Israeli chefs Gili Altman and Yehuda Ninniyo went head-to-head during a “Shakshuka Shakedown” on Jan. 8. Ninniyo was crowned the winner by six votes before a crowd of about 130 people. Here, Ninniyo cooks at Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid as people look on. The men visited from Milwaukee and Madison’s partnership region in Israel, the Sovev Kinneret (region around the Sea of Galilee). Their visit was a project of the Israel Center of Milwaukee Jewish Federation and Partnership2Gether of the Jewish Agency for Israel. Photo by Dan Zaitz.
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Young Leadership Division partnered with Young Jewish Adults of Milwaukee and Young Jewish Professionals Milwaukee to bring “Hipstory Hanukkah” to Milwaukee. Participants celebrated Chanukah with Israeli artist, Amit Shimoni, creator of Hipstory. Hipstory is an art series that depicts famous political and popular cultural figures as hipsters. Submitted photo.
The Yeshiva Elementary School Annual Banquet honored Bader Philanthropies with the “Builders of the Community” Award. Pictured are Rabbi Aryeh Borsuk, Daniel Bader, Rabbi Benzion Twerski, Rabbi Yosef Schlussel and Rabbi Dovid Kossowsky. Submitted photo.
The International Lion of Judah Conference in Miami, in January, was co-chaired by Joan Lubar. Sue Strait received the prestigious Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland volunteer award at the conference. About 1,400 women in attendance raised $36 million for the Federation system. Milwaukee Lions of Judah attended. Pictured in the front row (from left): Miryam Rosenzweig, Judi Ketten, Debra Katz, Joan Lubar, Tanya Arbit, Betsy Rosenblum, Andrea Schneider and Amy Blumenthal. Back row (from left): Lauri Roth, Sue Strait, Eileen Graves, Cheryl Moser, Sharyl Paley, Lynne Langlois, Susan Angel Miller, Caren Goldberg, Idy Goodman, Judy Coran, Susan Lubar Solvang and Lindy Liberman. Submitted photo.