The Israel Office represents JUF / The Jewish Federation of Chicago in Israel. Read more »

Israel Office Features

Israel Office

About Israel Office

The Israel Office represents JUF / The Jewish Federation of Chicago in Israel, including: representing the community and its agenda to the Israeli government and public institutions; researching emerging needs in Israeli society and organizations advancing effective responses to them; and more. Read more »

Kefiada

Areas of Activity

JUF is the largest per capita funder of core activity in Israel by the North American Federation system, and the second largest in overall dollars (more than $28 million for Israel, Overseas and Jewish Peoplehood in 2012-13). Read more »

Partnership Together 

Partnership Together

JAFI's Partnership Together (P2G, formerly Partnership 2000) is a platform for partnering Jewish communities with regions in Israel, primarily in the periphery. It connects some 550 communities around the world in 45 partnerships, building living bridges among them. Chicago's partner region for the past 17 years encompasses Kiryat Gat and rural communities in two adjacent regional councils, Lachish and Shafir, all in the northern Negev. Read more »