News

If it matters to the Chicago area's Jewish community, then it matters to JUF News, the region’s largest circulation Jewish community publication. Published monthly by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, JUF News offers features, profiles, news, and commentaries about key facets of Jewish life locally, in Israel, and around the world.

10 Chicago-area students picked for Jewish Federation Israel Experience scholarships(1)

The awards, which go to high school, college and graduate students to age 23 who demonstrate...

7/29/2014 2:23:20 PM

Two generations see eye to eye on conflict resolution

During the year, students and residents met several times and discussed peace and conflict...

7/29/2014 2:11:49 PM

Thinking about making an Israel Experience part of your child’s future?

Plan ahead and enroll your son/daughter in the Gift of Israel program now.

7/28/2014 2:54:57 PM

If I knew then what I know now

JUF News asked Chicagoans to tell us the biggest piece of advice they'd give (if they could) to...

7/28/2014 2:44:00 PM

A milestone for Miles

In many ways, Miles Evans' bar mitzvah was like many others.

7/28/2014 2:35:29 PM

On the ground in Israel

JUF leadership discuss solidarity mission at JCRCmeeting 

7/29/2014 2:45:52 PM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: August

The Month of Av

7/29/2014 2:37:11 PM

New initiative aims to improve Israel experiences, education in Jewish day schools

The six schools selected for the pilot represent geographic and denominational diversity.

7/29/2014 2:33:31 PM

Israel Science and Technology: August

The tiny PocketPrinter connects to smartphones and PCs-and prints on paper of any size.

7/28/2014 4:29:04 PM

Thousands of Chicagoans rally for Israel

Some 2,000 Chicagoans stood united with Israel Monday morning at a rally supporting the Jewish...

7/28/2014 2:05:39 PM

A little luck

It's hard to believe that if my maternal grandma Tessie Luck were alive today, she would have...

7/8/2014 1:45:35 PM

JUF’s King David Society travels to Morocco

"A JUF Mission is one of the most interesting ways to see the world."

5/29/2014 11:23:23 AM

We stand in solidarity with Jews worldwide in condemning attacks in Belgium and France

The attacks perpetrated over the weekend against people inside and in proximity to...

5/28/2014 10:53:59 AM

Baku and Istanbul: A Tale of Two Cities

I recently took part in the Jewish Federations of North American National Young Leadership Cabinet...

5/14/2014 4:19:30 PM

Ukraine: Kiev Jews set up self-defense unit

(JTA) - Ukrainian Jews with combat skills formed an intervention unit to stop anti-Semitic...

5/8/2014 2:24:44 PM

How 'Fiddler on the Roof' has become its own...‘Tradition!’

One woman's passion for the most popular Jewish musical

7/28/2014 2:27:54 PM

Charlotte Salomon exhibit opens at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Theexhibition features nearly 300 of Charlotte Salomon’s paintings from the collection of the...

6/26/2014 12:30:04 PM

Cookbook signing this Sunday with Chicago chefs Ina Pinkney and Laura Frankel

Spertus presents Coffee Klatch and Cookbooks, a chance to schmooze with these two passionate,...

6/18/2014 11:23:30 AM

Lights, Camera, Reaction

JCCs premiere the Chicago Jewish Film Festival 

5/28/2014 11:52:39 AM

A new view on what to do to woo a Jew

"If you're single and not online yet, then you're missing out on thousands and thousands of...

5/7/2014 11:45:21 AM