Your MJF  Newsletter
Sept. 22, 2016
19 Elul 5776
Issue No. 237
Milwaukee Masthead 2
L'Shana Tova!

The Board of Directors and staff of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation wish you a healthy, happy and sweet new year! 

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

Vilne-Wilno-Vilnius: A City of Many Names and Identities



Sept. 27 | 7 pm | Free
Jewish Museum Milwaukee,
1360 N. Prospect Ave.

This lecture will explore the multi-sided story of a hidden treasure on the map of Northeastern Europe: the Jews of Vilnius, past and present. Learn More
Presented by MJF and its Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center
National Council of Jewish
Women Fall Event
Sept. 25 | 7-9 pm
Blatz Party Room, 270 E. Highland

At this fall membership kick-off event, hear about the changing state voter ID laws from ACLU Senior Attorney Karyn Rotker, mingle with NCJW members and join or renew with the group. 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
New Exhibit: Glass Art Depicts Timeless Portraits of Humanity

"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.
Learn More

Exhibit-related programs:
* Oct. 10, 7 pm:   Local Lives, National Voices
Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

Hillel Milwaukee Shabbat Service and Dinner
Sept. 23 * 6-8:30 pm
Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave.

S'Lichot Ice Cream Social
Sept. 24 * 8:45-10 pm
Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St .

Sinai Brotherhood Coffee
Sept. 25 * 10 am - 12 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

Help Fill Empty Soup Bowls
Sept. 25 * 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jewish Home & Care Center, 1414 N. Prospect Ave.

MJFLA Dodge the Debt Dodgeball Tournament
Sept. 25 * 11 am - 1 pm
MJDS Miriam Peck Gymnasium, 6401 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Movie: There Are Jews Here
Sept. 25, Oct. 1, 5, 6 * multiple show times
Multiple Theaters

Lunch & Learn: Hamesh Megillot - The Five Festival Scrolls from the Bible
Sept. 26 * 12 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

Sound Salon: Attractive Hebrews: The Lambert Yiddish Cylinders, 1901-1905 CD Release Party
Sept. 26 * 7-9 pm
University Club, 803 State St., Madison

Flu Shot Clinic
Sept. 27 * 9-11:30 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

S'lichot Discussion: "Sounds of Silence" with Cantor Karen Berman
Sept. 27 * 8:30-9:30 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

MJDS Gala: Pay It Forward
Sept. 29 * 6-9 pm
Shully's The Watermark, 146 Green Bay Rd.

Hillel Milwaukee Shabbat Service and Dinner
Sept. 30 * 6-8:30 pm
Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave .

--Save The Date--

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

Find further details in a future newsletter
Community Photo Album
Acclaimed journalist David Gregory spoke to a capacity crowd of over 300 at MJF's 2017 Annual Campaign Kick-Off Celebration on Sept. 15. See Photos
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Joe Devorkin was honored with the Benjamin E. Nickoll Young Leadership Award at the annual luncheon on Sept. 7.
See Photos
   

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* Coming in the October print edition of the Chronicle: Must-see local Jewish film.

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PJ Library DIY Project
Sept. 25 | 1-2:15 pm | Free | Home Depot, 4155 N. Port Washington Rd. 
 
All PJ Library eligible families are invited to join this special DIY Project. Participants will be making their own PJ Library bookends. Geared for children ages 4-8.
Email
to RSVP.  

Candlelighting Times

 
Shabbat
~ Sept. 23 - 6:28 pm
~ Sept. 30 - 6:16 pm

Rosh HaShanah
~ Oct. 2 - 6:12 pm
~ Oct. 3 - 7:10 pm


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