JCUA Blog

JCUA Statement on Tree of Life Tragedy

Categories: Other
JCUA stands with the Tree of Life Congregation, the city of Pittsburgh, and all those affected by the horrific tragedy that unfolded yesterday morning. 11 people were murdered – another devastating example of the hate and antisemitism that is being spread across our country. For 54 years we have been building deep, ongoing relationships with leaders and organizations across …

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I Have a Voice and I Have Power

Categories: Or Tzedek / Teen Program
This summer I participated in Or Tzedek and the experience I had was absolutely amazing. Or Tzedek was made up of a group ten teens from Chicago and Florida. Usually, I’m very shy, so going to stay in the city for twelve days with no one I knew was kind of terrifying. However, after a …

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Join JCUA for the 2018 Congregation Summit

Categories: JCUA Events
Join JCUA and members from our 11 Congregation Partners at the 2018 Hineinu Congregation Summit JCUA is working to build a multi-denominational, multi-racial, multi-generational, cross-geographic Jewish community spanning Congregations from across Chicagoland. At the summit guests will have the opportunity to:         •  Dive deep into JCUA’s issue campaign work.         •  Learn basic organizing skills …

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New CVP Loan for Affordable Housing in Englewood

Categories: CVP
JCUA is excited to announce it’s newest Community Ventures Program (CVP) loan to Interfaith Housing Development Corporation (IHDC). IHDC was awarded a $100,000 loan to cover a portion of the predevelopment costs for Ogden Park Apartments, a 25-unit Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) facility in the West Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. This development involves substantial rehabilitation of …

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