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JUF, Jewish world mobilizing to help victims of worst fire in Israel's history 
The flames continuing to consume 7,500 acres of Israel's Carmel mountain range have killed at least ...
 
JUF News Express: Jewish Federation raises $320,000 for Haitian relief efforts 
In its first six days, the Chicago Jewish Federation's Haitian Earthquake Relief Fund has raised $32 ...
 
JUF News Express: Federation Haiti Relief Update 
In its first 48 hours, Chicago’s Jewish Federation Haitian Earthquake Relief Fund has raised $195,99 ...
 
JUF News Express 12/30/2010 
JUF's JCRC and the Archdiocese of Chicago are creating a multi-disciplinary curriculum to help local ...
 
JUF News Express 12/22/2010 
A Cook County jury has found a 25-year-old man guilty of a hate crime for vandalizing a Jewish cemet ...
 
JUF News Express 12/16/2010 
A powerful, positive interfaith encounter ensued when students from Holy Trinity High School visited ...
 
JUF News Express 12/08/2010 
Although the fire that consumed much of the Haifa region last week has been contained, its effects w ...
 
JUF News Express 12/02/2010 
At least 40 people have been killed in a massive brush fire in northern Israel. The fire, which brok ...
 
JUF News Express 11-01-2010 
Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan said on Sunday that although explosive-laden packages ...
 
JUF News Express 11/24/2010 
A nationally coordinated boycott effort aimed at Sabra hummus (a joint American-Israeli owned compan ...
 
JUF News Express 11/18/2010 
Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein is one of 15 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedo ...
 
JUF News Express 11/11/2010 
Days after the thwarting of an al-Qaida-linked mail bomb plot from Yemen, FBI agents were knocking o ...
 
JUF News Express 11/04/2010 
Following the discovery of explosives-laden packages addressed to Chicago last Friday, Homeland Secu ...
 
JUF News Express 10/28/2010 
The Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs are launching a mu ...
 
JUF News Express 10/21/2010 
For years JUF has invited major candidates to its headquarters for pre-election sessions with commun ...
 
JUF News Express 10/14/2010 
The United States sees as legitimate Israel's demand that Palestinians and other Arab states recogni ...
 
JUF News Express 10/07/2010 
Lester J. Rosenberg, one of the most beloved leaders of the Chicago Jewish community, has died at th ...
 
JUF News Express 09/29/2010 
The Obama administration is asking Israel’s government to consider extending a freeze on settlement ...
 
JUF News Express 09/22/2010 
Max R. "Skip" Schrayer, just elected Chairman of the Board of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federati ...
 
JUF News Express 09/16/2010 
Around 1,300 community members recognized the contributions of Chicago Jewish leaders and celebrated ...
 
JUF News Express 09/02/2010 
President Obama Wednesday convened the first direct Israeli-Palestinian talks in two years, challeng ...
 
JUF News Express 08/26/2010 
Nearly 1,000 people are expected to attend the Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Metropolit ...
 
JUF News Express 08/19/2010 
"After four rounds of U.N. sanctions against Iran, followed by ever more stringent U.S. and European ...
 
JUF News Express 08/12/2010 
Thirteen members of the Soul Children of Chicago choir and Director Walter Whitman joined Mayor Rich ...
 
JUF News Express 08/05/2010 
The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan to be the fourth woman ever to serve as a Supreme Court justice ...
 
JUF News Express 07/29/2010 
Impact! Israel is an exciting learning and social opportunity for local high school students. The co ...
 
JUF News Express 07/22/2010 
A North Side man was convicted Tuesday of mailing a bomb threat to Ida Crown Jewish Academy, an Orth ...
 
JUF News Express 07/15/2010 
Israel's Welfare and Social Services Ministry has decided to use a JUF-created program as a model to ...
 
JUF News Express 07/08/2010 
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered to take "concrete steps" toward advancing the mori ...
 
JUF News Express 07/01/2010 
The mood in Chicago’s Federal Plaza was bittersweet June 24, as more than 500 Chicagoans gathered to ...
 
JUF News Express 06/24/2010 
On the eve of the fourth anniversary of his abduction from Israel by the terrorist group Hamas, Chic ...
 
JUF News Express 06/17/2010 
Chicago-area residents can take a number of actions to mark four years since the terrorist group Ham ...
 
JUF News Express 06/10/2010 
The United Nations Security Council passed new sanctions against Iran, setting the stage for new and ...
 
JUF News Express 06/03/2010 
The six-ship flotilla intercepted by Israel on May 31 carried 10,000 tons of humanitarian supplies b ...
 
JUF News Express 05/27/2010 
Jewish Federation leaders from across the United States are convening in Washington, D.C., today to ...
 
JUF News Express 05/13/2010 
This week, 36 members of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Government Affairs Committe ...
 
JUF News Express 05/06/2010 
More than 10,000 people gathered at seven different locations throughout the Chicago metropolitan ar ...
 
JUF News Express 04/29/2010 
Chicagoans will show their Israel pride at Israel Solidarity Day community celebrations in seven loc ...
 
JUF News Express 04/22/2010 
As was initially reported last week, Jewish Federation Chairman David Sherman and President Steven B ...
 
JUF News Express 04/15/2010 
The first official representatives of the North American Jewish community to travel to Haiti since t ...
 
JUF News Express 04/08/2010 
The 65th annual collective Holocaust memorial observance will be held Sunday, April 11, announced Sh ...
 
JUF News Express 04/01/2010 
Family-friendly activities, food, music and 3-mile walks will help the Chicago Jewish community mark ...
 
JUF News Express 03/25/2010 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said progress was made in resolving differences between U. ...
 
JUF News Express 03/18/2010 
In advance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled visit to Washington, DC next wee ...
 
JUF News Express 03/11/2010 
Facing a $13 billion structural deficit, Gov. Pat Quinn formally presented his Fiscal Year 2011 budg ...
 
JUF News Express 03/04/2010 
March not only brings the hope of spring, but now, less welcoming, "Israeli Apartheid Week." Initiat ...
 
Juf News Express 02/25/2010 
Conference of Presidents' Chairman (and JUF Board member) Alan Solow, of Chicago, led a delegation o ...
 
JUF News Express 02/18/2010 
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed the importance of deterring Iran from acquiring n ...
 
JUF News Express 02/11/2010 
In a disturbing episode similar to the disruption of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's tal ...
 
JUF News Express 02/02/2010 
As relief efforts continue in Haiti, locally, JUF, its Jewish Community Emergency Resiliency Team (J ...
 
JUF News Express 01/28/2010 
Each year, hundreds of events take place on or near Jan. 27, the anniversary of the Soviet army's li ...
 
JUF News Express 01/21/2010 
To date, over 2,800 contributors have donated $420,000 to the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chic ...
 
JUF News Express 01/14/2010 
JUF-funded agencies that provide social welfare services need to address increased demand. With JUF' ...
 
JUF News Express 01/07/2010 
Turkish Deputy Foreign Undersecretary Namik Tan has been appointed to serve as his country’s next am ...
 
Haiti Relief Fund reaches $538,000 
As the humanitarian crisis in Haiti intensifies, Chicago’s Jewish community has responded generously ...
 
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