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October 2019

The Jewish Museum’s newest exhibit explores the life of the world’s most famous magician – FOX 6 Milwaukee

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Explores Houdini’s Cream City Roots in ‘Escape from Milwaukee’ – Shepherd Express

September 2019

9 things you should be doing in Milwaukee this weekend – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New Exhibit Explores Harry Houdini’s Wisconsin Roots – WTMJ Channel 4 Milwaukee

‘Inescapable – The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini’ coming to Milwaukee – WTMJ Channel 4 Milwaukee

‘Inescapable’ opens this weekend at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee – Wild About Houdini Blog

Fashion Show in Honor of Hedy Strnad – Project by University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences, presented by the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center

Federation reports a year of crucial work at annual meeting – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Houdini Exhibit Visits Jewish Museum Milwaukee – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Volunteers Help Power Jewish Museum Milwaukee – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

August 2019

See Chagall’s Circus World Before it Leaves Milwaukee – Milwaukee Magazine

July 2019

The Circus Is In Town – Urban Milwaukee

June 2019

Chagall’s Circus Stories: The Playful Surrealism of ‘Le Cirque’ is Coming to Jewish Museum Milwaukee – Shepherd Express

‘Chagall’s Le Cirque’ Exhibit Showcases Wisconsin’s Circus Tradition – WUWM 89.7 Lake Effect

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Brings Iconic Circus Back to Life – Spectrum News

6 Things You Should be Doing in Milwaukee this Weekend, from Father’s Day on the Cheap to Polish Fest – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Special MKE Film Screening Stars Strikeouts, Spy Craft and Bud Selig – OnMilwaukee

Manitowoc Rahr-West Art Museum to Share Chagall Collection with Jewish Museum in Milwaukee – Manitowoc Heard Times Reporter

Chagall’s Le Cirque: After Years Apart, the Series is United and Headed for Jewish Museum Milwaukee – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

May 2019

Blue Star Program Offers Milwaukee Military Families Free Summer Visits to Milwaukee Art Museum – Milwaukee Independent

JMM Insights: Recovery & Renewal – Jewish Museum of Maryland Blog

7 Things You Should Be Doing in Milwaukee This Weekend (Including Some for Mother’s Day) – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

7 Reasons to Take Mom to MMM Day – Urban Milwaukee

This Week in Milwaukee: May 9-15, 2019 – Shepherd Express

Chai Lights, May 2019 – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

April 2019

Milwaukee Museum Mile Day Happening on Mother’s Day with Free or Reduced Admission – CBS58

Visit Baltimore This Spring for Some Holocaust History – Travel Pulse

Stitching History From the Holocaust: Students as Storytellers Part 1 – Jewish Museum of Maryland Blog

Rokhl’s Golden City: How One Amazing Woman in a Leopard-Skin Coat Documented the Battle Against the Nazis – The Forward

Dressing History: Two JMM Exhibits Trace Jewish Experience Through Fashion – Baltimore Jewish Times

March 2019

How Wisconsin Groups are Fighting an Increase in Hate Speech and Anti-Semitism in the State – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

World War II: Photography Exhibit Offers Rare Glimpse of Jewish Partisans – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

February 2019

Episode 158: Curating the Jewish Story with Ivy Barksy – Judaism Unbound Podcast

Dominic Inouye: Reflections on Being a Non-Black Black History Tour Guide – Milwaukee Independent

2019 Spring Arts Guide Full Calendar – Shepherd Express

BHEC and RMTC One-Act Play Tells Story of Jewish Fashion Designer Who Was Holocaust Victim – Over the Mountain Journal

Bittersweet Inspiration: Stitching History From the Holocaust – Over the Mountain Journal

Remembrance Runway: Holocaust Victim’s Sketches Inspire Designs – The Crimson White

Point: Blacklist Exhibit Informs, But Won’t Tell You What to Think /
Counterpoint: Blacklist Delivers, But American Communism Needs More Probing – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Art, Writing Contest on Holocaust for Youth – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

At Torah Academy of Milwaukee, it’s Not Just About Theater – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

