Events Archive

2010-2011 Academic Year

Lunch and Learn Fridays

October 15, 2010
Professor Jordan Rosenblum (UW Madison), "Jews and Food," UWM Hefter Center

November 12, 2010
CJS Lunch and Learn at the JCC
Professor Joel Berkowitz, Director, UWM Center for Jewish Studies, "Malamud's Markets," Jewish Community Center

Visiting Scholar Series

October 8, 2010
Panel on Jewish Urban Spaces, Professor Jennifer Cousineau (CUNY), Professor Charlotte Fonrobert (Stanford), UWM Curtin Hall, Center for 21st Century Studies

CJS In The Community

November 4 - December 9, 2010
Tim Crain, Center for Jewish Studies
Jody Hirsh, Jewish Community Center
"Jews of the Enlightenment and Early Modern Europe"
Jewish Community Center
Contact the JCC at 414-967-8199

Monday, September 27, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Rachel Baum (UW-Milwaukee)
"Jewish Comedy"
Congregation Shalom
Call 414-352-9288 to confirm time

Friday, October 15, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
Professor Jordan Rosenblum (UW Madison)
"Jews, Food and Identity"
Philip Croen Lecture Series
Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun Shabbat service


Sunday, October 24 - 3:00 p.m.
"Eyes Wide Open"
A prizewinning Israeli film about love between two ultra-orthodox men
Hebrew with English subtitles
Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
UWM Union Theater (2nd level, Union)
Tickets $9 / $7 seniors / students
Co-sponsored by CJS
Call Carl Borgner at 414-229-4758

Spring 2011

March 10, 2011
Film: Prisoner of Her Past

The film is the true story of an elderly Holocaust survivor who suddenly begins thinking she is being hunted again, 60 years after the war. 7 pm, UWM Union Theatre. Co-sponsored by UWM's Foreign Languages and Literature Department and German Program, and the Holocaust Education Resource Center. Call 229-4758 for more information.

April 3, 2011
Faye Greenberg Sigman "Woman of Valor" Lecture

Deborah Dash Moore (Professor of History & Director of the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan): "Walkers in the City: Jewish Women Photographers in New York." Lecture at 3:00 pm, Jewish Museum Milwaukee. Free and open to the public. Kosher reception to follow. Call 229-6121 for information.

April 12, 2011
Through Jewish Cuban Eyes

The Jewish Latin America Collection (UWM Libraries) and the Setlick Fund for the Study of Jewish Latin America present Ruth Behar (Anthropology, University of Michigan) "Through Jewish Cuban Eyes." 7:00 pm, UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center. Co-sponsored by the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies. Call 229-4345 for more information.

May 13, 2011
Adventures in American Yiddish Drama

Lunch and Learn: Joel Berkowitz, Director, Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies. 11:30 am, JCC. (Purchase lunch at CAFA B DATA).

Prior Events by Academic Year