Your MJF  Newsletter
Jan. 28, 2016
18 Sh'vat 5776
Issue No. 220
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Exhibit Preview Event at JMM
Arthur Szyk: Art of Illumination Preview Event Feb. 4 | 7 pm
Members: $8, Non-Members: $14
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Celebrate the life and work of renowned illustrator and political cartoon activist, Arthur Szyk, known as FDR's 'Soldier in Art,' with the Brew City Big Band and a 1940s theme appetizer, dessert and champagne punch reception. Learn More
MSO Concert and Reception
Feb. 13 | 8 pm concert
followed by a reception
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts,
929 N. Water St.

Join the Milwaukee Jewish Federation in welcoming Israeli conductor Yaniv Dinur to Milwaukee.

Purchase tickets for " My Sinatra" at a 20% discount. Cary Hoffman will present his celebrated PBS special one-man musical play about his hero, singing over 20 classic Sinatra songs with the MSO Pops conducted by Dinur. Reception following the concert for ticket holders. Learn More
JFS unMasKEd!
Feb. 20 | 7 pm
The Garage at the Harley Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St.

Support mental health awareness by attending Jewish Family Services' masquerade ball. Hors d'oeuvres and dessert stations, live entertainment, dancing and more. Costumes are optional; masks are required.

Salute to Jewish Educators

March 6 | 3:30-5 pm
Jewish Home and Care Center, 1400 N. Prospect Ave.

The Coalition for Jewish Learning invites the entire community to recognize and celebrate Jewish educators. Enjoy appetizers and dessert (dietary laws observed). RSVP and  submit tributes for your favorite educators.

Community Night with

the Milwaukee Bucks 

March 20
4 :30 pm - Pre-game Party & Purim Celebration at Turner Hall (FREE)

 - Costumes encouraged

 - Children's games, prizes

 - Light dinner (dietary laws observed)

6 pm - Bucks Game vs. Utah Jazz at the Bradley Center (Reduced price tickets)

Let There Be Water
Mar. 15 | 7:30 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd. $15 ($5 for students)
Women's Philanthropy and the Jewish Community Foundation present the 2nd Annual Edie Adelman Lecture.
New York Times best-selling author Seth M. Siegel will discuss how Israel can serve as a role model blunting the worst of the coming water calamities. Dessert (dietary laws observed). Learn More

Holocaust Stories: In Their Honor
Feb. 23 | 10 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Hear Tauba Biterman, a member of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center's Speakers Bureau, tell her story of survival. Open to all teenagers and adults. More Info

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

Jan. 30 * 8 pm (Doors open at 7 pm)
The Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. 

Jan. 31 * 3:30-4:45 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Jan. 31 * 11 am
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, 6880 N. Green Bay Rd.

Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 (Mondays) * 6:30 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Feb. 2 & 23 * 7:45 pm
Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah, 6717 N. Green Bay Ave.

Grief and Loss Support at Congregation Shalom
Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 24 (Wednesdays) * 10 am
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Health & Poverty: Social Action Shabbat w/Dr. Magda Peck 
Feb. 5 * 6:15 pm
Congregation Sinai, 9223 N. Port Washington Rd.
Feb. 11 * 6:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Feb. 20 * 7:30 pm
Plymouth Church, 2717 E. Hampshire St.

Feb. 21 * 10 am
Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St.

Holocaust Book Club: 'Perfidy'
Feb. 25 * 7 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Feb. 29 * 7 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.
March 1 * 7 pm
Marquette University, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.

--Save The Date--

* Torah Academy of Milwaukee's Annual Banquet, March 13

Find further details in a future newsletter
Register for
Day Camp
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC Day Camp early bird registration ends on Feb. 20th. Learn More

In the News
Dan Bader, MJF board chair and president/CEO of Bader Philanthropies, wrote an op-ed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Today the world remembers the Holocaust.

Check out the Chronicle on Facebook

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

* Now on Facebook:
Video of a young man who dreams of becoming a rabbi.

* Now on Twitter: Learn about the man who fought Hitler through art
* Coming in our February print edition of the Chronicle: Wisconsin's connection to pluralism in Israel.

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

Don't forget to share your views of the poll question: "Which yummy treat is best?"

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

Grants and Scholarships for Camps, College, Israel
New grant and scholarship opportunities for kids, teens and young adults are available on a comprehensive page on the MJF's website, including:

* The MJF, in partnership with the Foundation for Jewish Camp, provides One Happy Camper grants up to $1,000 for first-time campers at Jewish overnight camps.

* The Jewish Community Foundation offers scholarship awards to help fund the college freshman year from the Hecht Family Memorial College Scholarship Fund to outstanding Jewish high school seniors.

* Area residents ages 18-29 are invited to apply for funding for a semester or year in Israel from the Sarah B. and Louis M. Kesselman Israel Program Scholarship Fund. 

What Will Your Jewish Legacy Be?


"All three of our daughters are graduates of Hillel Academy..." Read More 



Matching Grant to a Jewish Organization
Open a Donor Advised Fund with $5,000 or more and the Foundation will match your first grant to a Jewish organization by up to $500, made possible by an anonymous donor.
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