In The News

We are so proud every time our JCC gets recognized for having an impact in or around the community. Browse through some of the articles published by our partners discussing impact stories, events and more happening around the JCC.

March 2020
Purim: Celebrating one of the most joyous Jewish holidays
Milwaukee’s Jewish Community Center celebrates Purim with special event, parade

February 2020
Salute to Jewish Educators Slated for March 15
Women inPower: Pilot Program Launches in Milwaukee
Fox 6 Wake Up ‘How to keep your fitness resolutions’

January 2020
Jewish Community Center launches ‘Women inPower’
JCC Launches Women’s Leadership Program
Kindertransport Exhibit and Series

December 2019
Our Issues Milwaukee, Hanukkah with Rabbi Shari Shamah
The Customs and Traditions of Hanukkah with Rabbi Shari Shamah
Governor Evers Lights JCC Hanukkah Menorah
Canstruction: Structures Built to Benefit the Hungry
See Milwaukee Landmarks Made Out of Cans

November 2019
Mark Shapiro, CEO, Courageously Taking the Road Less Traveled
Award-winning Mandy Patinkin ‘never had a plan’
Mandy Patinkin Comes To Milwaukee On His ‘Diary’ Tour

October 2019
Mandy Patinkin will perform a fundraising concert for JCC Milwaukee at the Riverside Theater

September 2019
Wisdom, values, and experiences: The Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival is now underway
22nd annual Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival begins on Sunday
Friendship and Foodtrucks
Mandy Patinkon will perform a fundraising concert for the JCC at the Riverside Theatre

August 2019
Summer Carnival at the JCC 2019
A one-of-a-kind summer opportunity for Thoreau School students at the JCC
June 2019
Chin Up: Yoga for those living well with disabilities
April 2019

Eat well and do good at May fundraisers

March 2019

Don’t want to take a break from working out? Try active recovery!
Camp for kids with medical conditions and intellectual disabilities

January 2019
Seth Meyers reads OnMilwaukee’s “accidental home birth” story on air
The advice Mister Rogers’ longtime producer still cherishes today
How Seth Meyers provoked an accidental home birth in Milwaukee

Seth Meyers helps raise money for JCC, Running Rebels: Slideshow
Dr. David Margolis among Donald Driver Foundation’s honorees
Seth Meyers headlines Laugh It Up Milwaukee

December 2018
Latka Con Salsa Adds Some New Flavor To Traditional Chanukah Music

June 2018
http://www.cbs58.com/news/getting-a-better-summer-body-with-four-little-steps

May 2018
Tasty food samples help raise money at JCC Milwaukee’s KidShare: Slideshow
Milwaukee’s best restaurants, chefs, bakers are coming together for a good cause

April 2018
‘Array of classes:’ JCC Group Fitness is an important component of the JCC membership experience

March 2018
After their fathers marched in Selma, Bernice King, Susannah Heschel come together in Milwaukee
MLK’s daughter Bernice King urges action, understanding

February 2018
Mark Shapiro, Samson Family Jewish Community Center, Dr. Eve Hall, Milwaukee Urban League

January 2018
Comedian Wayne Brady helps raise money for Safe & Sound: Slideshow
FBI honors JCC president for response to bomb threats
President of Jewish Community Center honored by FBI for response to 2017 threats
JCC leader Mark Shapiro receives FBI award over handling of bomb threats
Pilates lengthens, strengthens, balances body

December 2017
https://www.tmj4.com/on-air/laugh-it-up-milwaukee-2018?autoplay=true

November 2017
Golda Meir made her mark as girl in Milwaukee
https://www.gojewishmke.com/single-post/2017/11/13/Engaging-Gen-Z-in-Conversations-About-Judaism-At-Camp
Wayne Brady to headline ‘Laugh It Up Milwaukee’
It’s a “Can Do” spirit at Bayshore Town Center with “Canstruction”

October 2017
North Shore Get Out Guide: Monster Dash, Harvest Hike
Search Results Web results Humanity and humor on display at the Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival

September 2017
This summer camp might seem like any other, until you meet its campers.

