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JUF News Express 05/19/2017 
Opioid addiction and overdose is affecting communities across the country, including Chicago's Jewis ...
 
JUF News Express 05/12/2017 
Attorneys representing Stanley and Joyce Boim have filed a lawsuit against local groups they allege ...
 
JUF News Express 05/05/2017 
Pre-registration for JUF's Israel Solidarity Day at Ravinia Festival this Sunday has closed, but fam ...
 
JUF News Express 04/28/2017 
After voting to table a resolution demonizing Israel last month, the Associated Students of Madison ...
 
JUF News Express 04/21/2017 
The Chicago area's 72nd annual collective Holocaust memorial observance will be held at 1:30 p.m. Su ...
 
JUF News Express 04/14/2017 
ust before Passover, JUF's Jewish Community Relations Council reached out to local Coptic churches t ...
 
JUF News Express 04/07/2017 
The chemical attacks in Syria this week provoked an outcry from world leaders and organizations tryi ...
 
JUF News Express 03/24/2017 
Chicago-area synagogues, day schools, agencies and other institutions remain focused on security imp ...
 
JUF News Express 03/17/2017 
A series of fliers, comparing Zionism to Nazism, blaming Jews for oppression in America, and attacki ...
 
JUF News Express 03/10/2017 
Amid more bomb threats this week targeting Jewish Community Centers, Jewish day schools, ADL offices ...
 
JUF News Express 03/03/2017 
FBI agents have arrested a St. Louis man in connection with at least eight of the recent bomb threat ...
 
JUF News Express 02/24/2017 
Recent hate crimes, intended to instill fear, are energizing those they seek to terrify, and creatin ...
 
JUF News Express 02/17/2017 
Chicago Jewish groups including JUF's Jewish Community Relations Council, the Chicago Board of Rabbi ...
 
JUF News Express 02/10/2017 
Some 1,000 Chicagoans gathered Wednesday afternoon for "Love Thy Neighbor: An Interfaith Gathering"
 
JUF News Express 02/03/2017 
Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman, the world's oldest living Reform rabbi, passed away this week at age 100.
 
JUF News Express 01/27/2017 
Ahead of today's observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Holocaust survivor assistanc ...
 
JUF News Express 01/20/2017 
The just-completed 2016 JUF Annual Campaign, one of the largest annual community fundraising efforts ...
 
JUF News Express 01/06/2017 
Tickets now are on sale for the Jewish Federation's gala presentation of "Defiant Requiem: Verdi at ...
 
JUF News Express 12/16/16 
Two weeks before Chanukah, 2,000 young Chicago Jews got a couple of early gifts: the gift of laughte ...
 
JUF News Express 12/02/16 
Americans played both a critical role in fighting the hundreds of fires that raged through Israel la ...
 
JUF News Express 11/18/16 
The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has issued an Open Letter to Our Co ...
 
JUF News Express 11/11/16 
The 2016 election saw a modest increase in the number of Jewish legislators in Washington, D.C., whi ...
 
JUF News Express 11/04/2016 
The Chicago Cubs are champions for the first time in 108 years, and Jewish fans everywhere are recog ...
 
JUF News Express 10/28/2016 
The Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema brings its 11th annual collection of Israel's best films to C ...
 
JUF News Express 10/21/2016 
For Syrians - both refugees and those remaining - the past five and a half years have been a living ...
 
JUF News Express 10/14/2016 
The United States, Israeli officials and Jewish groups, including JUF, have condemned UNESCO's lates ...
 
JUF News Express 10/07/2016 
As Hurricane Matthew cuts a path of destruction across the Caribbean and the Atlantic Coast of the U ...
 
JUF News Express 09/23/2016 
Syrian refugee crisis the subject of public event Sunday: JUF, the Syrian American Medical Society a ...
 
JUF News Express 09/16/2016 
A year of challenges and solutions, as well as a celebration of an abiding commitment to Israel and ...
 
JUF News Express 09/09/2016 
More than 50 women from all over Chicago linked arms for peace in the city during a gathering organi ...
 
JUF News Express 09/02/2016 
A U.S. appeals court in Manhattan has thrown out a $655.5 million jury verdict against the Palestine ...
 
JUF News Express 08/26/2016 
The severe flooding in Baton Rouge has killed at least 13 people, destroyed countless homes and forc ...
 
