Adar II, 5774 - March 2014

CJL Educator Recognition Event

On January 26, 2004 more than 200 people gathered to salute the community's educators.  We have received an overwhelmingly positive reaction to this event.  CJL thanks all those who participated and once again send congratulations to all those who were honored:



 Congratulations educators and THANK YOU for all you do!!!!!




Click here to see photos from the event!   


Welcome to the Coalition for Jewish Learning's E-Newsletter! 

This newsletter is published monthly on Rosh Chod
esh.  We invite your feedback and invite you to join us as we explore the joys of Jewish learning in Milwaukee and beyond!




Contact Us At:

1360 N. Prospect Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53202-3094


414.390.5747 (fax)

Dr. Steven Baruch 
Executive Director
Karen Torem
Professional Development Coordinator
Amanda Stein
Day School Grant Coordinator
Brittany Hager 
Administrative Assistant
Susie Rosengarten, Chair 
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

We share a number of Israel related resources below. For help in using these resources and for help in planning your Israel curriculum we urge you to contact our Shlichim:

Ro'ee Peled:
414-390-5705 or

Michal Makov Peled:
414-390-5714 or

Our Shlichim can provide you with an array of information about Israel and ideas for your classroom.

Free Jewish Film Showings
Sponsored by the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC and FREE of charge for the entire community!

Click here for the Spring 2014 schedule!

Fun Ideas for Purim!


TRIP: Teacher Recognition and Incentive Program
Educators develop a professional growth plan based on a self assessment of their own strengths and weaknesses.  Then educators create a professional growth plan.  CJL grants financial assistance to help educators carry out their professional growth plans.  For more information, email Karen Torem at

Professional Development Classes


CJL announces a new series of classes for teachers.  These classes are open to all, but remuneration is only available to teachers from schools participating in CSI-Milwaukee who complete 9 hours of instruction & follow-up requirements.  Email Karen Torem at


To make a donation to the Coalition for Jewish Learning click the link below!



1360 N. Prospect Ave. 

Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 963-2710 

The Coalition for Jewish Learning is the education program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.