January 2019

History Recreated to Honor Dress Designer Hedy Strnad – WBRC Birmingham

MKE Museum Week 2019 – MKE Downtown

9 Milwaukee Events Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Milwaukee Record

Milwaukee Museum Week Offering Free Admission for Kids on MKL Jr. Day – WTMJ 103.3

6 Must-See MKE Museum Week Events –

Dresses Designed by Holocaust Victim on Display at UAB –

One of a Kind Fashion Show: Stitching History From the Holocaust – CBS42 Birmingham

Milwaukee Jewish Federation Names New President and CEO – BizTimes

How to Hire a Rabbi in the 1950s – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

December 2018

Things To Do in Milwaukee this Christmas Weekend, and 5 Holiday Shows to Catch Before They’re Gone – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chai Lights, December 2018 – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

November 2018

Museum Exhibits to See in Milwaukee When the Weather Gets Cold – Milwaukee Magazine

Fashion Designs by Holocaust Victim Live On in ‘Stitching History From the Holocaust,’ January 7-March 16 – The University of Alabama at Birmingham News

Jewish Museum Milwaukee with Education Director Ellie Gettinger – The Rhetor News Podcast

80 Years After Nazi ‘Kristallnacht’ Pogrom, One Jewish Girl’s Holocaust Diary Sounds Warning Against Revival of Antisemitism – The Algemeiner

Why the Hollywood Blacklist is a Jewish Story (And Also a Milwaukee Story) – Forward

Friday on Lake Effect: Hollywood Blacklist, ‘The San Quentin Project,’ Bubbler Talk – WUWM

Red and Black: An Exhibit at Jewish Museum Milwaukee Casts New Light on a Dark Period in Hollywood History – Milwaukee Magazine

October 2018

Over $100,000 Goes To Support Humanities Projects in Wisconsin – Wisconsin Humanities Council

Photos from Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s ‘Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare’ Premier Gala – Milwaukee Magazine

The Holocaust Trapped a Jewish Designer in Europe, but it Couldn’t Hold her Inspiration – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

‘Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare’ – Shepherd Express

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Shows Importance of Civil Liberties through Hollywood’s Blacklist – The Business Journals

Exhibit Recalls Hollywood Blacklist with Heart – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

September 2018

15 Fun Things to Do in Milwaukee This October – Milwaukee Magazine

Transitioning Year for LGBT Film Festival – Shepherd Express

Lake Effect Weekend: Wisconsin’s Role in Global Climate Summit, Mildred Fish Harnack, Ex Fabula – WUWM 89.7

Stingl: Letter Sent by a Soldier to hist Milwaukee Mom is Now in the U.S. Holocaust Museum – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Top 10 Stories of the Year – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Fall Arts Guide 2018 – Shepherd Express

August 2018

15 Lesser-Known Museums In and Around Milwaukee – Milwaukee Record

Radio Shepherd Express: MKE Fringe Fest, Danceworks on Tap, and Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s Stitching Histories From the Holocaust – Shepherd Express

July 2018

Immigration and Nationalism: Impact and Implications on Local and Global Stages Explored in Two Jewish Museum Milwaukee Programs – Urban Milwaukee

June 2018

Fine Arts Quartet Returns – Urban Milwaukee

Stitchin’ Immigration Stories at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee – Shepherd Express

May 2018

As Weinstein Fellows, We Are at the Beginning of Our Journey – Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Things To Do in Milwaukee This Mother’s Day Weekend (Including Some Your Mom Even Might Like) – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Museum Mile Offers a Bargain – Urban Milwaukee

Six Reasons to Explore the Milwaukee Museum Mile on Mother’s Day – Shepherd Express

7th Annual Milwaukee Museum Mile Day Planned for May 13 – CBS 58

April 2018

Take your Mom to Milwaukee Museum Mile Day on May 13 and Win Mother’s Day –

Exhibit Displays Dresses Designed During Holocaust – WISN 12

The Other JMM – Jewish Museum of Maryland Blog

‘Important Stories:’ Jewish Museum Milwaukee Brings Back ‘Stitching History From the Holocaust’ – FOX6