JUF News Express 08/19/2016 
When it comes to issues involving free speech, academic freedom, hate crimes and incidents spurred b ...
 
JUF News Express 08/12/2016 
A half century later to the day, faith leaders from around Chicago gathered Sunday to unveil a new m ...
 
JUF News Express 08/05/2016 
At 19 years old, Northbrook native Monica Rokhman will have a shot at gold when the Rio Olympics beg ...
 
JUF News Express 07/29/2016 
France suffered yet another terrorist attack Tuesday, when two men slit the throat of a priest as he ...
 
JUF News Express 07/22/2016 
The latest class of honorees named to the Double Chai in the Chi: Chicago's Jewish "36 Under 36" lis ...
 
JUF News Express 07/08/2016 
Shootings by police in Minnesota and Louisiana, and the shooting of police in Dallas, have made for ...
 
JUF News Express 07/01/2016 
One of the BDS movement's biggest alleged successes is a colossal failure, Northwestern Law Prof. Eu ...
 
JUF News Express 06/24/2016 
Israeli, European Jewish reactions to Brexit vote
 
JUF News Express 06/10/2016 
"We are shocked and saddened that once again..." David T. Brown's statement on behalf of JUF's Jewis ...
 
JUF News Express 06/03/2016 
For the third year in a row, JUF's Breakthrough Fund is giving a boost to innovative, leading-edge i ...
 
JUF News Express 05/27/2016 
The latest iterations and impacts of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement within denominat ...
 
JUF News Express 05/13/2016 
Some 150 educators, clergy, lay leaders, administrators and other stakeholders committed to Jewish e ...
 
JUF News Express 05/06/2016 
JUF's Young Leadership Division and Oy!Chicago have opened nominations for the fifth annual "Double ...
 
JUF News Express 04/22/2016 
JUF and its Jewish Community Relations Council have condemned a United Nations Educational, Scientif ...
 
JUF News Express 04/15/2016 
The University of Chicago College Council (student government) adopted a resolution Wednesday callin ...
 
JUF News Express 04/08/2016 
Hundreds of volunteers will make a difference throughout the Chicago area this Sunday on Good Deeds ...
 
JUF News Express 04/01/2016 
The University of Chicago this week became the latest university to face a divestment proposal, prom ...
 
JUF News Express 03/25/2016 
Jewish schools in Antwerp and Brussels were locked down Tuesday morning following the terror attacks ...
 
JUF News Express 03/11/16 
An American student was stabbed and killed and as many as 13 other people were wounded as a result o ...
 
JUF News Express 03/04/2016 
A panel of political, legal and rabbinic leaders focused on Illinois' Religious Refusal laws and the ...
 
JUF News Express 02/26/2016 
During a string of JUF-sponsored visits to local university campuses last week, Palestinian human ri ...
 
JUF News Express 02/19/2016 
Students at University of Illinois at Chicago have reframed the divestment debate on their campus. T ...
 
JUF News Express 01/29/2016 
Anti-Israel vitriol tinged with anti-Semitism reared its head in Chicago last Friday, Jan. 22, when ...
 
JUF News Express 01/22/2016 
As the state budget impasse enters its seventh month, the likely impact on human service agencies.
 
JUF News Express 01/15/2016 
One of the largest annual fundraising efforts in the nation, the JUF Annual Campaign, closed its 201 ...
 
JUF News Express 01/08/2016 
Non-Jewish students from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds experienced Israel with their Jewi ...
 
JUF News Express 12/11/2015 
The first cohort of JUF's Research Training Internship is set to present its findings in a community ...
 
JUF News Express 12/04/2015 
JUF has issued its 2016 Request for Proposals for the Breakthrough Fund, a grant program launched in ...
 
JUF News Express 11/20/2015 
Jews everywhere, including Chicago, have reached out to Paris this week in response to last Friday’s ...
 
JUF News Express 11/13/2015 
For the 20th anniversary of his assassination, more than 400 Chicagoans gathered for a memorial serv ...
 
JUF News Express 11/06/2015 
Actor and activist Michael J. Fox headlined the JUF Vanguard Dinner last night at the Hyatt Regency ...
 
JUF News Express 10/30/2015 
A community-wide event remembering the life and legacy of Yitzhak Rabin 20 years after his assassina ...
 
