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About MJF (PDF)
History of MJF (PDF)
2015-2016 Annual Report to the Community (PDF)
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Why Give? No Gift Touches More Lives Campaign Video


MJF In the News

September 2017

The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat
Art Exhibit Revisits the Shabbat Custom of Rest and Renewal on the Seventh Day

August 2017

Hundreds come out in Tosa with message of peace
JCRC Director Elana Kahn speaking about Charlottesville on 620 WTMJ News
Milwaukee Jewish Community Calls for United Response Against White Supremacists on CBS58
Milwaukee Jewish Federation: Jewish community calls for united response against white supremacists
Jewish Community Calls for United Response Against White Supremacists
Faith, civil rights groups call for independent audit of Milwaukee police
Community Coalition for Quality Policing issues mandates to rebuild trust between public and police
Jewish Museum’s Rosenblatt retrospective preserves his memories in three dimensions

July 2017

Hello, Dolly! and everyday magic at the Jewish Museum
With Trump protests, Israrel comments, Roger Waters tunes in controversy
Trump administration under fire for failing to appoint anti-Semitism envoy
Tillerson urged to appoint special envoy on anti-Semitism
Tillerson says we may not need an anti-Semitism envoy. He’s wrong.
New Rosenblatt exhibit plays tribute to enthusiastic expert on the everday 
Olivieri lends time and talents to build strong Hispanic community
Hello, Dolly! and Everyday Magic at the Jewish Museum

June 2017

New Rosenblatt exhibit pays tribute to the enthusiastic expert on the everyday
Events highlight the neighborhood that inspired Rosenblatt’s art

May 2017

José A. Olivieri to receive 2017 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

April 2017

Milwaukee PBS/Mark Siegrest Interview with Father Patrick Desbois
Wisconsin Public Radio 90.7 FM: Holocaust By Bullets Public Service Announcement
‘Holocaust By Bullets’ Shares Unknown Tales of Holocaust Terror
Monday on Lake Effect: Nazi Atrocities in USSR, US Trade, Paralympian Bonnie St. John
Father Patrick Desbois: Uncovering a Holocaust By Bullets
Photo Essay: The Unmarked Mass Graves of 2 Million
Audio: A Journey For Truth In the Shadow of Genocide
‘Holocaust by Bullets’ at Jewish Museum Milwaukee
MJS Real Time Opinion for Tuesday, April 18
War Crimes investigator to speak at Jewish exhibit “Holocaust By Bullets”
Holocaust by bullets exhibit opens in Milwaukee
Milwaukee groups use books, classes and meals to promote religious tolerance
Interfaith groups call for hate crime investigation of attack on Milwaukee Muslim woman
Holocaust by Bullets exhibit opening features the founder of the investigations

February 2017

Anti-Semitic incidents rise in Milwaukee and across nation
Trump’s Deportation Directive Targets Vulnerable Milwaukee Families
The Rise of Anti-Semitism
Incidents at UW-Madison contribute to spike in anti-Semitic incidents in 2016
Ugly Acts of Anti-Semitism Surface in Milwaukee
Bomb threat forces evacuation at Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay
Milwaukee Jewish Community Relations Council Reports Rise In Anti-Semitism
Milwaukee Jewish Federation Reports More Anti-Semitic Incidents in 2016
Trend Shows Increase of Local Anti-Semitic Incidents
‘Fabric of Survival’ Weaves a Story of Horror and Hope
Jewish council opposes executive orders targeting immigrants and refugees
Debunking the Myths that Feed Islamophobia

January 2017

Milwaukee Leaders Oppose Immigration Ban As Unconstitutional
Milwaukee-bound refugees’ travel plans halted
Wisconsin lawmakers split on Pres. Trump’s immigration ban; Muslim, Jewish groups push back
Jewish Community Opposes Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants and Refugees
Mueller: Witness to a Murder
Pollack: The narrow-minded message of Wisconsin Family Action

December 2016

Vice President of Outreach, Israel & Overseas Rabbi Hannah Greenstein Talks about Chanukah on Radio 620 WTMJ
Beth Lipman’s Magical Thinking

