Your MJF  Newsletter
Oct. 20, 2016
18 Tishrei 5777
Issue No. 239
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Last Chance: Tickets Available for
Thursday's Economic Forum 2016
Oct. 27 | 11 am - 1 pm | $125
The Pfister Hotel,
424 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Futurist Vivek Wadhwa will deliver the keynote at MJF's Economic Forum 2016. Panelists include Mike Gousha and Tina Chang. Join 650 of the area's top business leaders for another sell-out event. Learn More

MJF's Young Leadership Division is hosting an Economic Forum Happy Hour, 5:30-8:30 pm, at The Garden, 725 N. Milwaukee St. $18 includes appetizers and drinks. Learn More
Israel Cultural Diversity Delegation

Celebrate and learn with our partners from the Sovev Kinneret Region. This delegation and programs are brought to the community by MJF's Israel Center, Partnership2Gether, and JCRC.
Learn more and RSVP

Ceremonial Celebration
Nov. 5 | 7:30 pm | Free
Congregation Emanu-el B'ne Jeshurun, 2020 W. Brown Deer Rd.

Journeys: Our Immigration Stories
Nov. 6 | 7 pm | Free
Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Rd.

Film Screening: Four Sons -OR- Israeli & Ethiopian Dance
Nov. 7 | 7:30 pm | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Kristallnacht Commemoration
Nov. 6 | 2 pm | Free
Jewish Home & Care Center,
1414 N. Prospect Ave.

The MJF's Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center invites you to commemorate the Nov. 9 pogrom, known as Kristallnacht, so that the world may never forget the magnitude of violence the Third Reich unleashed against the Jews, and to recognize the devastating consequences of hatred and intolerance. Learn More
Stage Set for 19th Annual
Milwaukee Jewish Film Fest

Oct. 30 - Nov. 3
Marcus North Shore Cinema,
11700 N. Port Washington Rd.

Jewish culture and traditions from around the world are highlighted in films. The Film Fest is a program of the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC.
Learn More & Purchase Tickets
Left v. Right:
The Battle for Israel's Soul

Nov. 17 | 7-9 pm | Free,
RSVP required to guarantee a seat

Congregation Shalom,
7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

J.J. Goldberg of The Forward will present a liberal viewpoint and Jonathan Tobin of Commentary Magazine a conservative one. Sponsored by MJF's Jewish
Community Relations Council with several co-sponsors. Learn More

Let's Talk Israel is a comprehensive yearlong project of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation's Jewish Community Relations Council and Israel Center to increase opportunities for thoughtful and civil conversations about Israel. L earn More
Connect. Learn. Belong.
Take a Step Ahead.
Nov. 20 | 2-5 pm | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC,
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

500 Communities. 40 Countries. Thousands of lives touched through our shared Jewish texts. Five sessions led by local rabbis. Hosted by MJF's Coalition for Jewish Learning.
Learn More
New Exhibit and Special Programs at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

"Once & Again: Still Lifes by
Beth Lipman"
Now - Jan. 8, 2017

Jewish Museum Milwaukee,
1360 N. Prospect Ave.

This award-winning contemporary glass artist's traveling exhibit makes its only stop in the Midwest. The glass art depicts timeless portraits of humanity. Learn More

Museum Programs:
* Nov. 20, 1:30-3 pm: Fused, Blown, Shattered: Glass as Artistic Medium
Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

Havdalah and a Movie with Hillel Milwaukee
Oct. 22 * 6:45 - 10 pm
Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave.

Jewish and Irish Immigration to America
Oct. 26 * 2-3 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Engaging Israel: Foundations for a New Israel (9 week course)
Oct. 26 * 6:30-8:30 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
Oct. 27 * 5-8 pm
Miller Park, 1 Brewers Way

Jewish Wisdom on Fostering Dialogue in Turbulent Times
Oct. 28 * 6:45-8 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Canstruction Milwaukee Build
Oct. 30 * 9 am - 2 pm
Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Dr.

Adult Hebrew Classes (6 week course)
Oct. 30 * 10-11 am
Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St.

Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation Annual Dinner
Oct. 30 * 5:15-8 pm
Jewish Home and Care Center, 1414 N. Prospect Ave.

BBYO - Chapter Meeting Night
Oct. 31 * 7-9 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

The Jewish 100: Outstanding Jews Throughout History with Rabbi Ron Shapiro (6 week course)
Nov. 2 * 10-11:30 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

The Art of the Jewish Short Story: The Stories of Tillie Olsen (7 week course)
Nov. 4 * 1-2:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Parkinson's Self Care Event
Nov. 4 * 1:30-5 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

First Friday Nights
Nov. 4 * 6-8 pm
Chabad of the East Side, 3030 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Community Photo Album
Penny Deshur received the International Lion of Judah Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award at MJF's Women's Philanthropy Lion of Judah & Pomegranate Society Event on Sept. 27.
See Photos

Sunday: Hear a Survivor's Story
Oct. 23 | 10 am | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

"Holocaust Stories: In Their Honor" series this month features Sam Gingold. Presented by MJF's Holocaust Education Resource Center.
Learn More 

Kids 4-6th grade: Enter Chanukah Cover Contest

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

* Now on Facebook: Alcoholism sweeps away a life, with a Jewish recovery.

* Now on Twitter: See what Golda Meir said about Israel.

* Coming in the December print edition of the Chronicle: A Wisconsinite's Western Wall bat mitzvah.

* Enter the Chronicle's Chanukah Cover Contest. For students in 4th-6th grade.

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

Don't forget to share your view of the poll question: "Which U.S. Senate candidate will be a better partner for Israel?"

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

Smart Philanthropy

Make a bigger impact with your giving. Establishing a Donor Advised Fund with
the Jewish Community Foundation is quick and
easy. And, you can support your favorite causes and receive tax advantages all at the same time. There's still time to open a fund before the end of the year! Learn More

Add Your Story to the Book of Life

The Book of Life is a collection of essays that
record the personal histories and the Jewish values that inspired an after lifetime investment in our community's future. Learn More

Candlelighting Times

~ Oct. 21 - 5:40 pm
~ Oct. 28 - 5:30 pm

Shemini Atzeret
~ Oct. 23 - 5:37 pm

Simchat Torah
~ Oct. 24 - 6:37 pm

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