Rabbi Hannah Wallick

Rabbi Hannah Wallick

Rabbi Hannah Wallick is a Vice President of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. She has worked at MJF for eight years and oversees MJF programs including Jewish Museum Milwaukee, the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education and Resource Center, the Israel Center, the Jewish Community Relations Council, and the Coalition for Jewish Learning.

Rabbi Hannah works with the Israel and Overseas Chair and committee on the the Israel and Overseas allocation from the Annual Campaign, staffs the Governance Committee, and works together with the CEO and Board Chair on MJF board meetings.

When she is not at MJF, Rabbi Hannah as serves as the spiritual leader of the Moses Montefiore Congregation in Appleton.

In past work experiences, Rabbi Hannah grew a community of young adults and families in Long Island City, Queens and served two unique congregations: one in Tribeca and one in rural Maryland, where congregants ranged from Orthodox to families celebrating multiple faith traditions. Always with an outreach lens, Rabbi Hannah worked at the UJA-Federation in New York to help NY-area congregations develop membership growth plans and at the Jewish Outreach Institute advocating for an inclusive approach to Judaism. Rabbi Hannah’s professional development include a management and supervision course at the University of Wisconsin Madison and an ongoing learning cohort about working with lay boards at Northwestern’s Kellogg School. She has rabbinic ordination and a Masters in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a BA in Jewish Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

She is married to Karl, an architect and professor of architecture at the University of Wisconsin and between them, they have two adult children and two children at Milwaukee Jewish Day School.