Your MJF  Newsletter
Nov. 3, 2016
2 Cheshvan 5777
Issue No. 240
Milwaukee Masthead 2
This Weekend: 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.

Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Israel. The evening starts with havdallah and will continue with a henna ceremony, coffee ceremony, music, dancing, interactive drum circle, more!

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

Our Ethiopian delegate, who made aliyah, will be joined by local immigrants of Cuban, Hmong, Druze and Mexican descent for a panel discussion. Roundtable discussions including the other delegates will follow, giving attendees a chance to participate.

Film Screening: Four Sons -OR- Israeli & Ethiopian Dance
Nov. 7 | 7:30 pm | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Sunday: 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
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
Grants and Scholarships
Available for Camp, Israel Programs

1) One Happy Camper provides grants up to $1,000 for first-time campers at Jewish overnight camps, made possible by a partnership between Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Foundation for Jewish Camp.

2) Scholarships available for Jewish overnight camps and summer Israel programs for young people.
The Jewish Community Foundation of MJF is accepting need-based applications . Application deadline is Feb. 15, 2017 .

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!

The Brides of Jerusalem - art exhibit by Barbara Kohl-Spiro 
On display through December
Jewish Home & Care Center, 1414 N. Prospect Ave.

In Search of Israeli Cuisine-Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival
Nov. 3 * 7:30 pm
Marcus North Shore Cinemas, 11700 N. Port Washington Rd.

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.

Brunch @ Temple Menorah
Nov. 6 * 10 am
Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St.

The Best of Men - Humanitarian Film Series
Nov. 6 * 1 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Viskonsin! Tales of Yiddish Wisconsin
Nov. 6 * 1-4 pm
Memorial Library, Room 126, 728 State St. - Madison

CSI Book Club
Nov. 7 * 7:30-9:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Ladino Songs of the Sephardic Experience
Nov. 9 * 7:30-9 pm
United Community Center, 1208 9th St.

Barriers and Thou Shalt Love - Cutting Edge Israel Films
Nov. 10 * 7-8:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

CBINT Scholar In Residence Shabbat
Nov. 11 * 6 pm
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave.

BBYO Connect: Bucks Game
Nov. 12 * 6:30 pm
Meet at the MJDS Parking Lot, 6401 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Zumbathon - support the Jewish Community Food Pantry
Nov. 13 * 9:30-11 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Packer Tailgate Party @ Temple Menorah
Nov. 13 * 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St.

PJ Library Family Tree program with Congregation Shalom
Nov. 13 * 3:30-5 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Welcome to Kutsher's - Jews Around the World Film Series
Nov. 13 * 4 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

WITS Gala Banquet
Nov. 13 * 5-9 pm
Crowne Plaza O'Hare - Chicago

American Friends of the Hebrew University Lecture
Nov. 14 * 5:30-7:30 pm
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

"The World to Come" Lunch and Learn
Nov. 17 * 11:30 am - 1 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

--Save The Date--

* RUACH Spirit Award honoring Jewish Home & Care Center, Dec. 18
Community Photo Album
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation's annual Economic Forum - supported by nearly 50 business sponsors - was another sell-out crowd of 650 on Oct. 27. Keynote speaker and futurist Vivek Wadhwa had the full attention of attendees with examples of technology growth and the projected rapid growth of this industry, and much more. An engaging local panel discussion followed with Tina Chang, Mike Gousha and David Lubar.
See Photos

In the News...
* The Milwaukee Jewish Federation's Economic Forum 2016 received news coverage in OnMilwaukee and The Milwaukee Business Journal.

Follow Editor's Trip to Israel

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

* Now on Facebook: Great things to do in November within the Coming Events listing.

* Now on Twitter: Start following the Chronicle's upcoming trip to Israel at #RobInIsrael!

* Coming in the December print edition of the Chronicle: Amazing local teens who are active in their communities!

* Enter the Chronicle's Chanukah Cover Contest. For students in 4th-6th grade. Deadline is Nov. 11.

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

Don't forget to share your view of the poll question: "Who do you support for president?"

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

Enjoy Free Music Performances

* Nov. 13, 3:30 pm
Featuring music of Brahms, Bruch
and Gershwin.

* Nov. 29, 6:45 pm
Featuring music of Bloch, Mahler and Joachim.

Performances at the Jewish Home & Care Center - Rubenstein Pavilion, 1400 N. Prospect Ave. Learn More

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

~ Nov. 4 - 5:21 pm
~ Nov. 11 - 4:13 pm

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