World Stories

Taking tikkun olam to new heights

In June, Dr. Ronald Silver, 61, summited Mount Kilimanjaro for the third time in six years,...

7/29/2015 4:46:26 PM

Iran nuclear agreement gets analysis at JCRC

What does the recently released nuclear agreement with Iran bode for Israel, America and the...

7/23/2015 11:17:33 AM

Keep the end goal in sight: Iran never getting a nuclear bomb

The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago today released the following statement regarding...

7/14/2015 5:09:56 PM

A doctor brings sight to the blind—worldwide

Volunteering for the less fortunate is something he has wanted to do for a long time, he says, but...

7/6/2015 11:37:54 AM

'Am I My Brother’s Keeper?'

I look around in sadness and bewilderment at the bleak predicament that faces world Jewry today....

7/6/2015 11:05:44 AM

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

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