World Stories

Survivors gather for historic anniversary at Auschwitz

Holocaust survivors gathered in Krakow on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz...

1/27/2015 9:16:29 AM

JUF opens emergency fund to aid French Jews

Following last week’s terrorist assaults in Paris, JUF has opened an emergency “French Terror and...

1/12/2015 10:33:07 AM

Jewish United Fund abhors terror targeting Jews and others in France

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

1/9/2015 3:00:43 PM

Paris hostage takers dead, hostages being freed after simultaneous raids

All hostage takers are dead, and their hostages are being freed after simultaneous raids on the...

1/9/2015 8:19:53 AM

Sephardic community commemorates the forgotten Jewish refugees

A teenager in miniskirts when the Iranian Revolution broke out in 1979, Jacqueline Saper remembers...

12/29/2014 3:57:29 PM

Tiferet II: Our JUF Mission to Israel

In October 2013 I participated on the Tiferet Mission to Poland and Israel, my first experience on...

12/23/2014 10:41:59 AM

A daughter remembers her mother —a survivor

My mother Shulamit (Shula) and Aunt Tova, two sisters and two brothers, Mendi and Simcha, a happy...

12/22/2014 4:03:06 PM

JUF joins American Jewry in welcoming home Alan Gross

Bill Silverstein, chairman, and Steven B. Nasatir, president, of the Jewish United Fund of...

12/17/2014 3:03:58 PM

Former Prisoner of Zion returns to the city where he was arrested to attend Limmud FSU

Former Prisoner of Zion Yosef Mendelevitch made an emotional return to the city where he was...

12/1/2014 2:24:37 PM

Walter Sobel, synagogue architect, dies

Walter Sobel, architect of synagogues, courthouses, and private homes, died June 11. He was 100.  

11/25/2014 12:18:49 PM

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