Artist Richard Edelman photographed in his studio by Dan Zaitz/Zaitz Photography.
A bit of Milwaukee Jewish creativity will soon be helping to mark the tragic past and hopeful future of the Jews of Poland.
The challenge is to find God energy in places we would not think God would (or should) be found.
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.
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.
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.
President Barack Obama’s refusal to accept Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ostensible recommitment to a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has watchers of the U.S.-Israel relationship wondering if the recent crisis is a mere speed bump or a sign of a deeper shift in ties between the countries.
With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing escalating criticism and pressure from the White House, he could use some help from Israel’s erstwhile allies in the American Jewish community -- especially those with sway in liberal and Democratic circles. But several leading Jewish liberal critics of Netanyahu are working to rally American Jewish opinion against him.
In plenary sessions and breakout panels, speaker after speaker described AIPAC’s mission as being in alignment with the history of civil rights and social justice.
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.
World Zionist Congress elections began in mid-January and run through April 30.
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty of accepting cash-filled envelopes from a U.S. Jewish businessman and using it for personal gain.
The Student Government of Loyola University in Chicago narrowly passed a resolution to divest from companies that do business with Israel.
Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States rose by 21 percent in 2014, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit of anti-Semitism.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.
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.
If you were a reader of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle in the 1960s through 1990s, you knew of Burton B. Polansky.
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.”