If it matters to the Chicago-area Jewish community, it matters to JUF News. Published by the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, JUF News is the Midwest’s largest-circulation Jewish community publication. The magazine offers features, profiles, news, and commentaries about key facets of Jewish life, learning, and culture—locally, in Israel, and around the world.

New reasons to love JCC Chicago camps this year

J Camp summer fun is exploding with innovative new programs throughout the year for kids of all...

12/2/2016 3:14:42 PM

Chabad establishes new house in Bloomington-Normal

Normal will now be the fourth city in central and southern Illinois to have a Chabad House

12/2/2016 10:03:05 AM

Federation Government Affairs Committee discusses election results, possible impact

Convened by JUF Government Affairs Committee chair David Golder, the discussion featured...

12/2/2016 9:24:21 AM

Why Does Jewish Camp Matter?

With an opportunity to write anything they wanted about camp, many campers express what is...

11/30/2016 3:37:44 PM

The new mishpacha

Facing the results of a painful choice

11/28/2016 3:32:39 PM

JUF advances $500,000 in response to Israel fires

JUF has advanced $500,000 to its overseas partners, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the American...

11/25/2016 2:43:15 PM

BDS suffers defeat at University of Michigan

The University of Michigan student government has rejected the latest in a number of divestment...

11/17/2016 4:15:11 PM

Chicago remembers the life and legacy of Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres, Nobel Peace Prize winner, former President of Israel, and the last of the country’s...

11/2/2016 2:31:34 PM

Ultimate Hebrew school #3: We are not in Kansas (or Chicago) anymore

“I am so tired of how the desks are with another student!” Idan grumpily states over breakfast...

11/2/2016 2:03:20 PM

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

From 72 kopeks to a Starbucks card

As a child growing up in Soviet Ukraine, my grandmother gave me 72 kopeks each fall that she...

12/2/2016 2:07:05 PM

JUF makes first trip to China

Led by Todd Lustbader, Lee Miller and David Sternberg, the group visited Shanghai, Xian, Beijing...

12/2/2016 12:12:29 PM

We condemn white nationalist rhetoric

We share USHMM’s deep alarm at the hateful rhetoric that occurred at a conference of white...

11/22/2016 2:31:18 PM

Anti-Semitism scholar details intensifying global landscape for Jews

Indiana University Professor Alvin Rosenfeld discussed anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism at length...

11/9/2016 4:00:23 PM

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker leads delegation to Ukraine

Commemorating Babi Yar

11/3/2016 3:39:44 PM

'Grounded In Hope:' New paintings by Chai Wolfman at Uncommon Ground

Titled “Grounded in Hope,” the work confronts the possibilities of building and improving lives...

12/1/2016 4:56:49 PM

Eat. Love. Share.

Cooking from the heart

11/28/2016 2:30:23 PM

Jewish Chicagoans reflect on the Cubs' World Series Championship

What follows are reflections from true Cubbie blue fans from the Jewish community on what the...

11/4/2016 5:41:22 PM

Treasure maps to Jewish lives

Objects, both ordinary and extraordinary, feature in a number of worthy reads for Jewish Book Month.

11/3/2016 4:32:40 PM

‘That’s Why I Married You’

Harnessing the power of personality differences

11/2/2016 3:10:32 PM

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