Artist Richard Edelman photographed in his studio by Dan Zaitz/Zaitz Photography.

Artist Richard Edelman photographed in his studio by Dan Zaitz/Zaitz Photography.

Mission celebrates rebirth of Polish Jewry

By Stephanie Wagner

A bit of Milwaukee Jewish creativity will soon be helping to mark the tragic past and hopeful future of the Jews of Poland.

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Opinions

Dvar Torah: Purim levity is also an aspect of the divine

By Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum

 The challenge is to find God energy in places we would not think God would (or should) be found.

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Most French Jews see their future in France

By Hannah Rosenthal

I had the honor to be part of a Jewish Federations of North America emergency mission to Paris, Feb 7-10. The trip was very different than I think any of us thought it would be.

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Chronicle should discuss U.S. Jewish topics, not Israel

By Giora Katz, M.D.

I cannot accept the right of Jews presenting themselves as Jews, going to Congress to protest the Israeli government. I do not believe that being critical of Israel is “absolutely legitimate.” 

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Great celebration held in P2G region

By Pnina Goldfarb

In honor of Moshe Katz’s completing his five years of service as the Partnership Cluster Chair for our Sovev Kinneret Partnership2Gether region in Israel, more than 200 people gathered in Tiberius on Feb. 3.

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Nisman’s death was a loss for justice

By Hannah Rosenthal

Alberto Nisman (1963-2015) was the special prosecutor and investigator on the 1994 AMIA Jewish Community Center terror attack in Buenos Aires, Argentina for over 17 years.

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Can voluntary dues inspire joining shuls?

By Nina Badzin

Synagogue financial insecurity is a symptom of an alienated Jewish population. 

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World News

Iran FM: Iran "has saved Jews three times in its history"

In an extensive interview, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Israel of supporting terrorism, said Iran does not want to produce a nuclear weapon and praised his country for protecting Jews.

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Poll: 70% of Americans view Israel favorably

Seven in 10 Americans continued to view Israel favorably, despite the breakdown of relations between the U.S. and Israeli leaders, a Gallup poll found.

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Forward editor Eisner wins Twersky Award

The judges included Elana Kahn-Oren, director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, former editor of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle and former president of the American Jewish Press Association. 

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Guide helps voters in WZC elections

By Uriel Heilman

World Zionist Congress elections began in mid-January and run through April 30.

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Israel to hold elections March 17

Like the U.S. national government, Israel’s national government has separation of legislative, executive and judicial powers; but it works there in a different way.

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This high school may have predicted Israel's election results

By Ben Sales

High schools across Israel have held mock elections in the run-up to the Knesset elections on March 17. But when Blich High School students cast their ballots on Feb. 22, they held the country’s attention.

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