What’s Nu

Whats Nu? August, 2019

Posted on: August 2, 2019 | 1 Av 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Teens welcome at BBYO events Have you got a teen looking to connect with the Jewish community? BBYO-Wisconsin Region is hosting two events for prospective teens. For teens and families, the Jewish youth group is holding a “Kickoff Cookout” on Sept. 2, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. For teens only,the group is headed to Action Territory for […]

What’s Nu, June 2019

Posted on: July 3, 2019 | 30 Sivan 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

CQ: Laeh Chronicle staff Laeh McHenry art show A retrospective art show, “Visual Ideas from a Life Long Lived,” with the works of Laeh McHenry, is on through June 29, 2019. It is offered at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library, Mequon, 11345 N. Cedarburg Road. Edelman creates Negev-inspired sculpture for Ben-Gurion University Artist Richard Edelman has […]

Whats nu, July 2019

Posted on: July 3, 2019 | 30 Sivan 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Local composer wins international competition Out of 800 entries for the Best Composition/Score category, Penny Corris ­— a local composer from Hartland, Wisconsin — received first place in an international music competition. The competition, The Artemis Women in Action Film Festival, took place in Hollywood, California during April 24-27, 2019. Corris, a classically trained composer […]

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Posted on: May 24, 2019 | 19 Iyyar 5779 by WJC Staff

Jewop takes second place at competition University of Wisconsin – Madison’s culturally Jewish a cappella group, Jewop, won second place at a national a capella competition in Washington, D.C. The National Collegiate Jewish A Cappella Competition Kol HaOlam was held at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington D.C. on March 2. In November, Jewop put together an audition […]

What’s Nu? March 2019

Posted on: March 25, 2019 | 18 Adar II 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Conservative educators attend conference Two of Wisconsin’s Conservative Jewish educators attended the annual Jewish Educators Assembly Conference: Jennifer Saber, education director of Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid in Glendale and Beth Copelovitch,  education director at Beth Israel Center in Madison. The Jewish Educators Assembly, the professional organization of educators in the Conservative movement, held the […]

What’s nu? March, 2019

Posted on: March 6, 2019 | 29 Adar I 5779 by Rob Golub

Swipe Out Hunger helps college students About one in five college students regularly skip meals, according to Swipe Out Hunger, an organization that is tackling food insecurity on campus. This number is growing as students are prioritizing other costs associated with college over food. Swipe Out Hunger encourages college students to donate unused funds or […]

What’s Nu? December 2018

Posted on: November 29, 2018 | 21 Kislev 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

‘There Are Jews Here’ on TV “There Are Jews Here,” directed by Brad Lichtenstein of Milwaukee, will make its U.S. television premiere and streaming debut in early December. It’s to show through the World Channel and WorldChannel.org as part of the current season of America ReFramed, public media’s award-winning documentary series. It will also be […]

Whats nu? November, 2018

Posted on: September 28, 2018 | 19 Tishri 5779 by Special to the Chronicle

Jewish community well-represented in ‘8 over 80’ The Jewish community was well represented in a list published by the Milwaukee Business Journal, “8 over 80.” Several on the list published this summer are longtime local Jewish philanthropists. The newspaper sought to give recognition to “older business executives who remain active in our community, making a […]

Whats Nu, September 2018

Posted on: September 7, 2018 | 27 Elul 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

Chabad of Waukesha welcomes Torah scroll WAUKESHA — Chabad of Waukesha-Brookfield will be welcoming their first Torah scroll on Sunday, Sept. 2. Members of the Jewish community will have the opportunity to ink the final letters. Upon completion of the final lettering, the Torah scroll will be paraded through the streets under a traditional canopy […]

Whats nu, July 2018

Posted on: July 12, 2018 | 29 Tammuz 5778 by Special to the Chronicle

  Rabbi Cohen blows shofar at immigration rally Rabbi David Cohen of Congregation Sinai in Fox Point spoke on June 21 at a Voces de le Frontera rally outside a Downtown Milwaukee federal immigration office. The rally was to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policy. Cohen quoted from the Torah, that “you shall … proclaim […]