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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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JUF of Metro Chicago Celebrates Israel @ 70 [VIDEO]

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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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Chicago rabbi establishes non-Zionist congregation

CHICAGO TRIBUNE by Manya Brachear Pashman September 11, 2015 As the sun vanished below the horizon one recent Friday night, Rabbi Brant Rosen looked out over the standing-room-only crowd packed into the muggy basement of a Lutheran church in Lincoln … 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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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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Chicago Jewish leaders call on Niagara Foundation to ‘restore trust’

JUF NEWS June 26, 2015 A group of Chicago Jewish community professionals met with counterparts at the [Chicago-based] Niagara Foundation Thursday, following that organization’s cancellation of a scheduled appearance by Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest. The group, which included … Continue reading

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