About Us


Who We Are

JUF Russian-speaking Jewish Division (RJD) is a community of young professionals and young families of the Former Soviet Union background. RJD provides a welcoming space to navigate the Jewish community, build friendships and develop leadership skills. 

United by our shared stories, we celebrate our heritage and grow leaders.

Our Mission

The Russian-speaking Jewish Division (RJD) of the Jewish United Fund (JUF) engages the Russian-speaking Jewish community in the Chicagoland area with a focus on outreach to young professionals and young families in the areas of leadership development, community engagement, and charitable giving.

RJD Professional Staff

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Alina Zatulyviter
Young Families Outreach Manager

RJD Advisory Board Members

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RJD programs are funded, in part, by Genesis Philanthropy Group