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Israeli youth soccer team plays Chicago tournament

 The Kadima Tzoran Football Club from Israel arrived in Chicago on July 19 for the Chicago KICS...

7/30/2015 4:18:40 PM

Jewish educational efforts get $166,000 boost from CFJE Best Practices grants

The Best Practices in Jewish Education grants are going to 13 synagogues, schools and other...

7/30/2015 10:32:21 AM

Good teens doing good deeds

In just two days this past June, teens fixed up the garden at an agency for victims of domestic...

7/29/2015 3:08:31 PM

A glowing experience

The Diller Teen Fellows program focuses on leadership, Jewish identity, Israel, and social...

7/29/2015 2:55:52 PM

Synagogue, schools, and others boosted by CFJE Best Practices grants

Advancing and enhancing innovative and effective Jewish educational programming is the goal of...

7/29/2015 2:46:34 PM

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

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Sim-cha—'happiness' and 'joyous event'

Many are the words and phrases in the Hebrew language which express joy and celebratory events.

7/29/2015 1:56:44 PM

Israel’s economy—by the numbers

Israeli economist Dr. Gil Bufman breaks it down

7/29/2015 1:53:20 PM

Israel Science and Technology August 2015

A team from Israel, the United States, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand studies participants...

7/29/2015 1:35:19 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

A doctor brings sight to the blind—worldwide

Volunteering for the less fortunate is something he has wanted to do for a long time, he says, but...

7/6/2015 11:37:54 AM

'Am I My Brother’s Keeper?'

I look around in sadness and bewilderment at the bleak predicament that faces world Jewry today....

7/6/2015 11:05:44 AM

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

JUF Lion Luncheon to feature filmmaker Nancy Spielberg

Even if she’ll always be Steven Spielberg’s baby sister, Nancy Spielberg is a powerhouse in her...

7/27/2015 4:34:10 PM

Beyond the Emancipation Proclamation

‘Firmness in the Right’ explores Lincoln’s relationship with Jews

7/27/2015 4:17:35 PM

From Haifa to Houston

Israeli ballet dancer makes unlikely dream come true  

7/27/2015 4:07:46 PM

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