As the central address for the Milwaukee Jewish community, the Milwaukee Jewish Federation can connect members of the media with valuable resources for story ideas, commentary and background information. The following individuals are members of the Federation staff. We can also connect the media to appropriate resources at our partner organizations both locally, in Israel and around the world.
Educator, Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Ellie Gettinger is an expert on the history of Jewish Milwaukee including Jewish individuals, families and businesses. She can also provide historic photos, information on genealogy and access to the archives of Jewish Museum Milwaukee.
Rabbi Hannah Wallick
Vice President of Outreach, Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Rabbi Greenstein can provide commentary and background information on the Jewish holidays, traditions, life cycle events and history, as well as traditional Jewish texts (Torah, Talmud, Midrash).
Community Shaliach (Cultural Emissary), Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Uria offers a personal point of view on Israel, as well as information about Israeli arts, culture, business, history and politics. He is also a resource on travel to Israel, helping families, young adults, professionals and students find ways to experience his native country.
Milwaukee Jewish Community Planner
Tziporah Altman-Shafer is an expert on education, teacher training, Jewish day school education and religious school education.
For access to other Jewish community experts locally, in Israel and around the world, contact Jeff Jones, marketing and communications manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-390-5783.