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What’s Nu, 2022

Posted on: March 30, 2022 | 27 Adar II 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  $464,590 raised for Ukraine relief  The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s portion of the Jewish Federations of North America’s Ukraine Emergency Relief Fund has raised $464,590 from 597 gifts.    The estimated 200,000 Jews living in Ukraine have been profoundly affected by the political and economic instability that have wracked the country, according to Milwaukee Jewish Federation. […]

What’s nu, April 2021

Posted on: March 4, 2022 | 1 Adar II 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Weiss-McQuide assists Whitefish Bay musical  Nancy Weiss-McQuide, a local theater, dance and Yiddish educator, spoke to students at the Whitefish Bay High School Theater about their upcoming “Fiddler on the Roof” spring production.   Yiddish undergirds the way people speak and the humor, she said. “It all stems from Yiddish,” she said. “Even though it’s […]

What’s Nu, February 2022

Posted on: February 3, 2022 | 2 Adar I 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Jewish Insider examines Pocan on Israel  Jewish Insider, a political site, published a Jan. 13, 4000-word article on Rep. Mark Pocan and Israel: “Pocan pokes Israel — but where are his constituents?”   The site talked with people from the Wisconsin Jewish community expressing different views on the Madison Democrat, who has been critical of […]

What’s Nu? January 2022

Posted on: December 24, 2021 | 20 Tevet 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  The Catholic-Jewish Conference is asking the community to “share the warmth” by supplying new winter clothing for Afghan refugees who are housed at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.  Only new items in their original packaging will be accepted. Priority needs:  Kids sizes through adult medium Winter boots Closed shoes Socks Winter hats, gloves & scarves Amazon […]

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Posted on: October 28, 2021 | 22 Heshvan 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Anna Goldstein promoted to assistant director  Anna Goldstein has been promoted from her position as director of Jewish student life to assistant director at Hillel Milwaukee.    “Over the past year, Anna has accomplished great things,” said Deb Carneol Fendrich, executive director, Hillel Milwaukee. “She helped revitalize what student leadership looks like at Hillel. She […]

What’s Nu?  September, 2021

Posted on: September 3, 2021 | 26 Elul 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

     JCC offers Pickleball  Beginning in September, Pickleball is coming to the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center and will be offered three days a week for teens and adults ages 16+.   Pickleball is a fun and competitive sport that is a mash up of tennis, ping pong, wiffle ball, and badminton, […]

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Posted on: June 2, 2021 | 22 Sivan 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Reform to fund rabbi slots  The Central Conference of American Rabbis, a Reform group, is offering to fund rabbi positions in communities with declining Jewish populations.   Several rabbis will each sign a three-year contract with a congregation, with a three-year renewal contract possible. These “Heartland Fellows” will be coached and mentored, with funding for […]

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Posted on: April 6, 2021 | 24 Nisan 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Beber Camp switches to Friendship Circle challah  Beber Camp, a non-profit Jewish overnight camp in Mukwonago, has contracted with Friendship Bakery to provide all challah each week during Summer 2021.  In the past, the camp baked its own challah, but because of the pandemic and a change in staffing, the camp decided to explore […]

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Posted on: March 2, 2021 | 18 Adar 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Museum has 55,800 virtual visitors during pandemic  Since March 2020, the Jewish Museum Milwaukee has seen 55,800 virtual visitors from all over the world.   “Our virtual programs have really taken off,” Curator Molly Dubin said. “We’re tying into very poignant themes with strong parallels to the present day, that we hope will continue to […]

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Posted on: February 2, 2021 | 20 Shevat 5781 by Special to the Chronicle

  Bar Mitzvah project raises $920  For his bar mitzvah project, Noah Sulman organized a fundraiser to donate books to  Children’s Wisconsin. “The reason why I chose this project is because I wanted to help people feel happy and safe in the hospital,” he said. Noah raised $920, surpassing his own expectations.  His synagogue, Congregation […]