Upcoming events, October 2022 | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle – 71Bait

Sunday 2 October 2022

Family fun day

Family Fun Day (ages 2-5), at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. It will include a ninja obstacle course and sukkah decorations. $8 members/$10 fellowship, per family. 2 Oct, 11am-1pm

Israeli archaeologist

The Milwaukee Area Biblical Archeology Society is hosting a Zoom talk from dr Adi Ehrlich, University of Haifa. Erlich is Director of the Zinman Institute of Archeology and Professor of Archeology and Art History at the University of Haifa. The lecture “The Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven: New Discoveries from Paneas (Caesarea Philippi), Israel” is scheduled for October 2 at 1:30 p.m. – in an online format zoom Presentation from Israel (https://zoom.us/j/97115332855). MABAS will also host the tour at Reichel Lecture Hall, FM15, Wisconsin Lutheran College. The lecture will also be recorded and made available on the Internet MABAS Vimeo Showcase. For more information, contact Glen Thompson at glen.thompson@wlc.edu.

Teenage friends

Teen Volunteer Kickoff with Friendship Circle. Enjoy a movie night under the stars with Friendship Circle volunteers to start the year. You will also learn what volunteering is all about. Stone’s Backyard, 9230 N. Fairway Dr., Bayside. 2 Oct, 5-7pm

Monday October 3rd

Israeli folk dance

Learn and dance the latest Israeli circle dances Monday nights at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Participants usually start with a few beginner/easier dances and then move on to more advanced dances as the evening progresses. Please note that the JCC no longer offers the Israeli dance program for free. If you would like to come by to try a class, there is a fee of $15 per class. If you decide to join the course permanently, you can purchase a community membership for $180 per year. With this membership you get 12 months membership for all practice courses in the JCC, ie you pay the membership price for each course you want to take. The Israeli dance class is free for all members. As we dance indoors in an unventilated space it is required that all dancers are fully vaccinated to reduce the risk of COVID exposure for all participants. If you are not vaccinated and still wish to participate, you must wear a mask in the dance studio at all times and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other dancers. Contact MilwaukeeIFD@yahoo.com for more information.

Tuesday October 4th

Erev Yom Kippur

May you be inscribed in the book of life!

Friday October 7th

Memory Loss Club

Recharge and renew club. This social club offers active individuals with early childhood memory loss the opportunity to participate in a variety of cultural events and interactive experiences. The program aims to improve the quality of life through meaningful social connections and community outings. It is Wisconsin’s first model program for those under the age of 65. Relax with a coffee overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan at the Rubenstein Family Kosher Oasis and Art Gallery. Join a specialist supportive wellness group. Learn stress and relaxation techniques. Participate in community outings, the Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s SPARK! program and join a support group. The R&R Club meets virtually. For more information and to get the zoom link, contact Dawn Adler, DAdler@ovation.org or 414-277-8838. 7 October, 10-11:30 am

Sunday October 9th

Erev Sukkot

Chag Sameach!

Thursday, 13.10

Pianist Mona Golabek

“The Children of Willesden Lane”, performed by Mona Golabek. Join Tapestry for a one-woman performance by concert pianist Mona Golabek, who tells the story of her mother, Lisa Jura, a piano prodigy born in Vienna, Austria, who fled to England as a refugee as part of the Kindertransport rescue operation in 1938 settled in a Jewish hostel on Willesden Lane. Deeply inspired by her mother’s story, Lisa’s daughter, concert pianist Mona Golabek, travels the world telling the story of her mother’s courage, passion and resilience. Sponsored by the Libby Temkin Endowment for the Arts and the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center. Oct. 13, 7 p.m Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Buy tickets at jccmilwaukee.org/performance. Member $24 / community $30.

Sukkah festival

Great Sukkah Experience by the Peltz Center for Jewish Life. The Grand Sukkah Fest Experience for children, youth and adults. BBQ Chicken Dinner, Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Face Painting, Moon Hops, Super Slide, Gladiator Tournament, Pop-a-Shot, Special Toddler Activity Center and more. Take the whole family to the largest Sukkah in the county. 13 Oct, 4-7pm

Thursday 20 Oct

Jews of the cinema

“Back to the Sources: The Jews of Cinema,” by Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Coach: Jody Hirsh. Who made Jewish films and why? How do these cinematic representations change our self-image? Immerse yourself in groundbreaking Jewish cinema during this six-week session. It is recommended for each class to watch the film beforehand for the discussion. Thursday 20 Oct-Dec 1. No classes Nov 24th 10am Questions? Contact JCC Arts & Culture Director Reva Fox at Rfox@jccmilwaukee.org or by phone at 414-967-8212.

Domestic Violence Support

“Domestic Violence Survivors – Personal Support Group” by Jewish Family Services. Jewish Family Services, in partnership with the Sojourner Family Peace Center, has been helping individuals experiencing intimate partner violence in our community for the past five years. They now offer a virtual education/support group for women within the Jewish community who wish to understand their own healing journey and receive support. This support group is personally hosted. Location and participants are confidential. These groups are led by experts in the dynamics of unhealthy relationships. For an answer, contact Kat Blackwell at 414-225-1374 or email Clinic@ffsmilw.org. Oct. 20, 10 a.m

Friday October 21st

Challah and community

Join PJ Library, the organization that provides free Jewish children’s books, and join the JCC for Challah weaving and Shabbat songs/books. Free and open to the community. Oct. 21, 10-10:30 p.m Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay.

Sunday 23 October

Connect Church of Beth Israel Ner Tamid Sisterhood on October 23, for a Diva’s Day Out fall boutique and dealer fair. Open from 10am to 3pm, this is the perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping. With up to 50 vendors, admission is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the synagogue at 414-352-7310.

Thursday 27 Oct

Kohler Art Preserve Tour

Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. The Art Preserve is the first museum in the world to focus exclusively on works related to the arts. The Art Preserve was opened in 2021 by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and houses over 25,000 works in its collection. Join Tapestry on a docent-led tour offering unprecedented access and insight into the exhibition, preservation, conservation, and interpretation of the Arts Center’s most important collection. Including lunch. 10 p.m., members $42 and community $50. Contact JCC Arts & Culture Director Reva Fox at Rfox@Jccmilwaukee.org or by phone at 414-967-8212. hrs@jccmilwaukee.org. Jccmilwaukee.org.

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