Your MJF  Newsletter
Oct. 6, 2016
4 Tishrei 5777
Issue No. 238
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Tickets Available for
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
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:
* Oct. 10, 7 pm: 
Local Lives, National Voices
* Oct. 20, 8:30 am - 5 pm:
Makers Tour Day Trip
Cutting Edge Israel Film Series
Oct. 20 | 7-8:30 pm | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Homecoming probes the issue of what happens when children of foreign workers - who have been raised in Israel - get deported. Presented by the JCC and co-sponsored by MJF's Israel Center. Learn More

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

Looking for a Home for the
High Holidays?
We can help.
View a list of schedules for Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah services at synagogues throughout our community.

Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

Hillel Milwaukee Shabbat Service and Dinner
Oct. 7 & 14 * 6-8:30 pm
Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave .

Jewish Women in America: A History of Their Own
Oct. 9 * 2-4 pm
UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

Flu Shot Clinic
Oct. 10 * 9-11:30 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Sukkah Building at Hillel Milwaukee
Oct. 13 * 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave.

Challah & Community
Oct. 14 * 10-11 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

PJ Library and PJ Our Way Sukkot Extravaganza
Oct. 16 * 12-2 pm
Albert & Ann Deshur JCC Rainbow Day Camp, W3985 Trails End Rd.

Sound Salon: Attractive Hebrews: The Lambert Yiddish Cylinders, 1901-1905 CD Release Party
Oct. 18 * 7-9 pm
University Club, 803 State St., Madison

--Save The Date--

* MJF's Israel Center & Partnership2Gether Israel Diversity Delegation Celebration & Discussion,
Nov. 5 & 6

* Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation Annual Dinner, Oct. 30

Find further details in a future newsletter
Community Photo Album
Acclaimed author and historian Deborah Lipstadt spoke to a capacity crowd of 400 on Sept. 20. Her lecture, sponsored by MJF and its Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, covered her story of Holocaust history on trial and the upcoming release of the biopic Denial. See Photos     

Palestinian Bassam Aramin and Israeli Robi Damelin -- bereaved parents and representatives of the Parents Circle Families Forum, a joint Palestinian-Israeli organization that is devoted to reconciliation instead of revenge -- spoke to a crowd of over 100 on Sept. 22 during a discussion moderated by Doug Savage. The evening was sponsored by MJF's Jewish Community Relations Council and campus partners.
See Photos  

In the News...
* MJF's and HERC's lecture by Deborah Lipstadt received preview coverage by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Shepherd Express.

* MJF's JCRC's Parents Circle Families Forum event had coverage by Neighborhood News Service and NewsRadio620.

* MJF's Jewish Museum Milwaukee's new exhibit received a glowing review in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Enter Short Story Contest and Chanukah Cover Contest

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

* Now on Facebook: Two decades after a North Shore breast cancer study, questions remain.

* Now on Twitter: Learn all about the Chronicle short story contest.

* Coming in the November print edition of the Chronicle: Remembering the 1940s massacres at Babi Yar.

* 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: "Is Donald Trump, Gary Johnson, Hillary Clinton or a different candidate the best choice for the Jewish people?"

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

Candlelighting Times

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~ Oct. 14 - 5:52 pm

Yom Kippur
~ Oct. 11 - 5:57 pm

~ Oct. 16 - 5:48 pm
~ Oct. 17 - 6:47 pm

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