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

Olivieri was chosen for his outstanding leadership in the Latino community and in the community-at-large.

<em>Holocaust by Bullets</em> exhibit opening features the founder of the investigations
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Holocaust by Bullets exhibit opening features the founder of the investigations

Over 2 million murdered by bullets

Nominees Sought for Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award
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Nominees Sought for Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

The honoree will be recognized at the JCRC’s Annual Meeting on June 15, 2017.

Audit reveals increase in anti-Semitic incidents
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Audit reveals increase in anti-Semitic incidents

Last year included an extraordinarily high number of local anti-Semitic incidents.

Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz
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Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz

Exhibit to open at Jewish Museum Milwaukee. February 17 – May 26, 2017

Jewish Community Opposes Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants and Refugees
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Jewish Community Opposes Executive Orders Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

"Now, when there are more refugees in the world than at any other time in recorded history, we cannot betray some of our country’s most basic values."

Jewish Community Relations Council denounces the appointment of Stephen Bannon
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Jewish Community Relations Council denounces the appointment of Stephen Bannon

Through his words and his actions, Bannon spreads the alt-right’s dangerous white nationalism, racism and anti-Semitism.

Jewish Community Relations Council looks forward after election
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Jewish Community Relations Council looks forward after election

Unfortunately, this election has highlighted our differences and we have seen an increase in hateful rhetoric and activity, including overt and covert anti-Semitism.

Glass art depicts timeless portraits of humanity
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Glass art depicts timeless portraits of humanity

Exclusive exhibit makes only Midwest stop in Milwaukee

International expert to discuss Polish-Jewish dialogue, tolerance through education
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International expert to discuss Polish-Jewish dialogue, tolerance through education

Local Jewish educators will share experiences, next steps, from trip to Poland

Jewish Community denounces hateful rhetoric, calls for compassionate treatment of refugees
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Jewish Community denounces hateful rhetoric, calls for compassionate treatment of refugees

“Such hateful and xenophobic invective against Muslims has no place in our political discourse.”

Final Days: Free Admission to Jewish Museum Milwaukee for Military Personnel and Their Families
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Final Days: Free Admission to Jewish Museum Milwaukee for Military Personnel and Their Families

Museum is open 12-4 p.m. on Labor Day, last chance to see baseball exhibit

Free Admission to Jewish Museum Milwaukee for Military Personnel and Their Families
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Free Admission to Jewish Museum Milwaukee for Military Personnel and Their Families

Special baseball exhibit and permanent collection are perfect for all ages

James H. Hall, Jr., to receive inaugural  Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award
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James H. Hall, Jr., to receive inaugural Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

Civil rights attorney Hall selected for inaugural Robert H. Friebert Social Justice Award

Jewish Community Relations Council Joins B.U.S.S. for Southridge Mall Safety
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Jewish Community Relations Council Joins B.U.S.S. for Southridge Mall Safety

The members of B.U.S.S. are pleased to partner with the Jewish Federation.

Warhol Screen Prints Coming to Jewish Museum Milwaukee
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Warhol Screen Prints Coming to Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Andy Warhol’s Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century will be on display at Jewish Museum Milwaukee from Dec. 15, 2013 – March 30, 2014.

Global Anti-Bigotry Campaign Makes U.S. Debut in Milwaukee
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Global Anti-Bigotry Campaign Makes U.S. Debut in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Jewish Federation collaborates with U.S. Department of State to launch Hours Against Hate