Your MJF  Newsletter
July 14, 2016
8 Tammuz 5776
Issue No. 232
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Sunday: 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.
Next Month: 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
Limited seating. Act now!

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
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
Young Leadership 'Summer Set'
Features Casino Night

Aug. 25 | 7-10 pm | $50
Hot Water Wherehouse
818 S. Water St.

* Appetizers and open bar (dietary laws observed)
* Play black jack, craps, roulette and poker
* Great door prizes
* DJ will be spinning tunes
Learn More
Lecture: The Jewish Vote -
Does My Vote Count?
Aug. 2 | 7:30 pm | $36 pp/$50 cpl
Torah Academy of Milwaukee
6800 N. Green Bay Ave .

Rabbi A. D. Motzen -  the National Director of State Relations for Agudath Israel of America - brings a timely discussion following both political party conventions on "The Jewish Vote:
Does my Vote Count?

Learn More
Visit the Milwaukee Jewish Artist's Laboratory Exhibit
Now - Aug. 12
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Explore local art across all mediums at the "Echoes: Voices of Wisdom" exhibit.
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

* Guided Game Play, July 21, 6 pm
* Mah Jongg Mania Tournament,
July 31, 1 pm
Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

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

Outdoor Shabbat Service
July 15 * 6-7 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

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.

Shabbat In the Round
July 22 * 6-10 pm
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave.

Sinai Summer Concert Series: Riverwest Aces
July 23 * 6:30-9 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

George Weinstein Fellowship Graduation
July 27 * 7 pm
Helfaer Community Service Building, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

YJAM Brewers Game (pre-game appetizers at Karma)
July 31 * 10:30 am - 4 pm
Karma Bar & Grill, 600 E. Ogden Ave.

--Save The Date--

* MenorahFest 2016, Aug. 21
* JNF Wisconsin Tribute Banquet, Aug. 25
* MJF's Ben Nickoll Award Luncheon, Sept. 7

Find further details in a future newsletter
Community Photo Album
John Lowenstein, executive director of Hillels of Illinois, and Elana Kahn, director of MJF's Jewish Community Relations Council, discuss the rise of BDS and anti-Semitism on college campuses during a thank you event for major donors. More photos  

In the News...
* Milwaukee Magazine featured an extended Q & A with award-winning sculptor Richard Edelman.

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

JCC Summer Programs
Registration is still open for the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC's summer 2016 classes.

the program catalog.  

Chronicle Offers Current News on Social Media

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

* Now on Facebook: Remembering Rabbi Max Ticktin, formerly of Madison Hillel.

* Now on Twitter: Shabbat services in Door County.

* Coming in the August print edition of the Chronicle: African visitors at a local Jewish summer camp!

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

Don't forget to share your views of the poll question: "Is the United States currently a good partner for Israel?"

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

What Will
Your Jewish Legacy Be?

Our legacy gift will help....
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You Don't Have to Be A Millionaire
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Answer: No. Read More 

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