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Coming events, February 2017

Coming events, February 2017

Posted on: January 27, 2017 | 29 Tevet 5777 by WJC Staff

To submit an event for consideration write to Chronicle@MilwaukeeJewish.org by the 15th for the issue arriving in homes about two weeks later. Include date, time, location, a description, contact information and whether the event is free or what is charged. Friday, Feb. 3 Two careers – lawyer and chaplain The adult havurah of Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, […]

Two purple hearts and a Star of David

Two purple hearts and a Star of David

Posted on: December 29, 2016 | 29 Kislev 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

  One day in 1941, a young Julius Garber was walking to a property owned by his father when he came to the corner of 11th and Vine streets in Milwaukee. “I saw that the old Romanian shul on the corner was being torn down,” said Garber, who is now 94 and lives at Chai […]

Student art recalls Kristallnacht synagogues

Student art recalls Kristallnacht synagogues

Posted on: December 2, 2016 | 2 Kislev 5777 by Rob Golub

  WHITEFISH BAY – Each of the 11 pieces of art shows us what a synagogue looked like, pre-World War II, with its image surrounded by pieces of glass. It’s an effort to remember and connect with Kristallnacht, often referred to in English as the “Night of Broken Glass.” Kristallnacht marks not just broken glass […]

JCC’s Hannah Lindholm named a fellow 

Posted on: December 1, 2016 | 1 Kislev 5777 by WJC Staff

WHITEFISH BAY – Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center Director of Youth Programs Hannah Lindholm was named a fellow of the JCC Association’s Merrin Center for Teen Services, joining 14 professionals working with teens in affiliated JCCs and camps in North America to participate in the Merrin Teen Professional Fellows Program. The program […]

Poetry: g-d contended land

Poetry: g-d contended land

Posted on: November 30, 2016 | 29 Heshvan 5777 by Rob Golub

    the wall stands before me, solid and crumbling all at once wailing under the weight of time and pressure and prayers pieces of paper are smoothed gently into cracks and the cracks are soothed by kisses and tears by those who stand in the g-d contended land   i stand in front of […]

Local musician plays ‘pretty much every day’

Local musician plays ‘pretty much every day’

Posted on: November 30, 2016 | 29 Heshvan 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

MILWAUKEE – Adam Margolis’ Jewish identity has always been linked to his music-making. “Jewish music resonates within me,” he said. Margolis, 44, who is part of Congregation Beth Jehudah, 3100 N. 52nd St., Milwaukee, fell into music as a child because he wasn’t good at sports, he said. Margolis started playing guitar as a teenager, […]

Coming events, December 2016

Coming events, December 2016

Posted on: November 28, 2016 | 27 Heshvan 5777 by Rob Golub

  To submit an event for consideration write to Chronicle@MilwaukeeJewish.org by the 15th for the issue arriving in homes about two weeks later. Include date, time, location, a description, contact information and whether the event is free or what is charged. Thursday, Dec. 1 Short films at JCC A Taste of the Ma’aleh Film School: “Rabbis Daughter” […]

Teen leader: Maya Goldbaum is a teacher at 17

Posted on: November 28, 2016 | 27 Heshvan 5777 by Rob Golub

Maya Goldbaum loves teaching. Whether it is getting a roomful of kids at her synagogue to learn a song they didn’t know the week before, or spending an afternoon assisting in a second grade classroom, the 17-year-old draws a lot of joy and energy from having a hand in shaping the minds of the future. […]

Teen leader: Caitlyn Lansing works with children

Teen leader: Caitlyn Lansing works with children

Posted on: November 28, 2016 | 27 Heshvan 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

  Caitlyn Lansing has many passions, and working with children is high among them. “She is very concerned about other people, she’s warm, she’s caring and she loves kids,” said her mother, Jody. Among the 16-year-old Caitlyn’s outlets for helping kids is Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun’s Temple Tots program for pre-kindergarten-age children, in which she […]

Teen leader: Noah Linton gives but gets more back

Posted on: November 28, 2016 | 27 Heshvan 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

Whitefish Bay High School senior Noah Linton was 11 when his family became members of The Shul in Bayside. “We liked (the rabbis) and decided we’d do my bar mitzvah through The Shul and have been there ever since,” he said. Linton studied for his bar mitzvah with Rabbi Avremi Schapiro, the congregation’s youth director. […]