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Anti-Semitic video, fliers posted in Baraboo

Posted on: December 13, 2018 | 5 Tevet 5779 by Rob Golub

  An anti-Semitic video was posted on social media and anti-Semitic fliers were posted outside a school in Baraboo. Both were related to what appears to be a Nazi salute in a junior prom photo that garnered worldwide attention. A seven-minute video was posted on Sunday to the paid social networking website minds.com by a […]

Photo of the Month: Fire safety at YES!

Posted on: December 10, 2018 | 2 Tevet 5779 by Special to the Chronicle
Wisconsin experts: Anti-Semitism could worsen — but with silver linings

Wisconsin experts: Anti-Semitism could worsen — but with silver linings

Posted on: December 3, 2018 | 25 Kislev 5779 by Rob Golub

  In my first two interviews, they sat in separate rooms on different days and said the exact same words. I didn’t ask them for it. They just said it. Rabbi Noah Chertkoff and Shay Pilnik each said that it could “get worse before it gets better.” So I started asking my other interviewees, is […]

Economic Forum speaker: Big change is coming

Economic Forum speaker: Big change is coming

Posted on: December 3, 2018 | 25 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  MILWAUKEE – Start-up culture requires some key ingredients. Technology companies need to get ethical. Big change is coming. Those were among the messages of Kara Swisher, a New York Times contributing opinion writer who spoke at the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Economic Forum 2018. Held Oct. 30 at The Pfister Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee, the […]

Jewish in Baraboo

Posted on: November 29, 2018 | 21 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Eva Huffaker was shocked and horrified. Before she started classes on a day in November, the Baraboo School District freshman learned about a photo of her peers. The image, which dates back to prom in the spring, appears to show boys in the then-junior class posing in the position of a sieg heil – […]

NFTY-NO Winter Kallah registration now open

Posted on: November 29, 2018 | 21 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Looking to make more friends, have fun and explore your Jewish identity? If you are a Jewish teen in grades 9-12, register for NFTY-NO Winter Kallah. The event is one weekend long, from Friday, Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, Jan. 6. No need to travel far. The event is local and hosted […]

Italian-American restaurateur is a Milwaukee sufganiyot source

Italian-American restaurateur is a Milwaukee sufganiyot source

Posted on: November 28, 2018 | 20 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  Ferrante’s Restaurant & Signature Catering in Mequon has delighted taste buds and filled stomachs for over four decades. Many of its dishes are original family recipes from Rome that have remained unchanged. Like some Italian-American restaurants, Ferrante’s—as its name suggests—offers catering. But unlike other Italian-American restaurants, Ferrante’s offers kosher catering. How’d that come to […]

‘There Are Jews Here’ on TV

‘There Are Jews Here’ on TV

Posted on: November 27, 2018 | 19 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  “There Are Jews Here,” directed by Brad Lichtenstein of Milwaukee, will make its U.S. television premiere and streaming debut in early December. It’s to show through the World Channel and WorldChannel.org as part of the current season of America ReFramed, public media’s award-winning documentary series. It will also be available to stream for free […]

Fundraiser to feature Seth Meyers, organized by Jewish Community Center

Fundraiser to feature Seth Meyers, organized by Jewish Community Center

Posted on: November 26, 2018 | 18 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Seth Meyers will return as the headline performer for Laugh It Up Milwaukee, the annual  fundraiser that celebrates community partnership, organized by the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and current host of NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. He will take the Pabst Theater stage at 8:30 […]

College credits racked up at Torah Academy of Milwaukee

College credits racked up at Torah Academy of Milwaukee

Posted on: November 9, 2018 | 1 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  For those getting married and starting a family in their early twenties or even late teens, attending university is often a means to an end. Eager to get started on a family and career, and to contribute financially, many Torah Academy of Milwaukee alumni strive to finish their education “as soon as they can,” […]