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 merit in documentary filmmaking.
In Milwaukee, a 15-year-old attempted to carjack law student Claude Motley and shot him in the face, according to a PBS description. Through multiple surgeries and catastrophic health care bills, the effects of gun violence upends Claude’s life. Yet he still finds himself torn between punishment for the young man and the injustice of mass incarceration for Black men and boys. Can he find mercy in his heart for his attacker?
The 74th Annual Emmy Awards ceremony aired on Sept. 12, 2022 on NBC. “When Claude Got Shot” is streaming on Milwaukee PBS Passport. It is also joining other streaming platforms, according to 371 Productions.
For more information about “When Claude Got Shot,” visit 371productions.com.
Bronfman fellowship is open
The Bronfman Fellowship is now taking applications for its 2023 session. The Fellowship is open to 11th grade high school students in the U.S. and Canada who identify as Jewish.
Students can apply at Bronfman.org until Dec. 5, 2022. The Bronfman Fellowship will select 26 applicants to take part in its free program.
Fellows begin with a trip to Israel between their junior and senior years of high school. Following the Israel trip, fellows take part in monthly virtual experiences and two in-person seminars in the U.S.
The Bronfman Fellowship provides fellows with an opportunity to study with educators, intellectuals, artists and religious and cultural leaders. Amitei Bronfman, the Israeli branch of the Bronfman Fellowship, also selects a group of Israeli students to work with the North American students.
Edgar M. Bronfman founded the nonprofit fellowship in 1987 to provide North American and Israeli Jews an opportunity to engage in meaningful discourse about contemporary Jewish life.
Women’s Philanthropy has director
Deb Carneol Fendrich is the new director of Women’s Philanthropy for Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
Fendrich took on her new role as director on Sept. 1. Prior to this position, she served as the executive director for Hillel Milwaukee for six years.
Fendrich, a Jewish Milwaukeean, has been involved in the Jewish community throughout her life. She attended Milwaukee Jewish Day School and Steve & Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC.
While attending the University of Minnesota, Fendrich served as a student leader at Hillel. After graduating, she began her career at Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.