What’s Nu

Whats nu? November, 2018

Posted on: September 28, 2018 | 19 Tishri 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Jewish community well-represented in ‘8 over 80’ The Jewish community was well represented in a list published by the Milwaukee Business Journal, “8 over 80.” Several on the list published this summer are longtime local Jewish philanthropists. The newspaper sought to give recognition to “older business executives who remain active in our community, making a […]

Whats Nu, September 2018

Posted on: September 7, 2018 | 27 Elul 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Chabad of Waukesha welcomes Torah scroll WAUKESHA — Chabad of Waukesha-Brookfield will be welcoming their first Torah scroll on Sunday, Sept. 2. Members of the Jewish community will have the opportunity to ink the final letters. Upon completion of the final lettering, the Torah scroll will be paraded through the streets under a traditional canopy […]

Whats nu, July 2018

Posted on: July 12, 2018 | 29 Tammuz 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Rabbi Cohen blows shofar at immigration rally Rabbi David Cohen of Congregation Sinai in Fox Point spoke on June 21 at a Voces de le Frontera rally outside a Downtown Milwaukee federal immigration office. The rally was to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policy. Cohen quoted from the Torah, that “you shall … proclaim […]

What’s nu? April 2018

Posted on: April 3, 2018 | 18 Nisan 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Write a Mother’s Day poem?                       Would you like to see your Mother’s Day poem printed in the Chronicle? Submit your original poem to the Chronicle Mother’s Day Poem Search and if yours is selected, it will appear in the May edition. Submit your poem by Tuesday, April 10, to Chronicle@MilwaukeeJewish.org or postmarked by April […]

What’s nu? March, 2018

Posted on: February 28, 2018 | 13 Adar 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Coalition for Jewish Learning offers grants MILWAUKEE – The Coalition for Jewish Learning of Milwaukee Jewish Federation has launched a grant program to support innovative ideas for education. The grants, which will range from $2,500 to $10,000, are aimed at exposing more children to Jewish education by lowering barriers, and creating excellent, sustainable and impactful […]

What’s nu? February, 2018

Posted on: February 12, 2018 | 27 Shevat 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Ryan opponent labeled anti-Semitic Paul Nehlen, who is running to unseat Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) in the Aug. 14 primary, has been accused of anti-Semitism. “Paul Nehlen Is an Anti-Semitic Clown,” reads a Jan. 24. headline in the Atlantic. The Forward reported he “spent the morning after Christmas being anti-Semitic on Twitter.” Nehlen’s Twitter account […]

What’s nu? January 2018

Posted on: January 19, 2018 | 3 Shevat 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Grants and scholarships available MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Jewish Federation has several grants and scholarship opportunities: One Happy Camper provides grants up to $1,000 for first-time campers at Jewish overnight camps. Scholarships available for Jewish overnight camps and summer Israel programs for young people. Semester or year in Israel from the Sarah B. and Louis […]

What’s Nu, December 2017

Posted on: December 11, 2017 | 23 Kislev 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Book: Milwaukee native’s harrowing experience Milwaukee native Myles “Mick” Levine is the subject of a book about his family’s harrowing experience. “The Levine Project,” a new non-fiction book on an Arizona contractor’s alleged “campaign of terror” against his clients, features Mick as one of the victims. Mick was born in Wisconsin and graduated in 1965 […]

What’s Nu? October, 2017

Posted on: October 4, 2017 | 14 Tishri 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Jewish museum seeks volunteers MILWAUKEE – The Jewish Museum Milwaukee is looking for volunteer docents. The museum is looking for people who love history, talking with other people, learning and teaching, to be volunteer docents at Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave. “Our volunteers have the chance to make an impact on the community, […]

What’s nu, September 2017

Posted on: September 7, 2017 | 16 Elul 5777 by Special to the Chronicle

Young accepts Mequon library position Rachel Muchin Young of Oak Creek is the new library director of Frank L. Weyenberg Library of Mequon-Thiensville. She joined the Weyenberg Library August 7, after four years as director of the Franklin Public Library in southern Milwaukee County. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Congregation […]