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Upcoming Events

► Get Out the Vote Canvassing with ONE Northside and Anshe Emet
Sun, 02 Nov 2014
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

► Or Tzedek Meet Up - Meet Deborah!
Sun, 09 Nov 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

► Today's JCUA - Private Event
Wed, 12 Nov 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

► Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference
Fri, 14 Nov 2014
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

► Limmud Chicago Conference 2014Recurring Event
Sat, 15 Nov 2014
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

► Jewish Perspectives on Race Privilege: A Limmud Presentation by JCUA's Daniel Kaplan
Sun, 16 Nov 2014
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

► JCUA Board Meeting
Tue, 18 Nov 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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