JUF News Express 10/23/2015 
Palestinian terrorists continued to carry out attacks against Israelis this week. The wave of violen ...
 
JUF News Express 10/16/2015 
Even as terror attacks by Palestinians continue, Israelis go about their daily routines and some thr ...
 
JUF News Express 10/09/2015 
An upsurge of Palestinian terror attacks on Israeli citizens and soldiers, including in JUF's Partne ...
 
JUF News Express 09/18/2015 
A year of turmoil, celebration and deeply rooted commitment to Israel and Jewish life was marked Sep ...
 
JUF News Express 09/11/2015 
JUF, its Rabbinic Action Committee, the Chicago Board of Rabbis and the Jewish Community Relations C ...
 
JUF News Express 08/21/2015 
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam led a 20-person strong JUF mission to Poland and Israel this week, a rare mul ...
 
JUF News Express 08/14/2015 
The Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation convened in special session today.
 
JUF News Express 08/07/2015 
In separate appeals, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama continued to lay o ...
 
JUF News Express 07/31/2015 
Israeli officials condemned two terrorist attacks that occurred Thursday, both apparently perpetrate ...
 
JUF News Express 07/17/2015 
JUF issued a statement this week in response to the agreement reached between the five world powers ...
 
JUF News Express 07/10/2015 
The potential impact of the state budget stand-off on many of those served by JUF partner agencies i ...
 
JUF News Express 06/26/2015 
A group of Chicago Jewish community professionals met with counterparts at the Niagara Foundation Th ...
 
JUF News Express 06/19/2015 
JUF, its Jewish Community Relations Council, and the Chicago Board of Rabbis condemned the horrific ...
 
JUF News Express 06/12/2015 
Cynthia Hoefler, a kindergarten teacher at the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook, has been chosen to ...
 
JUF News Express 06/05/2015 
JUF President Steven B. Nasatir called for more legislative action against BDS across the United Sta ...
 
JUF News Express 05/29/2015 
As communities in Texas, including the large Jewish community in Houston, suffers some of the worst ...
 
JUF News Express 05/22/2015 
With strong bipartisan support, Illinois' General Assembly passed SB 1761, becoming the first state ...
 
JUF News Express 05/15/2015 
With strong bi-partisan support, Illinois moved closer this week to becoming the first state to pass ...
 
JUF News Express 05-08-2015 
U.S. Rep. Bob Dold traveled to Israel alongside JUF leaders this past week for a series of high-leve ...
 
JUF News Express 05/01/2015 
Illinois is poised to become the first state to adopt legislation countering the Boycott, Divestment ...
 
JUF News Express 04-24-2015 
Leaders of the Jewish United Fund joined the entire Jewish community in remembering with joy, respec ...
 
JUF News Express 04/17/2015 
"We need to continue the healing process," was one of the strong messages leaders of Chicago's Jewis ...
 
JUF News Express 04/03/2015 
While always supportive of a diplomatic resolution and rejecting the notion that the only choices ar ...
 
JUF News Express 03/27/2015 
Gov. Bruce Rauner and first lady Diana Rauner hosted a model Seder at the Governor's Mansion Tuesday ...
 
JUF News Express 03/13/2015 
Last Sunday, Students for Justice in Palestine at Loyola University announced a new Boycott, Divestm ...
 
JUF News Express 03/06/2015 
Alumni of Northwestern University have launched a petition drive to protest the vote last month by t ...
 
JUF News Express 02/27/2015 
On Feb. 23, JUF's Jewish Community Relations Council hosted a panel of experts to address the pressi ...
 
JUF News Express 02/20/2015 
During the past few years, the pro-Israel community throughout the U.S. and beyond has faced a distu ...
 
JUF News Express 02/13/2015 
Jewish leaders representing 18 communities throughout North America, including nine participants fro ...
 
JUF News Express 02/06/2015 
In response to a fundraising event at their school to benefit a convicted terrorist, pro-Israel stud ...
 
JUF News Express 01/30/2015 
Chicagoans joined communities all over the world this week for the International Day of Holocaust Re ...
 
JUF News Express 01/23/2015 
For the second consecutive year, Chicago's Jewish and African-American communities stood shoulder to ...
 
JUF News Express 01/09/2015 
At least four people were killed in two simultaneous hostage situations in Paris today - including o ...
 
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