November 2016

Jewish Community Relations Council denounces the appointment of Stephen Bannon
Groups denounce President-elect Trump’s choice for chief strategist; Priebus calls him “a force for good”
Jewish Community Relations Council weighs in on Trump
Jewish Community Relations Council looks forward after election

October 2016

Interview with Vivek Wadhwa on NewsRadio 620 WTMJ
Silicon Valley futurist says Milwaukee can be an innovation hub: Slideshow
8 questions for Vivek Wadhwa
Teens hear message of forgiveness from Israeli and Palestinian parents
‘Once and Again’ Gets Up Close and Personal With Beth Lipman’s Glasswork

September 2016

Interview with Deborah Lipstadt on NewsRadio 620 WTMJ
Art City: Beth Lipman stays transparent with a twist
Parents who lost children in Israel, Palestine to speak at UWM
Deborah Lipstadt to speak about Holocaust denial
‘Denial’ in Real Life

July 2016

‘Project Mah Jongg’ Exhibit Highlights Competition & Camaraderie

June 2016

Choosing simplistic solutions for complex problems

May 2016

Danae Davis, to receive 2016 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award
Top Workplaces 2016
“Milwaukee For Israel” celebrates nation’s Independence Day

April 2016

As American as Pot Roast and Potato Salad

March 2016

Confronting discrimination of any kind
Seth M. Siegel, MJF Women’s Philanthropy speaker, on WUWM 89.7
Seth M. Siegel, MJF Women’s Philanthropy speaker, on 620WTMJ
Author of best-selling book about water shortages to speak in Fox Point
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Features Propaganda Art by Arthur Szyk
Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in Wisconsin schools

February 2016

Exhibit at Jewish Museum of Milwaukee
MJF CFO/COO Tom Lindow Profile – 40 Under 40 Milwaukee Area’s Emerging Leaders

January 2016

Business Journal picks 40 Under 40 winners: Developer Matt Neumann, DOT’s Roselle among fourth group revealed
Today the world remembers the Holocaust
Jewish Museum Milwaukee presents FDR’s ‘solider in art’ Arthur Szyk

MJF News Coverage Archive

For coverage links past the dates listed, please contact Jeff Jones, Marketing Manager, at 414-390-5783.


MJF News Releases

May 2017

José A. Olivieri to receive 2017 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

April 2017

Holocaust by Bullets exhibit opening features the founder of the investigations Over 2 million murdered by bullets

October 2016

Left v. Right: The Battle for Israel’s Soul: A moderated discussion with J.J. Goldberg and Jonathan Tobin

September 2016

Responses to Violence: Group chooses reconciliation over revenge
Group Chooses Reconciliation Over Revenge: Parents Circle Families Forum Offers Message of Hope
Holocaust History on Trial: Author to discuss court fight prior to release of biopic ‘Denial’

August 2016

Glass art depicts timeless portraits of humanity

May 2016

Mah Jongg is More Than a Game
Danae Davis, to receive 2016 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award
Wisconsin Celebrates Israel: 1,000 expected to “Walk for Israel”

April 2016

Milwaukee Jewish Federation receives 2016 Top Workplaces Award

March 2016

Community Passover Food Drive April 1-12
Jewish Community Relations Council Releases 2015 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents
Bestselling Author to Discuss Solutions for Water Crisis

January 2016

FDR’s ‘soldier in art’ featured in original-curated exhibit

MJF News Release Archive

Special Announcements

October 14, 2015: Statement on Terror Attacks in Israel
June 19, 2015: Jewish community expresses shock and outrage at Charleston church shootings
January 12, 2015: MJF Denounces Paris Attacks
November 18, 2014: Statement on Attack of Jerusalem Synagogue
August 4, 2014: Statement on Recent Increase of Anti-Semitic Incidents
July 1, 2014: Mourning the loss of Naftali, Gilad and Eyal


Statements on recent president election and selection of staff:

Jewish Community Relations Council denounces Bannon appointment (November 14, 2016)
Jewish Community Relations Council looks forward after election (November 11, 2016)


For news releases past the dates listed, please contact Jeff Jones, Marketing Manager, at 414-390-5783.

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