Israeli medical clown Shoshi Ofir with a young patient.
One might think a hospital is a serious place, where clowns don’t fit in and might be disruptive.
I wonder if Jacob put his head on a stone in Milwaukee tonight and awoke from a dream tomorrow, what would he say about our Jewish community and how we live as Jews today?
My mother was a feminist before her time. She was an activist, and she taught me the importance of being an independent woman, as well as the importance of family.
Hillel’s leaders have to decide whether to prioritize advocacy for Israel above enriching Jewish students’ lives.
Commitment to openness and pluralism and to support of Israel may seem contradictory, but it is not.
Students took initiative and sought legal and appropriate ways to live rich Jewish lives while attending public school.
My daughters’ recent weddings have been among the most joyful events of my life so far. But the marriages that follow are what really matter.
The Palestinian Authority leaders require that to achieve a viable state, Jews must be expelled.
In his letter in the October Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, Michael Cohn suggests that Israel should “support the creation of a viable Palestinian state.” Where?
As we consider whom to vote for in the races for local, state and federal offices this November, let us analyze which party expresses a “passion for justice” and how it proposes to “treat the weakest in our midst.”
Free markets are essential to free society. This is perhaps the most complicated, and most important, issue for Libertarians.
American conservatives do not believe in a religious government. We believe in the benefits of a religious society.
With midterm elections just around the corner, four races for the House of Representatives in particular are catching our Jewish eyes.
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Canadian Jewish institutions are stepping up security after the murder of two Canadian soldiers by homegrown pro-jihadist terrorists.
A Delta Airlines flight to Israel was delayed after haredi Orthodox men and women deplaned rather than sit next to members of the opposite sex.
A 3-month-old girl was killed and eight people were injured when a car crashed into a light rail station in Jerusalem.
The business world knows Marc Lasry as a very successful private equity investor and hedge fund manager, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Avenue Capital Group and one of the wealthiest businesspeople in the U.S. today.
Since 2010, the Aleph Society has spearheaded the organization of a “Global Day of Jewish Learning” to “bring the Jewish people together once a year to celebrate our shared Jewish texts through community-based learning,” according to the project’s website.
“The studies and our own experience are showing us that [American Jewish] people are becoming more and more disengaged from Israel,” said Hannah Rosenthal, MJF president and chief executive officer.
It was a summer of travel for participants in the JCC Maccabi Games, as Milwaukee’s Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center prepares to host the Games for the first time since 1997.
“We want to see Israel treated exactly the same as any country in the world, which is ‘innocent until proven guilty,’ and not the other way around.”
“I’m challenging everyone here to discover for themselves why Israel is important to them.”
The first time she came to the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, “I was shocked,” said Israeli Hagar Ben Shlomo. When she first saw the other participants, “everyone looked miserable [and] mad at each other,” she said.
"I don’t want to live in an age of entitlement but in an age of gratitude."
Home-grown talent and the story of freedom from slavery will be on the menu at a concert jointly hosted by Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid and Tabernacle Baptist Church and on Sunday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., at the synagogue, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave.