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Coming Events, February 2023

Coming Events, February 2023

Posted on: January 31st, 2023 | 9 Shevat 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

Wednesday, Feb. 1  Jews in Ukraine  Global Museum Passport – History of Jews in Ukraine. Join the Jewish Museum Milwaukee through the thousand-year history of Jewish presence in Ukraine and influential towns Mariupol, Kherson, Kiev, Kharkiv. Feb. 1, 12-1:30 p.m. An online event. Museum members free. Non-members $10. Register online. JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org. Programs@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org. 414-390-5730.   Thursday, Feb. […]

Annual Hanukkah on the Hoan event ‘shined a light’ on antisemitism

Annual Hanukkah on the Hoan event ‘shined a light’ on antisemitism

Posted on: January 5th, 2023 | 12 Tevet 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

In response to the sharp rise in antisemitism in the U.S., the Milwaukee Jewish Federation joined forces with the national Shine a Light initiative to raise awareness about modern antisemitism, according to a news release.   The Federation sought to “shine a light” on antisemitism last month with “Hanukkah on the Hoan.” Each night of the […]

Check the calendar: New policy asks state schools to minimize conflicts, designate an administrator for ‘accommodations’ 

Check the calendar: New policy asks state schools to minimize conflicts, designate an administrator for ‘accommodations’ 

Posted on: December 27th, 2022 | 3 Tevet 5783 by Rob Golub

University of Wisconsin System schools have been asked to consult a central calendar and minimize conflicts with major religious holidays, under a new policy adopted in the wake of a conflict between Rosh Hashanah and the first day of school.  The new University of Wisconsin System policy, approved Nov. 9, 2022, comes after two years […]

Marvin Tick, son of a Holocaust survivor, is remembered for his work and more 

Marvin Tick, son of a Holocaust survivor, is remembered for his work and more 

Posted on: December 27th, 2022 | 3 Tevet 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Ten years ago this past August, a gunman walked into the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek and opened fire, killing six people in an apparent act of hate. The attack ripped through the heart of Milwaukee, sending shock waves across the area’s close-knit faith community. But Marvin Tick refused to sit idle in the […]

Coming events, January 2023

Coming events, January 2023

Posted on: December 27th, 2022 | 3 Tevet 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Thursday, Jan. 5  Film: ‘Karaoke’  “Faces & Voices of Israel: Film Screening of ‘Karaoke.’” First in a three-part film series presented by Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival, and Milwaukee Jewish Federation examining aspects of life in Israel. Films followed by talk-backs and group discussions featuring Community Shaliach Uria Roth. […]

Milwaukee native and Virgin Islands shlucha on life support 

Milwaukee native and Virgin Islands shlucha on life support 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2022 | 29 Kislev 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Milwaukee native Henya Federman is on life support following a tragic accident in the Virgin Islands.   Henya and her husband, Rabbi Asher Federman, have been the Chabad Lubavitch Emissaries to the Virgin Islands for the past 17 years. Henya is the daughter of Rabbi Yisroel and Devorah Shmotkin, founders and leaders of Chabad Lubavitch […]

NextGen Hanukkah Party 

Posted on: December 12th, 2022 | 18 Kislev 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  NextGen, a program of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, is planning a holiday-inspired, football-crazed celebration of lights and touchdowns.  The Green Bay Packers host the Rams Monday, Dec. 19, 7:15 p.m. A pre-game gathering with appetizers and drinks starts at 6  p.m., with the event planned to run until 11 p.m. Attend the event, at Amped […]

Israel water expert to speak at Sinai

Posted on: December 12th, 2022 | 18 Kislev 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  A talk with an Israel water expert has been rescheduled from an earlier date in November to Jan. 8, 10 a.m., 10-11:30 a.m.  “Cleaning Lakes and Fighting Climate Change Two Birds – One Stone?” is sponsored by Congregation Sinai’s Israel Connection program.   Oori Weisshaus, PhD, is chief technology officer at Blue Green Water Technologies, […]

Milwaukee at General Assembly – Local leaders attended Chicago session, addressing needs for North American Jewry Milwaukee at General Assembly 

Posted on: December 7th, 2022 | 13 Kislev 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  Leaders from Milwaukee Jewish Federation joined more than 1,200 Jewish communal leaders in Chicago at Jewish Federations’ three-day General Assembly, where they set the shared Jewish communal agenda for the year ahead and heard from a diverse array of voices on critical issues facing the North American Jewish community, according to a news release.  […]

Remote journalism internship available for summer and fall 2023

Posted on: December 5th, 2022 | 11 Kislev 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

  The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle is offering a remote journalism internship for college students. The Chronicle has one opening for summer 2023 and another for fall 2023 during the school year. Full-time jobs and other internships often require or prefer previous professional experience. The Chronicle internship is designed to provide you with a good rung […]