Entries by FVJN

Short Jewish Federation Community Survey

Ensuring that all community members have the opportunity to actively participate and be engaged in community life is a core value of Judaism.  For individuals with physical, intellectual or mental disabilities, this can be challenging and require additional communal support. In order to better understand the need in our community for services for Jewish community […]

Adopt a Jewish Child

Jewish Children’s Adoption Network (JCAN) is trying to find Jewish adoptive homes for several Jewish children whose biological families are not able to parent them. If you are interested, or are aware of someone who may be interested, in learning more, please email jcan@qwestoffice.net or call 303-573-8113.

FVJSchool Reminder

 Time is running out! Please get your FVJSchool surveys in!  If you need another link to the survey, please email tammiew@fvjn.org.

Peace Pole!

 Bring your children to see the Peace Pole in front of the FVJN building. The Peace Pole has been installed as part of the international Peace Pole Project, and has on it words of peace in 8 Languages:  English, Hebrew, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Algonquin (Native American language indigenous to the area), and Swedish. The […]

Israel Solidarity Day

Israel Solidarity Day is a celebration marking Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. This community-wide, family-friendly event features the Walk with Israel (a three-mile walkathon to raise funds for Israeli children), plus food and festivities for all ages. Israel Solidarity Day brings together Jews from across the Chicago area to stand with their community and support […]