News Coverage Archive

December 2015

Consult General Visits Milwaukee, WI

November 2015

Group of UWM students trying preserve history of local holocaust survivors
A road to peace in the Mideast
When is a statue just a statue?
Anti-Semitic words in a Milwaukee sculpture?
Shorewood sculpture to be changed after anti-Semitism complaint
Shorewood awaits recommendation on sculpture
Milwaukee Suburb Removes Sculpture After Anti-Semitic Slur Allegations
The Jews of Argentina at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

October 2015

Former treasury secretary O’Neill bemoans lack of bipartisanship
Outspoken former U.S. Treasury secretary, CEO business panel highlight economic forum: Slideshow
One-time U.S. Treasury secretary, Milwaukee-area leaders talk congressional inaction at economic forum
Paul O’Neill, U.S. Treasury secretary under George W. Bush, to keynote economic forum Tuesday

Wisconsin Jewish Group Plans Peace Vigil In Wake Of Middle East Violence
Vigil Held in Milwaukee for Peace Between Israel and Palestine
World’s largest shofar installed in Kraków
Jewish Krakow: World’s largest shofar announces New Year in Kazimierz
Voices of ghosts: Remembering the Holocaust’s mass killings
A personal journey: ‘I wanted to learn what happened’

September 2015

Holocaust Survivors’ Families Heading To Poland’s ‘Killing Fields’ For Memorial

August 2015

40 join Milwaukee Jewish Federation on trip to concentration camp sites
Milwaukee artist, others visit Poland for Holocaust remembrance
Milwaukee Jewish Federation helps sculptor install work of art in Poland, to remember the Holocaust
Milwaukee Jewish Federation leads unique trip to Poland

July 2015

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: A Relatively Unknown History
Selig, Attanasio help open baseball exhibit
Fans Treated to “Inside the Brewers” Discussion with Debbie and Mark Attanasio
Mark and Debbie Attanasio give inside look at owning the Milwaukee Brewers: Slideshow
Mark and Debbie Attanasio provide inside look on family life, Brewers
Local holocaust survivor reflects on legacy of Sir Nicholas Winton
Sunday Morning Spotlight: Kathie Bernstein and Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Local holocaust survivor reflects on legacy of Sir Nicholas Winton

June 2015

‘Chasing Dreams’ exhibit at Jewish Museum celebrates baseball’s diversity
James H. Hall, Jr., to receive inaugural Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

May 2015

Sherman-Cisler named executive director of Jewish Museum Milwaukee

April 2015

Priest Uncovers A “Holocaust By Bullets” In Soviet Russia
Milwaukee group to help research massacre of Jews in Poland
Internationally Renowned Holocaust Researcher Presents Lifework in Lecture
Milwaukee marks Holocaust Remembrance Day
Bringing Holocaust Victim’s Fashion Designs Back To Life
From the ashes of the Holocaust, a fashion designer’s dresses come to life

March 2015

‘Founders & Visionaries: Wisconsin Jewish Artists from the Milwaukee Art Museum’ at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee

February 2015

Anti-Semitic talks take center stage in Madison
Local anti-Semitic incidents reach 20-year high
Escape into fashion
Madison Police: Weekend Anti-Jewish Vandalism Considered Hate Crime
Report Says Dramatic Rise in Wisconsin Antisemitic Incidents; Data Released Day After Major Graffiti Spree in Madison
Anti-Semitism Spikes in the Badger State
Local Jewish group raises concerns about recent anti-Semitic acts in Wisconsin
Jewish Federation Reports Anti-Semitic Incidents Were Up In Wisconsin In 2014
Vandalism, graffiti demand strongest condemnation
Report finds dramatic rise in anti-Semitic incidents in Wisconsin
Rash of anti-Semitic graffiti includes at least 30 complaints

January 2015

Holocaust education evolves as number of survivors dwindles
Local woman tells her story of survival during WWII
‘What they did is unforgivable’: Holocaust survivors share stories with the next generation
University, Museum Collaborate to Put One Woman’s Holocaust Story Into Digital Exhibit
Jewish Federation CEO Offers to Take 100 Lashes on Behalf of Saudi Blogger
Stitching History in Reality and Online: A Holocaust Victim’s Legacy Lives On
Effort intended to expand interfaith dialogue across state

