Women's Board Programming
The Women's Division has several fundraising events throughout the year that contribute significant funds towards the JUF Annual Campaign. These events emphasize the importance of individual giving and have varying minimum giving levels.
- Lion Luncheon celebrates those who give an individual women's gift of $5,000 to the JUF Annual Campaign. Past speakers include Linor Abargil from the documentary film Brave Miss World. Nina Totenberg, NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent.
- Grand Event celebrates those who give an individual women's gift of $1,000 to the JUF Annual Campaign. The new event will took place the evening of Wednesday, March 11. The event featured speaker Jonathon Tropper, International bestselling author and screen play writer of This is Where I Leave You.
- Spring Event (co-chaired with the Young Women's Board) celebrates those who give an individual women's gift of $365 to the JUF Annual Campaign. Past speakers include classical musician, Itzhak Perlman and philanthropist and journalist, Chelsea Clinton. This year's event will take place on Tuesday, May 12, featuring American businesswoman, writer, and former model, Ivanka Trump.
Community Outreach and Education
Gatherings for Outreach
The Women's Board GO! (Gatherings for Outreach) initiative is a series designed to educate women about Jewish topics, family issues and current events, while heightening our Jewish identity and enabling us to meet other women in our community. These programs are geographically located throughout the metropolitan area of Chicago and are held at different times of the day to appeal to a large and diverse group of women.