Swipe Out Hunger CEO Rachel Sumekh shared how one woman can make a difference with her innovative approach to swiping out hunger among college students at the 5th Annual Edie Adelman Lecture on April 3 at Congregation Sinai. This free lecture is presented by Women’s Philanthropy of Milwaukee Jewish Federation and sponsored by the Edie Adelman Political Awareness Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation. Photo by Troy Freund.
Shin shins Yogev Toby and May (pronounced “my”) Ben-Shabat met with a Partnerhship2Gether committee in March at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center to give a report on their work in the community. The shin shins are the local Jewish community’s teenage visitors from Israel. Their visit is organized by Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Jewish Agency for Israel.
Yehudit Sidikman, a judo fighter and certified self-defense instructor, came to Milwaukee to teach self-defense techniques. This “Beauty Bites Beast” event featured Sidikman, pictured at right, with others from the Jewish community at Congregation Sinai on March 23, 2019. The event was a shared effort of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center and Women’s Philanthropy, along with Women of Sinai and Women of Shalom. Photo by Troy Freund.
How do you picture resistance? Guests respond to the exhibit using “Polaroids” at the Opening Preview of “Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman” at Jewish Museum Milwaukee, on display March 29 – May 26, 2019.