Jewish Family Services has been an anchor in Olga Vaynshtok’s life. Through the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Vaynshtok relocated from St. Petersburg, Russia in 1991 with her son and was resettled by JFS. Her husband, Sam, had already moved to the Milwaukee area in 1989. Her husband’s family had a close friend in southeastern Wisconsin […]
Jenny Tasse’s work is, in large part, the fight against antisemitism. What motivates her is the antisemitic experiences of her maternal grandparents in Wisconsin. “They were never physically targeted for their faith, to my knowledge, but they both recounted incidents of discrimination and verbal harassment in their youth and even to a degree in their […]
The story about Kenco Label & Tag in the secular media is real. The company developed a face shield that the user can stick onto other items protecting the head and face. Kenco came up with this after speaking with a local neurosurgeon about the discomfort of wearing a face shield stuck to an elastic […]
Looking for a job? Don’t despair! Everyone has done it, and all you need is one. Here are some tips: Work your contacts. If you don’t volunteer or aren’t on a board or committee, consider getting yourself started. Besides feeling good about contributing to the world, you’ll make new contacts outside your circle. The world […]
Honest, credible, authentic. Those words describe Elana Kahn’s approach to drawing people into a dialogue. The departing 10-year director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Milwaukee Jewish Federation tells it like it is in a way that leads people to believe that different groups can be brought together to strengthen the relationship of the […]
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation has just welcomed Mitch Moser as the new executive director of the Jewish Community Foundation, following the retirement of Caren Goldberg, who has served the Federation for 23 years. Moser starts April 1. “Mitch has served in nearly every leadership position for the Federation over the years and will bring his […]
Brian King Betty Brinn Children’s Museum has named former Milwaukee Jewish Day School administrator Brian King as its new executive director. King served as head of school. Tom Oechler Tom Oechler is the new chief financial officer for Milwaukee Jewish Federation. He previously served as CFO at the Indian Community School for eight years.
Susan Cosden Susan Cosden is the new director of lifelong learning at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun. Cosden holds a masters in degree Jewish education from Rhea Hirsch School of Education at Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles. Dana Margolis Dana Margolis has joined Milwaukee Jewish Federation as Women’s Philanthropy director. Margolis has been a senior […]
Richard S Meldman Richard S. Meldman of Grafton acquired Lannon Millwork, Inc. The company has manufacturing facilities in Menomonee Falls and has been producing architectural millwork and commercial casework for 40 years. Joel Rosenthal Joel Rosenthal is being honored as one of The Wisconsin Law Journal’s Leaders in the Law.
Ann S. Jacobs Ann S. Jacobs is a Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year Award Honoree, granted by the Wisconsin Association for Justice.