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Chicago African-Americans and Jews join to honor Dr. King and continue his legacy

For the second consecutive year, Chicago's Jewish and African-American communities stood shoulder...

1/23/2015 1:15:53 PM

Chicago’s Jewish community contributes $82.1 million to JUF’s 2014 Annual Campaign

That’s the largest part of nearly $200 million raised last yearto provide food, shelter, medical...

1/15/2015 4:37:12 PM

Sara Crown Star chairs JUF’s 2015 Annual Campaign

During a trip to Israel in 2001, Sara Crown Star found herself a witness to the aftermath of a...

1/15/2015 1:44:06 PM

Chicago mourns Paris terror victims

Some 250 gathered at the Chicago Loop Synagogue to commemorate the deaths of Jewish and...

1/14/2015 2:03:59 PM

Terrorist outrages should have been no surprise

JUF President Dr. Steven B. Nasatir delivered the following remarks at the Chicago community...

1/14/2015 12:23:18 PM

Paris under attack: Reflections from a French Jew in Chicago

The following is from a speech delivered by Benjamin Benfredj, 24, a French Jew living in...

1/12/2015 3:45:17 PM

JCC PresenTense Chicago to introduce 2015 Fellows at kick-off event Jan. 11

This casual event will include complimentary dinner and presentations by PresenTense Group CEO...

1/7/2015 2:37:07 PM

Local African-Americans and Jews to mark MLK Day with special program

JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council will join the North Lawndale community again this year...

1/5/2015 2:52:41 PM

Northwestern Hillel leader awarded the Richard M. Joel Award for excellence

Michael Simon was awarded the Richard M. Joel Exemplar of Excellence Award on Dec. 10.

12/29/2014 4:03:35 PM

Jewish United Fund condemns anti-Semitic graffiti in Rogers Park

The vandals who sprayed anti-Semitic graffiti on a neighborhood synagogue and private homes not...

12/29/2014 11:00:46 AM

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