August 2017
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2017%2F08%2F22%2Fif-only-day-childrens-hospital-patients-get-play-summer-camp%2F577173001%2F
JCC Rainbow Day Camp hosts kids from Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

July 2017
As the game of soccer is forever growing, so are the opportunities at Milwaukee Wave

June 2017
From splash pads to a rock wall: Water park at JCC features all sorts of ways to enjoy the summer
Lifeguard training at JCC water park

May 2017
Milwaukee’s best restaurants, chefs and bakers are coming together for a good cause

April 2017
28th annual JCC Kidshare May 11
https://onmilwaukee.com/dining/articles/kidshare-culinary-event-2017.html
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fentertainment%2Fdining%2F2017%2F04%2F25%2Ftaste-and-sip-jcc-kidshare-benefit%2F100741842%2F

February 2017
http://www.cbs58.com/news/stars-program-at-jcc-in-whitefish-bay-brings-about-incredible-transformation

November 2016
https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2016/12/01/sendiks-owners-oak-creek-mayor-named-executives-of.html
https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2016/11/02/creating-wisconsin-landmarks-out-of-cans-of-food.html

October 2016
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fentertainment%2Fevents%2F2016%2F10%2F27%2Fwhat-do-milwaukee-weekend-non-halloween-division%2F92640866%2F
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Fmequon%2F2016%2F10%2F26%2Fmilwaukee-jewish-film-festival-coming-mequon%2F92743332%2F
https://shepherdexpress.com/film/changing-face-jewish-film/
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fentertainment%2Fmovies%2F2016%2F10%2F25%2Fmilwaukee-jewish-film-festival-takes-global-view%2F92594610%2F
http://www.wisn.com/article/as-seen-on-wisn-12-news-this-morning-weekend-edition/7024983
https://www.tmj4.com/on-air/canstruction-to-fight-hunger
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Flocal%2Fglendale%2F2016%2F10%2F11%2Fcanstruction-return-bayshore-town-center%2F91868180%2F
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Flife%2Ffood%2F2016%2F10%2F04%2Ftraditional-meets-modern-yom-kippurs-break–fast-meal%2F91277294%2F
http://www.milwaukeeindependent.com/curated/different-views-on-judaism-to-be-featured-at-milwaukee-jewish-film-festival/

September 2016
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2016%2F09%2F13%2Fjcc-reopens-upgraded-habush-family-fitness-center%2F90309076%2F
https://fox6now.com/2016/09/07/back-in-business-jewish-community-center-opening-new-family-fitness-center/
http://www.milwaukeeindependent.com/curated/after-850000-investment-in-health-jccs-fitness-center-to-re-open/

August 2016
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fvideos%2Fnews%2Fhealth%2F2016%2F09%2F07%2F89567546%2F
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fvideos%2Fnews%2Fhealth%2F2016%2F08%2F22%2F88811500%2F
https://www.jsonline.com/get-access/?return=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jsonline.com%2Fvideos%2Fnews%2F2016%2F08%2F22%2F88436718%2F
http://www.cbs58.com/clip/12643432/rainbow-camp-provides-summer-experience-for-children-of-all-abilities

July 2016
https://fox6now.com/2016/07/20/rainbow-day-camp-every-child-deserves-an-amazing-summer-camp-experience/

May 2016
https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2016/05/16/jccs-kidshare-draws-big-crowd-to-try-tastyfood.html?ana=twt
https://fox6now.com/2016/05/10/some-of-milwaukees-most-talented-chefs-bakers-and-caterers-are-coming-together/
http://www.wisn.com/article/kidshare-2016-on-wisn-12-news-this-morning/6256885

April 2016
http://archive.jsonline.com/entertainment/dining/espresso20-b99704517z1-376225451.html/
http://wuwm.com/post/jewish-and-arab-musicians-unite-concert-peace#stream/0
https://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/a-concert-for-peace
https://www.tmj4.com/on-air/concert-for-peace-at-jcc
http://www.jewishchronicle.org/article.php?article_id=16410

March 2016
http://archive.jsonline.com/entertainment/arts/sculptor-richard-edelman-wins-prestigious-award-b99682631z1-371276961.html/
http://www.jewishchronicle.org/article.php?article_id=16403

February 2016
http://www.wisn.com/article/jcc-and-upstream-arts-presents-the-art-of-me/6247654
https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/blog/2016/02/comedian-patton-oswalt-helps-raise-money-for.html?ana=twt

January 2016
http://archive.jsonline.com/entertainment/musicandnightlife/patton-oswalt-gets-laughs-even-while-winging-it-at-riverside-theater-b99659891z1-367126101.html/
https://shepherdexpress.com/music/this-week/week-milwaukee-jan.-27-feb-2/
https://www.tmj4.com/shows/wisconsin-tonight/get-fit-in-2016

December 2015
https://www.tmj4.com/on-air/hanukkah-begins

November 2015
https://fox6now.com/2015/11/25/hunger-is-a-huge-problem-here-in-milwaukee-check-out-one-local-place-thats-trying-to-change-that/
http://milwaukeerecord.com/comedy/patton-oswalt-will-headline-laugh-it-up-milwaukee-on-january-30/
http://archive.jsonline.com/entertainment/musicandnightlife/patton-oswalt-headlining-laugh-it-up-milwaukee-benefit-jan-30-b99617394z1-350738071.html/