World Stories

Giving those 'yearning to breathe free' refuge for 35 years and counting

The Federation’s public-private partnership has made Illinois a model for resettlement programs...

5/26/2015 2:42:03 PM

As second quake strikes, Jewish Federation’s Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund continues to respond

Less than three weeks after a massive earthquake killed more than 8,000 in Nepal, a second major...

5/12/2015 12:07:09 PM

Who will tell our stories?

Mine is a story of survival: my own and my family’s.

4/15/2015 3:40:43 PM

A hero's story

By the end of 2010, Yad Vashem had recognized 23,788 Righteous Among the Nations from 45 countries.

4/15/2015 10:43:33 AM

Crisis in Ukraine: An update

For the past 16 years, JUF has had a hand in strengthening the Jewish communities of Ukraine...

4/8/2015 11:51:09 AM

JUF expresses condolences to the families of Kenya massacre victims

The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago has issued the following statement in response to...

4/3/2015 9:00:47 AM

Expert shares insights on Iran, failed Israel-Palestinian talks

Members of JUF’s Jewish Community Relations Council received an insider’s perspective this week...

4/2/2015 4:06:13 PM

JUF leaders meet with French Ambassador Gerard Araud

Local Jewish leaders in Chicago met with the ambassador in a closed-door meeting during his recent...

4/2/2015 3:12:00 PM

At Streit’s 90-year-old Lower East Side factory, ‘the men’ turn out their last matzoh batch

Seated in his Lower East Side office, in front of a large portrait of company patriarch Aron...

3/27/2015 2:49:35 PM

Denmark Jewish community thanks Chicago for support

Although shaken by the recent tragedy, the community is committed to building "a vibrant Jewish...

3/25/2015 10:45:18 AM

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