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Statement on the Shootings of Jacob Blake and Protesters in Kenosha

The Jewish Federation of Madison remains profoundly distressed by ongoing shooting incidents, most recently the horrific shooting of Jacob Blake. He was shot seven times in his back by a Kenosha police officer in front of his three young children. Violence like that is as despicable as it is…

Todah Rabah & B'Hatzlacha to Ellen Weismer

As another camp summer comes to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank Ellen Weismer, Camp Shalom Director, for her leadership, hard work, and dedication, exceptionally so this summer with the additional concerns and restrictions due to COVID-19. Ellen started her career at…

Wisconsin Interfaith Voter Engagement Campaign

FALL WISCONSIN PRIMARY ON AUGUST 11, 2020
The Jewish Federation of Madison is a proud partner in the Wisconsin Interfaith Voter Engagement Campaign. Through our partnership we will be involved with outreach, trainings, and promotion around voter engagement, education, and getting out the vo…

Why Register Your Teen for Midrasha?

“ATTENDING Midrasha for the past five years has had a tremendous impact on me. I never could have predicted how much the program would allow me to grow as a Jewish person.” ~ Illana Greenspan, Beth Israel Center, graduate ‘20

“LEARNING from strong Jewish leaders of all walks of …

Sharing Our Accomplishments and Re-Opening Plan

Dear Friends:
In the months since the issuance of the "Safer at Home" orders, following the advice and guidelines of local and national health and government experts, we closed our office and suspended all in-person programming. Like the rest of the world, we have been meeting and working re…