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Turning new grads into young Jewish leaders

From cap and gown to life in Chi-Town

4/28/2016 2:16:23 PM

Illinois Holocaust Museum unveils plan for new state-of-the-art interactive galleries

Chicago-Area Museum Announces the $30 Million “Commit to the Future” Capital Campaign

4/27/2016 1:31:10 PM

Harold Dembo to receive legal service award in June

Since 2010, Dembo—a partner at the law firm of Much Shelist and chair of its Real Estate Group—has...

4/26/2016 11:53:21 AM

Happiness expert to speak to JUF Young Women’s City Council about living a joyful, purpose-driven life

Carin Rockind used to dream of being a cheerleader. Growing up in Detroit, she’d travel with her...

4/26/2016 11:37:11 AM

Walter Roth gives a voice to unsung heroes of Jewish Chicago

History only retains its meaning when it records the lives of people from all walks of life, so...

4/25/2016 3:37:42 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

Write On now accepting applicants

Write On for Israel, JUF’s Israel education and advocacy training program for high school...

3/29/2016 12:51:12 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

Iran Watch: Report raises nuclear monitoring concerns; support for terror against Israel grows

The report identified three potential problem areas with the IAEA's ability to monitor Iran.

2/26/2016 3:03:18 PM

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, former prisoners mark liberation at Auschwitz

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on Jan. 27, the anniversary of the Auschwitz...

1/27/2016 1:02:54 PM

Thirty years of tikkun olam

Ruth Messinger reflects on American Jewish World Service’s social justice impact 

12/23/2015 12:12:12 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

Musicians present newest project, 'Sephardic Journey,' at Spertus April 17

Sephardic Journey, premiering at the Ravinia Festival in March, includes new works based on old...

3/30/2016 1:32:44 PM

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