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MJF In the News

November 2019

Milwaukee businesses weigh in on 2020 prospects at Economic Forum 

October 2019

Economist Schenker shares positive outlook at Jewish Federation’s economic forum: Slideshow 
‘We Can Weather The Storm’: Economist Says Consumers Likely To Keep Economy Strong
Milwaukee museum exhibit explores Houdini’s Wisconsin roots
Milwaukee museum exhibit explores Houdini’s Wisconsin roots
Tuesday on Lake Effect: Spider Webs, Haunted Downtown Milwaukee, Harry Houdini’s Wisconsin …
Giveaway: Linking Houdini: A Halloween Séance 
Exhibit touts Houdini’s Wisconsin roots and spectacular escape in downtown Madison

September 2019

Jewish representatives from Milwaukee have empathy for migrants at Southern border

August 2019

‘There Aren’t Others; Others Are What We Are’: Moshe Katz
Gun violence vigil remembers Sikh Temple attack, mourns victims of past weekend’s shootings

July 2019

MDA’s “First Seven Minutes” Project Has Reached The United States
Israeli paramedics host emergency terrorism response course in Milwaukee
Emergency responders train local religious organizations to handle the worst case scenario 
Israeli EMTs train Milwaukee faith groups to deal with mass casualty events
Magen David Adom Rolls Out Terrorism- and Emergency-Response Training for Civilians in U.S. 
The Circus Is In Town
Women Wage Peace Educates Milwaukeeans On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Jews wield power, but it’s not enough to win Home Run Derby
Thursday on Lake Effect: LULAC, Women Wage Peace, Melinda Myers, Radio Chipstone, Bastille …
Harley-Davidson’s electric Hog: 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds
Kids in Cages: Reflections on our disunited state and culture of unrequited love
Community Leaders Protest Conditions At Detention Centers On The Border

June 2019

Chagall’s Circus Stories
‘Chagall’s Le Cirque’ Exhibit Showcases Wisconsin’s Circus Tradition
Now Batting in Milwaukee: ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’
Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis to receive 2019 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award 
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Brings Iconic Circus Back to Life
6 Things You Should be Doing in Milwaukee this Weekend, from Father’s Day on the Cheap to Polish Fest 
Special MKE Film Screening Stars Strikeouts, Spy Craft and Bud Selig 
Manitowoc Rahr-West Art Museum to Share Chagall Collection with Jewish Museum in Milwaukee

May 2019

UWM student holds swastika sign at Jewish Independence Day celebration
Milwaukee university student holds swastika sign in bid for publicity
Local Jewish leaders look to prevent tragedy

April 2019

Ed Asner visits Milwaukee for ‘The Soap Myth’
See the Legendary Ed Asner on Stage in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Jewish community impacted by shooting at synagogue in California
Actor Ed Asner Stars In ‘The Soap Myth,’ Play About How We Remember History
Ed Asner to star in ‘The Soap Myth’ April 29 at Congregation Shalom
Ed Asner to star in the ‘The Soap Myth’ April 29
Wisconsin faith leaders working to better secure places of worship
Cardinal Stritch Offers Heroic and Absurdist ‘The Last Cyclist’ 
Remembering a Woman at War in ‘Pictures of Resistance’

March 2019

The State of anti-Semitism in Wisconsin
Number of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents on rise around the world 
How Wisconsin groups are fighting an increase in hate speech and anti-Semitism in the state
Anti-boycott bill is Israel loyalty test –Joel Garb
Hate speech found along Milwaukee bike path
‘Coded message’ of hate found along the popular Oak Leaf Trail in Milwaukee
Anti-Semitic incidents increase in Wisconsin for fifth consecutive year
Hate crimes on the rise in Wisconsin; locals work to combat it
Report: Anti-Semitic incidents in Wisconsin on the rise

MJF News Coverage Archive

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

MJF News Releases

October 2019

Highly ranked financial forecaster, futurist to keynote Economic Forum

Pause with Pittsburgh

July 2019

Magen David Adom, Israel’s National EMS Organization, To Hold Terrorism- And Emergency-Response Training for Religious and Public Institutions in Milwaukee

June 2019

Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis to receive 2019 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

February 2019

Nominees Sought for Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

January 2019

New President/CEO hired at Milwaukee Jewish Federation

October 2018

Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman speaking at local launch of abuse help program

Community Gathering for Pittsburgh

June 2018

‘Digital Nazi Hunter’ keynotes Annual Meeting

April 2018

Wisconsin Celebrates Israel Up to 1,000 expected to ‘Walk for Israel’

Mayor Barrett presenting proclamation to celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday

March 2018

MJF News Release Archive

Special Announcements

December 8, 2017: JCRC Statement on Jerusalem
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 2016 presidential 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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