016 9:57:38 AM

Orphaned Israeli teens take post-b'nai mitzvah trip to Chicago

A group of Israeli teens visited Chicago this week as part of a special North American trip...

7/29/2016 9:46:56 AM

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