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Coming Events

Monday, July 1 

Illumination 

The event is in honor of the 30th anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. The Rebbe, as he is known, is remembered as a core, respected leader for the Chabad movement. July 1, 7 p.m. Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helen Bader Concert Hall, 2419 E Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. For more information or to register for this free event, visit chabadwi.org/illumination.  

Tuesday, July 2 

Cream City Schmooze 

Every month, NextGen holds an evening of connection and camaraderie, where you can unwind with a refreshing drink and engage in lively conversation with your fellow young adults. Open to adults aged 22-45. Free. July 2, 4:30-6 p.m. Juneau Park Beer Garden, 900 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Learn more and RSVP at MilwaukeeJewish.org/NextGenEvents.  

Monday, July 8 

Chagall’s Dead Souls 
Chagall’s Dead Souls: A Satirical Account of Imperialist Russia. Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee to celebrate the satirical world created by Gogol and Chagall. June 7 – Sept. 8, 2024. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Learn more at JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org/events. Contact Info@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org

Wednesday, July 10 

Coffee with the Shlicha 
Come enjoy coffee and conversation about the complexity of the current events in Israel. June 5, 5:30 p.m. Ovation Chai Point, 1414 North Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Contact NoaG@MilwaukeeJewish.org

Thursday, July 18 

Community Carnival 
Stop by the JCC for a family-friendly evening of carnival rides, music, food trucks, a bounce house, and more. July 18, 4:30-7 p.m. JCC Fenced Courtyard and Soref Lot. Sponsored by Pete’s Pops. Learn more at www.jccmilwaukee.org/event

Tuesday, July 23 

Kids Yoga 
Kids ages 4-6 years will get an introduction to simple yoga poses with the help of stories, music, and fun yoga games. This class focuses on fine and gross motor skills, social skills and learning mindfulness and breathing/calming tools. Members $ 20. Community $25. Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Contact ttheoharris@jccmilwaukee.org. Learn more at www.jccmilwaukee.org/event

Thursday, July 25 

Senior Social Concert 
Adults ages 55+ are invited to jam to the beats of GROOVY, as they perform a variety of music ranging from showtunes to classic hits. July 25, 1-2 p.m. Daniel M. Soref Community Hall – Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Learn more at www.jccmilwaukee.org/event

Sunday, July 28 

Shalom Milwaukee Gathering 
New to Milwaukee and looking to meet fellow Jews in town? Mingle, snack, and enjoy a free drink while you meet new friends and make connections. Let’s make your Milwaukee experience unforgettable. Register before July 24 to receive a free swag bag from MJF. July 28, 2-3:30 p.m. Estabrook Beer Garden, 4600 Estabrook Parkway, Milwaukee. Learn more and RSVP at MilwaukeeJewish.org/ShalomMKE

Wednesday, July 31 

Forged Identities 
Join Andrew Reynolds, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature at UW-Madison, for an examination of the various enigmas and paradoxes of Gogol’s life and art. Members $5. Community $10. July 31, 7-8:15 p.m. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Learn more at JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org/events. Contact Info@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org

Sunday, August 4 

Bike4Friendship 
Join Team Friendship for a one-of-a-kind cycling adventure on Lake Michigan. You’ll pedal along Lake Michigan to support a cause that creates friendship and inclusion for people with disabilities. August 4, 8:30 a.m. Friendship Circle of Wisconsin, 8649 N. Port Washington Rd., Fox Point. Please visit fcwi.org/bike to register today. 

Hazzan Stein’s Summer Concert 
Join Hazzan Jeremy Stein, with guest musician Mitchell Shiner, as they present jazz impressions of Fiddler on the Roof. August 4, 4 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale. cbintmilwaukee.org/events/swingin-on-the-roof-jazz-concert.

Thursday, August 8 

Where Does Russia End? 
Join Christine Evans, Associate Professor of History at UW-Milwaukee, to explore both the long history of the Russian state’s efforts to conquer its Western neighbors and decide who and where is Russian, and the imperialist narratives that have accompanied and sought to justify that effort. Members $5. Community $10. August 8, 7-8:15 p.m. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Learn more at JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org/events. Contact Info@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org

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