Artist Stephen Pevnick, Ph.D., photographed in his studio by Dan Zaitz/Zaitz Photography.
"It's like an enormous inkjet printer that uses water instead of ink."
Alberto Nisman (1963-2015) was the special prosecutor and investigator on the 1994 AMIA Jewish Community Center terror attack in Buenos Aires, Argentina for over 17 years.
Synagogue financial insecurity is a symptom of an alienated Jewish population.
I cannot accept the right of Jews presenting themselves as Jews, going to Congress to protest the Israeli government. I do not believe that being critical of Israel is “absolutely legitimate.”
In honor of Moshe Katz’s completing his five years of service as the Partnership Cluster Chair for our Sovev Kinneret Partnership2Gether region in Israel, more than 200 people gathered in Tiberius on Feb. 3.
I had the honor to be part of a Jewish Federations of North America emergency mission to Paris, Feb 7-10. The trip was very different than I think any of us thought it would be.
The challenge is to find God energy in places we would not think God would (or should) be found.
Seven in 10 Americans continued to view Israel favorably, despite the breakdown of relations between the U.S. and Israeli leaders, a Gallup poll found.
The judges included Elana Kahn-Oren, director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, former editor of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle and former president of the American Jewish Press Association.
World Zionist Congress elections began in mid-January and run through April 30.
Like the U.S. national government, Israel’s national government has separation of legislative, executive and judicial powers; but it works there in a different way.
High schools across Israel have held mock elections in the run-up to the Knesset elections on March 17. But when Blich High School students cast their ballots on Feb. 22, they held the country’s attention.
From the window of the Jewish Community of Copenhagen’s crisis center, Finn Schwarz can see his country changing before his eyes.
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Gravestones were toppled and broken in the Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, located in the Bas-Rhin region in Alsace, the French Jewish news website JSSnews reported on Feb. 15.
A bit of Milwaukee Jewish creativity will soon be helping to mark the tragic past and hopeful future of the Jews of Poland.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker released his proposed 2015-17 state budget on Feb. 3. It includes major reforms to the Medicaid program, Family Care, SeniorCare and other safety net programs that will have direct effects on some of the Jewish community’s people.
“We wish there was something like this where we were.”
One thing anti-Semites never seem to understand. When they drive Jews out of one place, another place that takes the Jews in often greatly benefits as a result. This happened with the American movie industry during the pre-World War II/pre-Holocaust 1930s.
If you were a reader of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle in the 1960s through 1990s, you knew of Burton B. Polansky.
In 2014 there was “a dramatic rise” in Milwaukee-area anti-Semitic incidents, “more than double what they have been for the last two decades.”
There are 152 member Jewish federations in the Jewish Federations of North America umbrella organization — and Gerrald “Jerry” Silverman intends to visit every single one.
Saving a life is of paramount importance, overriding concerns within Jewish tradition that might appear to stand in the way of organ donation.