Artist Richard Edelman photographed in his studio by Dan Zaitz/Zaitz Photography.
A bit of Milwaukee Jewish creativity will soon be helping to mark the tragic past and hopeful future of the Jews of Poland.
The challenge is to find God energy in places we would not think God would (or should) be found.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Synagogue financial insecurity is a symptom of an alienated Jewish population.
With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing escalating criticism and pressure from the White House, he could use some help from Israel’s erstwhile allies in the American Jewish community -- especially those with sway in liberal and Democratic circles. But several leading Jewish liberal critics of Netanyahu are working to rally American Jewish opinion against him.
When Israelis head to the polls for the March 17 elections, 26 parties will be vying for the Knesset's 120 seats -- including such fringe groups as the Pirate Party, which supports total government transparency and freedom of information on the Internet, and the Green Leaf Party, which advocates marijuana legalization.
In plenary sessions and breakout panels, speaker after speaker described AIPAC’s mission as being in alignment with the history of civil rights and social justice.
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.
World Zionist Congress elections began in mid-January and run through April 30.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.
Israel opened its first embassy in Lithuania. The event was celebrated during a March 12 ceremony, the Baltic News Service reported, in the capital city of Vilnius, where one in four residents was Jewish before the Holocaust.
Jewish communities in Europe are "being bankrupted" by the need to provide security for their institutions, the U.S. special envoy on anti-Semitism said.
Iran financed the 2007 campaign of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in exchange for impunity for Iranians in the AMIA bombing, a Brazilian magazine reported.
In 2014 there was “a dramatic rise” in Milwaukee-area anti-Semitic incidents, “more than double what they have been for the last two decades.”
There are 152 member Jewish federations in the Jewish Federations of North America umbrella organization — and Gerrald “Jerry” Silverman intends to visit every single one.
Saving a life is of paramount importance, overriding concerns within Jewish tradition that might appear to stand in the way of organ donation.
If you were a reader of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle in the 1960s through 1990s, you knew of Burton B. Polansky.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker released his proposed 2015-17 state budget on Feb. 3. It includes major reforms to the Medicaid program, Family Care, SeniorCare and other safety net programs that will have direct effects on some of the Jewish community’s people.
“We wish there was something like this where we were.”