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November 2022

Concern grows among local Jewish community as antisemitism spreads

Milwaukee Jewish community speaks out after antisemitic remarks from two celebrities

The dangers of high-profile antisemitism from Kanye West and others

September 2022

Center is asset for Holocaust education

New this year, Wisconsin teachers must talk about the Holocaust. Here’s what’s happening in classrooms. View pdf.

August 2022

Kenosha rabbi calls antisemitism flyers a teachable moment

Anti-Semitic flyers found in Kenosha, man facing $4K in littering fines

July 2022

Kenosha man charged for littering after distributing antisemitic flyers

A decade after Sikh temple shooting, violence remains a real threat for local houses of worship. Here’s what they’re doing to prevent it. View pdf.

Rise in antisemitic activity in Kenosha spurs community conversation, creation of “rapid response” team to combat hateful acts against Jews

June 2022

Siona Benjamin Making Art ‘Beyond Borders’

‘Beyond Borders’: The Jewish Museum Milwaukee features art by Siona Benjamin

‘Beyond Borders’ exhibit at Jewish Museum transcends culture, explores social justice issues

Judge Mosley to receive 2022 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

Decentralization is the future, blockchain expert tells Milwaukee business community: Slideshow

April 2022

Holocaust Remembrance Day important more than ever as anti-Semitic incidences on the rise in Wisconsin

Milwaukee religious leaders speak on significance of Easter, Passover and Ramadan coinciding

Milwaukee stands in solidarity at candlelight vigil to honor children killed in Ukraine by Russian invasion

‘Very dangerous’ antisemitism in Wisconsin remains near record high, report says

Milwaukee Jewish Federation audit finds a near-record high of antisemitic incidents in Wisconsin

Milwaukee’s Jewish Community marshals resources, volunteers to aid Ukrainian refugees

Antisemitism is Carthage forum topic

Audit shows increase in anti-Semitic incidents, especially in Wisconsin schools

March 2022

Report Shows Antisemitic Incidents Rose in Milwaukee Schools and Statewide

Report: Severity of antisemitic incidents on the rise in Wisconsin

Reports of antisemitism in Wisconsin remain near record-high levels in ‘troubling trend’

Anti-Semitic incidents on rise in Wisconsin’s middle and high schools, report says

Video: Milwaukee faith, community leaders hold rally for Ukraine

February 2022

Jewish Museum Milwaukee exhibit: ‘Then They Came For Me’
Jewish Museum Milwaukee exhibit: ‘Then They Came For Me’ (video)

Jewish, Muslim stand-up comedians to share a stage in ‘Comedy for Peace’ event in Milwaukee

Antisemitic Flyers Found In Kenosha, 11 U.S. States: JCRC

Kenosha anti-Semitic flyers suggest ‘COVID related to Jews’

From immigrant outcast to Olympic gold medalist

Jewish Federations eye security improvements for communities

January 2022

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff meets with Milwaukee Jewish community leaders

Preparing for the un­thinkable inside houses of worship

December 2021

Hundreds gather at the Hoan Bridge to light the final candle celebrating Hanukkah

Post from Community: Unprecedented coalition forms to spotlight antisemitism

Light the Hoan Celebrates Hanukkah

November 2021

How you can celebrate Hanukkah in Milwaukee

Light the Hoan to shine bright for Hanukkah

Crowds Gather to Pay Tribute to Parade Victims in Waukesha

Nearly 500 people gathered for prayer vigil to honor victims in Waukesha’s Christmas parade incident

October 2021

Jewish Museum Milwaukee sheds light on significance of Jewish peddlers

FBI and MCTS team up for hate crime reporting campaign

Mequon-Thiensville School Board recall candidate shares social media posts with Holocaust references

September 2021

In work with refugees and Jewish community, Kai Gardner Mishlove’s mission is to build bridges, find common ground

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Journal Sentinel Investigation, Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 5 Things To Do

August 2021

Here’s how you can help Afghan refugees arriving at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin
‘This is … about hate.’ Holocaust comparisons show up at protests against hospitals’ COVID-19 vaccine mandates

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

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 2022

Judge Mosley to receive 2022 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award
Blockchain pioneer to keynote local Economic Forum

March 2022

2021 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents Press Release
Nominees Sought for Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

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

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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