Coming events, July 2020 | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Coming events, July 2020

Wednesday, July 1 

University prep 

Join BBYO for “Become a Master of Studying– University Prep on July 1, at 8 p.m. ET. Learn more and register at 

Virtual Hillel MKE Tour 

Are you an incoming freshman or transfer student to a Milwaukee area college or university?  Then join a virtual Hillel MKE tour on July 1, at 1 p.m. Meet with Hillel Milwaukee staff, students, go on a virtual tour of the building and more. Find more information at   

Thursday, July 2 

Museum Moments 

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee staff for moments from Jewish history via Facebook Live. Museum Moments will occur Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m. at In July, Jewish Museum Milwaukee will be working to re-open their doors safely to the public, and therefore will slightly lessen virtual offerings.  

Friday, July 3 

Golda film  

Join the Israel Center and Jewish Museum Milwaukee, both programs of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, for a virtual viewing of GOLDA.Contact Uria Roth at to RSVP and receive a Vimeo coupon to view the film from home between Friday, July 3 and Sunday, July 12. 

Monday, July 6 

Hillel Milwaukee mindfulness 

Join Hillel Milwaukee weekly for Mindfulness Monday Moment. A 15minute guided mindfulness practice will be shared on July 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10 a.m. 

Tuesday, July 7 

Judaism and prayer  

Join the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Coalition for Jewish Learning on July 7 at 10 a.m. to learn: What Does Judaism Say About Prayer? Email for the Zoom link. 

Summer Zoom Learning 

Join Lake Park Synagogue for their Summer Zoom Learning Series, which will feature a variety of topics. One-hour classes will be held on July 7,14, 21, 28 at 7  p.m. Email for the Zoom link, or find it on the shul’s Facebook page and website.  

 Wednesday, July 8 

Conversation starters  

Jewish Museum Milwaukee connects artists, authors and businesspeople with a virtual audience via Conversation Starters. The segments celebrate people making a difference in the community. Topics to be determined. July 8, 22 at 1:30 p.m. 

Great controversies  

Great Controversies in Jewish History.” Join Rabbi Wes Kalmar, rabbi at Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah for the course: Great Controversies in Jewish History. Classes July 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 8-9 p.m. To receive Zoom information email 

Thursday, July 9 

Jews and comedy 

“Make ‘Em Laugh: Jews and Comedy.” Join Professor Gillian Rodger of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts, Music Department, and JCC Judaic Education Director Jody Hirsh for a six-week summer course exploring the history of Jews in comedy, complete with hilarious video clips, and lively discussion. Professor Rodger’s research is in popular comic theater, variety and vaudeville with a specific focus on comic song and singing. This summer course will be offered on Zoom. Visit to register for the Zoom link. 

Sunday, July 12 

Udi Nir Interview 

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee and Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center on July 12 at 3 p.m. for an interview with the producer of the new documentary “Golda” at 3 p.m. Contact Uria Roth at for more information and to RSVP 

Wednesday, July 15  

Virtual Levi Strauss 

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 15 for a virtual tour of the Levi Strauss Exhibit. In partnership with the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, the exhibit explores the story of 19th century Jewish immigrant Levi Strauss, including his journey from Bavaria to California, the establishment of Levi Strauss & Co., the history of the gold rushera San Francisco, and the popularization of blue jeans into the 21st century. An educator at the Contemporary Jewish Museum will guide you through the exhibition virtually, share a presentation, pose questions, and field comments and questions. Register for the event at 

Friday, July 17   

Social Distance Shabbat 

Join Young Jewish Professionals of Chabad-Lubavitch of Wisconsin for a Social Distance Shabbat on July 17. Celebrate at home. Light up your Shabbat candles, say the kiddush, and enjoy Mushkas delicious challah and matzah ball soup.  

Tuesday, July 23   

Book Club: Julius Rosenwald 

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee for their Book Club with Julius Rosenwald at noon on July 23 Hasia R. Diner will share insights from her book, “Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World.  Diner is a Milwaukee native and eminent historian. She isthe Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History and director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University. She is a two-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Register at 

Saturday, July 27 

Women’s Philanthropy 

Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting. The Milwaukee Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting will be held on July 27, 7 p.m. via Zoom. Information to come at website and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Facebook page.  

Wednesday, July 22 

The Woman in Gold 

Join the HERC, with attorney E. Randol Schoenberg, on July 22, at 7:40 p.m. for The Woman in Gold. E. Randol Schoenberg is of-counsel and the co-founding partner of Burris, Schoenberg & Walden. Schoenberg litigated the Republic of Austria v. Altmann case, in which he sought return of six famous Klimt paintings to his client. After persuading the U.S. Supreme Court that Maria Altmann could sue Austria for return of the paintings, he agreed to arbitrate the dispute in Austria. In January 2006, the arbitration panel decided that the paintings, valued at over $325 million, should be returned to Altmann. This event can be viewed via the HERC Facebook page. 

Sunday, July 28 

Lunch and Learn 

Join the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Coalition for Jewish Learning on July 28 at noon to learn about the tisha bav over your lunch break. Email for the Zoom link.