Your MJF  Newsletter
June 2, 2016
25 Iyar 5776
Issue No. 229
Milwaukee Masthead 2
Sunday: Exhibit Opens to Honor the 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 21 | 6-8 pm | 1 of 3 sessions
Beginning Basic Mah Jongg
Tuesday: Celebrate the Partnership with Israel's Sovev Kinneret
June 7 | 7-10 pm | Free
Sprecher Brewery,
701 W. Glendale Ave., Milwaukee

* 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.

Next Thursday: 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
  Learn More
Jewish Artists' Lab Opens Sunday

June 5 | 3:30 pm | Free
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

The 5th Annual exhibit/showcase of the Milwaukee Jewish Artists' Laboratory will be on display through August 2016. Learn More
JFS Luncheon of Champions
June 16 | 11 am registration; 12-1:30 pm lunch program
Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Jewish Family Services honors community champions who work to build a strong foundation for the future. This year's Luncheon of Champions will honor Associated Bank and Sylvan Leabman.

Email for further details and tickets.
Book Talk with Author
June 16 | 7-8:30 pm | Free
Jewish Museum Milwaukee,
1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Author Sheila Terman Cohen will give a talk about and sign her new book, "Jews in Wisconsin," which is part of the "People of Wisconsin" series from Wisconsin Historical Society Press. The book shines a light on the role of Jews in the state from the 1700s until modern times.

Learn More
Israeli Friendship Caravan is Back!
July 11 | 6-8 pm | Free
Bayshore Town Center,
5800 N. Bayshore Drive

The Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan, hosted by MJF's Israel Center, will entertain with singing, dancing and personal stories during this outdoor concert for all ages. Learn More
Upcoming Events in our Community
Check the Community Calendar for even more events!

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.

Book of Life Signing
June 3 * 2-3 pm
Helfaer Community Services Building, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

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.

Author Paul Goldberg Reading and Interview
June 6 * 7-8:30 pm
Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Ave.

Senior Singles Social Gathering - Young At Hearts
June 8 * 10 am (Meet at Congregation Shalom)
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

Jewish Art and the Politics of Pre-WWI Europe
June 10 * 10-11:30 am
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Chug Ivrit - Hebrew Conversation Group
June 10 * 1-2 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Tikun Leil Shavuot
June 11 * 8-11 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

Parkinson's Spouses Support Group
June 13 * 10:30 am - 12 pm
Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

15th Anniversary Celebration of KOACH
June 16 * 12-1:30 pm
Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Lake Park Synagogue Annual Dinner
June 16 * 5:30-8:30 pm
Lake Park Synagogue, 3207 N. Hackett Ave.

Farewell Rockin' Shabbat for Cantor Phillips
June 17 * 6:15-7:15 pm
Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd.

WITS Benefit Evening of Inspiration with Baruch Levine
June 19 * 3:30 pm
Four Points - Sheraton North, 8900 N. Kildeer Ct.

Caregiver Support Group
June 21 * 1-2 pm
Chai Point Senior Living, 1400 N. Prospect Ave.

Chaverim Dinner Out
June 21 * 6:30-8:30 pm
Culvers, 1325 E. Capitol Dr.

--Save The Date--

* Milwaukee Jewish Federation Annual Meeting, Aug. 10

Find further details in a future newsletter
Community Photo Album
Women's Philanthropy of the MJF celebrated women's leadership in philanthropy at its annual meeting on May 19.
See Photos

MJF's Israel Center held a special picnic for Israelis who live in Wisconsin on May 22. See Photos 

Young Adults: Attend a Pop-Up Shabbat
June 10 | 6:30 pm doors open | 7:30 pm Shabbat meal and service

Hillel Milwaukee, 3053 N. Stowell Ave. Learn More

Mother and Son Brewers Game
June 26 | 12 pm

Join the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC and PJ Library for a special mother and son day. Tailgate followed by the game, and children get to run the bases after the game! Learn More 

Summer Evenings Concert Series
June 17 | 8 pm | Free
Congregation Shalom,
7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Featuring We Six Jazz Sextet. Read more about "Summer Evenings: A Musical Kaleidoscope" 2016 Concert Series.  

Help the Chronicle Pick Top Stories From 5776

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

* Now on Facebook: Jewish Wisconsin is mad for mah jongg.

* Now on Twitter: Help the Chronicle pick top stories of the year.

* Coming in the July print edition of the Chronicle: Shabbat in Door County!

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

Don't forget to share your views of the poll question: "Do you eat pork?"

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

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

Learn About Donor Advised Funds
Question: I have heard the name Donor Advised
Fund, but I don't really understand what
it means.
Answer: Read More

Candlelighting Times

~ June 3 - 8:08 pm
~ June 10 - 8:13 pm

~ June 11 - 9:25 pm
~ June 12 - 9:25 pm

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