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December 8, 2017 Statement: JCRC Statement on Jerusalem

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MJF In the News

December 2017

Milwaukee Jewish community comes out in support of Dreamers
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

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 2017

Transgender Beauty Queen to Share Her Story: Trans Day of Remembrance Interfaith Vigil

Incarcerated Journalist to Keynote Holocaust Education Resource Center’s Gala

Israeli, Palestinian Activists Share a Message of Understanding

Former US Small Business Administrator to Keynote Economic Forum 2017

May 2017

José A. Olivieri to receive 2017 Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

April 2017

Holocaust by Bullets exhibit opening features the founder of the investigations Over 2 million murdered by bullets

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 recent president 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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