Annette Hirsh at work. She is one of the artists who participated in the Milwaukee Jewish Artists' Laboratory 2015. See story below. Photo provided by Robin Hirsh.
The Jewish Artists’ Laboratory seeks to promote Jewish learning, build community and inspire creativity among the artists — and to share the results with the larger Jewish community.
Each of us has the capacity to see ourselves as those beautiful creatures that fly unrestricted in every way imaginable.
"We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their acts, especially those acts we find annoying.”
I have gained more from volunteering than I have given.
“We will cry and we will laugh because that is the Jewish way of living.”
Under the law, the state will divest its pension funds from foreign companies that boycott Israel.
The average Jewish family is more likely to eat a lavish meal together than go for a walk or kick around a soccer ball.
Israel’s former ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, caused a stir in June by publicly accusing President Barack Obama of abandoning the two core principles that undergird the U.S.-Israel relationship: No public disagreements and no surprises.
Anticipating what they believed would be an unfair United Nations report on last summer’s Gaza War, the Israeli government and friendly groups in the United States were ready with at least three reports they say better reflects the reality of the five-week engagement between Israel and Hamas.
If there’s one thing that can be said of longtime Anti-Defamation League leader Abraham Foxman, who stepped down in June after nearly 30 years at the helm, it’s that he never holds back from speaking his mind.
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The name of Bob Jones University keeps coming up when Orthodox Jewish groups consider the consequences of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court decision extending same-sex marriage rights to all states has little to do with Jews or gays.
Patti Sherman-Cisler is the new executive director of the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation is projected to raise $5.8 million through its annual campaign this year, up by more than $150,000, an increase for the first time in five years.
As of July 1, Bonnie Shafrin is heading the Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at the Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology.
The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC) announced on June 5 the slate of community leaders who will serve as honorary co-chairs for the 2015 JCC Maccabi Games, which will take place Aug. 2-7, 2015.
Sixteen community leaders will be honored on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Jewish National Fund (JNF) Annual Tribute Banquet.
My first recollection of wearing a special embroidered blouse was at a Simchat Torah parade as a 5-year-old at the former Beth Am Center on Burleigh Street.
Baseball doesn’t just have an honored place in American culture. It seems to have exerted an attraction to Jewish Americans beyond most other professional sports.
Healthy Living-Active Seniors
For nearly 20 years, Lisa Gorelick, R.N., has been giving talks about “Healthy Living” to the active seniors at Chai Point Senior Living and the Sarah Chudnow Campus.
It’s summertime in Wisconsin, and now that the weather is warm and we have put away our clothes from the long, cold winter, thoughts turn to being active outside.
Many Jewish baby boomers are planning for their senior years, and so is the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
It may not be as rare as it once was for people to live past the century mark, but it still is not common. And it appears to be uncommon to do so and be able to be active.