Amid a widespread rise in antisemitism in North America, Milwaukee Jewish Federation has joined an unprecedented coalition of over 60 American and Canadian Jewish and non-Jewish organizations and corporations to launch Shine A Light, a comprehensive initiative to illuminate the dangers of antisemitism through education, community partnerships, workplace engagement, advocacy and media.
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation is dismayed by the increasingly frequent Holocaust comparisons being made in local public discourse, as well as on social and news media.
Editor’s note: Our Posts from the Community feature is a platform for community announcements and event postings. If you have a post to be considered, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit it directly. The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation welcomes community advocate Kai Gardner Mishlove as its new director. She […]
Wisconsin is experiencing an alarming rise in anti-Semitic incidents, according to the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s 2018 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents.
Reggie Jackson and Dr. Fran Kaplan have been selected to receive the 2018 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award. The award was established in 2014 by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Previous honorees are attorney James H. Hall, Danae Davis, and Jose Olivieri.
A moderated discussion with Palestinian and Israeli parents who have lost children in the conflict will show the importance of reconciliation and provide a perspective on the current wave of violence in Milwaukee. Bassam Aramin — a Palestinian whose daughter was killed by Israeli border police in 2007, and Robi Damelin — an Israeli whose […]
Hours Against Hate, a global initiative to address bigotry, will be introduced to the U.S. at a kick-off event celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Jewish Council for Community Relations on this evening at the Pfister Hotel. Initiated by the U.S. Department of State, Hours Against Hate is a movement to help end bigotry and […]