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RTI teens to present findings at a community forum on Jewish teenage girls

How does it feel to be a Jewish teenage girl in Chicago?

11/24/2015 12:00:02 PM

Maintaining our Jewish identity in Jewish camping

I’ve been in Jewish camping for the last 10 years. In that time, the role of idenitity at Jewish...

11/23/2015 11:46:59 AM

‘Service to the people is the reason we are in business’

Michael Tarnoff retires after 36 years of service to JUF

11/23/2015 11:09:55 AM

JUF Government Affairs Committee talks city budget with local officials

Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool and Ald. Jason Ervin sat down with JUF’s...

11/20/2015 10:38:01 AM

Chicagoland Jewish High School changes name to Rochelle Zell Jewish High School (RZJHS)

The change is in honor of a naming gift from the Zell Family Foundation, effective Nov. 19.

11/19/2015 8:58:17 AM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: A who’s who of the Chanukah story

Chanukah, the holiday of lights, is at our door. The candles lit during this lovely holiday stand...

11/23/2015 4:43:21 PM

The Google of fashion

Israeli entrepreneur Yael Vizel opened the fashions app she developed and scrolled down the...

11/23/2015 3:48:34 PM

What Kefiada means to one American student and her Israeli host mom

Kefiada, brings American college students to Israel to work as counselors at an English-language...

11/23/2015 11:56:09 AM

Terror in Kiryat Gat gives pause to reflect

JUF Executive Vice President, on a business trip to Israel, had hoped for a pleasant Shabbat with...

11/22/2015 9:39:07 AM

JUF's Israel Emergency Campaign supplies hospital room in Ashkelon

The room was dedicated in honor of JUF and the Chicago Jewish community this week.

11/20/2015 9:18:29 AM

Jewish Federation asserts the need for an ethical, secure refugee policy

Given our long history of persecution and dislocation, the Jewish people well understand the...

11/24/2015 10:27:19 AM

Donors observe JUF's impact in India

 Eighteen JUF donors returned to Chicago this morning from a week of meetings in India with...

11/19/2015 1:40:51 PM

We stand in solidarity against terror

JUF and JCRC stand with the people of Paris and with all people of conscience who wish to defend...

11/16/2015 9:15:03 AM

In his own words...

Excerpts from Michael Kotzin's book on great Jewish events of the last quarter century

10/26/2015 10:43:57 AM

‘Let us march on’

I sat in a bit of a daze in a small, packed church in Cheraw, S.C. on the evening of Aug. 27,...

9/30/2015 10:30:07 AM

Pigeon, kosher bacon—and other highlights from this fall’s Kosherfest, the annual kosher food trade show in New Jersey

With a creamier texture than chicken, squab meat tastes like a cross between dark-meat chicken and...

11/23/2015 3:39:47 PM

Exploring the roots and Jewish values behind the Kind bar brand

In many respects, the Manhattan headquarters of Kind Snacks—the purveyors of the omnipresent fruit...

11/23/2015 3:28:51 PM

For the love of fried food

So many dishes, so little time

11/23/2015 3:16:31 PM

Growing up on Jewish food in BBQ country

As in many Jewish homes, food and cooking were ways to show love. 

11/23/2015 2:27:15 PM

Braiding with six

For people old enough to remember, the Chicago snowstorm of ’67 was a throwback to the Great...

11/23/2015 2:16:25 PM


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