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A night for remembering The Night of Broken Glass

Commemorate the 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Beth...

10/11/2016 10:49:00 AM

A new beginning — and a new name — for Chicago’s Center for Jewish Genetics

A generous endowment gift to JUF’s Centennial Campaign from Norton and Elaine Sarnoff will...

10/7/2016 11:44:59 AM

JCRC, Government Affairs discuss election, welcome Aviv Ezra

Analyzing the first presidential debate, welcoming the newest Israeli diplomat in Chicago and...

10/6/2016 3:06:45 PM

Pro-Israel college students from across the Midwest prepare for the year ahead

Sixteen student interns were joined by their on-campus supervisors from 14 universities

9/29/2016 4:50:47 PM

Sager Solomon Schechter Day School named a National Blue Ribbon School

Schechter is the only Jewish day school across the nation to receive this honor this year.

9/29/2016 11:41:45 AM

Living life as an Israeli—for the summer

It was abouthalfway through my month-long excursion to Israel that I found myself dining on the...

10/5/2016 3:21:57 PM

Ultimate Hebrew school #2: It takes a village (to start school)

We will have many ups and downs, and I will sometimes question the price he is paying, but for...

9/29/2016 3:30:14 PM

We mourn the loss of Shimon Peres

JUF has issued the following statement on the death of the Hon. Shimon Peres.

9/27/2016 10:44:03 PM

Salim Joubran brings diversity to Israel’s highest court

The Israeli Supreme Court justice joined Chicago faith and community leaders in conversation on...

9/20/2016 2:47:03 PM

Ultimate Hebrew school: A second chance

Our 9-year-old, Idan, and I are chatting with a friend ’s father, before a playdate.

9/1/2016 3:29:13 PM

Local interfaith program highlights humanitarian crisis in Syria

For Syrians -- both refugees and those remaining -- the past five and a half years have been a...

10/20/2016 2:15:24 PM

JUF condemns UNESCO’s assault on the heart and history of the Jewish people

The resolution, which condemns Israeli actions on the Temple Mount, in East Jerusalem, the West...

10/14/2016 1:10:42 PM

Rep. Roskam puts forth legislation to combat European anti-Semitism

The Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism introduced legislation last week aimed at...

10/13/2016 3:15:18 PM

Help deploy a Jewish response to Hurricane Matthew

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has opened a fund to rush humanitarian aid to the...

10/7/2016 2:03:41 PM

Chicagoans commemorate Babi Yar massacre in Ukraine

This past week, Ukraine commemorated the 75th anniversary, of the massacre at Babi Yar.

9/30/2016 1:38:34 PM

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema lands in theaters Nov. 1

Coming to the Festival is like going to Israel itself. If you go once, you’re hooked. There’s so...

9/28/2016 3:02:20 PM

Baking challah with love

Chef Laura’s challah for the High Holidays and Shabbat

9/2/2016 1:52:05 PM

Review—The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate

It took a village of passionate and undaunted individuals to normalize women at the pulpit.

9/1/2016 4:38:51 PM

New novel 'The Imperial Wife' chosen as this year’s One Book, One Community

For the sixth year in a row, Chicago’s Jewish community will mark Jewish Book Month with One Book...

8/18/2016 4:24:58 PM

‘2 Broke Girls’ and 1 funny guy

Skokie is known for being home to all things Jewish: Jewish bookstores, synagogues, kosher...

7/7/2016 12:59:33 PM


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