Your MJF  Newsletter
Jan. 26, 2017
28 Tevet 5777
Issue No. 246
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Next Month: 'Fabric of Survival' Opens at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Fabric of Survival:
The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz

Feb. 17 - May 26
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, a program of the MJF, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Fifty years after defying Nazi orders at the age of 15,  Esther was determined to show her daughters the family she had lost. She created a series of 36 hauntingly beautiful, exquisitely detailed works of fabric collage and embroidery. Learn More

Exhibit Programs:
* Feb. 16, 7-9 pm: Opening Preview
* Feb. 23, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm: World War II Milwaukee
Young Professionals:
'Lunch with a Legend' Series

The Young Leadership Division of Milwaukee Jewish Federation invite young professionals (45 and under) to a series of exclusive lunches with legends from the local Jewish community.

Feb. 24 | 12-1:30 pm | Alan Marcuvitz
Von Briesen, 411 E. Wisconsin Ave., #1000

March 28 | 12-1:30 pm | Betsy Green
Helfaer Community Service Building, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

May 23 | 12-1:30 pm | Bob Habush
Helfaer Community Service Building, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Cost is $10 per lunch, $25 to attend all three. Dietary laws observed. Limited seating; tickets are required. Buy Tickets
Sunday: My Father, a
Survivor of the Holocaust
Jan. 29 | 12 pm | Free
Congregation Shalom,
7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Join Nancy Kennedy Barnett as she has a "conversation" with her father, George Kennedy, of blessed memory, who was born in Budapest and survived WWII and the Labor Camps.

Learn More and RSVP

Brought to the community by MJF's Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocuast Education Resource Center and Congregation Shalom.
Saturday Night: 'Paint and Sip'

Jan. 28 | 7-10 pm | $30
Splash Studio, 184 N. Broadway

Join MJF's Young Leadership Division at Splash paint bar where a local artist will guide guests in creating their own works of art. Each guest will receive one drink ticket, a canvas and materials. Learn More
Next Month: Salute to
Jewish Educators
Feb. 26 | 2:30-4 pm | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC - Daniel M. Soref Community Hall,
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

The MJF's Coalition for Jewish Learning invites you to this annual awards program and recognition of all Jewish educators. View the list of award winners.

Learn More & RSVP
Grants and Scholarships for Camp, College, Israel Programs

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation has several grants and scholarship opportunities:

* One Happy Camper provides grants up to $1,000 for first-time campers at Jewish overnight camps.

Scholarships available for Jewish overnight camps and summer Israel programs for young people.

* Semester or year in Israel from the Sarah B. and Louis M. Kesselman Israel Program Scholarship Fund.

* Hecht Family Memorial College Scholarship Fund to outstanding Jewish high school seniors to help fund the college freshman year .

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

BBYO Community Shabbat Dinner
Jan. 27 * 6-8:30 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Celebration of the Music of Bentzion Shenker and
Modzitzer Chasidim

Jan. 28 * 8 pm
Lake Park Synagogue, 3207 N. Hackett Ave.

CEEBJ 3rd Annual Variety Show
Jan. 29 * 11:30 am - 1 pm
Congregation Emanu-el B'ne Jeshurun, 2020 W. Brown Deer Rd.

Sunday STARS - Upstream Arts Combo
Jan. 29 & Feb 5, 1-2:45 pm; Feb. 12, 10-11:30 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

PJ Library Winter Carnival
Jan. 29 * 3:30-4:45 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Partnership2Gether Social Worker Delegation
Jan. 31 * 6:30-8 pm
Sarah Chudnow Community, 10995 N. Market St.

Bikkur Cholim - Understanding and Training of How to be a Visitor to Those in Need
Jan. 31, Feb. 7 & Feb. 14 * 7-9 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

College Students: Shabbat & Stories with Holocaust Survivors
Feb. 3 * 6-9 pm
Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave.

First Friday Nights
Feb. 3 * 6-8 pm
Chabad of the East Side, 3030 E. Kenwood Blvd.

Jewish Life Class
Feb. 5 * 9:30-11 am
Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha, 830 W. Moreland Blvd.

Warm-Up Winter Brunch
Feb. 5 * 10 am
Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St.

Baby Cafe
Feb. 5 * 10-11 am
Little Sprouts Play Cafe, 4606 N. Wilson Dr.

The Holocaust on American Television
Feb. 5 * 2 pm
UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.

Bone Marrow Match Drive on UWM Campus with Hillel
Feb. 9 * 9 am - 4 pm
UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

MJDS Empty Bowls Event
Feb. 9 * 5-7 pm
MJDS Lunchroom, 6401 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Peri Smilow Returns to Sinai for Shabbat Shira
Feb. 10 * 5:30-7:30 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

Shabbat Shira - the Sabbath of Song
Feb. 10 * 7:30-9:30 pm
Congregation Emanu-el B'ne Jeshurun, 2020 W. Brown Deer Rd.

Teaching about the Holocaust at a German Site of Memory
Feb. 12 * 7-8:15 pm
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave.

The Brides of Jerusalem - art exhibit by Barbara Kohl-Spiro
On display through May
Sarah Chudnow Community, 10995 N Market St, Mequon

--Save The Date--

*Torah Academy of Milwaukee Banquet, March 5
Water Talk with Ben-Gurion University
Geopolitics of Water in Israel & Middle East

Feb. 9 | 7 pm | Free
Urban Ecology Center,
1500 E. Park Place

Unique opportunity to hear from Ben-Gurion University's Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research Director, Dr. Noam Weisbrod. Email to RSVP.

Sponsored by MJF's Jewish Community Relations Council and Israel Center, and American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

In the News...
* Michael Pollack, chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Milwaukee Jewish Federation, had a commentary on recognizing diversity published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Meet-up Group for Mom & Baby

January 29 | 10 am-noon
Private Residence

Come join the fun with your little one! Munchies, mingling and some parsha. Email Rabbi Hannah Greenstein for details.

News Only Found in the Chronicle

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

* Now on Facebook: The Jewish Community Relations Council speaks out on diversity.

* Now on Twitter: Do you know a Jewish dog? The Chronicle is looking for dogs from Jewish homes.

* In the next print edition: Jewish women at the march on Madison! And much more. Watch for the next print edition in mailboxes around Feb. 1.

Don't forget to share your view of the poll question: "Should the U.S. move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem?"

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

JCC Camp Registration

* Q&A session for Camp Interlaken
Jan. 30 | 6:30 pm
Daniel M. Soref Community Hall, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.
Learn More

* Early bird camp registration is now open. Learn More

Alan Goodis Concert

Feb. 11 | 6:30 pm
Congregation Shalom,
7630 N. Santa Monica

Community-wide family-friendly free concert with Alan Goodis. Meet and greet ice cream social with Alan following the concert.

A non-perishable food item donation to the Jewish Community Food Pantry is requested.

Learn More

Smart Philanthropy:
Giving to Any Charities
Made Easy

Watch this short video to see how easy it is to start a Donor Advised Fund with MJF's Jewish Community Foundation.

Candlelighting Times

~ Jan. 27 - 4:40 pm
~ Feb. 3 - 4:49 pm

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