Coming events, March 2023 | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Coming events, March 2023

Monday, March 6 

Purim rodeo 

Young Jewish Professionals Purim Rodeo in honor of Purim. Join others from the Jewish community in their 20s and 30s for western BBQ style grub, open bar, Megillah reading, a new take on hamantaschen, classic Jewish country tunes and more! Register online at March 6, 7:30 p.m. Tonic Tavern, 2335 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. Questions? 414-316-4643. 

Wednesday, March 8 

The Lost Eichmann Tapes 

“The Devil’s Confession: The Lost Eichmann Tapes” unearths recordings of Adolf Eichmann, one of the chief architects of the Holocaust. After viewing the film, attendees can join a discussion led by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Winson Chu. This program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. A partnership of Hillel Milwaukee, The Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, and the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center and the Israel Center, both programs of Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Register online. March 8, 7 p.m. Landmark Downer Theater, 2589 N. Downer Ave. Questions? 414-963-2710. 

Sherry Turkle author event 

“The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir” ties together Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Sherry Turkle’s personal story with her research on technology, empathy and ethics. All author events are presented free on Zoom. A Tapestry: Arts & Ideas at the JCC Program. March 8, 7:30 p.m. Register online here. Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Questions? Contact JCC Arts & Culture Director, Reva Fox at or call 414-967-8212. 

Global Museum Passport – Picasso 

To coincide with Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s exhibit, “Degenerate!” This program will explore the life and work of Pablo Picasso. Labelled as a degenerate, Picasso was maligned by the Nazis for supposedly promoting “feeble-minded” and damaging notions of reality. Evgenia Kempinski of the Online Jewish Travel Club will examine. March 8, 12 p.m. An online event. Museum members are free. Non-members $10. Register online here. 414-390-5730. 

Thursday, March 9 

Brewery tour 

MobCraft Brewery Tour and Tasting with the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Enjoy a private brewery tour at MobCraft that includes a beer flight tasting featuring four signature and seasonal flavors. Participants will receive a 10 ounce pint glass as a keepsake. Register early and receive a free beer during the brewery tour. Promoted in partnership with NextGen, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. JCC member $30. Community $40. March 9, 7 p.m. MobCraft Brewery & Taproom, 505 S. 5th St., Milwaukee. Register online here. Questions? Contact 

Faces & Voices of Israel 

The story of the Israeli michlachat in Wisconsin. Israeli shlichim from Milwaukee and Madison come together to share their personal stories about what it means to bring Israel to Wisconsin. A full Israeli dinner will be provided. March 9, 6:30 p.m. Congregation Emanu-El B’Ne Jeshurun, 2002 W. Brown Deer Rd., River Hills. RSVP by contacting Uria Roth at 

Friday, March 10 

Jewish women retreat 

The Jewish Women’s Circle will be hosting its annual retreat once again. March 10-12 at the Bella Vista Suites in Lake Geneva. Recharge, refresh and rejuvenate! Limited space available, save your spot today! Go to to RSVP. Questions? Contact 

Saturday, March 11 

Back to the 80’s Bash 

BBYO – Wisconsin Region presents Back to the 80’s Bash & Arcade. The best of the 80’s music by Mixtape and video game arcade. Buy tickets online here. March 11, 7-11 p.m. Best Place at the Pabst Brewery, 923 W. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee. Questions? 414-326-2808. 

Sunday, March 12 

Endowment open house 

Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund Open House. Meet the women of JWEF, hear about the work that JWEF does in the community and learn more about how to get involved with JWEF. March 12, 4 p.m. Address given upon RSVP by contacting 

Tuesday, March 14 

LOMED Book Club 

Join Coalition for Jewish Learning together with the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center and Jewish Museum Milwaukee, all programs of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, for a discussion about “Lenora in the Morning Light” by Michaela Carter. Based on true events and historical figures. March 14, 7 p.m. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. RSVP by contacting 

Thursday, March 16  

Art and Politics in Nazi Germany 

Join the Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s exhibit, “Degenerate!” Exploring some of the movements and artists deemed “degenerate,” and the impact of that label on the careers and lives of artists. March 16, 7 p.m. An online event. Museum members are free. Non-members $10. Register online here. 414-390-5730. 

Saturday, March 18 

Saturday Night Live 

Friendship Circle Café will offer food and entertainment to serve as the soundtrack for your Saturday evening. Great food. Great ambiance. March 18, 7-11 p.m. 8649 N. Port Washington Rd., Fox Point. No RSVP required. 

Sunday, March 19 

Partnership art 

P2G pARTnership2gether: Galleries. Join P2G, Partnership2Gether, for a virtual showcase of traditional and underground art from each of their partnership regions – Sovev Kinneret, St. Paul and Milwaukee. Each session will conclude with a panel discussion and Q&A. March 19, 1 p.m. Visit for more information and to RSVP. Questions? Contact Susie Rosengarten at or 414-390-5762. 

Salute to Jewish Educators 

The Coalition for Jewish Learning of Milwaukee Jewish Federation invites the entire community to honor local Jewish educators for their commitment to providing the youth with a quality Jewish education. RSVP at March 19 at 3 p.m. Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, Daniel M. Soref Community Hall, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee. Questions? Contact 

Tuesday, March 21 

Holocaust and resistance 

Explore the stories of several Jewish artists during the Holocaust. Learn about the Holocaust through art and personal narratives and make contemporary connections to fighting antisemitism and hate today. March 21, 12 p.m. An online event. Museum members are free. Non-members $10. Register at 414-390-5730. 

Thursday, March 30 

Book Ban Wars 

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee for a panel discussion that offers insights about a new wave of censorship emerging in school districts and libraries across the country. Hear from individuals from the Milwaukee area who have direct experience with these renewed efforts to silence diverse voices in our communities. March 30, 7 p.m. Museum members $8. Non-members $15. Register at 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. 414-390-5730.