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Lion luncheon 2015
Creating Jewish Experiences

Thursday, September 10, 2015 11:00 AM 2016 Women's Division Lion Luncheon

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 6:00 PM Mensches in Motion Fall 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015 7:00 PM YLD Fall LEADS 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015 9:00 AM Women's City Council City Connections

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 5:30 PM Volunteer with YLD at the JUF Uptown Cafe


See our core values at work

Visit our new "About" section to learn how JUF focuses on helping people in need, rescuing people in danger, and keeping Jewish life strong.  Read More »


PJ Rocks Sukkot at the Morton Arboretum

Join PJ Library at the Morton Arboretum on Sept. 20 to celebrate the fall season and Sukkot! Enjoy harvest themed arts and crafts, music by Miss Aimee Leigh, Sukkot photo booth, snacks and fun for the entire family. The Arboretum is also featuring a special exhibit, Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® bricks by Sean Kenney. Admission to this special exhibit and the full arboretum is included in the PJ Rocks Sukkot registration. 
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JUF Breakthrough Fund awards $1.27 million to encourage smart growth and innovation

Through its Breakthrough Fund, JUF is once again helping fund innovative and leading-edge local programs and initiatives that meet local human needs, engage Chicagoans Jewishly, and strengthen Jewish communities in Israel and overseas. Learn about this year's recipients here .
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Pre-register now for Birthright Israel trips

BIG NEWS: 18-26 year olds can now pre-register for winter 2015/2016 and summer 2016 free Birthright Israel: Shorashim-JUF Chicago Community trips! Make sure to choose Shorashim as your trip organizer to travel on the only trip that leaves from Chicago!   Read More »

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2014 Annual Report

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 2014 Annual Report.  Read More »

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L’DORon: A grandparent’s gift

L'DORon is a new JUF program connecting grandparents and grandchildren through the shared mitzvah of tzedakah. Learn how you can start a beautiful new tradition while supporting your community.  Read More »


Do you match?

You can double or triple the impact of your donation with a Corporate Matching Gift. Over 9,000 companies match charitable contributions to JUF made by employees, their spouses and even their retired employees. Learn more and search to see if your employer participates in the matching gift program.  Read More »