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A traditional and modern klezmer, Yiddish theater, Israeli dance and t’filah band — can play a wide variety of Jewish music. We have performed for Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha, Coalition for Jewish Learning, Ovation Communities, JCC Kesher and with the Milwaukee Jewish Community Chorale. We are available for concerts, dances and services in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Contact: Mark Levy, ABandNAllHope_klezmer@yahoo.com
Adria Willenson is a graphic/web/UX designer with over 20 years of experience. She is also a fine artist and works with watercolor, acrylic, textiles and mixed media inspired by nature. She uses a variety of techniques through her textile and silk scarf designs such as serti, batik and shibori-style resist methods.
Her artwork has been displayed at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, Schauer Arts Center, Ovation Communities and many other galleries and boutiques. Some examples of her custom artwork include family trees, ketubahs, murals for home, office and non-profit organizations.
Ari Rosenthal Photography is one of southeastern Wisconsin’s most popular wedding/event photography destinations having documented over 1,000 weddings/events. Winner- The Knot Best of Weddings 2011-2021, Winner- Wedding Wire- Couples Choice Award 2009-2021. Quality, professional, affordable and fun. Custom albums available.
Israeli Folk Dance typically meets once a week at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Sessions consist of Israeli circle dances, ranging from the classics to the newest dances from Israel. Teaching is offered regularly and no previous experience is necessary to join and enjoy this fun form of exercise! For further information, and to let us know that you will be attending, please email MilwaukeeIFD@yahoo.com or call Karen at (414) 315-3400. Israeli Folk Dance is open to ages 12 and up and is free of charge.
Visitors to Jewish Museum Milwaukee learn about and from Jewish history. The motto “Where Conversations Happen” guides our commitment to using the history, art and stories we exhibit and the programs we offer to prompt cross-cultural dialogue about timeless and widely relevant issues. Themes explored by the museum—including tolerance and prejudice, immigration, acculturation, social justice and community building—have universal and contemporary resonance. In addition to the permanent exhibit JMM offers three special exhibits per year and over 40 programs.
Hours are Monday - Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm; Friday, 10 am - 3 pm and Sunday, Noon - 4 pm, except for Jewish and national holidays. Admissions range from $6-$9, and members are admitted for free. Group and school guided tours are available. The Jewish Museum Milwaukee is a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
Executive Director: Patti Sherman-Cisler
President: Anneliese Dickman
With over 25 years of experience, Kat creates well-designed, cost-effective printed marketing pieces including corporate identity/logos, ads, newsletters, brochures, direct mail, publications. Her focus is on the Jewish community and non-profit organizations. Working closely with her clients they develop visually pleasing pieces that convey the information to their audience. Kat's clients always get the quick turnaround and the personal attention they deserve. Call or email to set up an appointment.
Kerri Yudkovitch, aka the Snowflake Lady, designs and creates stained glass art. Her work includes snowflakes, hamsas, Stars of David, lamps, sun catchers and ornaments. With many unique designs, innovative use of color, and meticulous solder lines, each piece of her work is one-of-a-kind and sure to dazzle. Kerri has been working with stained glass for more than 10 years, and participated in many juried art shows. Check out her work on the Web, or call for a custom design.
A freelance graphic and fine artist, instructor and consultant who teaches and advises those with diverse backgrounds, skill levels and ages, in the areas of the fine arts, applied arts and Judaica, in both secular and Judaica subject matter.
Known for her graphic and commercial art production, Laeh is available for freelance art works or “art to order” projects in most media: computer, pencil, pen, chalk, metal tooling, acrylic or watercolor, to list a few.
Marge Eiseman is an internationally acclaimed teacher and presenter of programs about Jewish women’s spirituality, the cycle of love and loss, and the contemporary Jewish music scene. She is available to add a lift to your meetings and promises to send you home singing one of her catchy tunes.
Established in 1994, Milwaukee’s premier vocal performing ensemble includes members from throughout the Jewish community. The Chorale sings traditional and contemporary Jewish music for senior living facilities, community gatherings, and small groups, culminating in a late spring concert that rotates among area synagogues. Membership is open from September to July for supporters and enthusiasts of Jewish chorale music. Interested in singing with or booking the Chorale for a preformance? Contact Enid by phone or email.
Director: Enid Bootzin Berkovits
President: Julie Magidson