What’s Nu

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 […]

College scholarships available

Posted on: January 6, 2016 | 25 Tevet 5776 by WJC Staff

Scholarships are intended for Jewish high school seniors who are Milwaukee area residents and are planning to begin their freshman year at a United States university in the fall of 2016.

Up to $1,000 grant for new campers

Posted on: January 6, 2016 | 25 Tevet 5776 by WJC Staff

Grants are available up to $1,000 for first-time campers at Jewish overnight camps.

Israeli who loves teaching helps lead Milwaukee orchestra

Israeli who loves teaching helps lead Milwaukee orchestra

Posted on: January 5, 2016 | 24 Tevet 5776 by Rob Golub

Israeli who loves teaching helps lead Milwaukee orchestra

Milwaukee Jewish Federation at the White House

Milwaukee Jewish Federation at the White House

Posted on: January 5, 2016 | 24 Tevet 5776 by WJC Staff

Milwaukee Jewish Federation at the White House