Sunday, Aug. 2
Israeli Quarantine Concert
Israel Center of Milwaukee Jewish Federation to hold an Israeli quarantine concert on Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. with Hazan Jeremy Stein and Shaliach Shy Ashkenazi. Virtual. Email participant Uria Roth at UriaR@MilwaukeeJewish.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 4
JCC Men’s Club
Men’s Club of the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. with psychiatrist and author Steve Moffic. Find the Zoom registration link at JccMilwaukee.org.
The Power of Music
Join the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m. for Tapestry Presents: The Power of Music. This will be a musical conversation with Yaniv Dinur, resident conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and Madeleine Kabat, MSO cellist, in discussion with Jody Hirsh, JCC Judaic education director. Concert and discussion of their music. Virtual. Registration required, go to JccMilwaukee.org/Tapestry for more details and to register.
Saturday, Aug. 5
Jewish Museum Milwaukee will hold a Conversation Starters event on Aug. 5 at 1:30 p.m. Conversation Starters is a series designed to connect artists, authors and businesspeople with a virtual audience. You can access these via the Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s Facebook page.
JCC Annual Meeting
Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center annual meeting on Aug. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Virtual. JccMilwaukee.org
Thursday, Aug. 6
Mah Jongg tournament
Mah Jongg Tournament at the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Aug. 6-13. Gather your group virtually and register. Score cards provided upon registration and prizes awarded. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Jewish Community Food Pantry. Email Rpressman@JccMilwaukee.org for more details and to register.
Galicia Jewish Museum
Jewish Museum Milwaukee is partnering with the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow, Poland, to explore their permanent and current temporary exhibits. Virtual tour of Galicia Jewish Museum on Aug. 6 at 12:30 p.m. The permanent exhibit is on contemporary Jewish Poland and the temporary exhibit focuses on Polish-Jewish illustrator Jan Marcin Szancer. Visit JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org.
New Charedim of Israel
The New Charedim of Israel with David Zoldan and Arie Orange. Israel Center of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Aug. 6, 3 p.m. Virtual event. Email Uria Roth at UriaR@MilwaukeeJewish.org.
Challah for hunger
Bake a difference with challah for hunger. Hillel Milwaukee on Aug. 6, at 3 p.m. Zoom call. HillelMke.org.
Salute to Jewish Educators
Rescheduled 2020 virtual Salute to Jewish Educators. Aug. 9, 4 p.m. This virtual event will celebrate teachers and winners. Entire community invited, to honor local Jewish educators for their commitment to providing our youth with a quality Jewish education. RSVP is required for Zoom access. Find the registration link at Facebook.com/CjlMilwaukee or on the Milwaukee Jewish Community Calendar.
Monday, Aug. 10
History of hatred
History of Hatred: Antisemitism Past, Present, and Future. The Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, a program of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, holds a three–part series on Aug. 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. on the History of Hatred: Antisemitism Past, Present, & Future with Dr. Tim Crain. Crain is a historian, professor, and administrator. Virtual event. HolocaustCenterMilwaukee.org
Tuesday, Aug. 11
Men’s Club: WUWM
The Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center holds a Men’s Club on Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. John Hess, general manager for WUWM, will speak on today’s media mix and NPR’s mission in today’s very complex society. Contact Rachel Pressman at RPressman@JccMilwaukee.org to be added to the Zoom list.
Wednesday, Aug. 12
Book club: Joe McCarthy
Lunch and Learn book club will discuss “Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy” Aug. 12 at noon. Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center. Virtual. JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org.
Milwaukee Jewish professionals holds a Young Jewish Professionals Challah Bake virtual edition on Wednesday, Aug.12, at 7:30 p.m. Join Young Jewish Professionals Milwaukee to knead, braid and connect. RSVP to reserve your challah ingredient package. All ingredients needed to create your a traditional challah, with a delicious summery addition, are packaged. Mushka Lein at email@example.com to reserve challah kit and receive Zoom link.
Monday, Aug. 17
Virtual event with Chabad-Lubavitch of Wisconsin on Aug. 17, at 8 p.m. Racial Injustice in the Jewish Community. The son of a teenage Jewish mother and West African father, Binyamin was adopted at birth. A turn of events led him to become a Chabad rabbi in Addison County. Binyamin will share his journey and experiences being Black in the Jewish community. Email Mushka Lein at firstname.lastname@example.org for the registration link.
Tuesday, Aug. 18
Holocaust to civil rights
From the Holocaust to civil rights, by the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, a program of Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Aug. 18, zt 7 p.m. Debbie Simon Konkol, Joanne Simon Weinberg and Chris Simon Halverson share their family journey. At HERC Facebook page.
Wednesday, Aug. 19
Taste and Tradition
Online cooking experience with Chef Gregg and Chef Orry from Amilinda. Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center offers Tapestry Presents: Taste and Tradition. JccMilwaukee.org/TasteAndTradition. Virtual on Aug. 19 at 5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 20
Judaism and superstitions
Lunch and Learn: What does Judaism say about superstitions? Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Coalition for Jewish Learning. Thursday, Aug. 20, noon-1 p.m. Email Tzipi Altman-Shafer at email@example.com for the link.
Sunday, Aug. 30
Drive-through food festival
Drive-Thru Jewish Food Festival with the Peltz Center for Jewish Life on Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31. The Jewish Food Festival unites the community in the greater Mequon area by sharing culture and ethnic foods and celebrates the Center’s combined mission and efforts in improving the world through acts of goodness and kindness. The event will showcase a lineup of local and out of state entertainers, interactive cultural booths, children’s activities, and fun zone. Entertainment from the seat of your car. JewishFoodMequon.com.
Thursday, Sept. 3
Federation Annual Meeting
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation is holding a 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting from 7-8 p.m. on Sept. 3. For further details and to RSVP to receive a Zoom link: MilwaukeeJewish.org/AM20 or contact Cait Schmidt at 414-390-5741 or CaitS@MilwaukeeJewish.org.