Mauricio Arenzon, 75, and his wife, Sheila, 69, of Mequon, look at the "Southern Exposure: The Jews of Argentina" exhibit Sunday afternoon, October 4, 2015, at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee. Photo by Greg Shaver.
Jewish Museum Milwaukee has opened an exhibit focused on the sixth largest Jewish population in the world.
From Nov. 1-9, 13 local Jewish educators went on a trip to Poland through the Forum for Dialogue, a Polish non-profit
Ma’oz Tzur, also known as “Rock of Ages” is a piyyut — liturgical poem — that we sing every year on Chanukah, each and every night after lighting the hanukiya. With its beautiful, stirring melody that we learn as children and resoundingly intone through adulthood, no Chanukah celebration would be complete without it.
In recent years, I’ve begun my own Chanukah tradition: I started asking folks how many candles they just lit.
In the news
Tom Martin, former President & CEO of Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin in Green Bay, has been appointed Interim President/CEO of Jewish Family Services, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Welch’s is coming to seder this year.
For decades, America's kosher grape juice market has been dominated by Kedem, whose sweet libations come in concord, blush, white, peach, diet and a variety of sparkling flavors.
An art gallery representing the artist behind a controversial sculpture removed it early Saturday and is to make a recommendation to Shorewood on what to do with it, according to Guy Johnson, Shorewood village president.
Former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Paul H. O’Neill called for more careful spending and borrowing and “more of an adult conversation in our political life,” speaking at a downtown forum organized by Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
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What's going on in December, 2015 in Jewish Milwaukee? Here's our list.
Weddings come in as many flavors as the brides and grooms at their centers. A couple planning a Jewish wedding ceremony has more to consider than the usual attire, food and venues.
In the wake of controversy over a sculpture that some say is anti-Semitic, the local Jewish Community Relations Council issued a statement Friday afternoon indicating the sculpture is coming down.