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Criminal justice is topic for social action Shabbat

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.

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Lecture explores Jewish response to Christianity

“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.

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Gurda to speak to Yiddish Club

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.

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Lecture to explore power of Nazi media

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.

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Save the dates for ‘Yamim 2015’

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.

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MCRC Shabbat features RAC head

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.

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Documentary on IDF soldiers shown

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.

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Menorah to hold dinner and auction

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.

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Groups to collect and recycle electronics

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.

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Raffle held to support organizations

Ohr HaTorah-Jewish Heritage Center and the Glendale Mikvah will hold a raffle in support of these organizations.

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Garcia to speak at CEEW

Jessie Garcia will speak at Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha on her long career as a sports reporter/anchor at TODAY’S TMJ4.

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Lithwick talk probes U.S. Supreme Court

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.

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Daughter of ‘Nazi Officer’s Wife’ to share her story

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.

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Chabad women hold Waukesha event

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.

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Jewish museum exhibits artists from Wisconsin

 “Founders & Visionaries: Wisconsin Jewish Artists from the Milwaukee Art Museum”opensSundayMarch 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.

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Mound Zion slates plot-owners meeting

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. 

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JCC film classes present culture of U.S. and Israel

The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center will be offering free film classes in March.

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‘Holocaust and the Arts’ programs begin in March

Five community programs on “The Holocaust and the Arts” will be held in March-May.

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Milwaukee Hadassah to remember Szold’s death

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.

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CJL will present ‘Salute to Educators’

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.

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‘Passover Food Drive’ collections to begin

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.

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Chai Point offerings span art to safety

Chai Point Senior Living offers programs spanning topics from art to safety in March.

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Bible translator is scholar at CEEBJ

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.

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SCC offers diverse March programs

From history to health to music, Sarah Chudnow Community’s March programs offer many topics and activities.

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CJL to honor Jewish educators

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. 

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T-shirt design contest for Yom HaAtzmaut is open

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.

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