Your MJF  Newsletter
June 30, 2016
24 Sivan 5776
Issue No. 231
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Celebrate Jewish Generations
at MJF's Annual Meeting

Aug. 10 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Free
Congregation Sinai
8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

* 6:30 pm - Reception with desserts & wine (dietary laws observed)
* 7:15 pm - Annual Meeting
* Presentation by Elizabeth Brenner, Former Publisher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
* Sue Strait and Danya Strait, Chairs
One-of-a-kind Opportunity: Join the Mission to Vilnius and Berlin
Oct. 27 - Nov. 4, 2016
Act now - reservation deadline is approaching!

Join the Milwaukee Jewish Federation's mission to Vilnius and Berlin. The trip will include unique opportunities to remember the Holocaust, including the dedication of two mass graves with Father Patrick Desbois and witnesses of the killings, and a visit with the last remaining Partisan in the forest where she hid during the war. Learn More
Hear a Survivor's Story
July 17 | 10-11:30 am | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Holocaust Stories: In Their Honor series features Raye David. Raye is a member of the Speakers Bureau of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, a program of the MJF.
Attention Families with Babies: 'Shalom Baby Mega Event'

July 24 | 12-2 pm
Klode Park, 5900 N. Lake Drive

MJF's Shalom Baby presents this Kosher picnic lunch that is open to all families who have had a new addition in the past year or two through birth or adoption! Older siblings and friends welcome. Learn More
Israeli Friendship Caravan is Back!

July 11 | Free
9:30-11 am:
Sarah Chudnow Community, 10995 N. Market St .
6-8 pm: Bayshore Town Center,
5800 N. Bayshore Drive

The Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan, hosted by MJF's Israel Center, will entertain with singing, dancing and personal stories during this outdoor concert for all ages. Learn More
Explore Mah Jongg Exhibit,
Play the Game!
Now - Aug. 28
Jewish Museum Milwaukee
1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Learn the history and meaning of the game of mah jongg that became a Jewish-American tradition. Learn More

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Gallery Game Play
Summer Programs with the JCC
Community-wide registration is now open for the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC's summer 2016 classes.

View the program catalog.  
Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation Fireworks Fest
July 3 * 7:30-10 pm
Jewish Home & Care Center, 1414 N. Prospect Ave.

Chaverim at the JCC Water Park
July 5 * 5:15-6:30 pm
Hy & Richard Smith JCC Water Park, 11015 N. Market St.

Summer Evenings: A Musical Kaleidoscope
July 8 * 8-9:30 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

PJ Our Way Evening Swim
July 13 * 5-6:30 pm
Hy & Richard Smith JCC Water Park, 11015 N. Market St.

Summer Concert Series: Jazz Prime
July 13 * 7 pm
Sarah Chudnow Community, 10995 N. Market St.

15th Anniversary of KOACH
July 14 * 12-1:30 pm
Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun, 2020 W. Brown Deer Rd.

Wendy Cohen Free Outdoor Concert
July 14 * 12-1 pm
Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Dr.

Challah & Community at the Water Park
July 15 * 10:30-11:30 am
Hy & Richard Smith JCC Water Park, 11015 N. Market St.

Special Shabbat Service/Kiddush Luncheon
In Honor of Anita & Avrum Chudnow

July 16 * 10:30 am
Sarah Chudnow Community, 10995 N. Market St.

Caregiver Support Group
July 19 * 1-2 pm
Chai Point, 1400 N. Prospect Ave.

Lunch & Learn: 'The Lost Torah of Shanghai' Book Talk with Author Linda Frank
July 20 * 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

--Save The Date--

* MJF's Young Leadership Division Summer Event, Aug. 25
* MJF's Ben Nickoll Award Luncheon,
Sept. 7

Find further details in a future newsletter
Community Photo Album
Jewish Community Foundation Board Chair Stephen Chernof presents Betsy and Michael Green with the 2016 Legacy Leadership Award at the Create a Jewish Legacy Celebration on June 22. See Photos 

Professional Growth Funds for Jewish Educators
The Coalition for Jewish Learning of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation is pleased to provide funding for teachers who would like to attend Jewish education conferences or take online classes as a professional growth opportunity.
Learn More

Find the Chronicle on Facebook

Read the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle from your mobile phone, desktop or in print, with content including:

* Now on Facebook: The fight against divestment.

* Now on Twitter: Can Jews and Palestinians see each other?

* Coming in the July print edition of the Chronicle: Lawrence University has a Hillel? You bet it does!

And much more. Watch for the print edition in mailboxes around July 1.

Don't forget to share your views of the poll question: "Do you think the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be resolved in your lifetime?"

The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle is a free publication of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.  

What Will
Your Jewish Legacy Be?

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Answer: No. Read More 

Join Team Milwaukee Today!
Open for all Jewish athletes ages 13 - 16. This year they will be hosted by St. Louis from July 31-Aug. 5. Learn More 

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~ July 1 - 8:17 pm
~ July 8 - 8:14 pm

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