World Stories

JUF mourns Elie Wiesel

Today, we mourn the death of author, Nobel laureate and treasured friend Elie Wiesel, z"l.

7/2/2016 10:14:04 PM

In remote Madagascar, a new community chooses to be Jewish

"I found Judaism. I found my roots, baruch Hashem ... Am Yisrael Chai”—the people of Israel live.

6/24/2016 2:41:20 PM

JCRC encourages Congress to act on gun legislation

Chicago’s Jewish Community Relations Council has a long-standing gun safety policy.

6/17/2016 9:16:50 AM

We mourn the lives lost in Orlando

JUF and JCRC sent the following letter to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer following the tragic shooting...

6/14/2016 9:54:04 AM

Funding for Holocaust survivor services moves to US Senate

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has moved to provide $2.5 million for the Holocaust...

6/10/2016 9:08:45 AM

After long absence, returning Cuban Jews find familia

We’d been anticipating the visit for months, years, really. What interest would our native land...

5/31/2016 3:46:13 PM

Amendments protecting Israel and requiring reports on Iran terrorism included in defense bill

Two amendments regarding Israel and Iran were included in the National Defense Authorization Act...

5/20/2016 11:47:04 AM

Methodists accept recommendation to withdraw from BDS coalition

The decision comes just days after rejecting four resolutions calling for divestment from...

5/19/2016 3:52:36 PM

Help Alberta wildfire victims

To assist victims of the wildfires raging across Alberta, Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA has...

5/9/2016 4:44:04 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

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