‘Stitching Histories From the Holocaust’ Returns to Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Tells Local Stories of Holocaust – Wisconsin Gazette

Stitching History Returns Triumphant – Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

March 2018

A Tour of Milwaukee Civil Rights Sites 50 Years Later – Milwaukee Magazine

Salute to Jewish Educators to Grant Awards – Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

February 2018

‘Allied in the Fight’ Offers Powerful Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement – Shepherd Express

Joyce Mallory: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges – Milwaukee Independent

Taking in Exhibit – and Talk by Commando on Jewish-Black Cooperation – Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

January 2018

Bud Selig to Talk Baseball and Diversity at Milwaukee’s Jewish Museum – CBS 58

Bud Selig Talks Baseball Integration, Diversity at Jewish Museum on Feb. 7 – On Milwaukee

Exhibit Explores Connection Between Jewish and Black Communities in Fight for Civil Rights – 88.9 Radio Milwaukee

Wisconsin Itinerary: So Much More Off I-94 – Leisure Group Travel

414ward: New Exhibit in Milwaukee Spotlights Civil Rights Allies – TMJ 4

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Exhibit Recounts Jewish, African American Alliance for Civil Rights (page 14) – Milwaukee Times

A-Side/B-Side: Is It Possible to Have Fun in Milwaukee Without Drinking? – Milwaukee Record

Exhibit has Jews, blacks “Allied in the Fight” – Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

December 2017

Making Judaism Accessible to Those Affected by Dementia

On View: All the Jewish Art You Need to See This Week, December 15th Edition

October 2017

Oconomowoc High School Players Present Musical ‘Cabaret’

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Programs Encourage Unity and Reflection

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Seeks Volunteers

September 2017

Finding Rest on ‘The Seventh Day’ at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Dickman: Jewish Museum Milwaukee Fights Anti-Semitism

Art Exhibit Revisits the Shabbat Custom of Rest and Renewal on The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat (Press Release)

Chai Lights from the Empathy Through Art Program

Museum Exhibit: The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat

August 2017

Adolph Rosenblatt: A Great Eye, Gifted Hands, and Huge Heart

Wisconsin 101: The Milwaukee-Born Cookbook That Became a National Phenomenon

Jewish Museum’s Rosenblatt Retrospective Preserves his Memories in Three Dimensions

Catholic Women’s League to Host Fall Bus Trip to Milwaukee

July 2017

Rosenblatt Exhibit Open Through August 27 at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Everyday Magic at Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s ‘Adolph Rosenblatt Retrospective’

HMC Exhibit Showcases Dresses, Designs

June 2017

Holocaust Center Displays Designs of Designer Trapped by War in Czechoslovakia

Dresses Stitch Together Holocaust’s Impact

Weekly Reads from Art City

New Rosenblatt Exhibit Pays Tribute to the Enthusiastic Expert on the Everyday

Newest Holocaust Memorial Exhibit Explores Fashion

Events Highlight the Neighborhood that Inspired Rosenblatt’s Art

10 Things to Do in June

May 2017

Rosenblatt Exhibit Opening at Jewish Museum

Plein Air MKE Features 65 Artists

4 Reasons to See Plein Air MKE

Why the Jewish Museum Matters

Museum Mile Day & Plein Air Competition Intersect on Milwaukee’s East Side

Milwaukee Museum Mile Hosts “Art in the City: Plein Air MKE”

Art in the City: Plein Air MKE Outdoor Painting Competition Begins Thursday

Remembering a Horrific Camp Known for Art

April 2017

Six Reasons to Explore Art In The City Plein Air MKE and the Milwaukee Museum Mile

Wisconsin Students Saving Pennies to Remember

‘Holocaust by Bullets’ at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Holocaust by Bullets Opens in Milwaukee

Don’t Overlook Milwaukee’s ‘Little’ Museum

What Good Are the NEA and NEH, Anyway?

