Shin Shin Omer Saida made smoothies with Sam, at left, and Ari at Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun on Jan. 5, 2020. The shin shin program, facilitated by Milwaukee Jewish Federaton, brings 18-year-olds from the Sovev Kinneret region of Israel to Milwaukee to spend a pre-army year doing volunteer service abroad.
Sami Stein Avner spoke at a LOMED Book Club event. Cosponsored by the Coalition for Jewish Learning and Jewish Community Relations Council, both of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, and Tikkun Ha-Ir, the event was held at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay. Discussion at the Jan. 15, 2020 event was on “The Hate U Give,” by Angie Thomas. Photo by Allison Hayden.
Simon Bronner, a dean at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, presented a program on Jewish jokes at Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha on Dec. 2, 2019. Photo by Adrian Richfield.
The Young Leadership Division of Milwaukee Jewish Federation held a Green Bay Packers Chanukah Party on Dec. 23, 2019. Uria Roth, Milwaukee community shaliach, is one of several attendees who played a present unwrapping game. There were boxes within boxes; you and your oven mitts must get inside to get a prize. Photo by Anna Goldstein.
The Yeshiva Elementary School Annual Banquet honored former Milwaukee Jewish Federation President and CEO Hannah Rosenthal on Jan. 8, 2020 with the Community Leadership Award. In this photo, Rosenthal receives the award from Rabbi Yosef Schlussel, board president; Rabbi Michel Twerski of Congregation Beth Jehudah; and Rabbi Aryeh Borsuk, director of advancement.