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Stories from around the Chicago-area Jewish community.

"This is a watershed moment for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign."

Obit Michael Bauer

Chicago loses a voice for acceptance and progress

Old Judaica

Adam Schwartz finds homes for well-loved, sacred items

Sherman gift

JUF partners with congregations to teach philanthropy to teens.   


The newly-named Knapp School offers therapeutic education to help students achieve their academic goals and more.


The North Shore Auxiliary celebrates one hundred years of service to JCFS and the Knapp School.


Join psychotherapist and motivational speaker Rebecca Alexander to learn about her journey with a Jewish genetic disorder.


New President Lonnie Nasatir delivers his first State of the Federation address

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