What’s Nu

Whats nu, June 2017

Posted on: June 2, 2017 | 8 Sivan 5777 by Rob Golub

  Cruise with Waukesha cantor WAUKESHA – The World Union for Progressive Judaism is hosting a Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas cruise in February of 2018 with Cantor Deborah Martin of Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha. “Igniting the Music of the Jewish Soul in the Caribbean” will sail Feb. 17-24, 2018. Martin and other Jewish […]

What’s Nu, May 2017

Posted on: May 4, 2017 | 8 Iyyar 5777 by Rob Golub

Milwaukee Jewish Day School hub wins award WHITEFISH BAY — The Daniel M. Soref Innovation Hub of Milwaukee Jewish Day School won a Silver award in the educational K-12 category, at the March 23 Annual Design Excellence Awards Gala, hosted by the Wisconsin chapter of American Society of Interior Designers. Uihlein/Wilson Architects of Milwaukee saw […]

Whats Nu? April

Posted on: March 28, 2017 | 1 Nisan 5777 by Rob Golub

Are you looking for love? The Chronicle does not have a personals section but we’re considering a one-shot feature to help bring people together. (The possible need for this was suggested to us by a local rabbi!) If you’re 18 to 180, looking for love and part of the local Jewish community, send an email […]

What’s Nu?, February, 2017

Posted on: January 31, 2017 | 4 Shevat 5777 by WJC Staff

JCC monitored national situation WHITEFISH BAY – Though there were threatening phone calls to Jewish centers nationwide in January, the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay received no threatening calls or related messages, according to a Jan. 18 email blast from President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Shapiro. Shapiro added […]

What’s Nu? January 2017

Posted on: December 29, 2016 | 29 Kislev 5777 by Rob Golub

New vice president of development at Jewish Family Services MILWAUKEE – Donna Triplett is the new vice president of development and communications at Jewish Family Services. She is the chief strategist for all fund development, marketing and communication activities to support Jewish Family Services’ mission of providing accessible behavioral health services, exceptional needs case management, […]

Workplace, January 2017

Posted on: December 29, 2016 | 29 Kislev 5777 by Rob Golub

Workplace Gutman is Camp Interlaken assistant director Mark Gutman will be the new assistant director for the Steve & Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC in Eagle River.  He starts Jan. 16. He will take the lead role on camp operations, staffing and the Ozrim program. Gutman brings a great deal of experience in summer camp […]

What’s Nu? November, 2016

Posted on: November 8, 2016 | 7 Heshvan 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

  New at Tikkun Ha-Ir Sami Stein Avner has been named executive director of tikkun ha-Ir of Milwaukee. She is a native of Mequon and is a product of Milwaukee Jewish Day School, Camp Interlaken JCC and BBYO.  After graduating from University of Wisconsin ­– Madison in 2008, she earned an MBA in non-profit management and a […]

Whats nu September 2016

Posted on: August 29, 2016 | 25 Av 5776 by Rob Golub

Waukesha synagogue Carol O’Neil has been elected co-president of the Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha Sisterhood Board of Directors for 2016-17. She joins continuing co-president Cindy Levy. Sisterhood vice presidents are Sandy Villa and Denise Stodola; the treasurer is Barbara Dailey; and the recording secretary is Judy Shabman. Elaine Dyer award Elaine Dyer, RN, NHA, administrator […]

Bearing witness

Bearing witness

Posted on: August 1, 2016 | 26 Tammuz 5776 by Rob Golub

Seventy-eight years after the beginning of the Holocaust, I returned to Poland and Lithuania as the descendant of immigrants forced into exile. A group of University of Wisconsin students traveled alongside Dr. Karl Loewenstein and Dr. Shay Pilnik – professor of history at UW Oshkosh and director of the Holocaust Education Resource Center, respectively – […]

Kosher Oasis adds art with remodeling

Kosher Oasis adds art with remodeling

Posted on: June 30, 2016 | 24 Sivan 5776 by Rob Golub

MILWAUKEE – The Rubenstein Family Kosher Oasis has seen some remodeling and, with the addition of art to its walls, it has a new and more distinctive character. Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) is the debut artist for the Kosher Oasis. The restaurant offers a new daily and Sunday brunch menu, in “art gallery surroundings,” according to […]