Tag Archives: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

CEO of Chicago’s Jewish federation, Steve Nasatir, stepping down after nearly four decades

FORWARD The Man Who Ran Chicago’s Jewish Community For Almost 40 Years Is Stepping Down by Ben Sales June 11, 2018 Steven Nasatir, the longtime CEO of Chicago’s Jewish federation, will be moving into another role next year after four … Continue reading

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Chicago JUF takes exception to Times of Israel article on how Federations invest

Jay Tcath, Executive Vice President, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Chicago, forwarded this posting to me in response to my  Times of Israel posting on how federations invest their funds: A few recent Jewish media stories have critically reported on the … Continue reading

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Why are Jewish donor dollars going through a Jewish organization to fund a program honoring “great humanitarian” Rachel Corrie?

JEWISH PRESS Why Are American Jews Funding a Rachel Corrie Memorial Program? by Lori Lowenthal Marcus February 25, 2016 Never put it past Jews in the Diaspora to shoot themselves (or at least their own people) in the foot, or … Continue reading

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In Chicago, Come for the Iran Nuke Deal. Stay for the Smoked Salmon.

THE FORWARD by Tuvia Tenenbom August 25, 2015 The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago is holding a special meeting today to discuss the Chicago Jewish community’s response to the Iran deal. The Jewish … Continue reading

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Chicago Jewish federation comes out against Iran deal

JTA by Ron Kampeas August 15, 2015 Chicago’s influential Jewish federation has come out against the Iran deal.  After a three-hour discussion by the board of directors, “a majority opinion emerged and was adopted: to call on Congress to oppose … Continue reading

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JUF responds to NYT article noting HRC’s speaking fees

Below the JUF response to yesterday’s reposting of a NYT article Clintons Report Earnings of $139 Million in Seven Years, the locally relevant sentences being “She [Hillary] topped out at $400,000 for a speech to the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. … Continue reading

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JUF Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Radical Centrist

JUF NEWS by Richard D. Zelin December 9, 2014 On the Front Lines in a Changing Jewish World. Michael C. Kotzin [Former Exec VP JUF]. Chicago: JUF Press, 2014……The second troubling development concerns the rise of the “new anti-Semitism,” with … Continue reading

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