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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Tuesday February 27th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Redlining, Racism and Reflection: Where from Here?
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Tuesday, February 27, 7:00 pm Join us to learn more about the current state of segregation in Milwaukee, how that was shaped by the 1968 Open Housing Law, and where we go from here with panelists Marc Levine from UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Economic Development, Margaret Rozga, activist, educator, and wife of late Father Groppi, and Bill Tisdale from Milwaukee’s Fair Housing Council.

Sunday March 4th, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Free Day
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Community Free Days are designed for Milwaukee County residents to explore the Jewish Museum Milwaukee for FREE! A Docent-guided tour will be offered at 12:30 pm.

Sunday March 11th, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Civil Rights History Bus Tour - SOLD OUT

Explore some of Milwaukee's historic Civil Rights sites, including the James E. Groppi Unity Bridge, the Bronzeville Loop, neighborhoods shared by African American and Jewish communities, and public works of art, including statues of Golda Meir, Martin Luther King, Vel Phillips, and Mahatma Gandhi.

Thursday March 15th, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
March 'Thirdsday' (Third Thursday)
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee for a late night and learn the little-known story of Jewish refugee scholars who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to America and working for historically black colleges and universities in the then-segregated South.

Monday March 19th, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Civil Rights In America (Jewish Community Center Three-Part Series)
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

The final session of this three-part series with Jody Hirsh and Tim Crain, presented by the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, engages the Allied in the Fight exhibit by examining the history of Jewish and African American alliances and tensions in the struggle for civil rights in America. 

Sunday March 25th, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Allied in the Fight Closing Concert with Lil' Rev
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Get ready for a dynamic performance by our favorite local musician, educator, and storyteller of American roots music and culture, Lil' Rev! He will be performing a one hour set of original and cover songs featuring the theme of social justice including songs from his "Jews n' the Blues" set and more!

Sunday April 29th, 2018 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Freedom Seder at All Saints Catholic Church
All Saints Catholic Church, Milwaukee WI

Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee to break bread (or in this case matzah) with members of Milwaukee’s African American and Jewish communities.