What’s Nu

Whats nu? October 2020

Posted on: September 29, 2020 | 11 Tishri 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

Richard Lux leaves Lux Center  Richard Lux, founding director of the Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish studies at the Sacred Hart Seminary and School of Theology in Franklin, has relocated to the Minneapolis area to be closer to grandchildren.   The center was established in 2010 as a tribute to Lux upon his retirement from the Sacred […]

What’s Nu

Posted on: September 2, 2020 | 13 Elul 5780 by WJC Staff

  A North Shore Library dispute is on  First, the mayor of Glendale wrote on Facebook last month that “Fox Point killed the North Shore Library.” Then, the village of Fox Point issued an Aug. 24 news release in apparent response, stating that Glendale wants to start charging rent to the other communities that share […]

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Posted on: July 30, 2020 | 9 Av 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

New rabbi in Wausau  Rabbi Benjamin Altshuler is the new spiritual leader for Mt. Sinai Congregation of Wausau.    Although new to the Wausau area, Altshuler is a product of the Midwest and many vibrant Jewish communities, according to a news release. He received rabbinic ordination from the Reform Jewish Seminary, Hebrew Union College – Jewish […]

What’s Nu? May 2020

Posted on: May 14, 2020 | 20 Iyyar 5780 by WJC Staff

Hillel Milwaukee awards three scholarships Hillel Milwaukee has awarded $1,800 Bernard & Helen F. Soref Scholarships to Michaela Brooke, Mikayla Eliyha and Ben Stern. Brooke is a freshman in Marquette University’s direct-admit doctorate of physical therapy program. She is Hillel Milwaukee’s student board vice president of Jewish Life and Learning and takes an active role […]

What’s Nu? April 2020

Posted on: April 22, 2020 | 28 Nisan 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

Karen Lieberman featured in New Book Karen Lieberman, a board-certified staff chaplain at the Children’s Wisconsin hospital, contributed to a new book, “Chaplains as Partners in Medical Decision-Making.” The book offers a collection of case studies, including commentary by both chaplains and non-chaplains to enhance awareness and understanding of the multifaceted role of the professional […]

What’s Nu, March 2020

Posted on: March 2, 2020 | 6 Adar 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

Wisconsin responds to Chicago riders After the Chicago Chaiway Riders put a call out for Wisconsin motorcycle riders in the February edition of the Chronicle, about 10 people made contact with the group and expressed interest in starting a Wisconsin riding club, according to organizers. Efforts are underway. Also, Wisconsin resident Jim Salinsky made contact, […]

Whats nu, January 2020

Posted on: December 31, 2019 | 3 Tevet 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

Coran will be campaign chair for 2021 Judy Coran has been named Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign chair for 2021. Coran has held many roles in the Annual Campaign, including volunteer solicitor, chair of the Maimonides Society and Women’s Campaign chair.  She has sat on the development committee, Israel Center shlichut committee and currently is […]

What’s Nu? December 2019

Posted on: December 2, 2019 | 4 Kislev 5780 by Rob Golub

All invited to rabbi welcome dinner All are invited to welcome Rabbi Pinchas Yehuda Levin – spiritual leader of Congregation Anshai Lebowitz – to the Milwaukee area and enjoy a communal celebration dinner (kashrut observed) on the last night of Chanukah, Sunday, Dec. 29, at 5 pm. Event to take place at Congregation Anshai Lebowitz, […]

What’s Nu? Nov. 2019

Posted on: November 1, 2019 | 3 Heshvan 5780 by Special to the Chronicle

Local immigrant project collected 500 pounds In just two weeks, Congregation Shalom collected two U-Hauls worth of needed items for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Donations included 500 pounds of clothing, with 1,300 pairs of socks, 217 coats and 66 backpacks. The coats are needed because some migrants are on their way to colder climates. […]

What’s nu? October, 2019

Posted on: September 27, 2019 | 27 Elul 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

  In theater: Hasidic man’s role in death “Fires in the Mirror,” a play about a Hasidic man’s role in the death of a black child, runs though Oct. 13 at the Milwaukee Chamber Theater. In the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn in August of 1991, a Hasidic man’s car jumped a curb, killing a […]