News Coverage Archive

December 2017

Meet the White Nationalist who wants to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan
Milwaukee Labor Council confronts white supremacist
“Disturbing display:” Rally at City Hall amid contractor controversies, company issues statement
A Life ‘Defined’ by Advocacy: Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Hannah Rosenthal
Jewish Community Relations Council Statement on Jerusalem
Statement from JCRC on Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

November 2017

Meet Hannah Rosenthal, CEO of Milwaukee Jewish Federation and Local ‘Mensch on a Mission’
From Milwaukee to the Middle East, journalist Maziar Bahari is drawn to human stories
WiGWatch: Community action alerts
State Sees Rise in Hate Groups
Across Wisconsin, recent rises in hate, bias incidents spark concern
Foxconn not answer to all of region’s problems
Kahn: Together, we can end hate in Milwaukee

October 2017

Former SBA director talks innovation, Foxconn at economic event: Slideshow
Look to Your Supply Chain, Speaker Tells Milwaukee Businesses
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker bars Israel boycotters from doing business with his state
Wisconsin Jewish Federations Statement on Anti-Discrimination Order
Wisconsin governor signs anti-boycott Israel order
Wisconsin Becomes Latest State to Pass Anti-Boycott Israel Law
NMAJH Exhibit Painted Through Witnesses’ Perspectives
Meet the Milwaukee area’s power brokers
Groups Call for Unified Weekend Against Hate

September 2017

Dickman: Jewish Museum Milwaukee fights anti-Semitism
The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat
Art Exhibit Revisits the Shabbat Custom of Rest and Renewal on the Seventh Day
United Way initiative will engage business leaders to address community’s biases

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

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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