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What’s Nu? April 2023

Posted on: March 30th, 2023 | 8 Nisan 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

Attorney General Josh Kaul spoke Attorney General Josh Kaul spoke on Feb. 17 at a “Repro Shabbat” event at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, River Hills. The talk was part of a nationwide National Council of Jewish Women effort to focus on reproductive freedom. The local NCJW chapter has about 250 members. Kaul said he travels […]

What’s Nu? March 2023

Posted on: March 6th, 2023 | 13 Adar 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

Craig Johnson seeks office Craig Johnson, an attorney with Sweet and Associates in Milwaukee, and a resident of Whitefish Bay, is running for Whitefish Bay municipal judge. The part-time position serves the Traffic Court. Johnson is a former vice president of the Congregation Sinai board and is on the board of the Jewish Community Relations […]

What’s nu? January 2023

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

Madison tops Ramah College Network  The University of Wisconsin Madison is one of 11 “top Ramah colleges,” according to a ranking released by Reset Ramah, an affiliate of the Conservative movement.  Camp Ramah is the camping arm of Conservative Judaism, and the colleges were ranked by the number of students enrolled at a school after […]

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Posted on: October 6th, 2022 | 11 Tishri 5783 by Special to the Chronicle

 371 Productions wins Emmy  371 Productions, a Milwaukee based media company, won an Emmy this year for their film “When Claude Got Shot.” Brad Lichtenstein, founder of 371 Productions, is also known for having directed the 2018 film, “There Are Jews Here,” among other work.   “When Claude Got Shot” was awarded the Emmy in exceptional […]

What’s Nu, September 2022

Posted on: August 30th, 2022 | 3 Elul 5782 by Special to the Chronicle

  Gan Ami selected for accreditation The National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education programs selected both campuses of Gan Ami Early Childhood Education, Mequon and Whitefish Bay, for accreditation for a second time.   The re-accreditation process involved administrators, staff and parents evaluating the program in accordance with Accreditation Standards, according to a news […]

What’s Nu? April 2022

Posted on: March 30th, 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? March 2022

Posted on: March 4th, 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 3rd, 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 24th, 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 28th, 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 […]