Resources

Beth Din Rabbinical Court of Milwaukee

The court specializes in assisting Jewish couples that require a get (traditional Jewish divorce). It also facilitates, compromises and renders legal rulings, in accordance with traditional Jewish law, in financial disputes. In all cases, faithful adherence to the principles of Jewish law and customs is maintained. The proceedings reflect care, confidentiality and sensitivity for all parties involved.

Chief Judge & President: Rabbi Mendel Senderovic

414-873-4398
414-447-7915
c/o Milwaukee Kollel, 5007 W. Keefe Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53216
Chabad of Downtown

The Lubavitch-affiliated institution offers group classes, lunch and learn, mezuzah affixing, chaplain services, personalized and individual classes throughout the city, individual mitzvah campaigns, Sukkah-mobile and bar mitzvah programs in addition to personalized Rabbinical services for all life cycle events.

Director: Rabbi Yoseph Samuels

414-272-2433
414-961-3273
1301 N. Astor St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
CHAI (Concern For Helping Animals in Israel)

CHAI (Concern For Helping Animals in Israel) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in the U.S. in 1984 to assist the S.P.C.A. and animal protection community throughout Israel. Wisconsin representative Jody Sussman Steren can provide information and material.

Contact: Jody Sussman Steren

414-962-9615 or Toll free 866-308-0333
4976 N. Ardmore Ave., Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Counseling (JFS)

Through our state-certified outpatient mental health clinic, JFS clinical staff offers results-oriented therapy to individuals struggling with mental illness or personal problems. Our multidisciplinary team is qualified to assess and treat a range of emotional problems, including: relationship issues, domestic abuse, addictions and more. Through professional and confidential counseling, JFS gives our clients the tools to make positive life-long changes.

Contact: Clinical Services Coordinator

 

414-390-5800
1300 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Daniel M. Soref Community Hall (JCC)

This beautiful, freshly appointed North Shore venue is standing by for your next event. Whether it be a bar/bat mitzvah, wedding or conference we have the versatility to partner with you to make your occasion picture perfect. Banquet seating for 300 complete with dance floor or 450 theatre style — the scope of your event is only limited by your imagination. Our facility boasts a state-of-the art sound system complete with full conferencing capabilities. Fully equipped kosher kitchen. Open year round.

414-964-4444
6255 North Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Disability Case Management (JFS)

Care Management Program assures that adults with developmental disabilities and/or severe and persistent mental illness are given the opportunity to live independently and achieve their fullest potential. JFS Disability Care Managers provide a continuum of services: help with government benefits and entitlements like SSI, SSDI, Food Share and Medicaid (Title 19); assist with identifying appropriate housing; money management services; socialization opportunities; in-house links to counseling; information, referral and advocacy.

Contact: Clinical Services Coordinator

414-390-5800
1300 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Evan & Marion Helfaer Community Service Building (MJF)

This three-story building is MJF’s downtown office and was built in 1973 by dward Durell Stone. It houses the following Milwaukee Jewish Federation programs and services:

• Coalition for Jewish Learning (CJL)
•Israel Center
•J-Pride Milwaukee – LGBT Jews & Allies
•Jewish Community Foundation (JCF)
•Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
•Jewish Museum Milwaukee
•Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center (HERC)
•Shalom Baby
•Shalom Milwaukee
•Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle (WJC)
•Women’s Philanthropy
•Young Leadership Division (YLD)

A tapestry designed by Marc Chagall occupies the south wall of our atrium. To the north of the building, visitors will see the Holocaust Memorial designed by Milwaukee-born artist, Claire Lieberman, in 1983.

The Evan & Marion Helfaer Community Service Building is owned and managed by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

(414) 390-5700
(414) 390-5782
1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Ferrante’s CAFA B DATA

Located on Butlein/DeToro Way with in the JCC, Ferrante’s CAFA B DATA offers a full menu with made to order burgers, shawarma chicken, fresh salads, home-made soups, and delicious daily specials. Take away frozen chavel yisroel Ferrante’s famous pizza. For more information visit Ferrantes.com or Facebook.com/FerrantesJCC.

 

 

 

414-967-8254
6255 North Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Friendship House Fellowship

The Friendship House Fellowship is a group of Jewish men and women who join together to support each other in the pursuit of recovery from addiction and other related problems.

The only requirements for membership are: participation in a related Twelve-Step program and a desire to recover.

Our goal is to obtain and maintain recovery while integrating the spiritual Twelve-Step approach with a greater understanding and appreciation of our Judaism. For those interested in such a pursuit, we invite you to join us.

Shul on Lake Drive and Kenwood every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Jim Meldman, 414-406-7566
Jim@jmremodelingwi.com

Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center is a non-profit, social service agency founded upon Jewish ethics and values that serves the whole community as a destination for wellness, education, and comprehensive social services. The vision of the JCC is to maximize the use of programs and services, the position in the community, and the accessibility of the Jewish Community Center to welcome all Jews and their families, to help them move along a continuum of Jewish growth, and to build Jewish memories. The JCC is a partner agency of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, is affiliated with the JCC Association of North America, and a beneficiary of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County.

• Fitness and wellness programs
• Ozone-filtered pools
• Aquatics & recreation
• After school & vacation day programs
• Gan Ami Early Childhood Education
• Steve & Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC
• Albert & Ann Deshur JCC Rainbow Day Camp
• Adult Programs
• Ferrante’s at the JCC
• KidShare
• Jewish Community Pantry
• Daniel M. Soref Community Hall
• Daniel M. Soref Education & Retreat Center
• Hy & Richard Smith JCC Water Park
• JCC/CJL Library/Media Center
• J•Shore
• And more!

President/CEO: Mark Shapiro
Membership, Program Information, Schedule a Tour: 414-967-8268
Chair: Joe Kasle

Catering and Events: 414-967-8283; events@jccmilwaukee.org

Cafa B Data: 414-967-8254; fun@ferrantes.com
facebook.com/FerrantesJCC

(414) 964-4444
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53217