Wisconsin State Rep. Mandela Barnes (D-Milwaukee) will discuss “The Case for Reform-Criminal Justice Issues in Wisconsin” at a “Social Action Shabbat” held at Congregation Sinai.
“Jews, Jesus and the Roman Empire: What Really Happened?” is the title of a public lecture sponsored by the Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at the Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology.
Local historian and writer John Gurda, author of “One People, Many Paths: A History of Jewish Milwaukee,” will be speaking on his book’s topic to the Shalom Yiddish Club on Tues., March 24, 1 p.m. at Congregation Shalom.
Gregory Wegner, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse will speak about German Nazi propaganda and its role on Tuesday, March 24, 10:30 a.m., at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.
“Yamim 2015: Journey of a People” is a combined effort of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center and the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, and the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
This year’s Metropolitan Council of Reform Congregations Shabbat will feature as guest speaker Rabbi Jonah Pesner, the new director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
A free screening of the documentary film “Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front” is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, at Marcus North Shore Cinema, 11700 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon.
Temple Menorah will hold a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Sunday, March 22, 5:30 p.m., at the synagogue, 9363 N. 76th St., Milwaukee.
Lake Park Synagogue in conjunction with Tikkun Ha-Ir of Milwaukee and J-WISE (the Jewish-Wisconsin Initiative for a Sustainable Environment) will be collecting old, unwanted electronics for safe recycling on Sunday, March 22.
Ohr HaTorah-Jewish Heritage Center and the Glendale Mikvah will hold a raffle in support of these organizations.
Jessie Garcia will speak at Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha on her long career as a sports reporter/anchor at TODAY’S TMJ4.
Award-winning writer Dahlia Lithwick will present “Behind the Scenes at the U.S. Supreme Court” at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 16, at Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Angela Schluter will speak about “My Jewish Mother, My Nazi Father” from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, at Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Chabad of Waukesha Women will presents an afternoon of entertainment and inspiration featuring the life story of Persian chef Reyna Simnegar on Sunday, March 15, 1:30 p.m. at the Rotary Building, 110 Baxter St., Waukesha.
“Founders & Visionaries: Wisconsin Jewish Artists from the Milwaukee Art Museum”opensSunday, March 15, at Jewish Museum Milwaukee, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. The exhibit will be on display through May 31, 2015 at JMM, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.
The Mound Zion Cemetery Association will be holding its annual plot-owners’ meeting on Sunday, March 15, 11 a.m., at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Community Hall B.
The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center will be offering free film classes in March.
Five community programs on “The Holocaust and the Arts” will be held in March-May.
The Milwaukee chapter of Hadassah will recall the 70th anniversary of the death of founder Henrietta Szold with an event on Tuesday, March 10, 6:30 p.m., at a private home.
The Coalition for Jewish Learning, the education program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, will present this year’s “Salute to Educators” on Sunday, March 8, 3:30 p.m., at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Food donations for the “Community Passover Food Drive” will be collected March 8-25 at several sites, including the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
Chai Point Senior Living offers programs spanning topics from art to safety in March.
Everett Fox, a famed innovative translator of the Torah and other biblical books, will be the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun on Friday, March 6, through Sunday, March 8.
From history to health to music, Sarah Chudnow Community’s March programs offer many topics and activities.
The Coalition for Jewish Learning, the education program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, will hold its annual Salute to Jewish Educators event on Sunday, Mar. 8, 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Daniel M. Soref Community Hall at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
Aspiring artists in eighth-12thgrade are encouraged to submit a design for theMilwaukee Jewish Federation and the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center T-shirt contest for Yom HaAtzmaut 2015.