All events take place at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, unless otherwise noted.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee is thrilled to launch SPARK! Cultural Programming for People with Memory Loss. For more information on this program, click here.


Refugees of Many Lands – Part 3 of Immigration Series
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:00 PM

A panel discussion with representatives of cultural groups with Milwaukee-based communities addressing immigration issues specific to diverse ethnicities as well as contemporary immigration policies. Featured presenters: Chia Vang, Director of the Hmong Diaspora Studies Certificate Program and Associate Professor of History at UWM and author of the book Hmong in Minnesota; Nancy Flores, Fundraising Director at Voces de la Frontera, Director of the New Sanctuary Movement which organizes immigrant and allied faith groups, and assists families affected by deportation, and coordinates the Wisconsin Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights; Rabbi David Cohen, spiritual leader of Congregation Sinai, who was ordained at the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and currently serves as co-chair of the URJ CCAR Joint Commission of Life Long Jewish Learning. Rabbi Cohen will also be the panel moderator.

This event is co-sponsored by Congregation Sinai and Sinai’s Social Action Committee. This series is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Comparative Ethnic Studies Program and History Department at UWM and was developed in collaboration with Rachel I. Buff, Associate History Professor at UWM.

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

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JMM After Hours
Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:00 PM

Holocaust Survivor and local seamstress, Susie Fono, will share her family’s story of survival in Hungary. This is a unique opportunity to speak with a Holocaust survivor. Susie is a member of the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center Speaker’s Bureau and she shares her story with groups throughout Wisconsin.

The program will feature tours of JMM’s acclaimed exhibit, Stitching History From the Holocaust.

Light Refreshments will be served (dietary laws observed).

We will also be collecting winter apparel for the Jewish Community Pantry (coats, gloves, hats, scarves for kids or adults).

Cost: Free for members; $8 for non-members.

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Museums and Memory on the Internet
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:00 PM

Join the Museum for a presentation on creating the Digital Exhibit of Stitching History From the Holocaust, on view through March 1, 2015, with Dr. Rachel Baum, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a team from UWM’s Digital Humanities Lab.

Cost: Free for members, and students with valid ID; $5 for non-members.

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RSVP by February 20, 2015.




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