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Meeting the Needs of Children, Families and Adults: Where They Live, Work, Worship and Learn

  Life presents challenging situations, whether it’s raising a family, searching for a job, locating an appropriate social activity for a child or adult with a disability, coping with the...

Tu b’shevat: The New Year of the Trees and a New Chance for Ourselves

Rabbi Paul Steinberg
By Rabbi Paul Steinberg   Judaism is a spirituality of redemption and renewal. So too is the process of recovery from addiction. The winter holiday of Tu b’Shevat, one of the “New Years” of the...

Thank You! Donors Share Why I Give

JCFS Donors Thank You
  Hundreds of people gave financial gifts during our year end campaign to support our many essential programs and services. Your generosity is inspiring—not only did we meet our goal of $205,000...

Technology and the Orthodox Community

Technology in the Orthodox Community
  By Dena Goldstein, Grants and Planning Associate.   Everywhere you look, people’s eyes are glued to the screens of their smartphones, iPods and tablets. Commuters on the El or customers...

Rainbow Hospice and Jewish Healing Network of Chicago Announce Partnership

Rainbow Hospice JHNC Partnership
Rabbi Yaacov Dvorin, Chaplain, Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care, Nancy Flowers, LCSW, Community Educator and Dementia Project Manager, Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care,  Rabbi Joseph...