Rob Golub | November 1, 2023 | 17 Heshvan 5784 | 17 Heshvan 5784
Students, staff and others gathered at the Hillel Milwaukee vigil for Israel on Oct. 17. Hillel Milwaukee serves area college campuses. Photo by Orly Boland.
Spring Hill Cemetary honored Michael D. Schuman’s (z”l) four decades of service as executive director with a Sept. 22 ceremony that included the unveiling of a memorial in his honor. Schuman is remembered as proud to be Jewish and proud to be the steward of Spring Hill Cemetary. Rabbi Noah Chertkoff, Congregation Shalom, spoke at the ceremony. Photo by Orly Boland.
A sign at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee main courtyard calls for “Love>HATE,” but the Women’s & Gender Studies Department used a student email list to promote off-campus, anti-Israel events soon after Oct. 7.
John Skittone and Aaron A. Karan flew 613 miles, for the number of commandments, in an outline of the Star of David and the bars of the flag of Israel. The flight, which carried Karan’s father’s Torah over southeast Wisconsin, was in honor of Simchat Torah and the lives lost in the terror attacks of Oct. 7. Karan encourages donations to help the victims of terror at MilwaukeeJewish.org/israel-emergency