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Mariano’s Fresh Market wins national award for collaboration with JVS Chicago

Mariano’s Fresh Market recently received the 2015 SourceAmerica Business Partnership Award...

5/23/2016 12:10:52 PM

Teen philanthropists award more than $60K in grants

For the past dozen years, Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation has been teaching high...

5/20/2016 9:42:11 AM

JCRC hosts interfaith conversations on violence in Chicago

JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council partnered with Fierce Women of Faith on Tuesday to...

5/13/2016 9:07:35 AM

Congregational and early childhood educators talk innovation, recognize innovators

CFJE's "Thinking Together: Communal Conversation on Jewish Education" focused on national ideas...

5/12/2016 4:47:43 PM

Yom HaShoah: Remembrance requires action

JUF Board Chair Bill Silverstein offered the following remarks at Sheerit Hapleitah’s 71st annual...

5/12/2016 2:44:54 PM

Yom Hazikaron: What they did, and what it means to us

JUF Executive Vice President Jay Tcath delivered the following remarks at Chicago’s Yom Hazikaron...

5/12/2016 2:39:46 PM

Stretching, studying, and striding through the Land of Israel

 I also saw much  interest and curiosity as our mini-bus traversed Israel with its conspicuous...

4/26/2016 12:09:14 PM

Israel Science and Technology: May 2016

In just three hours of treatment, with no incisions and no anesthesia, a patient's 10-year battle...

4/26/2016 11:59:41 AM

Nachshon 14 Mission visits Hungary and Israel

In early February, 40 men from the Chicago area went to Budapest, Hungary’s capital and largest...

3/29/2016 1:57:30 PM

Israel Science and Technology: April 2016

There are seldom enough donor organs available for patients who need them, leading to...

3/29/2016 12:59:52 PM

Amendments protecting Israel and requiring reports on Iran terrorism included in defense bill

Two amendments regarding Israel and Iran were included in the National Defense Authorization Act...

5/20/2016 11:47:04 AM

Methodists accept recommendation to withdraw from BDS coalition

The decision comes just days after rejecting four resolutions calling for divestment from...

5/19/2016 3:52:36 PM

Help Alberta wildfire victims

To assist victims of the wildfires raging across Alberta, Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA has...

5/9/2016 4:44:04 PM

JCRC condemns UNESCO resolution ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount, Wall

The resolution, adopted April 15 in Paris, does not recognize a Jewish connection to the Western...

4/21/2016 4:44:32 PM

Final group of Jews from Yemen airlifted to Israel in secret mission

A group of the last remaining Jews from Yemen arrived in Israel in a secret operation coordinated...

3/21/2016 2:57:18 PM

Spertus Institute to transform gift shop into Jewish arts and culture lab

Changes are coming to the lobby of Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

5/19/2016 4:03:57 PM

Chicago author returns with new novel about uncovering secrets from the past

“Eventually I just challenged myself to write a story that my readers couldn’t put down and would...

4/26/2016 3:02:05 PM

Peter, Bethany, and David

Peter Yarrow, his daughter Bethany, and Israel’s David Broza headline City Winery’s ‘Downtown...

3/30/2016 2:20:53 PM

Signs of spring popping up in the produce aisle

Leeks are delicious cooked in soups, sautéed as a side dish with other spring vegetables, and...

3/30/2016 1:58:47 PM

'Brundibar Revisited'

Spertus Institute presents the Chicago Premiere of Brundibar Revisited, Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m.,...

3/30/2016 1:36:37 PM

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