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Poll: Build a wall?

Poll: Build a wall?

Posted on: January 7, 2019 | 1 Shevat 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

The federal government remains shut down as President Donald Trump holds out for a $5 billion wall between the United States and Mexico. Democrats say they are happy to support good border security, but not the construction project that the president is seeking. The president, on the other hand, has been consistent in his desire […]

Win two tickets to Fiddler on the Roof

Posted on: January 3, 2019 | 26 Tevet 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle has two pairs of tickets to give away to readers, for excellent seats at “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on opening night, Feb. 12. For more information, see the January print edition of the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, page 26. We’ll randomly select two emails […]

Poll: What languages do you speak?

Poll: What languages do you speak?

Posted on: December 17, 2018 | 9 Tevet 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

What languages do you speak? Try out our poll! We’ve included some of the most commonly taught languages, like French, German and Spanish. After English, Spanish and Chinese are the most common languages spoken at home in America. Of course, we had to include Hebrew and Yiddish. If you speak either of those languages, let […]

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 […]