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Deborah E. Lipstadt to speak at 2015 Annual Meeting

Truth, light, and justice 15 years after landmark trial 

9/2/2015 12:34:22 PM

Easy as ‘aleph-bet’

New JUF Foundation promotes the study of Hebrew and Israeli culture in the public schools 

9/2/2015 12:02:20 PM

Jewish women and men 10 times more likely to inherit breast cancer gene mutation

National expert to speak about hereditary cancers Oct. 14 

9/2/2015 11:39:41 AM

Cyber-synagogue

Sim Shalom offers virt-shul reality 

9/1/2015 4:56:59 PM

Rabbi Wendi Geffen leads North Shore Congregation Israel

Geffen will lead one of the largest congregations in the Chicago area, with 1,350 families.

9/1/2015 4:47:33 PM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Rosh Hashanah—Beginning of the New Year

It is hard to believe that the summer is behind us and autumn is in the air.

9/2/2015 11:53:05 AM

Israel Science and Technology September 2015

BioCatch, an Israeli company with strong Chicago ties, is a pioneer of what it calls “cognitive...

9/2/2015 11:50:03 AM

Rep. Roskam leads special JUF Mission to Poland and Israel

 Rep. Peter Roskam led a 20-person strong JUF mission to Poland and Israel this week.

8/21/2015 9:39:40 AM

JUF, JCRC condemn heinous terror attack that claimed Palestinian child’s life

JUF and JCRC strongly condemn the overnight arson attack in the West Bank that claimed the life...

7/31/2015 1:42:12 PM

U.S. House subcommittee holds hearing on BDS movement

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's National Security Subcommittee held a...

7/31/2015 9:14:24 AM

Federation board adopts Iran Action Plan

As JUF News went to press, President Obama was scheduled to discuss the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

9/2/2015 12:09:40 PM

Chicago JCRC discusses resolution on the Iran nuclear agreement

JCRC met on Thursday, August 6 to determine whether a meaningful community consensus existed on...

8/7/2015 2:26:11 PM

Taking tikkun olam to new heights

In June, Dr. Ronald Silver, 61, summited Mount Kilimanjaro for the third time in six years,...

7/29/2015 4:46:26 PM

Iran nuclear agreement gets analysis at JCRC

What does the recently released nuclear agreement with Iran bode for Israel, America and the...

7/23/2015 11:17:33 AM

Keep the end goal in sight: Iran never getting a nuclear bomb

The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago today released the following statement regarding...

7/14/2015 5:09:56 PM

Getting back to your roots

Your holiday sides are covered 

9/1/2015 3:45:58 PM

JCC Chicago sends athletes to 2015 Maccabi Games

The Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC) was proud to present the athletes and artists that...

9/1/2015 2:45:47 PM

What color is your character?

Racist words were and remain anathema to my family and friends.

9/1/2015 2:36:38 PM

A novel event

Young-adult books about bar and bat mitzvahs

7/28/2015 2:57:56 PM

New fim on 'Rosenwald' shares story of great--yet humble--Chicago Jewish businessman, philanthropist

Julius Rosenwald was one of America's greatest philanthropists and visionaries, and yet many...

7/27/2015 4:44:20 PM

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