Healing the Artist: The Role of Art Therapy

Downtown Exhibit on Holocaust by Bullets

March 2017

Online Recipes Keep Immigrants Connected to Food Traditions, Trends of their Native Countries

Edgerton Math Class Collects Pennies for Holocaust Fundraiser

Stitching History from the Holocaust: A True Story of Talent and Tragedy

The Message of Survival: Fiber Art from the Holocaust at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

February 2017

Stitching History

Upbeat Adolph Rosenblatt Sculpted Lunch-Counter Regulars

‘Fabric of Survival’ Weaves a Story of Horror and Hope

Valuable Lessons in ‘Stitching History from the Holocaust’ Exhibit

Esther’s Quilts Tell a Startling, Uncomfortable Story

Business Journal Picks 40 Under 40 Winners

January 2017

Mixing of Art Mediums Tells Holocaust Story

Fate of Jewish Couple Killed by Nazis Offers Lessons in Trump Era

Desperate Jewish Couple Couldn’t Survive Holocaust, But Their Story Lives On

A Stitch in Time Debuts January 29 at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Business Journal Picks 40 Under 40 Winners

Event to Examine Work of Sheboygan Falls Artist

December 2016

Wisconsin Itinerary: Madison to Milwaukee

Beth Lipman’s Magical Thinking

November 2016

Milwaukee Organizations Awarded Almost $30,000 to Explore Social Problems

Stitching Wartime History: The Case of the French Resistance

October 2016

‘Once & Again’ Get Up Close and Personal with Beth Lipman’s Glasswork

Beth Lipman ‘Once & Again’: All that Glitters is Glass at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Stitching History Exhibition Ties Together History and Humanity

September 2016

Art City: Beth Lipman Stays Transparent with a Twist

The Eight Dresses That Brought a Holocaust Victim’s Story to Life

Holocaust Victims Fashion Designs Resurrected in Nancy Nicholas Hall

Wisconsin Exhibit Features Clothes Created from Sketches of Prague Seamstress Killed in the Holocaust

Dutch Tradition Inspires Noted Artist

Mah Jongg Honored in Milwaukee Jewish Museum Exhibit

August 2016

Willy Wonka Star and Milwaukee Native Gene Wilder Dies

July 2016

Local Chagall tided to Israel, Golda Meir and dreams

‘Project Mah Jongg’ Exhibit Highlights Competition & Camaraderie

Young at Hearts group offers senior fun

June 2016

Cross-culture play: Mah Jongg focus of exhibit at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Stitching History From the Holocaust (

May 2016

New Milwaukee Event Gathers Museums, Plein Air Painters

Art In The City Soirée & Art Sale

April 2016

As American as Pot Roast and Potato Salad: Settlement Cookbook

Stitching History at The Museum of Jewish Heritage

March 2016

Milwaukee Museums Band Together, Host Plein Air Event

Jewish Museum Milwaukee Features Propaganda Art by Arthur Szyk

Political cartoonists to visit Jewish Museum for chat on art, politics

February 2016

Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s Arthur Szyk: The Art of Illumination Exhibit

January 2016

Museum Exhibit Recalls World War II Era Cartoonist

November 2015

The Jews of Argentina at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

October 2015

Nine Things to Do, Eat, and See in Milwaukee
Jewish Argentina Exhibit Opens in Milwaukee
‘Nostra Aetate’ 50th anniversary inspires Milwaukee celebrations
Five Things to Know about the Jews of Argentina

September 2015

Off The Cuff with Patti Sherman-Cisler

August 2015

Why Baseball is Important to Immigrants
Arts @ Large exhibit explores history of civil rights and baseball

July 2015

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: A Relatively Unknown History
Selig, Attanasio help open baseball exhibit
Fans Treated to “Inside the Brewers” Discussion with Debbie and Mark Attanasio
Mark and Debbie Attanasio give inside look at owning the Milwaukee Brewers: Slideshow
Mark and Debbie Attanasio provide inside look on family life, Brewers
Local holocaust survivor reflects on legacy of Sir Nicholas Winton
Sunday Morning Spotlight: Kathie Bernstein and Jewish Museum Milwaukee

June 2015

JMM Feature in Northpoint magazine