Your MJF  Newsletter
May 19, 2016
11 Iyar 5776
Issue No. 228
Milwaukee Masthead 2
JCRC to Present Awards at
Annual Meeting Luncheon
June 9 | 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Jewish Home & Care Center,
1410 N. Prospect Ave.

* Keynote: Darryl Morin, co-founder
of the Latino-Jewish Alliance
* Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award to Danae Davis
* Saul Sorrin Leadership Award to Brian Schupper
  RSVP by May 31
Celebrate the Partnership with Israel's Sovev Kinneret
June 7 | 7-10 pm | Free
Sprecher Brewery, 701 W. Glendale

* ComedySportz improv comedy
* Sprecher Brewery tour
* Dessert bar (dietary laws observed)
* Meet-and-greet with Israeli and national partners. Learn More

Presented by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation's Israel Center and its Partnership2Gether program.
Celebration of
Inter-Generational Creativity
Into Your Hands |May 22 | 1 pm
Chai Point, 1400 N. Prospect Ave.

UWM Student Artist in Residence Rebecca Ebsen will open her exhibit featuring the work of Chai Point residents, which includes sculpture and poetry.

From 2-4 pm, "The Day of Play & Creativity" is designed for older adults
who want to try something new to do
just that. Families are welcome .
Learn More
Picnic for Israelis
May 22 | 12:30 pm
Private Residence

Come meet fellow Israelis from Wisconsin while enjoying kosher BBQ and Israeli company. Learn More
Jews in American Cinema Series Features Streisand
May 22 | 4 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Moncia Blvd.

Featuring Barbara Streisand: Inside the Actor's Studio 2004. Expert host James Lipton interviews superstar Barbra Streisand, who tells of her origins in Brooklyn, her professional history, and what it took to achieve all that she has done - in music, in film and as an actress.

More Information
Jewish Community Chorale Presents Todah Rabah Concert
May 25 | 7:30 pm
Congregation Shalom,
7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

The voices of the Milwaukee Jewish Community Chorale are the Voices of Harmony and present the Todah Rabah - many thanks to our community - concert. It will feature cantors Barash, Berman, Phillips and Stein.

Learn More
Exhibit Honors the Memories, Legacy and Charms of Mah Jongg

June 5 - Aug. 28
Jewish Museum Milwaukee,
1360 N. Prospect Ave.

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

June 2 | 7 pm
Preview Night - Mah Jongg, Martinis and Madness!
Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

Jews of Wisconsin Book Signing
May 19 * 7-9 pm
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Challah & Community
May 20 * 10-11 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Itsy Bitsy Sinai
May 22 * 11 am - 12 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

Zevi Gives Back Blood Drive
May 22 * 11 am - 4 pm
Peltz Center for Jewish Life, 2233 W. Mequon Rd.

Salute to Song & Spirit Concert
May 22 * 7-9 pm
Congregation Emanu-el B'ne Jeshurun, 2020 W. Brown Deer Rd.

Torah Academy of Milwaukee Annual Lecture
May 22 * 7:30-9:30 pm
TAM, 6800 N. Green Bay Ave.

Grand Re-opening of Rubenstein Family Kosher Oasis
May 24 * 3-6 pm
Jewish Home and Care Center, 1414 N. Prospect Ave.

Be an Informed Voter: League of Women Voters of Milwaukee Panel Discussion
May 24 * 7 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

Jewish Plays Project
May 26 * 7:30-9:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Judaism & Gender Identity - Lessons Out Loud Series
May 31 * 7:30-8:30 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

JNF Milwaukee Community Breakfast
June 1 * 7:30-9 am
Wisconsin Club Country Club, 6200 W. Good Hope Rd.

Ladies Night Out
June 1 * 6-9 pm
Bader Hillel Academy, 6401 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

A Palestinian Perspective on Reconciliation in the
Midst of Conflict

June 1 * 7-8:30 pm
UWM Arts Center Lecture Hall, 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.

BBYO - End of the Year Family Event
June 2 * 5-8:30 pm
RSVP for location

Free Film Series: Orange People
June 2 * 7-9 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

A Tapestry of Jewish Short Stories
June 3 * 1-2:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

BBYO - Close Off Oneg
June 3 * 3:15-4:30 pm
Klode Park, 5900 N. Shore Dr.

Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah 30th Anniversary Shabbat Dinner
June 3 * 6:30-9:30 pm
ASKT, 6717 N. Green Bay Ave.

Free Film Series: Valley of Strength
June 5 * 1-3 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Opening of Artists Lab Exhibit - Echoes: Voices of Wisdom
June 5 * 3:30-5 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

--Save The Date--

* JFS Luncheon of Champions, June 16

Find further details in a future newsletter
Community Photo Album
The community recognized Yom HaZikaron - Day of Remembrance on May 11, followed by Yom HaAtzmaut - Israeli Independence Day on May 15. See photos from the commemoration and celebration.

The commemoration and celebration are both programs of the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

In the News...
* WTMJ 4 covered the community Walk for Israel and Yom HaAtzmaut celebration. 

* Tablet Magazine featured the Jewish Museum Milwaukee's traveling exhibit, Stitching History From the Holocaust

JCC Annual Meeting
June 1 | 7:30 pm
Annual Meeting
of the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

* Celebrate
* Vision for the future
* Vote on new board
* Award presentations
Learn More  

Day Camps Start June 14
There are still plenty of JCC Summer Day Camps to choose from. Read More 

Find the Chronicle on Social Media

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

* Now on Facebook: Panthers for Israel event at UWM.

* Now on Twitter: Advice on Jewish weddings and b'nei mitzvahs.

* Coming in the June print edition of the Chronicle: Born with a hole in his heart - an update!

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

Don't forget to share your views of the poll question: "Do you consider yourself part of one of the Jewish religious movements?"

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

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