Public Affairs

Lend your voice to JUF's advocacy efforts and make your mark on today's critical issues impacting the Jewish community at the federal, state and local levels.


Government Affairs

JUF's Government Affairs Program cultivates working relationships with key government officials. Learn More »

Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is the umbrella body for 46 major Jewish organizations in the Chicago area and is JUF/Federation's community relations arm. Learn More »

Yom Hashoah Memorial Service 2012

The annual State of Illinois Yom Hashoah Commemoration took place on April 19th, 2012. The ceremony was held in the Hall of Representatives at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, IL. The memorial was co-sponsored by the Office of the Governor and Jewish Federations of Illinois. Featured speakers included: Governor Pat Quinn, Representative Daniel Biss, and survivors' Edith Adlam and Rose Abrams. Watch video »