December 2014

The Jewish Museum of Milwaukee will be open Christmas Day
Church-state debate still rages, but public Hanukkah menorahs gain wider acceptance
Listen to MJF’s Rabbi Hannah Greenstein talk about 2014 Chanukah events in Milwaukee.
A double escape from tyranny to Wisconsin success
Hedy Strand’s Dress designs tell story of Czech woman who tried in vain to flee terror
MJS Photo Gallery of “Stitching History From the Holocaust”

November 2014

Professional medical clowns from Israel visit Milwaukee
No more clownin’ around
Holocaust-era dress designs immortalized in museum
Family history comes to life: Dress designs lost in Holocaust uncovered
The Arts Page – Program #307 – Stitching History from the Holocaust
Medical Clowning Seminar at the Jewish Community Center
Marking a somber anniversary: Folks gather in Milwaukee to remember Kristallnacht

October 2014

Ripon High School to present ‘Hiding in the Open’
Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry, power-networking attract full house to Jewish Federation forum: Slideshow
Milwaukee Jewish Federation Economic Forum
Milwaukee Bucks make major move
Marc Lasry says Bucks owners didn’t buy Shops of Grand Avenue
Lasry, Edens offered $1M to help local bid for Grand Avenue
Lasry, Edens not Grand Avenue’s mystery buyers
Exhibit recreates designs by ‘lady tailor’ turned away by FDR
Stitching History From the Holocaust
SHARP Literacy expands programs, presence in Milwaukee
Around the Town: ‘Hours Against Hate’ Sunday
Two holy days, observed in freedom
The Jewish dressmaker FDR turned away
History, religious studies instructor’s role with Holocaust Center deepens learning experiences
Holocaust Dresses

September 2014
Exhibit explores Jewish lives, creativity lost to Holocaust
Hannah Rosenthal on Milwaukee’s Vibrant Jewish Community and the Gaza/Israel Conflict
Eight Mannequins at a Wisconsin Museum Tell of a Holocaust Tragedy (The New York Times)
Stitching History From the Holocaust

August 2014
New social justice award honors late attorney Friebert
Amid New Violence In Gaza, Local Jewish Group Reports Uptick In Anti-Semitic Threats
“It’s gotten really scary:” Hate against Jews ramping up; Could it be because of what’s going on overseas?

July 2014

MKE Jewish Federation offers condolences to families of slain students
Jewish Community Center to host memorial for 3 murdered teens
Milwaukee Art Gaze: Art Shay: Working, Jews Who Rock, Gesture

June 2014
Pelosi names Hannah Rosenthal to religious freedom body
Jews Who Rock on Milwaukee Public Television
Jews Who Rock on FineTuning
Jews Who Rock on The Arts Page
Jews Who Rock on Tap
Jews Who Rock on Lake Effect
Jews Who Rock in Wisconsin Gazette
Pelosi names Hannah Rosenthal to religious freedom body
Women of Influence News: Hannah Rosenthal
Near-record crowd honors Women of Influence winners: Slideshow (Video)
Faith communities gather for PrideFest service Friday
Jewish Community at Pridefest (page 21)

May 2014
Milwaukee ‘Jews Who Rock’ exhibit features local musicians, photographer
Jews Who Rock — And Role Model
Visual meets sonic at Jewish Museum of Milwaukee

April 2014
First group of Women of Influence winners
Jewish Museum’s “Jews Who Rock” ready to take the stage

March 2014
Andy Warhol Jewish Show Gets 15 More Minutes of Fame in Milwaukee
Annual audit documents incidents of anti-Semitism in Wisconsin
Jews Who Rock: A Musical History Tour Exhibit will open April 27 at Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Milwaukee Jewish educator tapped for ‘Story of the Jews’
Annual audit documents incidents of anti-Semitism in Wisconsin

February 2014
Palestine solidarity activists disrupt speech by ‘Homeland’ TV series creator
When Warhol Did his Warhol Shtick
International Focus – The Life and Legacy of Ariel Sharon
Israeli TV’s Influence on the American Small Screen
Jewish Museum Milwaukee hosts Andy Warhol portraits

January 2014
TV producer involved with “Homeland” to speak at UWM
Visual Art: The Enigma of Andy Warhol
Jewish Museum Milwaukee takes new look at Andy Warhol’s ‘geniuses’
Acclaimed Writer to Lead Discussion about Israeli TV on Jan. 30
Community Art Project with Distinguished Artist 
Israeli behind original ‘Homeland’ finds fertile ground in U.S. TV
Andy Warhol portraits on view now

December 2013
Amy Kahn – New faces, new places

November 2013
Warhol Screen Prints Coming to Jewish Museum Milwaukee

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