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Sunday in the Park is back

 Join JUF at Ravinia Festival to celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday

3/27/2015 3:59:17 PM

A supergroup of super groups

Jewish teen groups form JTAC, the Jewish Teen Alliance of Chicago

3/27/2015 3:52:40 PM

Teen spotlight: Colin Silverman

Colin Silverman, 18, was recently elected Grand Aleph Godol (the highest male position) of BBYO.

3/27/2015 2:55:27 PM

African-Americans and Jews celebrate, discuss ‘modern plagues’ at JCRC Freedom Seder

Nearly 100 members of Chicago’s African-American and Jewish communities, including more than a...

3/27/2015 11:23:11 AM

Governor Rauner hosts model Seder

About 75 legislators and executive branch officials as well as Jewish Federation leaders from...

3/27/2015 10:18:29 AM

Goverment Affairs Committee discusses Israel Bonds, impact of proposed state budget

Fifty Government Affairs Committee members gathered on March 16 to learn about the state’s most...

3/26/2015 1:11:44 PM

Bringing everyone into the greater community

YLD creates welcoming space for LGBTQ Jews 

3/24/2015 3:43:39 PM

70th Annual Holocaust Memorial Service to be held April 19 in Skokie

The event, which draws hundreds of participants, traditionally is the largest gathering of...

3/24/2015 3:31:17 PM

Ambassadors for their sacred histories

Holocaust Community Services partners with BZAEDS to share stories of surviviors 

3/24/2015 3:08:51 PM

On tzedakah boxes and feline philanthropy

Growing up as a child I didn’t fully understand the concept of piggy banks.

3/24/2015 2:53:15 PM

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