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Stories from around the Chicago-area Jewish community.


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


With Cokie Roberts’ passing on Sept. 17, we share a story with you about her and her husband Steve Roberts, who spoke at a JUF Trade Dinner back in 2001. Here is a story JUF News wrote about them following their visit to Chicago.

Pre-holiday conference focused on prevention, detection and lessons learned from Pittsburgh and Poway attacks


Jews, Blacks examine a mid-20th century real estate scheme that preyed on those trying to reach for the American Dream

Get to Know JUF President Lonnie Nasatir photo

On July 1, Lonnie Nasatir became only the fifth person in JUF’s 119-year history to become President and Chief Executive.

100% of funds collected will go directly to aid those impacted

Lawrence and Elaine Goodman

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, lover of Israel 

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