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MJF In the News

June 2021

‘Both harmful and dangerous’: The 3 times Wisconsin legislators equated COVID and gun rules to the Holocaust

May 2021

How some religious institutions in the Milwaukee area are adapting to the new CDC mask guidance for fully vaccinated people
Review: A Holocaust Survivor’s Striking Art on Display
Wisconsin to require Holocaust education starting in 5th grade 
Wisconsin schools required to teach Holocaust under new law
New law requires school curriculums to cover Holocaust
UW-Milwaukee: Announces commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients
‘An Environment of Hate’?
Seth Siegel’s next chapter

April 2021

Post from Community: New director selected to lead Jewish Community Relations Council 
Milwaukee Jewish Community Relations Council Hosts Virtual Discussion Highlights Relationship Between Antisemitism and White Nationalism

March 2021

Hundreds vaccinated at Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay
More than 350 people get COVID-19 Vaccine at Samson JCC ‘first-dose’ clinic
Holocaust-education bill passes Wisconsin senate after delays due to coronavirus 
Uptick in racial incidents drives proposal to require schools to teach African American History
With anti-Semitism on the rise, Milwaukee’s Jewish leaders urge everyone to play a role in rooting out hate
Republicans and Democrats agree on this: Teaching the Holocaust

February 2021

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Showcases Artist’s Work to ‘Maintain Humanity’ While In Concentration Camp
Hidden Holocaust Art at Jewish Museum Milwaukee
To Paint is to Live: Jewish museum reopens with exhibit of artwork recovered from the Theresienstadt ghetto
Jewish Museum Milwaukee reopens for a second time during the pandemic
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Ready to Reopen its Doors 

January 2021

Catholic, Jewish Communities Team Up for Holocaust Education
Holocaust educator: Capitol riots should serve as wake-up call
Milwaukee organization steps up effort to require Holocaust education in Wisconsin schools

November 2020

Looking for a way to talk to your kids about social issues
A deep-fried, sweet Hanukkah is a happy Hanukkah

October 2020

How a Milwaukee voting rights advocate is working to educate voters
Designing justice: Luba Lukova’s exploration of social equality through graphic art

September 2020

Explore virtual content or buy a ticket to see the museum in person
Designing justice: Luba Lukova’s exploration of social equality through graphic art featured in new exhibit
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Reopens To Public, Debuts New Exhibitions
Tuesday on Lake Effect: Overdose & Homicide Deaths, ‘This Is How We Leave,’ Artist Luba Lukova
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Highlights Social Justice Through Art
Jewish Museum Milwaukee to Launch Social Justice Exhibit
Local voting rights activist to receive social justice award
Anita Johnson to receive 2020 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award
Local leaders react to survey showing two-thirds of young Americans don’t know 6M died in Holocaust

July 2020

Pastor compares face mask mandate to Holocaust

June 2020

Jewish Museum Milwaukee expects to open in July
Milwaukee faith leaders reconsider every element of the religious experience as they make plans to reopen facilities
In secret recording, Vos says immigrant ‘culture’ was to blame for COVID-19 outbreak in Racine County

May 2020

Here’s what you need to know about in-person religious services in Milwaukee as suburban orders expire
President Trump calls to reopen churches: Here’s how some worship centers are planning to reopen
Jewish Museum Milwaukee finds every silver lining during shutdown

April 2020

Passover begins tonight at sundown
Jewish Leaders Give Guidance on Passover During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 2020

Area Churches, Synagogues Change Practices In Attempt To Stop Spread Of COVID-19
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Goes Digital During Coronavirus Pandemic
Jewish Museum Milwaukee Expands Public Reach During Pandemic Shutdown with Virtual Exhibits
Anti-Semitic incidents rose last year as perpetrators felt emboldened to attack, Milwaukee Jewish leaders say 
Saving Our Democracy: March 5-11, 2020
Audit Finds Reported Anti-Semitic Incidents On The Rise In Wisconsin
Reports of antisemitic incidents in Wisconsin increase by 55 percent
Antisemitic incidents in Wisconsin increase over 300% since 2015
329% Jump in State’s Antisemitic Incidents

February 2020

Holocaust survivors share dinner and stories with Milwaukee students at Hillel Milwaukee

January 2020

10 trips you have to take in 2020 if you love to eat, according to Eater 
75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz prompts reflection on present-day anti-Semitism 
75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Exhibit Explores The Life Of A Girl Interred There

Proposed bill would make it mandatory to teach Holocaust in Wisconsin schools
Proposal would require Wisconsin schools to teach Holocaust history
Coming of Age in the Holocaust
‘Lessons that are critical:’ Exhibit gives voice to teen who lived through Holocaust
7 things you should be doing in Milwaukee this weekend, from spoken word to Chinese New Year 
Thursday on Lake Effect: ‘The Girl In The Diary,’ UK Royal Racism, Innovator-In-Residence 
Plucked From The Rubble: Diary Found In Auschwitz Makes US Premiere In Milwaukee 
Holocaust and genocide education would be required in Wisconsin schools under proposed bill 
Coalition of Organizations in Milwaukee forms to support victims of hate-motivated incidents

MJF News Coverage Archive

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

MJF News Releases

June 2021

Chef José Andrés to Headline Local Economic Forum

April 2021

New director selected to lead Jewish Community Relations Council

March 2021

JCRC Seeks Nominees for Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

March 2020

Troubling trends reflect 55% increase in reported antisemitism

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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