World Stories

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

Living history through the eyes of Soviet Holocaust survivors

Practically every Russian-speaking Jewish family in the Chicago area lost loved ones in the...

11/25/2014 12:12:47 PM

Lessons from Kristallnacht

The 76th anniversary of "Kristallnacht," or "Night of Broken Glass," causes me to pause to...

10/30/2014 3:13:46 PM

ADL reports ‘dramatic surge’ in anti-Jewish violence

When a Turkish owner of a cafe near the Belgian city of Liege puts up a poster that welcomes dogs...

8/27/2014 10:38:07 AM

A little luck

It's hard to believe that if my maternal grandma Tessie Luck were alive today, she would have...

7/8/2014 1:45:35 PM

JUF’s King David Society travels to Morocco

"A JUF Mission is one of the most interesting ways to see the world."

5/29/2014 11:23:23 AM

We stand in solidarity with Jews worldwide in condemning attacks in Belgium and France

The attacks perpetrated over the weekend against people inside and in proximity to...

5/28/2014 10:53:59 AM

Baku and Istanbul: A Tale of Two Cities

I recently took part in the Jewish Federations of North American National Young Leadership Cabinet...

5/14/2014 4:19:30 PM

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